WHAT WE DO
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August 1, 2020
Sima & Masha are newly-weds with a new baby; such an exciting time of their lives!
In reality, this time will be shrouded in struggle.
Both are orphans and have...
May 5, 2020
In today's blog we'd like you to meet Natasha, she is preparing to leave the orphanage system, the only environment she is familiar with, and face life on her ow...
April 20, 2020
In this blog we look a the cost of living for the average Russian... ask yourself, could you survive on this much?
February 16, 2020
For children brought up in orphanages, having those sensitive conversations that serve to protect them such as; Where do babies come from? What is contraception?...
February 3, 2020
**Please note that since writing this article we received the devastating news that Sveta's son Vadim, age 9, passed away in January after developing pneumonia....
January 8, 2020
When you grow up in a family, you always see meals being prepared. From that, we develop an understanding of where our food has come from.
On our last trip to St...
December 17, 2019
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. Mee...
November 29, 2019
"I never knew what a family was. Living in an orphanage, I did not feel loved and was told that after leaving I would end my life badly. Nobody believed in...
October 15, 2019
At age 3 Dimitry was adopted from an orphanage and lived his childhood with a family. But at age 15, when behaviour became a challenging, they returned him to th...
October 1, 2019
Their carer *Lena told us about Andrei and Yana's developmental problems due to previous neglect, that they did not know how to feed themselves using cutlery...
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