Birlant Kasaeva. She was born in the Checheno-Ingush ASSR on March 3, 1959. She graduated from the Chechen-Ingush State University and worked as a teacher of Russian and Chechen languages for 14 years. Birlant’s orphanage was run from 1996 to 2007. During that time, with the assistance of the TV show “Wait for Me” she managed to find relatives of over 25 children, who got lost during the war. In 2006 she was awarded the UNICEF Golden Heart Award.