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Cultural-educational center “New Hope” (Zaporozhye)

“New Hope” center helps children who don’t have any parental support not to get lost on this road
Author: Yana Sasina, translated by Elena Guda, www.deti.zp.ua Published: November 1, 2011, 12:10 2856

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WAYS TO MAKE DONATIONS FOR THE NEEDS OF ORPHANS, TEENAGERS, BOARDING SCHOOL GRADUATES

Now that the holiday of the last school bell in the boarding schools is over, a road to the adult life stretches before their senior grades’ recent students. It’s already the second month that recent students of boarding schools are proudly called students and get their scholarships. Young boys and girls who never before held cash in their hands, went shopping or prepared dinner now start making the first steps in their independent lives. The cultural-educational center “New Hope” opens its doors for these children each evening after they come back from the lessons in those professional and technical schools where they study. How to maintain the budget, what to cook in the hostel besides ready made fast food; how to use computers and the Internet? – Seven volunteers try to adapt orphans to the new conditions in their lives. They have organized lessons in housekeeping, computer literacy, applied interior design, English and even music for these children.

CENTER’S ORGANIZERS, STAFF AND VOLUNTEERS

A company of like-minded enthusiastic people started to work with students of the senior grades and graduates of the boarding school #3. At present, according to Maxim Olypherovsky, the Center’s Head, the group has a wish to extend their activities. If only they had more volunteers. Thus, last year, 48 orphans graduated from secondary schools. To support all of them, to organize different leisure activities and trainings takes people who are interested in work with youth.

Besides, “New Hope” is open for children from the neighboring blocks of flats: here they can learn some handicrafts as well as simply play such games as table football. In addition to different developing activities and games, the center volunteers inform children about the basics of Christian ethics and moral.

CENTER’S TASKS

Program of support and social adaptation for boarding school graduates and students of the senior grades of boarding schools includes the following objectives:

1. Assistance for teenagers and young people from problematic groups in formation of their personalities.

2. Assistance in obtaining knowledge and practical skills required for independent lives - such as cooking, housekeeping, budget management etc.

3. Assistance in obtaining additional educational and professional skills (foreign languages, work on PC, sewing, applied interior design, cosmetology, visage etc).

4. Providing teenagers with a possibility to widen their notion of the variety and scopes of existing occupations.

5. Assistance in professional self-determination.

6. Forming a perception of family, parents’ roles and upbringing of children as important values.

Target group:

1. Graduates of boarding schools and children’s homes studying in professional schools and living in hostels.

2. Students of the senior grades of secondary schools from children’s homes and boarding schools.

3. Graduates of boarding schools living independently but requiring some kind of help.

MAIN PROJECTS IMPLEMENTED BY THE CENTER

1. Culinary school

The Center has an equipped kitchen where the boarding school graduates and pupils of the senior grades can learn skills of cooking; can get necessary advice and try the results of their own cooking.

2. Living essentials

Orphans-graduates often experience lack of simple household items such as plates, cups, cutlery, cooking pots, towels and bedding. “New Hope” center has started an initiative to collect sets of living essentials for boarding school graduates. With the support of Mennonite center (Molochansk, the Zaporozhye region) active members of the center were able to help 24 orphans – graduates from the boarding school #3 (Zaporozhye).

3. Learning English and the computer class

The Center gives lessons in English for people having basic language skill level. For those who want to practice and master their knowledge there is a club of spoken English. In “New Hope” center, boarding school graduates are provided with possibilities to do their homework on computers; they are taught the basics of work with the PC and the Internet.

4. Trainings

Beside its volunteers, “New hope” invites all willing people to discussions, round tables and lections dedicated to important psychological and social aspects of life. Training topics are various: personal growth, relations within families, and issues of bringing up children.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Mailing address: Yatsenko st, 10-a Zaporozhye 69035 Ukraine

Tel.: + 38 (061) 222 60 92, 050 972 18 85

Website:"http://www.newhopecenter.org.ua"

WAYS OF MAKING DONATIONS FOR THE NEEDS OF CHILDREN-ORPHANS, TEENAGERS AND BOARDING SCHOOL GRADUATES

To be able to help orphans, teenagers and boarding school graduates, “New Hope” center needs support. You can support a particular child; you can take part in a program that you consider the most important and actual one; or you can make a donation for the statute activities of the center. Its founders provide full accountability for the completed activities and distribution of obtained funds.

Banking requisites in the national currency:

Recipient’s bank: ПАТ “Універсал Банк”, Kiev, Ukraine

Current account #: 26006000826294

БО «Центр «Нова Надія» (“New Hope” Charity Foundation)

МФО: 322001

ЗКПО (ЭДРПОУ): 37611328

Purpose: Добровільна пожертва на статутну діяльність (Charitable donation)


Happy Child foundation - effective help to the most needy children of the Zaporozhye region, Ukraine, since 2004

More than 16 years of trust of donors and benefactors, thousands of aid transaction processed every year. Full transparency in the usage of donation
You donated $231 992 in 2020

Our expenses in 2020

135 sick children: $127 468 
Medical equipment: $7 759
To disabled orphans: $25 169
To eco-village for orphans: $12 386
To orphans and poor families: $5 380
To adults ("Helpus" charity): $8 424
Administration and fundraising: $21 761
Total sum of expenses: $216 815 

$4 799 906 donated since 2007

They need help:

Olga Pavlenko, born in 2002, high degree cystic fibrosis

Olga Pavlenko, born in 2002, high degree cystic fibrosis

Kirill Karpachev (born 28 June 2000) and Timofei Karpachev (born 22 November 2011) – Cystic fibrosis, mixed form

Kirill Karpachev (born 28 June 2000) and Timofei Karpachev (born 22 November 2011) – Cystic fibrosis, mixed form

Vladislav Bogomazov, 6 years old - Cystic fibrosis, severe course

Vladislav Bogomazov, 6 years old - Cystic fibrosis, severe course

Natalya Kisluk, born February 28, 1992 - 24 years old - mixed form cystic fibrosis.

Natalya Kisluk, born February 28, 1992 - 24 years old - mixed form cystic fibrosis.

Mark Bondarev, 5 years old - Cystic fibrosis

Mark Bondarev, 5 years old - Cystic fibrosis


A Child Needs a Family: Yulia P., born in 2005

A Child Needs a Family: Yulia P., born in 2005

A Child Needs a Family: Maxim P., born in 2004

A Child Needs a Family: Maxim P., born in 2004

The child found a family: Tania D., was born in 2007

The child found a family: Tania D., was born in 2007