Orphans from Bishkek first saw the Ocean

01/11/16 17:23, Bishkek –  Anastasia BENGARD  (Translated from Russian)

Orphans of Bishkek for the first time were able to see the ocean. This said the director of the Rehabilitation Centre for Street Children Alexei Petrushevsky.

According to him, the Rehabilitation Centre for Street Children was officially invited to participate in the program of temporary placement of children in US host families, “Winter 2016”.  12 children, aged 5-12 years are now in the United States. They will stay there until February 6, 2015 (one month) with accompanying teachers.  With a positive experience, we will send another 20 people in the summer, “- said the center’s director.
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“Usually, to see another country and culture is possible only for children from wealthy families. This is a great opportunity for our students, for a child who is hungry. The children live with US families that organize cultural programs, play in parks, theaters, one was taken to the ocean.  They clothed them, shod them, greeted them like family.  Children will see four cities, including San Francisco, Los Angeles and San Diego, “- added the head of TSRBD.

All the children are in the custody of the United States and will then return home at the end of the program.

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