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IMG_0004 RUSSIA. Western Siberia. Novosibirsk. 2015. Unemployed single mother coming from Uzbekistan. She currently lives with her two children at the Caritas mother child shelter “St. Sophia”. She was studying to become a nurse. She was not able to finish school. Single mothers with children can stay for up to two years at the Caritas center. Caritas supports single moms and families in their effort to create a healthly environment for the development of children. The intention is to break the vicious cycle of helplessness and to keep families together. According to official statistic 18% of the population live in extreme poverty. 32% of all families are single mother households with one or more children whose situation is especially difficult.
- Alberto Ceoloni
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- Russia. Siberia: the sleeping land.