Let’s Help Each Other is our sister charity in Russia. They fundraise locally, and help us monitor projects, report to the Russian authorities, and ensure the legality of our work. They also run their own projects including a scheme to introduce assistive technology for disabled children.
Dinamika is a remarkable school for disabled children that was set up by parents in St Petersburg to provide quality education. SGF helped them to establish a ground-breaking life-skills training centre for disabled teenagers.
The EII gets help to disabled children in their early years when it can have maximum effect. They support families and train specialists in this approach. SGF funds their Club for families with deaf or hearing impaired toddlers.
I Hear You was set up by parents for parents with deaf or hearing impaired children. SGF helps them to provide information and support.
Irina Lialina runs our food parcels programme for families in crisis in St Petersburg.
Mkurnali means “healing” in Georgian. It is a Tbilisi-based charity that supports homeless teenagers, particularly those who are in trouble with the criminal justice system. It is run by Nino Chubabria, assisted by Jamal, a former client.
In the 1990s, SGF helped to introduce physiotherapy to Russia. Physical Rehabilitation is a charity set up by Dr Ekaterina Klochkova, one of our original trainees. It provides training for specialists and support for people with disabilities and their families.