About Us

The Circle of Kindness foundation is committed to making a lasting impact on the lives of Russian children suffering from serious, severe, or rare diseases (orphans), regardless of their circumstances by providing them with comprehensive assistance and remove any obstacles that may hinder their access to medical care and treatment.

With a focus on rare diseases, our foundation acts swiftly to secure the purchase of specialty drugs that have not yet been registered in Russia. Thanks to our partnerships with leading pharmaceutical companies, we can bring these breakthrough treatments to Russian children as soon as they become available worldwide.

In addition to purchasing orphan drugs and medical devices, the foundation also covers the costs of medical procedures, surgeries, rehabilitation programs, and psychological support for the children and their families. It works closely with healthcare professionals, hospitals, and specialized clinics across the country to ensure the best possible care for the children. This includes sending seriously ill children abroad for specialized treatments that may not be available within the country.

The foundation operates throughout the entire Russian Federation, ensuring that serious ill children from all regions have access to its services. It does not discriminate based on social status, place of residence, or family income, as its primary goal is to help all serious ill children in need.

To ensure transparency and accountability, the foundation regularly publishes reports on its activities, including the number of children supported, the types of diseases treated, and the financial breakdown of expenses. It also encourages public participation and involvement through volunteer programs and awareness campaigns.

Offered assistance to over

22 000




different rare



different medications and
medical devices

spent more than

205 billion rubles

for the purchase of medicines and
medical devices and for other
equipment necessary to modern
medical care

Our History

The establishment of the Circle of Kindness foundation was initiated by the Russian President, Vladimir Putin, in 2020. This decision was made in recognition of the need for a systematic approach to ensure that expensive treatments are available to Russian children suffering from serious, severe, or rare diseases.

Since our inception, the Circle of Kindness Foundation has made a significant impact on the lives of thousands of children. Through the foundation’s efforts, we have provided financial support for the purchase of specialty drugs for conditions such as cystic fibrosis, spinal muscular atrophy, tuberous sclerosis, Duchenne muscular dystrophy, achondroplasia, and many others.

In 2022, the Circle of Kindness Foundation received a government order to broaden its activities. This allows us to form a reserve of medicines and medical devices, ensuring a more comprehensive support system for children in need. Additionally, we have successfully reduced the cost of purchased medicines by 40% through collaboration with the Federal Antimonopoly Service.

The creation of Circle of Kindness provides an additional source of support and assistance, offering hope and relief to children and their families.

Our Mission

Our mission is uniting top experts, doctors, patient advocates, scientists, and citizens of Russia to ensure timely and effective drug therapy and medical care for every seriously ill child, regardless of his social status and regardless of his residence in the vast territory of Russia.