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‘Best in America’ seal from ICA

The Independent Charities Seal of Excellence is awarded to the members of Independent Charities of America and Local Independent Charities of America that have, upon rigorous independent review, been able to certify, document, and demonstrate on an annual basis that they meet the highest standards of public accountability, program effectiveness, and cost effectiveness. These standards […]

B-U summer camp 2013

We are now seeking volunteers interested in participating in the 14th annual summer camp for the benefit of the children in the Belskoye Ustye orphanage in the Pskov region of Russia. For the month of July, a large group of international and local volunteers will provide a wide range of fun educational activities for the […]


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Summer Camps in Belskoye-Ustye

ROOF has been providing an annual summer camp in Belskoye-Ustye for over a decade. Since children from this orphanage are not sent to summer camps, and are not usually permitted to travel, we decided in 2000 to bring a summer camp to them. As well as volunteers from inside Russia (Moscow, St Petersburg and Pskov), […]


Tuchkovo is a small town located 80km west of Moscow in the Moscow Region. Around 35 orphaned children (mostly social orphans) live at the School-Internat in Tuchkovo, which is classified as a Type 8 educational institution. Type 8 schools use a special correctional program which gives the children the equivalent of a primary education over […]

Belskoye-Ustye & Baranovo

The village of Belskoye Ustye has a population of about 100 people. The nearest city (the district centre) is Porkhov, which is 16km away, and has a population of approximately 18 thousand people. The regional centre is Pskov, a city of 300,000, which is located approximately 80km to the northwest of Porkhov, and nearly 100km […]

Podolsk City Orphanage

Report on ROOF’s Work in Podolsk Orphanage in the 2016-2017 School Year Program Manager: Ludmila Rymyansteva Podolsk orphanage was opened in 1996 because of the increasing number of social orphans in Russia. When ROOF began working at Podol’sk in 1999, the orphanage was home to around 30 children. Some years numbers were significantly higher, but […]

Heroes of the Ocean


Two young adults “graduate” from ROOF’s Abilitation Centre program. ROOF holds a summer camp for the children from Tuchkovo City Orphanage for the fist time. A small social task force begins to live year round at Baranovo and make daily visits to the children at Belskoye-Ustye MHSD Orphanage.