Valentina Borodina, Director of Otchy Dom charitable foundation
1948 - born in Sakhalin Region
1974 - graduates, Kazan State University
1974 - attorney and legal advisor at different law firms
1987 - Deputy Director, Vilyuisky Children's Home, Yakutia
1996 - founder and Director, Otchy Dom charitable foundation
Many countries, the world over, are marking International Children’s Day. Statistics show there are around 1 million homeless children in Russia. Why is this happening in a country with a booming economy and what is being done to improve the situation? Our guest in the studio today is a woman who has cared for children, of her own free will, for 20 years, Valentina Borodina.