Abandoned and Neglected: The life of a social orphan

February 9, 2017 in SunErgos NEWS

A social orphan is a child that has at least one living parent, but has either been abandoned by this parent, has runaway from home because they can no longer live in such an environment, or they have been removed from their home because the government deems it an unsafe living environment. Unlike some countries where the numbers of children orphaned remains high because of war and disease, many children in Russia are abandoned because of social issues that corrupt families.

Summer Camps!

May 7, 2012 in SunErgos NEWS

It is that time of year once again! Our summer Camps are about to start! This summer, from May to August, SunErgos will host eight camps for orphans and street
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Why Do You Celebrate Easter?

April 17, 2012 in SunErgos NEWS

By Marina Chebunicheva Novgorod Field Director, SunErgos Staff Unfortunately not many people think about the true meaning of the holiday when they say to each other “Christos Voskres! Voistinu Voskres!”
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Go Fast. Stop Hunger

April 9, 2012 in SunErgos NEWS

Partner with SunErgos to fight against hunger of the flesh and hunger of the soul! Due to 70 years of spiritual darkness through communism, Russian people are hungry for the
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The Orphan Factory

March 20, 2012 in SunErgos NEWS

In Russia, there is a widespread trend of separating children from parents, much more so than in other countries. The rights of troubled parents are signed away with relative ease.
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Returning to Russia!

March 20, 2012 in SunErgos NEWS

Two volunteers are coming back this summer because they were changed through their mission trip last year!  We are excited to see lives changed in the teams that come out
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Russian orphans find families and homes

March 20, 2012 in SunErgos NEWS

Over 700,000 children in Russia do not have parents to love them. A project introducing so-called “foster villages” to the country is trying to change this. Fifteen years ago Vera
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A Haven in the Midst of Horror!

March 14, 2012 in Orphan's Story - March2012

That is what everyone calls the Tuberculosis Children Center SunErgos partners with in Russia. It is a place where children are brought to be treated for the beginning stages of
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An Outcast 3 Times!

March 14, 2012 in Orphan's Story - March2012

At four years old, Misha’s outing consists of going outside in a stroller and watching. Each day watching as kids run around, play in the sand box, swing in the
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From Horror To Love

March 14, 2012 in Orphan's Story - March2012

She says she’s only five, but her eyes show much older. The serious look in her eyes shows a child that has seen too much evil already. Valya was brought
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