03 December 2010, Friday, 11:06
author: Elmira Sabirova
Solemn awarding ceremony for the winners of the Republican foster family contest-2010 will take place today, Friday, December 3, at the Republican gymnasium by G. Almukhametov.
35 families – the winners of the first stage – are invited to the ceremony together with their adopted children at the age fr om 4 to 18. At the beginning of November they’ve already come to Ufa for participation in the second stage. The finalists have been determined by its totals. But the Ministry of education RB decided to invite all couples to the final gala-show.
“Mothers and fathers, taking the care of the adopted children upon themselves and once and for all destroying the lim it between the notions “my” and “strange” deserve the highest awards” – the chief specialist of the Ministry of education RB Zifa Batraeva believes – “Since we understand well enough that none of the public institutions is able to substitute a real family for a child, so we’d like to express our sincere thanks and admiration to all participants of the contest”.
The winners in three nominations – “The best tutor”, “The best foster family” and “The best patronage family” – will be rewarded with the prizes of the President RB and the Ministry of education RB will encourage the prize-winners of the contest, established in 2007 with the purpose to stimulate development of family placement for children-orphans in the Republic and for material encouragement of the best tutors, foster and patronage families.