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Seraphim takes the big step of moving into his own flat

Seraphim
Click on the picture to view Seraphim’s video of his flat.

On the surface the Russian system is very generous to young people who grew up in orphanages.  They house them in institutions until they are out of their teens.  They even give them a room or a studio flat when they leave.  The trouble is they don’t give them any of the adult skills they need to survive alone, so at 23 when the help stops many of the young people might as well be ten years younger.  I’d like to tell you about Seraphim, who is one of seven of our young people who has just taken the big step to move into their own flat. Continue reading Seraphim takes the big step of moving into his own flat