Retired from the Komi donated a million children's home

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Looking at the 85-year-old pensioner from the Komi Republic Yevgeny Vasilyevich, one can hardly suspect that he is a millionaire. Old wooden house, faded curtains, shabby stove, aluminum kettle and an iron bed - not so well represented people who can donate a huge sum of complete strangers. Nevertheless, the history million donation led social workers is in this house.

Retired from the Komi donated a million children's home Retired from the Komi donated a million children's home

Evgeny V. Popov lives in the village Aikino. Most recently, he translated one million rubles to the account of the social rehabilitation center "Gavroche". This he did not tell anyone, but asked his former colleague to help with the operation money transfer. When the center of a call from the accounting and told about a respectable translation director was very surprised. "Can you imagine, we Evhen even know were not", - says the center's director Nadezhda Astashkova.

Retired from the Komi donated a million children's home

On the center "Gavroche" Evhen learned from the newspaper. A transfer money to his account pensioner conceived after decided for themselves that they collected money for a half-life should be put to good work. "Nothing I do not need. I have everything you need there, "- says the pensioner. - "TV, light, radio - all the comforts of home there. What more do you want? "

Retired from the Komi donated a million children's home

to save money Evhen started from the very beginning of its work in the school. Then he wanted to buy a new home - with all the amenities, beautiful, modern. He started the six books in a savings bank, and with each paycheck set aside for them for a small sum. Then Evgeny Vasilievich left his dream of a house in the side, but the money for more than a habit, still continued to be put off by books. "I told my father to live in this house that he himself built. I said, live in it until his death. So I decided to stay here until the end. "

Retired from the Komi donated a million children's home

And here a year ago the pensioner has decided to find out how much he has collected funds for all the books. Learning the amount he was afraid that the money will be gone. Yevgeny Vasilyevich no family, and relatives no one left, so what will happen to this amount after his death? Thus was born his idea to send money to the center "Gavroche". The center is located downriver from the village in which he lives retired. This institution care for children left without parental care, or who find themselves in difficult situations.

Retired from the Komi donated a million children's home

Money Yevgeny Vasilyevich went to the bare necessities in the center - furniture, porch, which collapsed on the eve of winter, computers and multimedia equipment. center workers found out about where the pensioner lives and came to him. "I traveled with the guys on a visit to meet friends. Decided that more will come, already as volunteers - help around the house, "- says the director. Now wards "Gavroche" often visited by Yevgeny Vasilyevich and help him on the farm.