Shefstvo

Shefstvo

 

in the USSR, a type of social activity. It consists of systematic comradely assistance rendered by an organization or institution (the chief, or shef) to another group. For example, shefstvo may apply to a kolkhoz, school, or military unit.

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El termino "recursos adicionales" probablemente se refiera a shefstvo, el sistema en el que las instituciones locales, las fabricas, e incluso las granjas colectivas se combinaban con las instituciones educativas para ayudarlas economicamente o con otros bienes materiales.
Many needy Magnitogorsk inhabitants received practical aid through the opekunskie sovety and shefstvo created in enterprises and other institutions.
30) For shefstvo, see the slogan for the 1925 International Children's Week (Mezhdunarodnaia detskaia nedelia), 56: "Zapadnym brat'iam--proletarskaia pomoshch" i bratskii privet