Краснодар, 1 июля – ЮГ Times. It was implemented together with the Krasnodar Regional Branch of the All-Russia Society of the Blind.
The funds of the Philip Morris Kuban charitable project were allocated for the specialized enterprise employing more than 100 disabled individuals: modern equipment was installed and repair works in production floor, sanitary rooms and rest areas organized by the Krasnodar branch of the All-Russia Society of the Blind, which was the project operator. Similar project was also run in 2016.
The project allowed the enterprise to start production of new types of goods, increase the number of working places, improve labor and rest conditions for physically challenged employees.
The ceremony devoted to the project completion, was attended by the representatives of the Krasnodar regional and city authorities, Public Chamber, regional insurance fund, and NGO sector.
“Support of physically challenged and elderly citizens have always been one of the main directions of the Company’s charitable activity. For the last several years we have equipped a specialized autodrome and installed several rehabilitation complexes for disabled people. Sustainability and long-term perceptiveness of our programs aimed at those who need them the most in the local community have always been of great importance for the Company”, - Vladislav Kalashnikov, General Director, commented.“I am sure that the project realized by Philip Morris Kuban” will become a significant contribution to attracting the attention of the society and other businesses to the issue of employment of physically challenged people, their working conditions and social adaptation”, - Lubov Popova, Head of the Krasnodar Region Public Chamber, said.