Super Mamio -- the life of a single mom

Your Super Mario-style mission is to get your kid to the kindergarten on time and try not to freak out at all the annoying passers-by.

Daria Sukharchuk
Daria Sukharchuk NewsMavens, Central & Eastern Europe
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Why this story matters:

"Warm home", a charity from St.-Petersburg that helps families in need, has made a funny -- but also sad -- video about a day in life of a single mom.

This mom has a mission, to get her kid to kindergarten exactly by 9 am, or else.

On her way, she has to keep her child happy, ignore the annoying passers-by who seem to be angry at her for simply being there with a small child (because everybody on the street seems to be a child-rearing expert)  and still be on time.

The message is simple, dear passers-by, keep your comments to yourself. Or even better, offer some support.

Details from the story:

  • In Russia, over 15 million people live in poverty, and many of them are women with children.
  • Over the last 5 years, charities have reported that more and more families are struggling with covering their basic needs, like food, medicine, and clothes.

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