A number of the youngest amongst us have probably the most beneficiant hearts and may educate us a lot about giving.

Utilizing his pure items and skills, a 9-year-old boy named Pavel Abramove, took it upon himself to assist get provides for an animal shelter in Arzamas, Russia.  As a gifted artist, he began portray customized pet portraits in alternate for meals, medication, and different provides that the shelter is in want of.



He’s an animal lover and after his household misplaced their pet, he determined he wished to do one thing.  It broke his coronary heart to see stray animals struggling so he and his mother, Ekateriana Bolshakova, launched the Form Paintbrush Challenge a couple of yr in the past.




The 2 have additionally been managing a social media group known as “What a Little Volunteer is Succesful Of.”  The group promotes how a toddler is able to bringing about big change.  Mother and son obtain no funds for his or her volunteerism and don’t have any managers or staff; it’s simply the 2 of them, their patrons, and the animals they assist.




How does this system work?

Pavel contracts with pet house owners to color customized pet portraits in alternate for the shelter receiving meals, medication, and different provides.  After he’s completed with the portrait, he then likes to go to the pet he painted to study extra in regards to the animal and the way it got here to stay with the proprietor.  His endeavor has obtained a heat response from animal lovers all around the world.  He has even taken orders from clients as far-off as Germany and Spain.




The shelter is the one one in Arzamas and cares for greater than 100 canine. Pavel is their youngest volunteer.  A number of the portraits he painted embrace:

This certainly one of a cat named Chuck that was exchanged for pet food, buckwheat, and bandages.


Ksyusha’s portrait was eschanged for canned pet food, buckwheat, some medicines, and bandages.


Jesse was exchanged for offal and buckwheat.


A portray of Tuzik, Rex, Lusya and Keks was exchanged for canned beef, milk, cereal, dry meals and a few trimmings.



Basi was exchanged for buckwheat and pearl barley.


Pavel additionally has different massive goals.  He desires to be an architect and construct an animal shelter.  We’re positive his goals will come true and admire his form coronary heart.




Let’s assist his endeavor, please share his story with all your loved ones and buddies.