Step Up

We work with children and young adults from Moscow orphanages. Our mission is to help every child to learn and develop as a person, overcoming the negatives of an institutionalized past. Step Up is the first organization in Russia which, since 1999, has worked to provide orphans with a quality education, to motivate them to learn. We help graduates of orphanages to complete school, find jobs, pass college/university entrance exams. We provide specific help necessary to overcome the psychological complexes that plague orphans. We enable institutionalized orphans and orphanage graduates to make wise, mature and healthy decisions for their own live. We also work surmount and eventually change...

In the cabin of a fire-engine

In the cabin of a fire-engine
Photo from Progress Report 'Summer Camp - 2014' (view small | med | large | orig)

In the orphanage

In the orphanage
Photo from Progress Report 'Summer Camp - 2014' (view small | med | large | orig)

In a fire-protective helmet

In a fire-protective helmet
Photo from Progress Report 'Summer Camp - 2014' (view small | med | large | orig)

At the fire station

At the fire station
Photo from Progress Report 'Summer Camp - 2014' (view small | med | large | orig)

A lovely bird feeder goes to the UK

A lovely bird feeder goes to the UK
Photo from Progress Report 'Royal visit to Step Up' (view small | med | large | orig)
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