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Orphaned Youth Gain Skills, Dispel Stereotypes & Contribute to Their Communities

Nearly 11,000 young people live in orphanages and other children’s centers in the Kyrgyz Republic. The causes of child institutionalization range from the death of a parent (22 percent) and difficult life circumstances (21 percent) to single motherhood (9...

Caravan of Talents Benefits Youth in Orphanages

“I became more energetic and cheerful. I have always been shy, and now I am not shy anymore. I learned to dance well.” So says 12-year-old Anjella Razgonaeva, a young women from the Petrovka Boarding School for Children with Mental Disabilities who participated in the...

Jasa.kg Improves Life Skills for Youth in Orphanages

Dilbara strives for a better future through education and volunteering.

With much perseverance, Dilbara finished ninth grade, but now...

Breaking the Cycle of Despair in Uganda, One Step at a Time

Beatrice Nampeera did not have an easy start in life. She was orphaned as a infant and raised by her elder brother along with her three siblings. However,...