Cherven orphanage for children and young people with special needs

Address:  Leninskaja vul. 37, Cherven, Minsk voblast
Number of residents:  about 300 people
Working since:  1996

Since 1997 Burren Chernobyl Project has undertaken the following in Cherven Orphanage:

  • repairs to the thirteen units of the old building
  • linoleum on all the rooms
  • painting and curtains in all units
  • bought timber, cement, electric goods
  • provided piping for heating system
  • installed new toilets in each old unit
  • provided showers in units and in central shower area
  • set up sauna room
  • installed new laundry equipment
  • installed washing machine in each unit
  • bought electric kettles for each unit
  • provided kitchen equipment (kitchen fridges, blenders, knives, calculators)
  • started a feeding programme in the old days
  • provided clothes, shoes, slippers, runners, socks
  • bought divans, radios, TVs, music players
  • multi sensory room provided by volunteers Edel and friends
  • provided volunteers to run the building programme
  • tractor repairs, tyres for tractor and bus repairs
  • provided transport for children for tests and to hospital
  • provided cemetery upgrade with new headstone

Besides repair and purchasing of new equipment we provide regular help, such as:

  • provide children’s trips out of orphanage
  • help some families take their child home for a break
  • provideChristmaspresentanddecorations
  • provide holidays from groups to Ireland in summer and autumn
  • we have on occasion been the ones carrying the dead children to the morgue and to their burial at the cemetery
  • send lorry loads of Humanitarian Aid from Ireland
  • set up volunteers program on a regular ongoing base

But still the orphanage needs many things to improve the quality of children’s lives. We are trying to meet some needs on a regular basis.

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Cherven orphanage for children and young people with special needs
Cherven orphanage for children and young people with special needs
Cherven orphanage for children and young people with special needs
Cherven orphanage for children and young people with special needs
Cherven orphanage for children and young people with special needs

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Angarskiy pereulok, 117, Minsk, Belarus, 220137 
E-mail: dobratut@gmail.com
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