Belskoye Ustye Summer Festival

In 2013, for a variety of reasons, the annual summer camp in Belskoye-Ustye will have a different flavour. Instead of focusing just on the children in the orphanage, we have expanded the project to be more of a community renewal program, hopefully bringing the orphanage and the surrounding community together. We are calling it the […]


We started ROOF back in 1997 with the aim of helping institutionalized children, with relevant experience in planning, consulting and teaching, but without experience of running a charitable organization or dealing with volunteers. We quickly became aware of a systemic problem: (1) The orphans and institutionalized children have suffered particularly through lack of stable relationships: […]

Whom we seek

Most of the people involved with ROOF are volunteers. Those who are paid staff mostly began as volunteers and are paid very minimal salaries. We do not have a slick, systematized arrangement for recruiting and managing volunteers. But if you are ready for a challenge, ready to make the best of whatever situation you find […]

Contact us

You can leave a message using the contact form below. Alternatively you can call us. In Russia call (916) 220 3701; In the USA call (262) 639 9398 or (262) 345 ROOF; In the UK call (01865) 600 0871.