AUASO “Alraid” launched the Orphan Benefit Project in early 1990-ies. At first we were able to provide regular help to 50 orphans only - this was a maximum we could afford.
Since then every orphan in our list receives a quarterly money assistance to buy supplies they need most. The programme of quarterly benefit payments for orphans is just a part of amplitudinous work the “Alraid” team does in searching sponsors for poor Crimean Tatar families and orphans through public charity funds.
We have 2300 orphans in ward at present, and this number increases for another 100 each year. Guardians seeking sponsorship provide the Association with listed documents and wait for us to find a sponsor in one of the Muslim countries for the orphan the guardian is raising. The response, however, can be negative, and each guardian is warned of that possibility in advance.
Besides financial aid, we provide other types of assistance for orphans: we invite them for interesting excursions and recreational events, organize and hold Annual Summer Camps, festive concerts, etc.