Over 19,000 Penza school pupils brought up in low-income families
Penza, 14 August 2017. PenzaNews. Over 19,000 children of school age in the Penza region are brought up in families whose income is below minimum subsistence level. Such data is stated on the website of the regional Ministry of Labour.
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In order to support low-income families the campaign "Make a child ready to school!" was announced. Representatives of enterprises and organizations, public figures as well as ordinary people are welcome to take part.
In the first place, the children need school and sports uniform, shoes, office supplies, schoolbags and backpacks.
The things can be donated to integrated centres of social assistance to family and children, which work in all four regions of Penza, as well as to similar institutions in Zarechny, Kuznetsk, and Bashmakovo.