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Formerly a Drug Addict - Today Helping Others

Formerly a Drug Addict - Today Helping Others

Lena from Belarus had a lonely childhood. Because of a heart defect and fractured vertebrae she had to spend a lot of time in hospital. So at the age of 15 she started taking drugs.

Her health suffered so much that in the end the doctors did not give her a chance. Lena barely weighed 30 kg when she joined our rehab program. There she learned to love and trust other people and became completely healthy again. Today, Lena is an irreplaceable pillar of our work in Svetlagorsk.

Like Lena, 300 people have already been able to start a new life and break out of the vicious circle of addiction. Their lives were transformed from no prospects and looming death into new hope and they now serve as examples for their society.

If you want to learn more about our project in Belarus, you can find out more here.