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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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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Russia Struggles to Reform Soviet-Era Orphanages

March 29, 2012 in SunErgos NEWS

Vikenty was 13 when he started school. Although he was being taught in the Moscow children’s home that provided his earliest memories, he knew something wasn’t right. “You take out
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In a Fairy-Tale Village, Russian Orphans Thrive

March 28, 2012 in SunErgos NEWS

KALUGA REGION, Russia — Standing in a row, sweating in the bright sun, a group of boys hammered on the outer wall of a partially built log cabin. Nearby, two
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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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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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