Belskoye Ustye is a small village of about 100 people, and so the orphanage, housing between about 70 and 100 children, is a very significant part of village life. The nearest town is Porkhov, 16km away with a population of about 10000 people. The regional capital, Pskov, 98km away. The orphanage in Belskoye Ustye is […]

Belskoye-Ustye… how ROOF started work there

In March of 2000, Georgia Williams, Irina Ryazanova and Dasha Golovina from ROOF first visited the psycho-neurological orphanage in the small village of Belskoye-Ustye, near the town of Porkhov in the Pskov region. Up until this point, the children in this orphanage had been almost completely without access to education. ROOF began by organizing a […]