OSCE staff participated in charity event “Become a personal Santa Claus for a special child”

OSCE Program Office in Dushanbe staff members had participated in charity campaign “Become a personal Santa Claus for a special child” which took place on December 25 in Kulob. The charity event was initiated by Eurasia Foundation of Central Asia – Tajikistan.

A matinee was organized for the children in the musical theatre, at the end of which each child received a gift, that was asked in the letter to Santa Claus. Letters were received from the children's orphanage/rehabilitation center from Kulob, where kids with disabilities in hearing, vision, speech disorders and the locomotor system live and receive treatment.

The letters had photos and wishes of children to Santa Claus and the Snow Maiden. In total 38 letters were received from 38 special children. The requests were very simple, like warm clothes, shoes, sweets and toys.  At the end of the event children were happy to receive presents.

This campaign is organized for many years by the Eurasia Foundation of Central Asia - Tajikistan with the aim to make special children happier and make real their dreams.