Future of Kazakhstan depends on education: what Kenes Rakishev and Aselle Tasmagambetova do to improve the system?
Kenes Rakishev is a venture capitalist with a wide interests in traditional and modern economy. He is known in mining and ore processing as well a banking and financial sectors. His interest go as far as robotics and blockchain projects. Every branch of the national economy will benefit from more educated people entering the job market.
Saby fund holds regular contest for the best business ideas and one of the nominations is education-oriented projects. For example the latest grant was given to ITNation programming school. Moreover, Kenes Rakishev, Aselle Tasmagambetova and other long-time fund’s patrons support two schools. They believe that pupils should get the best possible education and make life-changing decisions as informed as it is may be.
Kenges Rakishev and Aselle Tasmagambetova funded a gymnasium number 174 and a private school. Gymnasium is currently is hosting 1200 students. The private school which will be opened this year is designed to accept 800 children. Both schools are designed to be more then just a school – they are meant to be the platforms to seek for the hidden talents and develop them during the early years.
Kenes Rakishev and Aselle Tasmagambetova designed and support some other targeted projects. The Education Project of Saby is created to help orphaned teenagers achieve a high quality education. And another one program – Alem Program for the Support of Young Talents – is an initiative that helps gifted children and young people develop their talents.