Man of a Word. “The First Iron Man” in Kazakhstan

For several years I have worked as a lawyer in a prestigious firm. One of the promising companies, a lot of work. My job sometimes required me to stay there from 9 a.m to 1 a.m. Understanding that it’s not what I want to do for a life was more clear with every single day….

Coding For All. Accessible Education in Kazakhstan

I’ve started thinking about the social contribution while studying at university. I felt that I had a lack of knowledge, so I joined AIESEC organization where I pumped my knowledge and skills. After graduating from the university, I got a job at the school and the “Interkids Education Center”. Unfortunately, there was no time for…

So Far, Yet So Close: Senegal And Kazakhstan

When I was about 10 years old my brother ran after beeping cars all the time. You ask why? Because at that time and even now in some regions of Kazakhstan, beeping cars going down the road tell us that somewhere there is a wedding. I remember moments when children from our yard gathered near…

Whichever Hurts You The Most, Do It The Most

After completing my second semester in my masters, I decided to find a job or internship to implement my theoretical knowledge into practice. I applied for some Indian companies, but I didn’t like the way they work: they take an attitude test, then they take you for a group discussion where you have to be…

Happiness Is Real When It’s Shared. #Homelessness

“Do not act as if you had ten thousand years to throw away. Death stands at your elbow. Be good for something while you live and it is in your power.” Marcus Aurelius, Meditations We decided to continue organizing small charity activities during Ramadan month and after it. Last week we went to the heart…

Happiness Is Real When Shared. #RamadanKareem

My first year fasting turned out to be quite interesting, I wanted to get a better idea on not only how to discipline myself, but also experience what other Muslims do, as fasting can unite us all, all nations, all races, all cultures unite on one principle as if we all have one heart it…