Tuesday, October 11, 2011

ministry helps prepare young adults for life in Russia

Mission Network News: Russia (MNN) ― A new school year is underway in Russia. For those who are high school age and without family, it's another year closer to the unknown.

Children have to leave the orphanage at age 15 to 18 with very little hope for a successful future. There is usually one social worker for dozens of children in the orphanage. Many are simply unequipped for adult life on their own when they age out of the system. This leads many to substance abuse, prison, or death within a short time after they leave.

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