Siberia: the sleeping landAdd to Lightbox Download
IMG_0029 RUSSIA. Western Siberia. Schegarsk. 2015. A young woman in her room at Schegarsk Internat. Some 200 disabled persons live at the Internat. Some of them have a little deformities, if they would have had a good education they could have had an ordinary life. “The Hidden World”, a NGO that collaborates with Caritas, provides used clothes and food to disabled persons at the Internat and take care for them some day in the summer camps in the countryside. Social workers tend to visit the Internat every forthnights. Most of the relatives and parents of disabled persons who live at the Internat do not want to come and see their sons. Schegarsk Internat is about 100 km from Tomsk. There are eight Internats run by the Government in the Kuzbass region. There are Internats in every Russian region.
- Alberto Ceoloni
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