In translation from Tatar «Bakhetle»means «happy». But is it possible to be really happy without giving at least a drop of your prosperity to others? In that case this story won’t be about «Bakhetle».
From the very first day of its existence, having steadily experienced the default, «Bakhetle» team continued its work looking up only to the future. And future as you know is our children.
Charity work of the company began in 2003 from help to orphanages of Kazan and goes on till the present moment. Construction of mosques in the Republic of Tatarstan, tragedy in Beslan, reconstruction of Petropavlovsky Cathedral in Kazan - «Bakhetle» was never indifferent to compatriots’ lives.
Millennium of dear Kazan is forever entered into the personal history of «Bakhetle» with its own several thousand record. At birthday of the capital families of thousand of babies being born in anniversary year got gift certificates with the nominal value 1000 rubles. This very year 1000 trees were planted in the capital of Tatarstan.
Huge support was given to general education schools. In September after summer holidays school gym halls received 1000 new ice hockey sticks and the same number of balls. Veterans of the Great Patriotic War also received presents from «Bakhetle» as well as citizens for whom confectioners of «Bakhetle» cooked the biggest chak-chak in the history weighing 1000 kilograms.
On August 29, 2005 at the place of worldwide congress Tatar company «Bakhetle» organized a general tea-party with national sweets. The dimension of the «Tatar tea-party» was entered not only to «Russian Book of Records» but became a noticeable mark in the history of ancient Kazan.
«Bakhetle» team does not strive to solely grab all laurels. Successful social activity is possible thanks to huge friendly and partnership support of Kazan administration.
Main significant aspect of common activity of business and government is assistance to people in need. Eating houses for disadvantaged people are opened in Kazan one after another. For this purpose administration of the city gives its premises and «Bakhetle» repairs them. This is the first and undoubtedly successful experience of appearance of such eating houses in Tatarstan.
Every day except Sunday about 1500 people whose income does not exceed the pensionary minimum get a substantial hot dinner for free. Special attitude here is to pensioners, disabled people, needy families. People who do not have the opportunity to move unassisted are not left without attention and the workers of «Bakhetle» deliver dinners to their apartment.
The system of eating houses attendance is made up ultimately easy: every month in district departments of social security (of Sovetsky, Novo-Savinovsky, Moskovsky, Kirovsky, Aviastroitelny districts) distribution of free meal tickets takes place. The lists of needy people in authorities of social security are renewed every two months. As a result a person in a difficult situation has opportunity to get the required help as quick as possible.
In 2011 «Bakhetle» Company made its contribution to the program of restoration of historic and cultural values of Tatarstan by taking part in renewal of island city of Sviyazhsk. The house of Kamenev merchant, which is an architectural monument of the 19th century, was restored on the company’s funds.
«Bakhetle» as a commercial organization is tightly connected with society life. Its patronship work and social orientation are distinguished by a special gift: in 2005 a star was named after «Bakhetle». Today residents of the Republic of Tatarstan know not only all stars of the solar system, in one expansion with them trading and production company lighted a star – a star named Happiness.