To be an Orphan with HIV

March 1, 2017 in SunErgos NEWS

SunErgos works with an HIV/AIDS baby orphanage. Many of the children coming into the baby orphanage have been abandoned at hospitals, police stations, or left to die in dark alleys or dumpsters. These children are not only born with HIV, but have often inherited their mother’s drug and/or alcohol addiction.

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.

Always Orphans

January 24, 2017 in SunErgos NEWS

Before the Soviet Union, before Lenin, before Stalin, Yeltsin, and Putin, the prophetic Russian author Dostoevsky, through his intellectual character Ivan Fyodorovich Karamazov, asked a question that still plagues Russia today. Ivan asked, “Listen: if everyone must suffer, in order to buy eternal harmony with their suffering, pray tell me what have children got to do with it? It’s quite incomprehensible why they should have to suffer, and why they should buy harmony with their suffering.”

International Children’s Day

May 31, 2014 in Projects, SunErgos NEWS

June 1st is International Children’s Day! Different countries celebrate their children by putting on entertainment for kids, various concerts and fairs. Each year, on June 1st, the Palace Square in
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Trafficking in Russia

February 20, 2014 in Projects

 Isaiah 1:17 reads: “Learn to do right.  Seek Justice.  Defend the oppressed.  Take up the cause of the fatherless.  Plead the case of the widow.” Trafficking is a huge problem
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Repercussion of the Adoption Ban

June 29, 2013 in SunErgos NEWS

Last week, we discussed the recent adoption ban imposed on Americans by the Russian Duma.  This  week, we will follow-up by discussing the consequence of the ban, particularly on the
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Short-Term Missions

June 5, 2013 in SunErgos NEWS

“But why should I trust a God who allowed me to be taken from my mother?” Too often, working with children is reduced to smiles, treats, and nap time.  But
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Intern with SunErgos

April 1, 2013 in SunErgos NEWS

SunErgos International is looking for Interns to work in Seattle and/or Russia who are passionate about social change.  We’re searching for candidates who work well with others and are committed
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An Easter Tradition

March 28, 2013 in SunErgos NEWS

As Sunday is only a few days away, our house is busy in preparations of the celebration! Easter Sunday we celebrate the resurrection of our Lord and Savior! After the
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Kulich

March 27, 2013 in Uncategorized

A Russian tradition for Easter Ingredients •1 kg, 35.2 oz flour •50 g, 1.76 oz yeast •1-1.5 cups of milk •10 egg yolks •3 egg whites •250 g, 8.8 oz
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