Today JSC "Development Bank of the Republic of Belarus" has transferred the specially equipped school bus for transportation to and from school of the children with disabilities to the Loev district center of remedial training and rehabilitation.
The keys to the bus have been presented by Deputy Chairman of the Management Board Vasili A. Shved at the solemn meeting devoted to the 1st September.
Congratulating pupils and teachers of the Loev district center of remedial training and rehabilitation on the beginning of the school year, Vasili A. Shved has noted that every child, regardless of where they live, should have the opportunity to get the modern qualitative education. The Development Bank for the two years of the "School Bus" program transferred 129 buses to the educational institutions. This year the program is expanded - 3 specialized buses have been purchased for the correctional and development centers in Gomel, Mogilev and Vitebsk regions.
The specially equipped buses are purchased by the Development Bank within the framework of the "School Bus" program implemented in accordance with the instructions of the Head of State.
The buses are equipped with the electrohydraulic hoist to lift the wheelchair with a remote control. Inside the bus there are two seats for wheelchairs, as well as places for accompanying passengers. All passenger seats are equipped with the 4-point safety belts, which ensure high security when transporting handicapped children.
Also, the buses are equipped with LCD monitors that enable to make a travel time to school and back more interesting.
Provision of such centers with the specially equipped vehicles can create equal conditions to access educational services for disabled children from small inhabited localities.