Life is hard enough for for orphanage leavers even when things are going relatively well… But when real challenges arise, support from a mentor is essential. Meet Lena and Vera... LENA Lena is 26 years old. Others this age have completed university, found homes and begun careers. In comparison, Lena is still child-like in her development which is common among orphanage leavers at this age. Lena is an adorable and loving young person. Despite the difficulties she's faced, being branded disabled and abandoned as a child, she is cheerful and enthusiastic. She is also very grateful to have Yan and Nadya as her friends and mentors who have helped her at every step since leaving her orphanage.