85-year-old village teacher has accumulated on the house, but he gave the money to orphans
• 85-year-old village teacher has accumulated on the house, but he gave the money to orphans
85-year-old Evgeny Popov - a history teacher from the Komi Republic - gave all their savings to orphans. More than 60 years (64 years to be exact) Evhen saved for a new home - he lives in his parents' - in the village Aikino. Once Popov realized on account of his one million rubles, but quality accommodation at him not to buy. Then a lonely old man decided to transfer all the money to orphans. When the incident to reporters learned grandfather shrugged: "Disadvantaged them."
But one million, and the orphans are many - how to choose? Evhen recognizes that long did not deliberate. From the window of an old house, which stands on a high bank of the river Vychegda barely could be seen sparse settlement. Somewhere out there, beyond the river, among the points on the horizon stands the village of Gum, and in it - the orphanage "Gavroche". According to Popov, he has long been in Gamay, and indeed few have visited in recent years - feet barely holding hands do not always listen. Because Evhen entrusted to settle organizational and financial matters to his former colleague, and then with all six passbook Popov money has been transferred to the "Gavroche".
"Can you imagine, we Evhen even know were not - quoted blogger Adat director of social rehabilitation center for minors Ust-Vymsky District" Gavroche "Hope Astashkovu. - Then he found out about it, the guys came to visit to get acquainted. We decided that more will come, already as volunteers - help with the housework. "
The very same 85-year-old historian laughs that, even though he never had the chance in my life to start a family and to have children, now he has children more than anyone else.
"Come on, eat normally, as desired, to gain strength, mind and get ready for the next step - to live and work", - the old man turned-philanthropist to the kids of "Gavroche" center.
It should be noted that the story of Eugene Popov and his actions have caused great public interest. Many residents of Russia, including the well-known people, reported that they were ready to help Evhen money, food, clothing, repair it an old huts. For example, producer Max Fadeev published a great post that is ready to start raising funds to support the old man of Komi. It is currently known that fundraising is not yet open, but soon the situation is likely to change. Evgeny Popov himself the question of journalists than to help him, only the paternally laughs: "There is nothing I do not need, I have everything."