For the first the Republican exhibition Best social projects implemented in Kazakhstan" took place in 2013 when throughout all the country simultaneously the competition for the persons with disabilities "Different-Equal" was held.
The main goal of implementing the social projects is to render assistance to persons with disabilities, older age people, to the persons from a deprived background, to large and needy families and other vulnerable social groups.
In all regions of the country the commissions on selection of the best social projects were create. These commissions are composed of non-governmental organizations (NGOs), akim advisers on social problems, representatives of regional branches of Nur-Otan party, National chamber of entrepreneurs and other persons concerned.
The opportunity of taking part in the competition is provided to NGOs, public associations, the organizations of persons with disabilities, natural persons, other establishments and departments activities of which is aimed at development of the social protection.
Receipt of applications for a position in the competition is executed by local executive bodies till August 31.
Following the results of the applications considering by oblast commission the best social projects will be sent to review by republican commission which makes decision on awarding the ranks of the competition winners.
So, in 2013, totally 52 social projects were applied to participate in the competition. 17 of them were decided the winners in the republic.
In 2014 number of those wishing to take part in the competition increased in three times. There were 141 applications registered, according to the results of regional competitions 21 were decided the winners.
In 2015 124 requests were made for participation in the contest "Best social projects implemented in Kazakhstan" from all regions. The largest quantity of claimants registered in Kostanay oblast and Astana – by 14, 11 requests arrived from Almaty, by 10 requests from Aktobe and Kyzylorda oblast. Based on the results of regional selection rounds 26 projects took the final.
In the contest took part NGO, the public associations, organizations of invalids, individuals, other institutions and departments whose activity is aimed at development of social security system.
With all projects that took a contest final is available to acquaint on official website of the Ministry of Healthcare and Social Development of RK. The republican commission determined the winners where composed deputies of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan, representatives of MHSD RK, public disabled person association, mass media and contest laureates of the last year.
On October 23, 2015 in Astana on the eve of professional holiday of employees of social security system took place presentation and solemn winner of the contest "Best social project implemented in Kazakhstan" awards ceremony with award of money prizes to holders of the I, II, III places.
I prize place with money prize of 2 000 000 tenge: «Production by technical facilities of rehabilitation with the brand name of Kazakhstan "Zharaisyn!", author of the project: Iskakova Banu Dzhengisovna (Astana).
II prize place with money prize of 1 500 000 tenge: "Training - Cafe", author of the project: Kudiyarova Anna Mergenbayevna (Almaty).
The III prize place with money prize of 1 000 000 tenge: "Parent hands – creation!", author of the project: Omarova Gaukhar Bakiyevna (Pavlodar oblast).
Delivery of real aid to citizens, persons with limited possibilities of old age, persons found in a difficult life situation, large and poor families and other socially-vulnerable strata of population is the key objective of implementation of social projects.
In 2015 the National Welfare Fund "Samruk-Kazyna" provided charitable aid for purposes of implementation of this project.
Presentation of best social projects and ceremony of awarding the competition winners will be held on the eve of the professional holiday of social protection system workers.