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Charity foundation Happy Child (Zaporozhye, Ukraine)
Charity foundation Happy Child (Zaporozhye, Ukraine)

Charity foundation Happy Child was created by volunteers of www.deti.zp.ua for further implementation of projects supporting orphans and children diagnosed with cancer

October 21, 2013, 0:2064181
Frequently asked questions
Frequently asked questions

January 19, 2011, 12:3055326
Tortures, neglect, exploitation, no toilets: Horrors of Ukrainian boarding schools
Tortures, neglect, exploitation, no toilets: Horrors of Ukrainian boarding schools

There are 751 boarding schools in Ukraine, 106 thousand minors and about 50 thousand adults with disabilities live here

February 7, 2019, 17:0039648
The Chernigov Child’s Home in the village of Kalinovka
The Chernigov Child’s Home in the village of Kalinovka

The boarding school is closed, but there are 2 family-type children's homes for children with disabilities on its territory.

July 12, 2012, 22:0037372
Zaporozhye regional specialized children's home
Zaporozhye regional specialized children's home "Solnyshko"

Orphanage "Solnyshko" is the only medical institution in the Zaporozhye region for young children deprived of parental care or in difficult life circumstances. By the way, this is the largest Children's Home in Ukraine.

December 17, 2018, 17:0036035
A photoreport: “From Heart to Heart – 2”: a trip to the rural orphanages of Zaporozhye region
A photoreport: “From Heart to Heart – 2”: a trip to the rural orphanages of Zaporozhye region

Having see so many manifestations of evil, you want to do more good. We have all understood how trifle our everyday problems are. These children helped us see what is the most important and what is less important in our lives

March 21, 2007, 6:1033811
Zaporozhye Special Comprehensive Secondary Boarding School Svitanok (
Zaporozhye Special Comprehensive Secondary Boarding School Svitanok ("Sunrise") of the Zaporozhye Regional Council

"Svitanok” is an educational establishment that provides the conditions for health resumption, education, housing, comprehensive development and social adaptation of orphans

July 17, 2013, 16:1031305
2008 Annual Report for the Happy Child Charitable Foundation
2008 Annual Report for the Happy Child Charitable Foundation

Here is the annual report about the results of our teamwork during 2008

April 1, 2009, 10:0031175
Information for non-Ukrainians wishing to help or adopt an orphan from Ukraine
Information for non-Ukrainians wishing to help or adopt an orphan from Ukraine

If you wish to help a child from the orphans' personal pages, please read this information.

June 25, 2029, 0:0030118
"Escape from death" (remembrance of 13 year old girl about Zaporozhye's oncology ward)

It was the cruel lesson of destiny… I don’t know why God chose to show me, 13 year old girl, that nightmare

March 17, 2007, 6:1026253
It’s Not Possible to Keep Silent!
It’s Not Possible to Keep Silent!

What is happening at the facility for disabled children at Kalinovka (Zaporozhye Oblast) is simply intolerable in a civilized society. The death of an orphan child in a remote village where there is almost complete lack of medical care—is this really poss

February 21, 2008, 0:0523198
Photo reporting:
Photo reporting: "From Heart To Heart - 3" trip to Kalinovka and Molochansk orphanages

Abandoned children at Kalinovka are not supposed to suffer. And everything possible in our power will be done, so that they do not suffer

June 19, 2007, 5:1522671
Happy Child ecovillage for orphans and foster/adoptive families
Happy Child ecovillage for orphans and foster/adoptive families

In Zaporozhye Oblast, charity fund "Happy Child" is taking the initiative to develop a small village community of foster families where children and parents will live in harmony with nature

July 1, 2011, 21:0022159
Photo Report of Volunteers’ Activities at the Children’s Home Kalinovka-Steinbach in June-July of 2008
Photo Report of Volunteers’ Activities at the Children’s Home Kalinovka-Steinbach in June-July of 2008

An account of the work of the volunteer mission at the facility for children with special needs in the village of Kalinovka (Steinbach), Ukraine, Zaporizhzhia Oblast

September 10, 2008, 10:0020554
Maryna Poroshenko discussed the reform of inclusive education in Ukraine with Nick Vujicic
Maryna Poroshenko discussed the reform of inclusive education in Ukraine with Nick Vujicic

The First Lady told about the stages of implementation of the inclusive education reform and the Ukrainian experience in removing barriers in the education of children with special educational needs in ordinary schools. Nick Vujicic was the first Australi

June 13, 2018, 17:0020375
Orphans who have found a family
Orphans who have found a family

Profiles of children who were adopted, taken under guardianship, in a foster family or children's home of family type

April 1, 2007, 19:0020304
Photoreportage: Children’s Facility at Kalinovka—Our Pain...
Photoreportage: Children’s Facility at Kalinovka—Our Pain...

A qualified pediatrician was with us on our team this time. Discouraging though the outcomes were of the brief physical exams, they nevertheless made it possible to understand what sort of aid will really be of use for these children

October 20, 2007, 0:0519698
Medical equipment we have bought for Zaporozhye children's hospitals
Medical equipment we have bought for Zaporozhye children's hospitals

Due to donations of many not indifferent people Happy Child Fund continues to purchase medical equipment for different departments of Zaporozhye regional children’s hospital

December 2, 2008, 10:0019327
Clarification about orphanages (internat's) system and number of orphans in Ukraine
Clarification about orphanages (internat's) system and number of orphans in Ukraine

Explanation to foreigner visitors from the admin of www.deti.zp.ua

January 16, 2029, 0:0519005
Deti (short documentary movie made in Ukrainian orphanage)
Deti (short documentary movie made in Ukrainian orphanage)

This short movie was made by Belgium volunteers in Zaporozhye orphanage for boys. Without words you can feel all worries of “special children”

January 11, 2011, 18:0018638
How to help orphans and sick children in Zaporozhye Region of Ukraine?
How to help orphans and sick children in Zaporozhye Region of Ukraine?

Now that you are acquainted with our site, please choose the category of children you would like to help

November 4, 2009, 14:0018573
Save a child: Volev Vladik, 7 years old - leucaemia (cancer of blood)
Save a child: Volev Vladik, 7 years old - leucaemia (cancer of blood)

Vladik was the first child who has appeared at our site. Vladik died on July, 2010.

October 4, 2006, 0:0018546
Photo Gallery
Photo Gallery "Children are the flowers of our lives"

We invite everyone to enjoy our new web page and pictures from our photo gallery of happy children.We hope these positive pictures brighten your mood and inspire you to do great things!

April 19, 2011, 23:0017834
How to turn a prestigious boarding school in the lyceum: the secrets of success from the director of the institution andrei sakaluk – 24 channel
How to turn a prestigious boarding school in the lyceum: the secrets of success from the director of the institution andrei sakaluk – 24 channel

The Director of the Lviv Lyceum “Prosvita” and a history teacher Andrew Sakaluk only 4.5 years of stay in the important office could do the seemingly impossible. Literally becoming the father of 100 children from the orphanage.

October 10, 2018, 17:0017777
Inna Grishko, born in 2007 - cervical spine cord tumor
Inna Grishko, born in 2007 - cervical spine cord tumor

Fundraising closed in connection with the death of a child July 1, 2015 relatives and friends said goodbye to Inna forever. Light clouds, and the kingdom of heaven. Patience and effort family ...

May 8, 2014, 4:0017654
Save a child: Tikhonov Vladik, 11 years old, acute myelogenous leukemia
Save a child: Tikhonov Vladik, 11 years old, acute myelogenous leukemia

Vladik had acute myelogenous leukemia and nephroblastoma. 10.12.2008 Vladik died.

August 26, 2008, 8:0017557
Old orphans profile
Old orphans profile

Profiles of children who need not an adoption any more

April 1, 2007, 19:0217141
"Happy Home-3" - the First House for the Children's Village

We again look forward to building a new family-style home for orphans, including children with special needs

April 28, 2014, 12:0016272
Volnyansk orphanage (internat), Zaporozhye region
Volnyansk orphanage (internat), Zaporozhye region

Over 200 children live at boarding school in Volnyansk, town which is situated 30 km from Zaporozhye

February 18, 2009, 10:0015836
The tent-camp for orphans on the South coast of Crimea
The tent-camp for orphans on the South coast of Crimea

We offer to join us in organization the summer rest of 38 Zaporozhye orphans in the tent-camp near Yalta, Black Sea coast

May 22, 2008, 0:0015379
Iryna Kolesnikova - Spinal muscular atrophy, Werdnig-Hoffman disease
Iryna Kolesnikova - Spinal muscular atrophy, Werdnig-Hoffman disease

Iryna has risen a sum of money enough for medical examination at one of the specialized Russian orthopedic clinics (but not enough for Israel). We will surely inform you about results. Thanks to all who donated to Iryna!

December 22, 2011, 13:3015350
Matveevka orphanage
Matveevka orphanage

About 300 orphans live and learn in Matveevka orphanage, located in the suburb of Zaporozhye city. In our opinion, this is one of the best orphanage in Zaporizhie Region

February 11, 2010, 10:0015198
Photoreport: The second hike to the Crimea
Photoreport: The second hike to the Crimea

It was the great pastime for 12 orphans – a real adventure in the Crimean mountains

October 15, 2008, 11:0015183
Regional Zaporozhye Children's Hospital
Regional Zaporozhye Children's Hospital

Regional Zaporozhye Children's Hospital (RZCH) is a regional center that accommodate eminently qualified, specialized and multifield help for all scales of age children – from prematurely born ones to 18-aged

September 29, 2008, 15:0015105
Save a child: Pshenichniy Daniil, 2 years old - aplastic anemia
Save a child: Pshenichniy Daniil, 2 years old - aplastic anemia

Danka is at home! He celebrates his one more birthday! The boy has now a chance for usual life … chance for a life! Thanks very much all people who supported Danil all this time

October 3, 2006, 0:0014687
The Zaporozhye City Children's General Hospital #5
The Zaporozhye City Children's General Hospital #5

The Zaporozhye City Children's General Hospital # 5 is one of the largest in the Zaporozhye Region. It provides qualified services to children from the whole region.

May 10, 2011, 16:0014615
Elizaveta Tkacheva, born in 2005  - eosinophilic granuloma of the right tibia, stage III
Elizaveta Tkacheva, born in 2005 - eosinophilic granuloma of the right tibia, stage III

Fundraising is closed! Lisa has been once again visited Germany. New lesions there and it pleases.

June 14, 2013, 15:1114199
Zaporozhye Sanatorium  boarding school #7 for the children with the recovering forms of tuberculosis
Zaporozhye Sanatorium boarding school #7 for the children with the recovering forms of tuberculosis

There are about 320 children in this institution, and about 24 of them are orphans

December 17, 2007, 0:0514017
News from the Children’s Home in Kalinovka
News from the Children’s Home in Kalinovka

A month has passed since the publication on our website of the article on Kalinovka that found such resonance, “It’s Not Possible to Keep Silent.” It is time to sum up the results

March 21, 2008, 0:0513581
Orthopedy and traumatology department of Regional Zaporozhye Children's Hospital
Orthopedy and traumatology department of Regional Zaporozhye Children's Hospital

Orthopedy and traumatology surgery is the only department in our region that renders urgent and systematic assistance for children in this field

October 15, 2008, 11:0013547
Zaporozhye Orphanage for Boys with Intellectual Disabilities
Zaporozhye Orphanage for Boys with Intellectual Disabilities

This establishment was founded for permanent residence of the boys with the abnormality of mental development aged from 4 to 18

February 26, 2010, 15:0013437
Modern medical equipment that needs to be purchased for Zaporizhzhia Region hospitals
Modern medical equipment that needs to be purchased for Zaporizhzhia Region hospitals

Making a contribution to medical equipment purchase you can help the specialists provide the much needed care aimed at giving thousands of kids healthier futures and saving young lives every day.

February 26, 2009, 10:0013138
Video of orphans in Zaporozhye region who need adoption
Video of orphans in Zaporozhye region who need adoption

Thanks to TV channel "Zaporozhye" and web site www.deti.zp.ua you can see the video of orphans so you can understand them better

January 10, 2011, 13:0013045
Orphanage (internat) of Chernigovka , Zaporozhye region
Orphanage (internat) of Chernigovka , Zaporozhye region

212 children live and study at school situated in urban village of Chernigovka, Zaporozhye region, 100 of these kids are orphans

February 10, 2009, 12:0012885
Zaporozhye Rehabilitation Centre for Disabled Children
Zaporozhye Rehabilitation Centre for Disabled Children

The key aim of Zaporozhye Rehabilitation Center activity is to fulfill the action plan in terms of social, pedagogical, psychological and rehabilitation, occupational guidance and medical care of children with special needs.

March 11, 2010, 15:0012657
Transformation through Forgiveness and Love
Transformation through Forgiveness and Love

"If Ukraine were to present a Volunteer of the Year award, it would be impossible to imagine a more deserving candidate than Zaporizhzhya’s twenty-three year old Ira Gavrisheva. Though tied to a wheelchair and suffering from misdiagnosed myasthenia gravi

January 4, 2008, 0:0512587
Family care for orphans

February 1, 2006, 0:0012535
The Kirovo invalids house (branch for girls)
The Kirovo invalids house (branch for girls)

There are 57 children with deep intellectual backwardness in children's branch, the majority of them have parents, but they are compelled to spend all their time in the invalids house

August 25, 2010, 13:3012520
Kuibyshev Central Regional Hospital
Kuibyshev Central Regional Hospital

KCRH treats children from the Kuibyshev region

September 12, 2012, 11:0012235
Save a child: Podgorniy Igor, 17 y.o. – Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Save a child: Podgorniy Igor, 17 y.o. – Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

Igor has completed his treatment and temporarily doesn't require the welfare

October 31, 2007, 0:0012186
Reanimation department of Zaporozhye Regional Children's Hospital
Reanimation department of Zaporozhye Regional Children's Hospital

Doctors of the reanimation department save children in a critical state from the whole region

November 3, 2008, 10:0012139
Melitopol comprehensive boarding school #1(orphanage)
Melitopol comprehensive boarding school #1(orphanage)

There are 240 children in Melitopol comprehensive boarding school (orphanage). 80 of them are orphans and children who have emancipated parents. Other foster children are from needy and single-parent families.

March 11, 2010, 14:0012033
Gulyaipolskaya (Gulyai-Pole) Special General Education Boarding School for orphans and children without parental care
Gulyaipolskaya (Gulyai-Pole) Special General Education Boarding School for orphans and children without parental care

More than 200 orphans and children without parental care live and study at the Boarding School, 7 km from town Gulyaipole, Zaporozhye region

February 27, 2009, 9:0011795
Boarding school in Berdyansk
Boarding school in Berdyansk

At present 250 children (from 4 years old to 18 years old) are brought up at Berdyansk boarding school

February 24, 2010, 16:0011765
Alyona Volosevich, born in 1992 - brain tumour
Alyona Volosevich, born in 1992 - brain tumour

Fundraising is closed due to the death of a child! Alena completed her earthly journey. Sincere condolences to family and friends. Blessed memory of a tender angel!

January 18, 2013, 12:3011753
Photo Report: Visit of Volunteers to the Home for Disabled Children at Kalinovka, 29 December 2007 and 22 January 2008
Photo Report: Visit of Volunteers to the Home for Disabled Children at Kalinovka, 29 December 2007 and 22 January 2008

Returning from Kalinovka, I always find it hard to find the way back to myself from what was seen and experienced. But then there emerges an overwhelming desire to go to work and change something for these children

February 15, 2008, 0:0511622
We need your help in the organization of the camping trips for orphans
We need your help in the organization of the camping trips for orphans

4 days camping trip to the Crimea Mountains costs only $33 per a child

April 20, 2010, 19:0011612
Save a child: Sizonenko Nastya, 12 years old, portal hypertension
Save a child: Sizonenko Nastya, 12 years old, portal hypertension

The surgery done in Regensburg on January, 12th 2010 gives Nastya a chance to recover. Thanks to the response of not indifferent people it was possible to collect 8800 euro for a month and to get support of one of German funds

May 23, 2008, 0:0011307
Arthur Kerimov, born in 2011 - Symptomatic myoclonic epilepsy
Arthur Kerimov, born in 2011 - Symptomatic myoclonic epilepsy

Everything, even the smallest achievements of Arthur, inspire us and motivate us to continue to work hard to acquire new skills and a new quality of life.

June 23, 2020, 18:2210860
Photo and Video Report: Special-Needs Children at a Zaporozhye Region Internat Find a “Happy Home”— reporter.zp.ua
Photo and Video Report: Special-Needs Children at a Zaporozhye Region Internat Find a “Happy Home”— reporter.zp.ua

Today, 1 December 2011, in the village of Kalinovka (Zaporozhye Region) the first family-type home in the region was opened for nine special-needs children

December 13, 2011, 23:4010811
The American family adopts a child with special needs from the Kalinovka Orphanage
The American family adopts a child with special needs from the Kalinovka Orphanage

For the first time in history of Kalinovka Orphanage for severely disabled children one of its little orphans was finally adopted!

March 1, 2012, 21:0010793
Alisa Onufriyeva, born in 2007 - Сystic fibrosis
Alisa Onufriyeva, born in 2007 - Сystic fibrosis

Our artist and sportswoman achieves new successes and heights in her favorite hobbies. Thanks to regular and complete treatment, Aliska can afford it.

November 11, 2013, 12:4010651
The child found a family: Tania D., was born in 2007
The child found a family: Tania D., was born in 2007

New loving parents took Tania into the family

November 1, 2010, 18:1010645
Photo report about use of donations:  Zaporozhia regional children's hospital
Photo report about use of donations: Zaporozhia regional children's hospital

Due to sponsors of the "Happy child" fund metall-plastic windows were installed in the reanimation department and a new equipment was bought for clinical laboratory

May 14, 2008, 0:0010574
Vasilyevka District Central Hospital
Vasilyevka District Central Hospital

VCRH is helping children from Vasilyevka District

October 16, 2012, 15:0010429
Help needed: installing playground to the
Help needed: installing playground to the "Sun" orphanage for the youngest children

Parents who love their children will lead them to the best playground in the city. But what can do the little orphans from the children house “Sun”?

April 12, 2007, 3:1010381
Footballers of “Metallurg” (Zaporozhye, Ukraine) visited children’s department of oncohaematology
Footballers of “Metallurg” (Zaporozhye, Ukraine) visited children’s department of oncohaematology

On the 7-th of March 2007 we greeted the three of our “Metallurg” players. They brought cakes, juice and of course loads of smiles and pleasure to our children

March 19, 2007, 6:1010378
Petrova Katia – 19 years old – idiopathic aplastic anemia
Petrova Katia – 19 years old – idiopathic aplastic anemia

At the time Katia's family does not need our help, they manage to buy the medicines with their own money. Thanks to all who helped Katia!

July 21, 2010, 16:5010206
Alyosha from Kalinovka orphanage...
Alyosha from Kalinovka orphanage...

Little Alyosha has now his loving family. We were looking forward to it so much! We wish Alyosha all the best!

January 16, 2008, 0:0510194
Nika Badlo, born in 2000, - kidney failure
Nika Badlo, born in 2000, - kidney failure

The fund-raising campaign is closed. Now Nika is waiting for a donor kidney. Thanks a lot for your help!

July 17, 2013, 11:3010028
Photo Report on the Trip by a Team of Volunteers to the Chernigovskii Internat for Children with Special Needs (at Kalinovka)
Photo Report on the Trip by a Team of Volunteers to the Chernigovskii Internat for Children with Special Needs (at Kalinovka)

"What still sticks in my mind are the eyes of Little Alyosha, a boy lacking complete arms and legs. Pity—that is not the word with which to describe my feelings, [rather] it is a feeling of despair and an ache that you feel in every cell of your body"

December 27, 2007, 0:059994
Save a child: Miruta Sahsa, 10 years old - brain tumor
Save a child: Miruta Sahsa, 10 years old - brain tumor

Thanks to donations of not indifferent people the necessary sum was gathered. It has allowed to pay the surgery for removal of a tumour of a brain at Institute of neurosurgery in Moscow. Now Sasha feels well

May 23, 2008, 4:009945
Tent camp for orphans in Crimea: first experience
Tent camp for orphans in Crimea: first experience

This tent camp for children was not only adventure. First of all it was a nice opportunity to check everybody’s ability to reach the goal in spite of all difficulties

July 9, 2008, 11:009934
Save a child: Mulik Artem, 17 years old - cancer of brain
Save a child: Mulik Artem, 17 years old - cancer of brain

Artem died in April 2008

October 4, 2006, 0:009840
Nick from California and Alyosha from Kalinovka – Life Without Limits
Nick from California and Alyosha from Kalinovka – Life Without Limits

I’d like to tell you about my first working day at “The Happy Child” Foundation. That day I happened to visit the worst place I had ever seen in my life

December 2, 2011, 17:309834
Semenihin Artyom, 7 years old, 19.11.2007 and Semenihin Dmitriy 27.03.2000 - Cystic Fibrosis, severe condition
Semenihin Artyom, 7 years old, 19.11.2007 and Semenihin Dmitriy 27.03.2000 - Cystic Fibrosis, severe condition

Two brothers, twice as much happiness twice as much worries for one frail woman. Alyona asks for help for her children.

December 25, 2015, 23:009828
President of Happy Child foundation: Albert Pavlov
President of Happy Child foundation: Albert Pavlov

Personal page telling about my outlook on life, history of the site creation and plans for the future

January 3, 2021, 21:009704
New sensor for the ultrasound machine was bought for ophthalmology Department of Regional Children's hospitals
New sensor for the ultrasound machine was bought for ophthalmology Department of Regional Children's hospitals

Ultra-accurate sensor was bought for ultrasound device in the eye department of children's hospital. Without this device professional diagnostic of serious eye diseases could not be provided.

August 3, 2011, 13:009670
A Child Needs a Family: Lyudmila, born in 1999
A Child Needs a Family: Lyudmila, born in 1999

Lyudmila is 18 years old now

June 13, 2012, 13:509635
Danil Sirota, born in 2003 - Sarcoma of a left thigh
Danil Sirota, born in 2003 - Sarcoma of a left thigh

Since 2013, thanks to the support of thousands of benefactors, we have the opportunity to help the family of Danil Sirota. Seven years of a long struggle for survival.

December 30, 2020, 12:219598
Vitally important medical equipment were bought to the oncology and hematology ward of Zaporozhye regional children's hospital
Vitally important medical equipment were bought to the oncology and hematology ward of Zaporozhye regional children's hospital

Due to the support of one of our contributors the infusion pump “Infusomat” B.Braun (cost $2400) was purchased for oncological baby-patients

November 12, 2009, 6:009593
Results of work of the “Happy Child” foundation in 2009
Results of work of the “Happy Child” foundation in 2009

During the last year you and we were able to help to dozens of orphans and ill children to the sum of nearly $ 164600, and also to implement several important projects

July 2, 2010, 19:009462
Contacts

October 28, 2019, 20:009454
Would You Like to Join our Support Sick Ukrainian Children Project? That’s Easy!
Would You Like to Join our Support Sick Ukrainian Children Project? That’s Easy!

Even if you live in the USA or Germany you still can support Ukrainian children diagnosed with cystic fibrosis by purchasing necessary devices, special nutrition, and vitamins for them!

November 25, 2012, 17:309447
Save a child: Kornyushin Maxim – 4 years old, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (joint inflammation)
Save a child: Kornyushin Maxim – 4 years old, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (joint inflammation)

Maxim has a serious illness destroying his joints. The medical treatment he had undergone in Moscow hospital turned to be highly effective, but it’s too expensive for Maxim’s mother who brings him up alone. Please, support Maxim and his mother in collecti

June 25, 2009, 4:009445
Photo reporting: festivals in the orphanage #3 in December 2006
Photo reporting: festivals in the orphanage #3 in December 2006

Festival, organized by Coca-Cola company in the orphanage #3 of Zaporozhye (December 11, 2006)

January 4, 2007, 0:009440
Ukrainian teen prostitutes find way back into society
Ukrainian teen prostitutes find way back into society

The Ukrainian Institute of Social Studies said that of those teenage girls engaged in prostitution, those practising unprotected sexual contacts had decreased from 62 percent in 2008 to 40 percent in 2011

June 12, 2013, 17:009425
Let’s pray for Lerochka Skripnik
Let’s pray for Lerochka Skripnik

On 11 of June, 2008, our beautiful girl Lerochka Skripnik passed away to Christ in a reanimation department. Lera had been fighting with her illness very long, but Lord called her to himself and to her dad who had died with the same diagnosis several year

June 20, 2008, 8:009412
Kirill Leskov, born in 2008 – Chronic renal failure
Kirill Leskov, born in 2008 – Chronic renal failure

The relatives of Kirill Leskov do not get tired of asking the question: "How many more trials does the young wrestler have to overcome?" Good news and victory are followed by trouble every time.

February 12, 2021, 18:109383
Save a Child: Panasenko Svetlana, 16 years old – acute myeloblast leucosis
Save a Child: Panasenko Svetlana, 16 years old – acute myeloblast leucosis

Another miracle has happened! The transplantation for Svetlana was paid from the state budget. Many thanks to all!

January 26, 2010, 17:159326
A Child Needs A Family: Nikita N., was born in 1999
A Child Needs A Family: Nikita N., was born in 1999

Nikita is 18 years old now

December 30, 2010, 22:059298
You helped them
You helped them

This page is about our common efforts in the children's benefit

April 12, 2010, 16:009293
Pologovskiy regional shelter for children
Pologovskiy regional shelter for children

In this shelter, located in Pology town in Zaporozhye region, 50 children who are in the crisis situation (abandoned, lost, left without parental care),can be placed up there.

February 9, 2010, 16:009282
Igor Komanov, 8 - thalassemia major beta
Igor Komanov, 8 - thalassemia major beta

The fund-raising campaign is closed. Igor currently does not need your financial support but he really needs your prayers!

August 25, 2009, 7:009230
Ekaterina Khimenko, born in 1999 - hybrid acute leukemia
Ekaterina Khimenko, born in 1999 - hybrid acute leukemia

Since Ekaterina’s blood pressure dropped suddenly, she was taken to the intensive care unit yesterday. Unfortunately Ekaterina passed away last night. Let’s keep her family in our prayers!

October 24, 2012, 11:009220
The First Port-Catheter is Finally Inserted! The Little Patient is Happy!
The First Port-Catheter is Finally Inserted! The Little Patient is Happy!

Little kids are usually happy about a new toy. Seriously ill children live in a different reality though. Little Arsen Shutt is extremely happy to receive a port-catheter as a present!

March 23, 2012, 21:309214
Photo reporting:
Photo reporting: "My dream is to be a “Photographer boy”

“In the Circle of Friends” – that’s the name of the meetings that we decided to organize for the foster children of the Orphanage #3. At the first meeting our guests were the VJ of the program for youth “Lestnitsa” of the TV channel “Alex” Yura Volod’kov

May 18, 2007, 8:108989
Monday as an Activity Day Out on the Khortitsa Island
Monday as an Activity Day Out on the Khortitsa Island

On 26th May eleven children of Zaporozhzhye orphanage went for a bike ride along the routes of a magnificent Khortitsa Island

June 5, 2014, 11:308986
Photo reporting: spring hikes with children from Zaporozhye orphanage #3
Photo reporting: spring hikes with children from Zaporozhye orphanage #3

Gazing at the wonders of the nature awakening and bloom every spring is indeed one of the most amusing and pleasant moments that became the presents of this life. In spring of 2007 we organized several hikes to the Khortitsa island and to the bay of Dnepr

June 6, 2007, 5:108977
Elements of sport & playing ground were installed for orphanage in the Chernigovka
Elements of sport & playing ground were installed for orphanage in the Chernigovka

Owing to the donation of Julia K. gymnastic parallel bars, horizontal bars, swing & bench were installed in the yard of Chernigovka boarding school

November 23, 2009, 6:008945
Kristina Voytovich, born in 1992 -  fungal infection
Kristina Voytovich, born in 1992 - fungal infection

Fundraising closed Cristina has successfully completed the expensive treatment in Kiev and is now home to recover.

November 26, 2012, 12:008860
Mountain-hike with orphans
Mountain-hike with orphans

During 3 days the group of 15 orphans became aware of amenities and hardship of the real mountain-hike

October 8, 2008, 10:008761
Everybody in the world needs a house…
Everybody in the world needs a house…

With your help several the most promising boys from Kalinovka boarding school for disabled children could live in the home-type house

April 23, 2010, 15:008706
Give Little Orphans a Home of Their Own
Give Little Orphans a Home of Their Own

Nine boys with special needs have already been living in their new “Happy Home” in Kalinovka village. Let’s try our best to create one more Happy Home for seven more orphans!

April 12, 2012, 9:008625
Save a child: Vereshak Kirill, 14 years old - sarcoma Yuing
Save a child: Vereshak Kirill, 14 years old - sarcoma Yuing

Kirill died at Autumn 2007

January 16, 2007, 0:008618
A Child Needs A Family: Vadim V., born in 2005
A Child Needs A Family: Vadim V., born in 2005

It was very hard, almost impossible to take a picture of Vadim as he was so interested in our camera and how it works. Profile #005721

January 31, 2012, 18:008597
Save a child: Korobko Egor, 3 years old - cancer of blood (leucaemia)
Save a child: Korobko Egor, 3 years old - cancer of blood (leucaemia)

In June 2007 Egor has ended treatment in Moscow successfully, and now he is absolutely healthy person! Many thanks to all who has made this miracle a reality - to doctors, to donators, volunteers and the Lord!

January 25, 2007, 0:008568
Help to save a child! Yatselenko Veronica, 17 years old, glioblastoma
Help to save a child! Yatselenko Veronica, 17 years old, glioblastoma

Veronica had brain tumour. She died in September 2008

July 24, 2008, 8:008550
Margarita Shkurenkova, born 2008 - mucoviscidosis (cystic fibrosis)
Margarita Shkurenkova, born 2008 - mucoviscidosis (cystic fibrosis)

Fundraising is closed due to the death of a child! Daisy finished her earthly journey. Sincere condolences to her family, strength to survive the irreparable loss.

October 2, 2012, 12:008541
Port-catheter - less problems, better results!
Port-catheter - less problems, better results!

Special venous catheters can make the treatment of children with cancer easier. Help us to provide the children with port-catheters!

January 20, 2012, 22:008516
Molochansk Secondary Boarding School
Molochansk Secondary Boarding School

Due to its new status, the boarding school now accepts orphans and children from low-income families.

February 26, 2010, 14:008470
Give Kids a Chance
Give Kids a Chance

“Happy Home” for kids with special needs has been working in Kalinovka for two years. Now the volunteers of “Happy Child” would like to build another “Happy Home”. The renovation project has been approved and the construction begins in August

August 2, 2012, 10:008455
Computerization of the Oncology Department in Zaporozhye is in progress
Computerization of the Oncology Department in Zaporozhye is in progress

Recently two modern laptops were presented to the Oncology Department. One is a gift from American citizen Linda, the other was presented by the usual resident of Zaporozhye. New computers will help doctors to work more efficiently

November 3, 2009, 10:008205
The Zaporizhzhya Educational and Rehabilitation Centre “Dzherelo”
The Zaporizhzhya Educational and Rehabilitation Centre “Dzherelo”

Today there are 248 children in the educational and rehabilitation centre, 72 of them are deaf and others have gastrointestinal tract diseases

February 3, 2012, 11:008160
The orthodox orphanage “Nadezhda”
The orthodox orphanage “Nadezhda”

In the orthodox orphanage, opened in February 2002, there live 24 children at the age from 3 till 17 years old

March 12, 2010, 16:008145
Vishnitskaya Anastacia, 1,5 years old – total  sensorineural deafness
Vishnitskaya Anastacia, 1,5 years old – total sensorineural deafness

And finally the breakthrough of the deaf wall! Ukrainian state has found the money to pay for the cochlear implants for Nastya! On 12 of October, 2010, the transplantation was successfully done. Thanks to everyone who believed in success and helped Nastya

September 21, 2009, 7:008130
Kiril Mirchenko, born in 1998 - Burkitt's lymphoma
Kiril Mirchenko, born in 1998 - Burkitt's lymphoma

The fund-raising campaign is closed. Thanks to your great support we have raised enough money for Kiril’s further treatment!

May 9, 2012, 14:008112
A Child Needs a Family: Tatiana M., born in 2005
A Child Needs a Family: Tatiana M., born in 2005

Little Tania can pose like a real model. This is definitely a signal for her future parents: take a closer look at this wonderful girl! Profile# 0055257

September 29, 2014, 12:408034
Hosting orphans: Child from the orphanage in your home
Hosting orphans: Child from the orphanage in your home

“Guest routine or hosting” doesn’t mean further adoption or special relations. It’s just a friendship with a kid. But I’m not going to hide it from you: very often an adult gets attached to a kid and take him to his/her family

April 12, 2007, 4:108017
Natalya Grisyuk (Kisluk), born in 1992 - Mixed form cystic fibrosis
Natalya Grisyuk (Kisluk), born in 1992 - Mixed form cystic fibrosis

In January, Natalya Grisyuk needs to undergo treatment with Bramitob, which costs 80,000 hryvnias. She can't do it on her own!

December 17, 2020, 12:307978
Save a child: Gavrushenko Daniil, 1 year old - neuroblastoma
Save a child: Gavrushenko Daniil, 1 year old - neuroblastoma

Daniil has completed his treatment and temporarily doesn't require the welfare

January 11, 2007, 0:007971
A Child Needs A Family: Anastasia B., born in 1998
A Child Needs A Family: Anastasia B., born in 1998

Anastasiya is 18 years old now

November 4, 2011, 12:357936
Couple's Adoption of Three Sisters Leads to Search for Fourth
Couple's Adoption of Three Sisters Leads to Search for Fourth

Ukrainian girls Katia, Darya and Irina needed a home, and the DeSimones needed children. The couple adopted the girls and now is searching for their fourth sister

October 1, 2009, 10:007910
Without illnesses and woe
Without illnesses and woe

The terrible diagnosis which is put to kids from Makeevka's children's home for HIV-INFECTED children, practically does not leave them a chance

January 8, 2008, 0:057875
Melitopol Municipal Children’s Hospital
Melitopol Municipal Children’s Hospital

The hospital has been providing help to Melitopol children for more than 50 years.

January 31, 2011, 13:207863
Hematology department of Zaporozhye Regional Children's Hospital
Hematology department of Zaporozhye Regional Children's Hospital

Children with leucosis and other blood diseases get treatment at the hematology department

November 4, 2008, 12:007837
12 children of Zaporozhye Children's Home #3 spent their week-end in Kiev
12 children of Zaporozhye Children's Home #3 spent their week-end in Kiev

Last Saturday “Happy Child” Fund organized an interesting excursion to the capital of Ukraine Kiev for 12 children from Zaporozhye orphanage #3. In that way we continue to realize our educational program for children who have no parental care

December 1, 2008, 10:007821
Dima Anikeiev, born in 2009– cystic fibrosis
Dima Anikeiev, born in 2009– cystic fibrosis

My boy is not worse than any other, healthy child, but due to the circumstances he needs more care and attention and also a lot more drugs without which he will not be able to survive

September 19, 2015, 11:007772
Geyko Sophia, born in 2007 – Acute lymphoblastic leukemia
Geyko Sophia, born in 2007 – Acute lymphoblastic leukemia

The fund-raising campaign is closed. Little Sophia currently does not your help. She has completed her treatment. Thank you very much for your kind support!

August 13, 2010, 17:307752
Photo reporting:
Photo reporting: "From Heart to Heart-4" - charity trip to Molochansk and Chernigovka orphanages of Zaporozhye region

On the 22nd of December 2007 the small group of two volunteers and two actors of the circus studio were again on the way to the orphanages of Zaporozhye

February 8, 2008, 0:057707
Mira Sirota, born in 2012 - urinary system malformation
Mira Sirota, born in 2012 - urinary system malformation

Fundraising is closed! Due to the lack of relevant information about the needs of the child

August 6, 2015, 0:507694
Valeria Shumak, born in 1999 - a progressive form of scoliosis
Valeria Shumak, born in 1999 - a progressive form of scoliosis

The fund-raising campaign is closed. We'll keep you up-to-date about Valeria's treatment progress!

January 27, 2014, 8:007658
Tables for ping-pong for orphanages of the Zaporozhye region
Tables for ping-pong for orphanages of the Zaporozhye region

We provide special sport-program which consists in lending tables for ping-pong in the orphanages of the Zaporozhye region

October 18, 2008, 0:007651
Sasha from Kalinovka
Sasha from Kalinovka

Sasha is no more available for adoption

May 11, 2010, 17:197649
A Child’s Fate – Alyosha Romanov from Kalinovka
A Child’s Fate – Alyosha Romanov from Kalinovka

Alyosha is no more available for adoption

December 2, 2009, 12:007612
The boarding school for hard-of-hearing and deaf children in Kamenskoye
The boarding school for hard-of-hearing and deaf children in Kamenskoye

The boarding school staff administers professional care for 240 children. However to implement some projects the boarding school needs the support of contributors

August 25, 2010, 16:007588
A Child Needs a Family: Igor Sh., born in 2006
A Child Needs a Family: Igor Sh., born in 2006

«My mommy» is everything Igor is able to say – the small boy with the eyes of an old man. Profile # 0061240

November 6, 2013, 11:307580
Keeping Elli-Rose’s dream alive

Bartel family creates Ukrainian orphanage in daughter’s memory

June 20, 2006, 0:007574
Save a child: Milena Salik, 6 years old – dilated cardiomyopathy
Save a child: Milena Salik, 6 years old – dilated cardiomyopathy

In July, 2009 in Polish cardiocentre Milena has been established an especial cardiostimulator which can delay a question on heart transplantation in time. Parents of the girl thank all who helped Milena

June 26, 2009, 10:007559
Save a child: Shabanova Nina, 13 years old - cancer of brain
Save a child: Shabanova Nina, 13 years old - cancer of brain

Nina had brain tumor and died after 2 years' fight with her sickness

September 30, 2006, 0:007510
Vlada Veresova, born in 2003, Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, severe degree of inherited talipes
Vlada Veresova, born in 2003, Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, severe degree of inherited talipes

Thank you very much for your help! The required sum of 709 US dollars was donated by Pavel, our constant assistant. Vlada together with her father is going for examination to Saint Petersburg

December 14, 2011, 19:007439
Ephimenko Katya – 3 years old, bilateral deafness of the fourth level
Ephimenko Katya – 3 years old, bilateral deafness of the fourth level

Soon after her birth Katya was diagnosed to have valvular defect. Serious heart operation together with postsurgical medical treatment led to her absolute deafness. At the moment the girl need not urgent help.

July 9, 2009, 7:007412
Photo report: parcels from Kahpo, USA, Cristina, Spain, Amy, USA
Photo report: parcels from Kahpo, USA, Cristina, Spain, Amy, USA

We are thankful to our permanent sponsors for a joy which they gave to orphans

April 25, 2007, 5:107378
News about Yatselenko Veronica
News about Yatselenko Veronica

We say the words of gratitude to all people from different countries who supported Veronica and her mother Anna in their fight with tumor

August 28, 2008, 8:007360
Full length story of FYP's journey to Kalinovka Orphanage, Ukraine 2010
Full length story of FYP's journey to Kalinovka Orphanage, Ukraine 2010

On 29th July 2010 Vinca Petersen set off with Zena Merton (film maker) and Simon Dyer on a trip to a remote part of Eastern Ukraine that would change all their lives, and hopefully the lives of many others

October 21, 2010, 16:007354
Photo report: Two Saturdays with the Children of Vol’nyansk Orphanage
Photo report: Two Saturdays with the Children of Vol’nyansk Orphanage

You can never learn anything bad from mother-nature. You should just listen to the silence of the forest and the purl of the stream, and you know that your soul is becoming more pure. And after all, what can be better than talking by the fire or having a

October 15, 2007, 0:057350
Olga Kazakova, born in 2003 – cystic fibrosis with pancreatic insufficiency
Olga Kazakova, born in 2003 – cystic fibrosis with pancreatic insufficiency

"Our life is divided into two periods of time: when we are at home and when we are in hospital. We have to stay at hospital for a month and then, having received some medical treatment, go home for another 3 months"

December 1, 2015, 20:507340
A Cottage of Dreams on the Zaporizhian Steppes
A Cottage of Dreams on the Zaporizhian Steppes

In the internat (orphanage) for disabled children at Kalinovka nine boys share a dream: to live in a cozy home with a warm family atmosphere. Each of us can become a magician and help them realize this dream.

March 22, 2011, 8:007287
Photo reporting: gifts from Christian group from USA to orphanages of Zaporozhye
Photo reporting: gifts from Christian group from USA to orphanages of Zaporozhye

The remained part of donation was used for gifts to Zaporozhye's orphans

January 23, 2007, 0:007263
Towards the Sun with hope!
Towards the Sun with hope!

Today, on St. Valentine’s Day we’re asking you for your support, our dear readers. Our friend Valentin who lives in Zaporizhia needs 4, 000 hryvnyas (503 $) to buy some necessary medicine for his current chemotherapy!

March 10, 2011, 16:307249
Save a child: Vika Kozeleva, 15 years old - neuroblastoma, Stage 4
Save a child: Vika Kozeleva, 15 years old - neuroblastoma, Stage 4

It’s her only chance!

March 19, 2007, 0:007245
Save a child: Borishpolets Sashen’ka, 1 year 8 months – liver tumor, deafness
Save a child: Borishpolets Sashen’ka, 1 year 8 months – liver tumor, deafness

Sashen’ka has completed his treatment and temporarily doesn't require the welfare

March 31, 2007, 0:007217
Alexander Sleptsov, born in 2006 - oesophageal varices, hemorrhage threat
Alexander Sleptsov, born in 2006 - oesophageal varices, hemorrhage threat

The fund-raising campaign is closed. Alexander currently does not need your financial support. We'll keep you up-to-date!

December 5, 2011, 0:307213
Hoverla – 2011: Photo Report From the Press Conference
Hoverla – 2011: Photo Report From the Press Conference

The Happy Child” Charity Foundation holds a press conference devoted to an exciting and interesting project “Children From Zaporizha Climb Hoverla, the highest mountain in Ukraine”

September 20, 2011, 0:457204
Give a Family to Orphans — Support the Family Placement Program
Give a Family to Orphans — Support the Family Placement Program

According to the principles of wise charity the Happy Child Foundation expands the family placement program. And in order to do that we need your help!

January 23, 2029, 10:007200
The Zaporozhye Children’s Regional Shelter
The Zaporozhye Children’s Regional Shelter

The homepage of the Zaporozhye Children’s Regional Shelter

March 31, 2007, 4:007191
The tennis table setting programm in the orphanages of Zaporozhye region is on stream
The tennis table setting programm in the orphanages of Zaporozhye region is on stream

In October and November, 2008, "Happy child" fund have been set several tennis tables in various orphanages of Zaporozhye region. We are glad to inform the readers of our site about the first results of tennis table setting program in the yards of the orp

December 8, 2008, 10:007181
Darya Mochernyuk, born in 2010 – cystic fibrosis
Darya Mochernyuk, born in 2010 – cystic fibrosis

Our Dasha is a special child. Firstly, because she is very talented, and secondly because she lives with cystic fibrosis. For our young talent to live, she needs to take a handful of expensive pills every day.

September 11, 2015, 8:457172
Help in organizing excursion to Kiev for children from boarding school # 7 (Zaporozhe) needed!
Help in organizing excursion to Kiev for children from boarding school # 7 (Zaporozhe) needed!

30 foster children of the boarding school # 7 (Zaporozhye) have the possibility to visit Kiev. Kiev volunteers are ready to pay for the food and floor show, the only thing left is to gather lacking sum for travel fare

April 7, 2008, 0:057168
Look into an orphan's eyes...
Look into an orphan's eyes...

Do you want to find out how you can really help orphans find their new family? Then read this article, and take action!

March 17, 2029, 21:407132
A Child Needs a Family: Alina K., was born in 1997
A Child Needs a Family: Alina K., was born in 1997

Alya is 18 years old now

December 13, 2010, 17:057117
Zaporizhzhia Regional Children’s Anti-Tuberculosis Sanatorium
Zaporizhzhia Regional Children’s Anti-Tuberculosis Sanatorium

The sanatorium is designed to treat 90 children suffering from tuberculosis and orthopedic pathologies.

April 28, 2009, 10:007092
A baby without limbs is born in Ukraine. Will he be able to live his life to the fullest?
A baby without limbs is born in Ukraine. Will he be able to live his life to the fullest?

This little baby boy was born without hands and a leg. He’s waiting for his new loving parents as his real parents abandoned him. Soon he’ll be taken to an orphanage in the Mykolaiv region

January 5, 2012, 23:357085
The outsiders glance
The outsiders glance

Belgium guests visited “Happy Child” fund, Zaporozhye in April. Here are some details and photos

April 28, 2009, 10:007082
Iryna Nemchenko, born in 2000 - retinopathy of prematurity (5th stage)
Iryna Nemchenko, born in 2000 - retinopathy of prematurity (5th stage)

The fund-raising campaign is closed. Iryna’s eye surgery in May went successfully. Now she can see the light…but that’s it for now. There’s a purchase of crystalline lens in August. Thanks a lot for your support!

November 16, 2012, 21:007062
An Ordinary Miracle or a New Loving Family for a Special Child
An Ordinary Miracle or a New Loving Family for a Special Child

We’re delighted to share our happy news with you – one more child, our unique little Alyosha from the Child’s Home in Kalinovka has been finally adopted

October 25, 2012, 12:407054
A Round Trip from Kalinovka to Berdyanks: A Little Time as a Souvenir
A Round Trip from Kalinovka to Berdyanks: A Little Time as a Souvenir

Little orphans from the Kalinovka Orphanage went on a trip to Berdyansk! Within one day the children visited two museums, enjoyed a stroll around the sea beach and had a lot of positive emotions!

April 26, 2012, 12:007040
Save a child: Pavlenko Vladik, 8 years - brain tumor
Save a child: Pavlenko Vladik, 8 years - brain tumor

Vladik has completed his treatment and temporarily doesn't require the welfare

November 16, 2007, 4:007017
Kristina Babura (was born in 2002) – acute myeloblastic leukemia
Kristina Babura (was born in 2002) – acute myeloblastic leukemia

Unfortunately, Kristina could not overcome leukemia. She passed away...

May 10, 2011, 16:006993
Save a Child: Sveta Prokaza, 9 years old - Ewing`s sarcoma
Save a Child: Sveta Prokaza, 9 years old - Ewing`s sarcoma

The main course of treatment is over. Sveta has come back to Zaporozhye. We thank all the people who helped this sunny girl!

February 3, 2010, 15:156943
A Child Has a Family: Zhenya, born in 2002
A Child Has a Family: Zhenya, born in 2002

Zhenya was adopted!

May 11, 2010, 17:056932
A Child Needs A Family: Maria P., born in 2001
A Child Needs A Family: Maria P., born in 2001

Masha is 18 years old now

November 8, 2011, 14:406909
Mikhail Bratushkin, born in 2005 – Cystic fibrosis
Mikhail Bratushkin, born in 2005 – Cystic fibrosis

Help Mikhail build the future he dreams of and deserves

October 20, 2015, 12:406901
TV channel “Inter”: “In details with…Selective charity”
TV channel “Inter”: “In details with…Selective charity”

In this material were shown a governor of Zaporozhue region, employees of charity fund “Happy Child”, orphanage for children with special needs in Kalinovka, orphanage “Sun” and other institutions.

October 18, 2010, 18:006898
A Child Needs a Family: Svetlana L., born in 1999
A Child Needs a Family: Svetlana L., born in 1999

Music does not interest little Svetlana, all her days resemble each other. She seems to be constantly occupied with the question what is about her body that prevents her from having a loving mom and dad. Profile # 0061711

May 23, 2013, 12:006887
The First Steps of Alyosha-Logan
The First Steps of Alyosha-Logan

Alyosha who was adopted from Kalinovka by an American family in 2012 is now enjoying his life to the fullest with his new artificial legs – he plays hockey and swims!

April 14, 2014, 13:006857
Ruslan Muratov – brain tumor
Ruslan Muratov – brain tumor

Ruslan has successfully undergone his surgery! We're grateful the "Make a present of Life" Russian charity fund and all the kind donors!

June 30, 2011, 7:006855
“From USA – with love…” (photo report about parcels received from Erich, Amy and Wes)
“From USA – with love…” (photo report about parcels received from Erich, Amy and Wes)

Recently we distributed gifts, received from our American friends, to children of the orphanage #3 of Zaporozhye

October 18, 2007, 0:056848
Nikita Dudkin, born in 2011 – Retinoblastoma
Nikita Dudkin, born in 2011 – Retinoblastoma

Fundraising is closed! Thanks indifferent to the donor, the family was able to pay the entire bill for the current stage of treatment. After examination in the end of June, the new treatment protocol to be appointed.

May 21, 2014, 20:506845
Photo report: sport equipment purchased using Wes P. and his friends donation
Photo report: sport equipment purchased using Wes P. and his friends donation

22 balls, 12 skipping-ropes, 10 pairs of sports shoes, sports uniform were bought using this money

November 7, 2007, 0:056843
Photo report: using donation from Marino P., Erich S., USA, Highlander, Israel, and parcels from Irina M., Switzerland, and Kahpo, USA
Photo report: using donation from Marino P., Erich S., USA, Highlander, Israel, and parcels from Irina M., Switzerland, and Kahpo, USA

Children of "Sun" baby's orphanage and orphanage #3 of Zaporozhye received useful and interesting gifts

November 28, 2007, 0:056823
Save a child: Belka Denis, 5 years old - accute limphoblastic leucaemia
Save a child: Belka Denis, 5 years old - accute limphoblastic leucaemia

Thank God, Denis has ended the basic, heaviest stage of treatment. Now the supporting therapy remains.

January 11, 2007, 0:006806
A Child Needs a Family: Vlada Ch., born in 2000
A Child Needs a Family: Vlada Ch., born in 2000

It takes a special person to hear and see emptiness. Vlada is this unique child…Profile # 0147721

September 17, 2013, 0:006768
Personal page of orphan - Anton M.
Personal page of orphan - Anton M.

Anton is 18 years old now

June 27, 2007, 0:176762
Latest news from Kalinovka orphanage
Latest news from Kalinovka orphanage

Last Thursday we traveled to Kalinovka with Dr. Mariana. She checked all of the children with medical concerns, gave recommendations to Olga Nikolaevna, the local medic, and wrote out a list of the most necessary medicines

May 6, 2008, 0:056745
A Child Needs a Family: Karina S., born in 2003
A Child Needs a Family: Karina S., born in 2003

Karina is both easy and difficult to write about. She doesn’t meet typical expectations of prospective parents, and that is probably the reason she was placed into a state institution. She needs parental care just as any other child. Profile # 0059514

May 8, 2013, 12:306738
A Child Needs A Family: Veronika Sh., born in 1997
A Child Needs A Family: Veronika Sh., born in 1997

Veronika is 18 years old now

September 4, 2011, 13:006735
A Child Needs a Family: Ermak L., born in 2000
A Child Needs a Family: Ermak L., born in 2000

Ermak is 18 years old now

October 23, 2013, 12:106732
Save a Child: Petrenko Sophia, 7 years old - acute lymphoblastic leukemia
Save a Child: Petrenko Sophia, 7 years old - acute lymphoblastic leukemia

In Medical Center of Hadassah, Israel, on November 24, 2010 Sonya died

January 27, 2010, 21:156702
Nikita Kolbin, born in 2009 - apallic syndrome
Nikita Kolbin, born in 2009 - apallic syndrome

The fund-raising campaign is closed. Thanks to your kind donations Nikita is going to a health resort!

August 22, 2012, 11:106654
Ostapenko Polina, born in 2011 - Biliary atresia
Ostapenko Polina, born in 2011 - Biliary atresia

Thanks to our kind donors the sum of 106,000 euros is collected!

November 19, 2011, 0:306627
Tokmak District Central Hospital (TDCH)
Tokmak District Central Hospital (TDCH)

TDCH provides medical assistance to children from Tokmaksky, Chernigovsky, and Mykhailovsky districts

August 2, 2012, 19:006625
Dima Lyaut, born in 2005 - Retroperitoneal neuroblastoma
Dima Lyaut, born in 2005 - Retroperitoneal neuroblastoma

Our sunny angel, Dima Lyaut flew away from us...This brave boy passed away...

March 23, 2012, 21:006616
Artyomka
Artyomka

A smile of Artyomka is really childish and effulgent

April 26, 2010, 17:146616
The boarding school # 1 in Zaporozhye (for children with defection of movement)
The boarding school # 1 in Zaporozhye (for children with defection of movement)

180 children with repercussions of poliomyelitis and cerebral palsy live and study at this boarding school

February 15, 2010, 15:006605
New ultrasound-detector has already saved life of newborn!
New ultrasound-detector has already saved life of newborn!

Detector, which costs almost $7500, bought with combined efforts of foundations and usual citizens has become a long-awaited New Year surprise for Department of neonatal resuscitation of Zaporozhye regional children’s hospital

January 22, 2010, 7:006601
Voinylovich Alina, 14 years old – lymphogranulomatosis
Voinylovich Alina, 14 years old – lymphogranulomatosis

The basic course of treatment is completed! We thank all the people who supported the girl!

July 14, 2010, 16:306598
The Orekhov Regional Asylum for Children
The Orekhov Regional Asylum for Children

This institution can shelter up to 50 children with hard fate aged from 3 to 18 at the same time

November 18, 2011, 0:356583
Photo reporting: Volunteers visiting Zaporozhye baby's home
Photo reporting: Volunteers visiting Zaporozhye baby's home "Sun" on January 19, 2007

On a rainy day of January 19 Zaporozhye's volunteers visited a children's home "Sun"

January 27, 2007, 0:006568
Do not Hide Your Eyes When You Look at Me: Everyday Life of Children's Orphanages
Do not Hide Your Eyes When You Look at Me: Everyday Life of Children's Orphanages

A few days before Adoption Day the correspondents of ReporterUA decided to visit the Zaporozhye Regional Center of Social and Psychological Rehabilitation to see how children - orphans live in Zaporozhye at present

October 24, 2012, 14:006546
Oksana Ananyeva, born in 1983 – chronic viral hepatitis C. Yaroslav Ananyev, born in 2010 - perinatal cytomegalovirus infection
Oksana Ananyeva, born in 1983 – chronic viral hepatitis C. Yaroslav Ananyev, born in 2010 - perinatal cytomegalovirus infection

The fund-raising campaign is closed. Thanks to you and the Ukrainian Charitable Exchange we have managed to collect the necessary sum of money for a couple of months for Oksana’s treatment! Thanks a lot!

April 2, 2012, 14:006536
Artemiy Kazachuk – 10 years old, Cystic fibrosis – mixed form.
Artemiy Kazachuk – 10 years old, Cystic fibrosis – mixed form.

“I wish for my son to live longer, reach his potential and be happy!”

April 25, 2016, 20:406519
The Opening of Tourist Season 2011
The Opening of Tourist Season 2011

On the 15-18th of March, 2011 twenty children from Volnynsk Orphanage and Third Orphanage were on the Southern Coast of Crimea, they climbed Demergi Mountain and Ayu-Dag Mountain, also visited The Glade of Fairy Tales in Yalta.

April 26, 2011, 22:006498
The child found a family: Darya I. born in 2009
The child found a family: Darya I. born in 2009

Daria found a new loving family

October 8, 2015, 12:006477
Maria Rybalt, born in 1997– acute leukemia
Maria Rybalt, born in 1997– acute leukemia

Unfortunately, Maria’s battle for life is over…The girl died at the hospital. Many thanks to everyone who supported Maria!

May 17, 2013, 13:006475
Photo reporting: volunteers visit Zaporozhye regional asylum for children
Photo reporting: volunteers visit Zaporozhye regional asylum for children

Before New Year's holidays we have decided to visit a regional shelter for minors and to present them gifts which have sent guys from abroad and have collected usual people with kind heart

January 14, 2008, 0:056473
Vladislav Logvin, born in 2004 - Cerebral palsy
Vladislav Logvin, born in 2004 - Cerebral palsy

Fundraising is closed! The required amount for rehabilitation has been collected. Thank you friends for your help!

June 12, 2021, 18:456411
The Adventures of “Baikal
The Adventures of “Baikal" team in the Crimean mountains

On June 14-17, 2013 the graduates of the Zaporozhye center-boarding school had an exciting time hiking in the Crimea

August 1, 2013, 16:506392
Yevheniya Kalenyuk, born in 2007 — mucoviscidosis
Yevheniya Kalenyuk, born in 2007 — mucoviscidosis

Little angel Yevheniya passed away...

August 9, 2012, 16:106388
In 2009 the Fund
In 2009 the Fund "Happy Child" has bought the powerful air-conditioners for the children's hospital in Zaporozhie region

Two of the hospital departments will be able to "breathe freely". In other departments of the hospital the heat will continue to disturb the doctors and the young patients

May 4, 2010, 14:006381
A Child Needs a Family: Tatyana B., born in 1999
A Child Needs a Family: Tatyana B., born in 1999

Tatyana is 18 years old now

January 14, 2014, 12:006377
Ukraine- Russia: Cooperative walking tour
Ukraine- Russia: Cooperative walking tour

From the 3rd to the 10th of August 2010 the Moscow “Detskij dom” (“Children’s home”) Foundation together with the Zaporizhian “Happy Child” Foundation held a cooperative walking tour to visit many sights in Crimea

October 15, 2010, 16:356367
A Child Needs a Family: Egor V., born in 2000
A Child Needs a Family: Egor V., born in 2000

Egor is 18 years old now

January 27, 2014, 8:306348
"Adoption Department is under terrific pressure” – says Liudmila Volynets

Head of the Ukraine’s State Department for Adoption informs about progress and problems of this government agency

March 30, 2009, 10:006338
Photo report: Donation
Photo report: Donation "Boots and clothes for orphans" from Wes and his friends

Children of the orphanage #3 of Zaporozhye are very thankfull to Wes Peterson, USA and his friends, who donated $400 to purchase boots to orphans

January 30, 2007, 0:006329
Ilona Petrakova suffers from acute leukemia
Ilona Petrakova suffers from acute leukemia

Thank you for help to Ilona! Now the family does not need the financial support.

September 21, 2010, 15:306319
No time anymore!
No time anymore!

At last we have received invoices from two hospitals, which are ready to treat Vladik Tikhonov

October 21, 2008, 8:006285
Katya from Kalinovka
Katya from Kalinovka

Katya is no more available for adoption

May 12, 2010, 15:006285
Shevchenko Alexander, 24 y.o, 4.07.1991 and Shevchenko Vitaly, 21 y.o, 30.12.1993 - Alport syndrome, kidney failure.
Shevchenko Alexander, 24 y.o, 4.07.1991 and Shevchenko Vitaly, 21 y.o, 30.12.1993 - Alport syndrome, kidney failure.

Fundraising is closed! Due to the lack of relevant information about the needs of the child

December 10, 2015, 21:006282
Tatyana Zlobina, born in 1993  – cystic fibrosis with pancreatic insufficiency
Tatyana Zlobina, born in 1993 – cystic fibrosis with pancreatic insufficiency

“I was left alone to cope with my trouble, though I really need help and support. I pray for kind people to help me as I just can’t survive alone”

December 2, 2015, 10:206276
Zaporozhye regional foundling-home (orphanage) for minors
Zaporozhye regional foundling-home (orphanage) for minors

Home page of Zaporozhye regional foundling-home (orphanage) for minors

August 22, 2007, 0:306272
A Child Needs a Family: Nina K., born in 1997
A Child Needs a Family: Nina K., born in 1997

Nina is 18 years old now

September 10, 2012, 10:356255
Natasha Shramko – Cerebellum-Medulloblastoma, Mts in Spinal Medulla and Cerebrum
Natasha Shramko – Cerebellum-Medulloblastoma, Mts in Spinal Medulla and Cerebrum

Fundraising closed in connection with the death of a child Our sincere condolences to the mother and sister Anya Marina.

June 25, 2011, 12:006239
Vladislav Bogomazov, born in 2009 - Cystic fibrosis
Vladislav Bogomazov, born in 2009 - Cystic fibrosis

Vlad is one of the most challenged of all my wards. He is only six years old, but during that time he has repeatedly been on the verge of life and death.

August 19, 2016, 15:156217
News about Nastya Sizonenko
News about Nastya Sizonenko

Her life is in peril! Every minute the girl can perish from bleedings. We need to collect the residuary sum of 3000 Euro for the soonest medical evaluation and treatment in Germany

October 30, 2008, 12:006184
Child Needs a Family: Sergey K., born in 1997
Child Needs a Family: Sergey K., born in 1997

Sergey is 18 years old now

February 2, 2012, 20:006171
Orphan needs a family:  Kolya S.
Orphan needs a family: Kolya S.

Kolya is 18 years old now

December 8, 2009, 10:006140
Pressing Problems of Ukrainian Youth with Special Needs
Pressing Problems of Ukrainian Youth with Special Needs

I received a very tough task – to explore some pressing problems and urgent needs of Ukrainian young people with various types of disabilities. So, here is the result of my monitoring

March 21, 2012, 20:006119
Pelageya Nesterenko, born in 2013 – Cystic Fibrosis
Pelageya Nesterenko, born in 2013 – Cystic Fibrosis

One can talk or write about the little Pelasha only with a smile on one’s face. She is constantly moving, jumping and smiling around!

July 27, 2020, 15:326084
Share your love with kids who truly need it!
Share your love with kids who truly need it!

Our project of a mobile game room needs Your financial support

December 27, 2011, 22:206082
Kira Prokopchyk, born in 2011 - Complex congenital heart defects
Kira Prokopchyk, born in 2011 - Complex congenital heart defects

Fundraising is closed! On behalf of the foundation and parents, we thank all the helpers! As of 10.06.20. fundraising is suspended. At this stage, Kirochka's family cope with the treatment on their own.

January 6, 2012, 15:306067
Berdyansk Territorial Medical Association
Berdyansk Territorial Medical Association

BTMO has more than half a century of history. At the same time, for more than 70 years, the Berdyansk hospital has been known for providing medical and preventive care and medical services to residents of Berdyansk. In particular, women and children under

February 21, 2011, 18:006061
Aleksandr Boronin, 19 years old – Polytrauma after a Road Traffic Accident
Aleksandr Boronin, 19 years old – Polytrauma after a Road Traffic Accident

Fundraising is closed! Due to the lack of relevant information about the needs of the child

February 18, 2016, 12:006035
Dear donors, stop “feeding” orphanages, please!
Dear donors, stop “feeding” orphanages, please!

The author of this article Alexander Khvostenko is an orphanage graduate, a foster-father honoured with “Conscientious Parenthood”. Although this article was written in 2009, it is still relevant today.

March 22, 2011, 21:006034
† Vladik Tikhonov died
† Vladik Tikhonov died

For those 4 months we knew Vladik Tikhonov his name became a symbol of hope. It was the hope for his recovery and also for the rescue of other seriously ill children.

December 11, 2008, 8:006034
Kirill Karpachev (born in 2000) and Timofei Karpachev (born in 2011) – Cystic fibrosis
Kirill Karpachev (born in 2000) and Timofei Karpachev (born in 2011) – Cystic fibrosis

Mom, dad and two wonderful sons – they would be the happiest family if only the boys were healthy. The two brothers have the same form of cystic fibrosis

June 9, 2016, 22:006021
Ukrainian orphans educate Orange County
Ukrainian orphans educate Orange County

A special tour at the OCFA headquarters for 30 Ukranian orphans on a three week trip to the United States was sponsored by Family Hope International an organization that works to find adoptive families for orphans from foreign countries

August 18, 2008, 10:006013
The child has found a family: Igor K., born in 2004
The child has found a family: Igor K., born in 2004

Igor is in a new loving family.

September 14, 2012, 17:505981
A Child Has a Family:  Sergey P., born in 1997
A Child Has a Family: Sergey P., born in 1997

Sergey finally has his loving family now! He'll live in the USA!

June 6, 2013, 11:105964
Photo report: three new refrigerators were given to Zaporozhye regional children's hospital
Photo report: three new refrigerators were given to Zaporozhye regional children's hospital

Refrigerators were given to the newborn baby’s pathology department and intensive therapy unit

October 19, 2007, 0:055959
Street concert in the center of Zaporozhye was the first step to Vladik's rescue
Street concert in the center of Zaporozhye was the first step to Vladik's rescue

In August, 29, the street concert took place in the centre of Zaporozhye. We tried to attract people’s attention to Vladik Tikhonov's problem: acute myelogenous leukemia. Vladik needs the bone marrow transplantation which costs about 150 thousand dollars

September 22, 2008, 10:005954
Denis Boldenkov – acute lymphoblastic leukemia
Denis Boldenkov – acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Bright prospects of a young family with two kids were broken with a terrible diagnosis of their older son: "leukemia". Nobody can be ever prepared to this, so now they really need our help!

April 11, 2011, 19:305953
Olga Pavlenko, born in 2002 - Cystic fibrosis
Olga Pavlenko, born in 2002 - Cystic fibrosis

Cystic fibrosis is not a death sentence if there is support in the struggle for life!

December 23, 2020, 19:555949
How splendid the Crimean autumn is…
How splendid the Crimean autumn is…

The last in 2009 hike in Crimea with orphans has been finished. Children covered more than 60 km, climbed up 1300 m high and visited caves of Karabi- Yaily. Impressions about the campaign are still bright in our memory but we are making new plans for the

November 16, 2009, 6:005946
A Child Needs a Family: Sergey S., born in  2008
A Child Needs a Family: Sergey S., born in 2008

Sergey is a little energy ball. Active play excites him beyond measure. Profile # 0056289

December 4, 2014, 13:505945
Zaporizhyan Special Secondary Boarding School for Children with Learning Difficulties #9
Zaporizhyan Special Secondary Boarding School for Children with Learning Difficulties #9

Pupils of the boarding school # 9 have some learning difficulties, but they are still able to enjoy their lives...

February 1, 2012, 15:005940
A Foreign Orphan: Are little orphans from Zaporizhzhia Objects of Help or Just “Fancy Puppies”?
A Foreign Orphan: Are little orphans from Zaporizhzhia Objects of Help or Just “Fancy Puppies”?

The ReporterUA has interviewed supporters and opponents of foreign adoption in Ukraine. They all told us why Americans adopt Ukrainian children with Down Syndrome and use them as fashion accessories at the parties of foreign adoptive parents

May 14, 2012, 11:055940
Save a child: Lutsenko Dima, 13 years old - relapse of accute limphoblastic leucaemia
Save a child: Lutsenko Dima, 13 years old - relapse of accute limphoblastic leucaemia

Dima finished treatment, thanks to all donors!

January 11, 2007, 0:005935
Save a Child: Dashen’ka Evdokimova: Will you help or just pass by?
Save a Child: Dashen’ka Evdokimova: Will you help or just pass by?

On the 18th of July in the Israeli clinic passed away our lovely Dashenka Evdokimova

April 6, 2010, 15:005932
The Happy Child Foundation: A Fairytale Garden in Kalinovka
The Happy Child Foundation: A Fairytale Garden in Kalinovka

A volunteer weekend, which has been long ago promised, was finally held on Saturday, May 5 in the orphanage located in the village of Kalinovka, even despite the hot weather and rather late time for planting

May 31, 2012, 12:555931
Family-type Children's Home of Svetlana Petrushenko
Family-type Children's Home of Svetlana Petrushenko

The friendly family consisting of mother and six children wants to adopt two more orphans. It is necessary to enlarge accommodation for this purpose. Unfortunately, the mother doesn’t have any money

June 15, 2010, 13:305884
A Child Has a Family: Artem N., born in 2001
A Child Has a Family: Artem N., born in 2001

Artem was adopted!

April 29, 2013, 12:005883
A Child’s Appeal from Ukraine’s Highest Mountain
A Child’s Appeal from Ukraine’s Highest Mountain

Young Cossacks from Zaporizhzhya recently climbed Mt. Hoverla to read a letter from a boy from the Kalinovka internat for severely disabled children

September 20, 2011, 0:005881
Anastasia Zhygiliy, 4 years old - Mucoviscidosis, mixed form
Anastasia Zhygiliy, 4 years old - Mucoviscidosis, mixed form

Nastenka is a bright ray of sunshine, who rushes to live, to love, to create! From the first days of her life the baby girl was diagnosed with a dreadful disease of cystic fibrosis. Like for many others, it divided the lives of her parents into Before and

May 25, 2016, 13:505881
Katya Radeva, born in 2004 - retroperitoneal neuroblastoma with extension into the abdominal cavity. Stage 3
Katya Radeva, born in 2004 - retroperitoneal neuroblastoma with extension into the abdominal cavity. Stage 3

Katya has finished her life journey on March 30th 2015. There are no more pains, tears and sufferings…

December 24, 2013, 21:005847
Zaporozhye Regional Children's Psychological - neurological Sanitarium
Zaporozhye Regional Children's Psychological - neurological Sanitarium

About 70 children from Zaporizhzhya and the Zaporizhzhyan region spend their holidays and recover during the year in the mental health facility

January 25, 2012, 14:005845
Children from the Zaporizhia training rehabilitation center of the Orphanage # 3 need gym trainers!
Children from the Zaporizhia training rehabilitation center of the Orphanage # 3 need gym trainers!

70% children examined were diagnosed with platypodia, and 80% - with habit scoliosis. Physicians advised the orphanage staff to purchase some training equipment. But the orphanage administration cannot afford it.

May 19, 2011, 20:005818
Viktoria Butenko, born in 2002 – cystic fibrosis
Viktoria Butenko, born in 2002 – cystic fibrosis

Our dear Viktoria became an angel on July 23 2015...May her soul rest in peace!

December 16, 2014, 11:105805
A Child Needs A Family: Ivan S., born in 1997
A Child Needs A Family: Ivan S., born in 1997

Ivan is 18 years old now

September 4, 2011, 13:055785
Devote a minute attention
Devote a minute attention

15 February 2011 – International Childhood Cancer Day. Our Charity Foundation decided to raise awareness of cancer by launching a special auction

March 19, 2011, 23:005783
A Child Needs a Family: Denis, born in 2005
A Child Needs a Family: Denis, born in 2005

Denis - boy, with eyes the color of the ocean! About number 0057712

October 10, 2016, 14:205781
A Child Needs a Family: Mariya К., born in 1997
A Child Needs a Family: Mariya К., born in 1997

Mariya is 18 years old now

May 31, 2012, 12:505766
A Child Needs a Family: Kristina K., was born in 1998
A Child Needs a Family: Kristina K., was born in 1998

Kristina is 18 years old now

September 27, 2010, 17:005745
Residents of London, Kyiv, and Zaporizhzhia are helping to finance roof repairs of a building in Kalinovka. Half of the necessary sum has been already collected
Residents of London, Kyiv, and Zaporizhzhia are helping to finance roof repairs of a building in Kalinovka. Half of the necessary sum has been already collected

Family-style home for orphaned children with severe disabilities will be the first not only in Zaporizhzhya area, but in all of Ukraine. Everybody can help make this unique project a reality

June 30, 2010, 10:305718
Daniella Rudenko, born in 2009 – retinoblastoma (retinal cancer)
Daniella Rudenko, born in 2009 – retinoblastoma (retinal cancer)

Fundraising is closed! Once we get the news from her parents and learn the course of treatment of the child - the information will be updated.

May 19, 2011, 20:305716
Children need a family: Anya in born 2016
Children need a family: Anya in born 2016

Anya, open and cheerful baby. File (0324414).

June 20, 2018, 17:155704
Dasha needs your help!
Dasha needs your help!

Costs for Dasha’s bone-marrow transplantation are being fundraising, but time is limited and the sum is far from enough

May 18, 2010, 15:005701
I want to make the world a little bit better....
I want to make the world a little bit better....

One can choose what they do: whether to boast of his happiness and welfare, or to share it with other people and to be a little bit happier, to make the world a little bit better

February 1, 2012, 19:305698
Chernigovka central regional hospital: children’s unit and children’s infectious diseases unit
Chernigovka central regional hospital: children’s unit and children’s infectious diseases unit

For over a century the Chernigovka hospital has been caring for the well-being of its patients

August 9, 2012, 14:005632
My trip to Ukrainian orphans
My trip to Ukrainian orphans

Keshia’s story about visiting special needs orphans in Zaporozhzhye region

September 12, 2014, 14:005631
Becomming John Lahutsky
Becomming John Lahutsky

People tend to die before the actual death. Childhood dreams are hit by unforseen difficulties and break, adolescence plans face unexpected obstacles until the man runs out of desires, imagination and mere will to live

October 25, 2011, 7:005620
Cardio monitor, let’s save children from dying!
Cardio monitor, let’s save children from dying!

This monitor is able to save the lives of hundreds and perhaps thousands of children

September 14, 2010, 17:105592
A child needs a family: Zhenya Z, born in 1999
A child needs a family: Zhenya Z, born in 1999

Zhenya is 18 years old now

June 2, 2011, 20:005581
Photo reporting: New Year's Party in Zaporozhye's Children Hospital Oncology Ward
Photo reporting: New Year's Party in Zaporozhye's Children Hospital Oncology Ward

When children in Zaporozhye's Children Hospital Oncology Ward laugh, it has a higher value than any laughter you would ever hear. Their eyes full of happiness, requests to say " thank you" on their behalf to Santa…

January 12, 2007, 0:005576
The New Holter Has Already Saved a Child’s Heart
The New Holter Has Already Saved a Child’s Heart

The new device for the Cardiology Department of the Fifth Children’s Hospital has already saved a life

October 15, 2013, 14:505566
A Child Needs a Family: Miroslava P., born in 2002
A Child Needs a Family: Miroslava P., born in 2002

This young model is waiting for her hour of triumph. Profile # 0059192

June 7, 2013, 19:305566
Andryusha K., an orphan that survived cancer needs a loving family
Andryusha K., an orphan that survived cancer needs a loving family

Andryusha K., has a family now

November 21, 2007, 0:175562
The Kids’ Journey from the Gulyapole Orphanage
The Kids’ Journey from the Gulyapole Orphanage

Not every adult can boast of visiting Lviv let alone children who are deprived of parents’ love and care. Can an orphan child afford such a journey to Lviv?

November 12, 2010, 15:305562
Announcement of
Announcement of "From heart to heart - 2" charity trip, March 2007

Next charity trip to rural orphanages of Zaporozhye region planned on March 3, 2007

February 23, 2007, 2:005557
Zarina Ermolenko, born in 2008 – cystic fibrosis with pancreatic deficiency
Zarina Ermolenko, born in 2008 – cystic fibrosis with pancreatic deficiency

Fundraising is closed due to the death of the child! July 9, 2017 Zarina left our world. Kind and bright memory to the kid

December 2, 2015, 18:505546
A doctor without a computer: nonsense in the West countries, reality in Ukraine
A doctor without a computer: nonsense in the West countries, reality in Ukraine

In the West medicine is impossible without wide use of information technologies. In Ukraine even central hospitals suffer from lack of computer technologies. We ask our readers to help with purchasing PCs for the oncohaematology in Zaporizhzhia

September 21, 2009, 6:005546
Outcome of the “Happy Child foundation” activities in 2011
Outcome of the “Happy Child foundation” activities in 2011

Last year with your valuable support we managed to help tens of orphans and sick children for a sum about 3 million 185 thousand hryvnas and to continue implementation of important projects

August 17, 2012, 11:005506
Vova S., - acute myeloblastic leukemia
Vova S., - acute myeloblastic leukemia

Vova passed away in the middle of December. Let his soul rest in peace...

October 28, 2011, 14:305503
Save a Child: Rouslan Soroka - 6 years old, leucosis relapse
Save a Child: Rouslan Soroka - 6 years old, leucosis relapse

Rouslan has leucosis relapse

January 27, 2010, 12:455492
A little body often harbors a great soul
A little body often harbors a great soul

Very important components for respiratory systems have been purchased for Zaporozhye regional children’s hospital intensive care, for a total sum of 6 397 UAH due to the donations made by the OTP Bank employees and clients.

February 11, 2011, 10:005471
A Child Needs A Family: Isus Ya., born in 2001
A Child Needs A Family: Isus Ya., born in 2001

Isus (Jesus) is 18 years old now

April 2, 2012, 14:305465
No Way Home
No Way Home

The Exploitation and Abuse of Children in Ukraine’s Orphanages

April 22, 2015, 10:005462
Sophia Udod, four years old – cerebral spastic paralysis
Sophia Udod, four years old – cerebral spastic paralysis

Sofia has passed a course of the rehabilitation treatment in a specialized clinic.

July 8, 2010, 15:305458
  The Kamyshevakha Secondary Boys’ School for social rehabilitation
The Kamyshevakha Secondary Boys’ School for social rehabilitation

There are boys aged 11 to 15 years studying at this school. They have been convicted for various crimes. Most of them are from dysfunctional families

January 26, 2012, 11:005452
Save a child: Popov Bogdan, 4 years old - Wilms tumor (cancer of kidney)
Save a child: Popov Bogdan, 4 years old - Wilms tumor (cancer of kidney)

Bogdan finished treatment, thanks to all donors!

September 30, 2006, 0:005445
The Vasilyevka Special Comprehensive Secondary Boarding School for children with learning difficulties
The Vasilyevka Special Comprehensive Secondary Boarding School for children with learning difficulties

The school is situated in the grounds of the picturesque, 19th century landmark, Popov’s Castle

June 17, 2011, 23:005445
Photo report: donation from Frontier Horizon
Photo report: donation from Frontier Horizon

12 beds and 10 carpets were bought using donation from Frontier Horizon organization, USA

May 24, 2007, 8:105442
Photo-report: A trip to Khortitsa National Reserve was organized for the girls – pupils of the Kirovo orphanage
Photo-report: A trip to Khortitsa National Reserve was organized for the girls – pupils of the Kirovo orphanage

Fascinating excursions are going on! On August 11th the pupils of Kirovo Orphanage visited the Historic and Cultural Zaporizhian Sich centre and the Zaporizhian Cossack Museum where fascinating excursions were held for them

September 5, 2011, 20:505432
The Children of Zaporozhye Streets: Life Without The Childhood
The Children of Zaporozhye Streets: Life Without The Childhood

It looks like only the priests and volunteers of the Catholic church care about the life of the homeless in Zaporozhye

May 30, 2007, 5:105427
A Child Needs a Family: Alexander K., born in 2001
A Child Needs a Family: Alexander K., born in 2001

Alexander is 18 years old now

September 27, 2013, 16:005425
Wow, we’ve had a great ride!
Wow, we’ve had a great ride!

In November, 2011 more than 80 foster- children and children from needy and large families had a wonderful time skating on “Katran” Ice Arena

December 7, 2011, 14:305418
A car is not a luxury: this is an opportunity to help indigent people
A car is not a luxury: this is an opportunity to help indigent people

Every trip to a medical institution for disabled people is an ordeal.

June 10, 2019, 11:305412
A Child Needs A Family: Nikolay V., was born in 1998
A Child Needs A Family: Nikolay V., was born in 1998

Nikolay is 18 years old now

August 25, 2011, 19:005409
Danil Sukhonos, born in 2002– portal hypertension
Danil Sukhonos, born in 2002– portal hypertension

Fundraising is closed! We managed to collect 900 USD. of 5700 USD. The missing amount on the operation, intensive care and rehabilitation period promised to pay Rusfond. I sincerely thank everyone for their support!

December 5, 2014, 16:205406
A Child Needs a Family: Anna O., born in 2011
A Child Needs a Family: Anna O., born in 2011

Anna is a smiling girl even though she used to be unsociable and did not like to be bothered. Profile # 0208875

December 4, 2014, 16:305406
Eva Vorobyeva, born in 2009 - Sensory hearing loss 2-3 degrees, autism.
Eva Vorobyeva, born in 2009 - Sensory hearing loss 2-3 degrees, autism.

Fundraising is closed! We are grateful to everyone who responded to the call for help for Eve: the required amount - 17,104 hryvnia - was collected, in March 2012 the child goes to Moscow for the long-awaited operation

February 12, 2012, 14:005406
Finding Alix...An Awesome Child!
Finding Alix...An Awesome Child!

Since the end of 2011 this building has been Alix's home, a 'Happy Home', the vision of 'The Happy Child Foundation' and this is where I got to spend some time with him

April 24, 2012, 11:005405
Christmas Holiday at the Orthodox orphanage «Nadezhda»
Christmas Holiday at the Orthodox orphanage «Nadezhda»

Children without parental guardianship who have found their new family at the Orthodox orphanage "Nadezhda" ("Hope") are being educated as Orthodox Christians. On the 7th of January they invited their friends to celebrate the Christmas together.

March 11, 2009, 9:005404
Sensor for the ulstrasound device is broken in Zaporozhye regional children's hospital
Sensor for the ulstrasound device is broken in Zaporozhye regional children's hospital

The efficient therapy of hundreds of babies in Zaporozhhye region depends on sensor availability. The cost of new sensor is 4 800 Euro and it should be purchased as soon as possible

November 11, 2009, 6:005397
The child found a family: Galina B., born in 2005
The child found a family: Galina B., born in 2005

Galya has found new loving parents. We are sincerely happy for her!

June 19, 2016, 21:455394
The child found a family: Fyodor, born in 2016
The child found a family: Fyodor, born in 2016

Fedya is in a new loving family

September 14, 2016, 11:005394
Darina Bigus, born in 2004.,- myeloblastic leukemia
Darina Bigus, born in 2004.,- myeloblastic leukemia

Thanks to many kind donors a sum of 20, 000 euros was raised! Darina is going to have bone marrow transplant surgery in Italy!. Darina's mother is very grateful to you!

August 5, 2011, 7:005384
Poluektov Ivan, born in 2009 – Communicating decompensated hydrocephalus, optic nerve atrophy.
Poluektov Ivan, born in 2009 – Communicating decompensated hydrocephalus, optic nerve atrophy.

Fundraising is closed! Due to the lack of relevant information about the needs of the child

December 14, 2015, 12:305383
Katya Prusenko:
Katya Prusenko: "Waiting with hope!"

Katya’s dream differs from usual dreams of children of the same age. The girl hopes that one day a suitable donor’s kidney will be found for her and it will match her

January 31, 2011, 13:005376
A Child Needs a Family: Sasha S., born in 1996
A Child Needs a Family: Sasha S., born in 1996

Sasha finished school and studies at the lycee

June 25, 2007, 0:175365
Ukrainian orphans get chance at adoption
Ukrainian orphans get chance at adoption

A trip to the Fresno Chaffee Zoo gave a group of Ukrainian orphans a rare chance Wednesday to see the world beyond their economically depressed former Soviet republic

April 10, 2007, 3:105365
We Are From the Future – What About You?
We Are From the Future – What About You?

Children from large families of Zaporozhye during exciting excursions that were organized for them by employees of the Museum of Local History and the Museum of Wax

November 24, 2011, 12:505362
The Story of Someone’s Destiny: Julia A.
The Story of Someone’s Destiny: Julia A.

From the moment of her birth Julia can’t see the world around her. Soon she will turn 18, but there are not many options in life for a blind girl living in an orphanage. Only the kindness of people around her may do miracles and change the girl’s destiny

December 29, 2013, 11:005352
A Child Needs a Family: Anastasiya born in 2015
A Child Needs a Family: Anastasiya born in 2015

Musical Nastenka! Questionnaire number 0289689.

August 1, 2017, 13:005345
A Child Needs A Family: Maxim K., born in 2001
A Child Needs A Family: Maxim K., born in 2001

Maxim is 18 years old now

November 2, 2011, 16:405335
“I Want to Be Project”: Zaporozhye Air Gates Open Wide to Orphans
“I Want to Be Project”: Zaporozhye Air Gates Open Wide to Orphans

“The Happy Child” Foundation continues its “I Want to Be” Project. Students get acquainted with the procedure of customs control and have a chance to feel themselves real pilots

October 28, 2011, 17:005309
A Child Needs a Family: Victor M., born in 2003
A Child Needs a Family: Victor M., born in 2003

Victor has a very sincere smile: it is hard to make him angry or put him out of temper. Profile No. 0055256

August 2, 2013, 18:505300
At home even the walls help
At home even the walls help

Little Natasha is finally at home!

May 25, 2012, 12:005298
Electronic Database for Ukrainian Orphans Launched

In Lviv region of Ukraine a unified electronic database on orphans, children deprived of parental care and children from crisis families was created.

October 10, 2007, 0:055298
An unforgettable Saturday in Zaporizhia
An unforgettable Saturday in Zaporizhia

A story about an American guy who helped the kids from Gulyaypole orphanage to make a wonderful trip to the Zaporizhian Sich

September 16, 2010, 14:305284
Vladislava Taran, born in 1996 - acute lymphoblastic leukemia
Vladislava Taran, born in 1996 - acute lymphoblastic leukemia

After her great fight for life Vladislava passed away September 3rd

May 17, 2012, 18:305270
A Child Needs a Family: Stepan S., born in 2013
A Child Needs a Family: Stepan S., born in 2013

Stepan is an active little guy. Profile# 0245152

October 20, 2015, 13:305266
The Novonikolaevsk Special School for Children with Pronunciation Difficulties
The Novonikolaevsk Special School for Children with Pronunciation Difficulties

260 children are raised in the boarding school. Fortunately, many of them completely get rid of the speech defects by the end of education.

September 6, 2010, 13:005263
Photo reporting: Children from orphanages went to Lvov and the Carpathians in February 2010
Photo reporting: Children from orphanages went to Lvov and the Carpathians in February 2010

12 orphans (from the orphanage «Nadezhda» and foster families) have made a one-week trip to Lvov and the Carpathians (Bukovel)

March 24, 2010, 21:005263
Ivanchenko Nikolay - Infantile Cerebral Paralysis
Ivanchenko Nikolay - Infantile Cerebral Paralysis

Nikolay is now able to take his treatment! Thanks for your great support!

November 2, 2010, 13:305240
The child found a family: Anna P. born in 2009
The child found a family: Anna P. born in 2009

New loving parents took Anna into the family

November 21, 2016, 13:005235
Save a child: Shkryabko Vova, 9 years old - brain cancer
Save a child: Shkryabko Vova, 9 years old - brain cancer

Vova died in February 2008

February 8, 2007, 0:005234
Child needs a family: Ulyana, born May 12, 2015
Child needs a family: Ulyana, born May 12, 2015

Ulyana, a tempermental girl, profile (0311643)

September 15, 2018, 18:325230
Couple brought home boy from Ukrainian orphanage, then his best friend
Couple brought home boy from Ukrainian orphanage, then his best friend

American adoptive family, Becky and Mike said that adopting in Ukraine was one of the most difficult things they've done in their life, but they want to adopt more orphans.

July 2, 2008, 10:005220
"DSS" steel foundry will help orphans and sick children on Zaporozhye on International Children's Day

One of the largest company of Zaporozhye continue to help orphans and sick children

June 2, 2007, 5:105218
Save a child: Moroz Nadya, 11 years old - brainstem tumor
Save a child: Moroz Nadya, 11 years old - brainstem tumor

Nadya had the brain tumor and died in May 2007

March 31, 2007, 0:005215
Anna Dyatlova, 4 year - Сystic fibrosis
Anna Dyatlova, 4 year - Сystic fibrosis

Our baby is growing and developing actively, possessed all the new skills. At Anya formed his matchless and individual character and outlook.

August 22, 2016, 12:005200
The operation has been done to Nastia Sizonenko at German clinic
The operation has been done to Nastia Sizonenko at German clinic

The operation, carried out in Regensburg on January, 12, gives Nastia a chance to recover. Owing to response of kindhearted people it was possible to collect 88 000 grivna and to enlist the support of one of the German funds

January 22, 2010, 6:005184
Vladymir Romanenko - osteogenous sarcoma of the right thigh
Vladymir Romanenko - osteogenous sarcoma of the right thigh

Vova Romanenko is no longer with us

September 21, 2010, 17:005176
Polina Kolesnichenko, 13 years old – Congenital heart diseases, pulmonary hypertension
Polina Kolesnichenko, 13 years old – Congenital heart diseases, pulmonary hypertension

Fundraising is closed! Many thanks to all our helpers and wizards! The operation of the double transplant paid for our state! In the near future Pauline flies to India. The collected funds will be spent on the needs associa

July 6, 2016, 18:305175
Arina Lukashova, born in 1997 – mucoviscidosis (cystic fibrosis)
Arina Lukashova, born in 1997 – mucoviscidosis (cystic fibrosis)

Arina’s heart stopped on January 2nd…We will always remember you, girl!

June 21, 2012, 11:105172
Arkhip Solomatin, born in 2011 - congenital anomaly of right lower limb
Arkhip Solomatin, born in 2011 - congenital anomaly of right lower limb

Fundraising is closed! The kid is being treated. As soon as there is a need of our help parents turn.

August 21, 2014, 7:005171
Save a child: Polonikov Ruslan, 4 years old - leucaemia (cancer of blood)
Save a child: Polonikov Ruslan, 4 years old - leucaemia (cancer of blood)

Ruslan has ended the basic stage of leucaemia treatment - now he receives supporting therapy

September 30, 2006, 0:005166
A Child  Needs a Family: Vladislav K., born in 2001
A Child Needs a Family: Vladislav K., born in 2001

Vladislav is 18 years old now

April 23, 2013, 11:005148
A Child Needs a Family: Julia B., born in 2002
A Child Needs a Family: Julia B., born in 2002

Julia has reached the age of majority

February 6, 2014, 11:005148
Danijil Kuzmin: a very urgent help appeal!
Danijil Kuzmin: a very urgent help appeal!

Little Danijil passed away October 8th 2012...

March 24, 2011, 20:005140
Photoreportage: Life-saving record
Photoreportage: Life-saving record

A 30-year-old citizen of Zaporizhia sets out on a bicycle trip across the whole of Ukraine to break his own record – and to save a child’s life!

October 8, 2010, 19:005137
A Child Needs a Family: Sergey K., born in 2001
A Child Needs a Family: Sergey K., born in 2001

Sergey is 18 years old now

September 23, 2013, 11:055129
Charitable Fund “Doctor Clown” in Zaporozhye
Charitable Fund “Doctor Clown” in Zaporozhye

A team of Zaporozhye volunteers is treating the little patients with the help of laughter

August 3, 2011, 15:005120
Save a child: Tovchigrechko Vladik, 4,5 years old – acute lymphoblast leucosis
Save a child: Tovchigrechko Vladik, 4,5 years old – acute lymphoblast leucosis

Vladik has completed his treatment and temporarily doesn't require the welfare

March 31, 2007, 0:005083
Photo report: tourist expedition
Photo report: tourist expedition "Adventurers"

Starting from July the 8th through July the 12th, 2011, around 30 children from large and low-income families from Kupriyanovka village council spent several unforgettable, warm and beautiful days participating in a mobile tent camp

August 23, 2011, 17:305076
A Child Needs a Family: Maxim G., born in 1998
A Child Needs a Family: Maxim G., born in 1998

Max can’t really imagine what his family was like - or even why a child needs a family. He just knows he wants to be a part of a family. His profile number is 0060656

June 15, 2011, 20:005073
A child has a family: Zhenya R., was born in 2006
A child has a family: Zhenya R., was born in 2006

Zhenya has been recently adopted. Now he lives in the USA! We wish this lovely boy all the best!

February 2, 2012, 17:055064
A Child Needs a Family: Kirill D., born in 2008
A Child Needs a Family: Kirill D., born in 2008

Kirill likes to play with the mirror and tries very hard to see his reflection in it. Profile # 0058657

July 16, 2014, 13:005046
“Ukraine’s Forgotten Children” as I have seen and as I know them…
“Ukraine’s Forgotten Children” as I have seen and as I know them…

One month ago BBC 4 (UK) released a stunning documentary by Kate Blewitt, “Ukraine’s Forgotten Children.” The film offers the most complete and accurate picture so far of the warehouse system for disabled children and adults

July 23, 2012, 11:405032
A Child Needs a Family: Ivan P., born in 2001
A Child Needs a Family: Ivan P., born in 2001

Ivan is 18 years old now

November 27, 2012, 13:005031
To invite an orphan to your home is to give him a part of your heart
To invite an orphan to your home is to give him a part of your heart

The best presents for a child who has no parental care are not sweets or toys. The best present is a cosy and warm home where somebody waits and loves you. Though this home opens its doors only on weekends

January 16, 2009, 11:005024
Vladislav Taran, born in 1995 - aplastic anemia
Vladislav Taran, born in 1995 - aplastic anemia

The fund-raising campaign is closed Vladislav has completed his ATGAM treatment course. He needs to take another expensive Akvarale medicine. We’ll restart the fund-raising campaign as soon as we have some more news

April 28, 2013, 12:405016
A Child Needs a Family: Marina K., born in 2003
A Child Needs a Family: Marina K., born in 2003

An enormous amount of Marina’s energy should be aimed at something useful. For example, at a nice active vacation with her loving mom and dad. Profile # 0058689

September 29, 2014, 14:105014
A Child Needs a Family: Makar R., born in 2010
A Child Needs a Family: Makar R., born in 2010

This boy’s name means “happy” in Greek. Profile# 0156412

November 18, 2014, 20:305012
A Child Needs a Family: Aleksander O., born in 2000
A Child Needs a Family: Aleksander O., born in 2000

Alexander is 18 years old now

March 27, 2012, 22:305004
Mark Bekh, born in 1991 - acute lymphoid leukemia
Mark Bekh, born in 1991 - acute lymphoid leukemia

The fund-raising campaign is closed. Thanks to our kind-hearted donors and volunteers from the medical university Mark could successfully complete his chemotherapy. Thanks a lot!

May 18, 2012, 18:304996
Vyhristenko Gregory, 2 years old – Cystic fibrosis with pancreatic insufficiency
Vyhristenko Gregory, 2 years old – Cystic fibrosis with pancreatic insufficiency

Fundraising is closed! Sincere thanks to all our assistants. Grigory's family moved permanently to another country.

October 15, 2015, 17:004993
Microeconomic Development and Social Enterprise in Ukraine: A
Microeconomic Development and Social Enterprise in Ukraine: A "Marshall Plan" for Ukraine

The most urgent component of the project below is relief and modern medical treatment for tens of thousands of Ukraine's children diagnosed as psychoneurologically handicapped. Many have died in state care, in primitive and inhumane conditions

August 15, 2007, 2:154990
Zaporozhye Specialized Boarding School for children with learning difficulties # 2
Zaporozhye Specialized Boarding School for children with learning difficulties # 2

There are 205 children aged from 7 to 18 at the boarding school # 2

January 24, 2012, 14:004970
The Volnyansk children travel to the capital
The Volnyansk children travel to the capital

The pupils of the Volnyansk boarding school and the children from Bekarievo and Volnyansk large families will remember these bright and colourful summer days for a long time

October 25, 2011, 15:304960
A Child Needs a Family: Oleg B., born in 2002
A Child Needs a Family: Oleg B., born in 2002

Oleg has reached the age of majority

January 16, 2013, 17:004958
Blended families celebrate Christmas
Blended families celebrate Christmas

Two families that have added adopted children are Gary Frey with Alina, Andrew, and Brendan, and Lisa Lewis with Natasha, Jeremiah, Igor, and Lindsey. The children will spend their first Christmas together this year in the United States

December 19, 2008, 10:004956
Yana М. Needs a family
Yana М. Needs a family

Janа had graduated from school, soon she will move into the dormitory of the college where she will study as the cook

March 3, 2010, 15:004951
Good Adventures at the Ivan Spring...
Good Adventures at the Ivan Spring...

27 children from large, low-income, single-parent and rural families from the Zaporozhye region entered the camp called Adventurers' (a la Mayne Ried) on July 22 2011

August 26, 2011, 15:004948
First step is done and we are moving forward.
First step is done and we are moving forward.

We visited Kalinovka orphanage one more time, here is the news

September 16, 2010, 3:004941
The child found a family: Varvara D., born in 2007
The child found a family: Varvara D., born in 2007

New loving parents took Varvara into the family

October 2, 2013, 11:554938
A Taste of U.S. Family Life, but Adoption in Limbo
A Taste of U.S. Family Life, but Adoption in Limbo

During the two weeks that Marino and Debbie Prozzo welcomed a Ukrainian orphan in their home, they fell head over heels for a 7-year-old child they may never be able to adopt

January 15, 2007, 0:004923
All on Safari!
All on Safari!

On 28 April 2011 nine special-needs children from the orphanage (internat) at Kalinovka visited the Berdiansk zoo and viewed the Sea of Azov.

May 27, 2011, 8:004920
In Anticipation of a Miracle
In Anticipation of a Miracle

The evening of the 29th of August set Zaporizhzhia on fire with hundreds of smiles, bright show items, carnival characters and fire show in the context of “Happy child” fund charity action to support the kids of Zaporizhzhia region suffering from cancer

October 14, 2009, 11:004919
Hortitskiy multidisciplinary education and rehabilitation center
Hortitskiy multidisciplinary education and rehabilitation center

Hortitskiy multidisciplinary education and rehabilitation center – a place where children with special needs open their talants

March 15, 2010, 15:004916
Without a Family
Without a Family

Parents in Zaporizhia leave their children in orphanages

June 29, 2011, 8:004916
Anastasia Ocheretko, born in 2002 - Hemorrhagic stroke, cerebral artery aneurism
Anastasia Ocheretko, born in 2002 - Hemorrhagic stroke, cerebral artery aneurism

The fund-raising campaign is closed Anastasia has finally undergone her surgery successfully! She currently doesn't need your financial support! Thank you very much!

December 26, 2011, 18:304910
The child found a family: Nikolai V., born in 2007
The child found a family: Nikolai V., born in 2007

The child lives in a new loving family

August 3, 2015, 20:404899
A Child Needs a Family: Anastasia, born in 2002
A Child Needs a Family: Anastasia, born in 2002

Anastasia is 18 years old now

July 14, 2016, 16:374897
Here’s our baby Mashenka!
Here’s our baby Mashenka!

Treatment of the youngest patient in the oncohematology department appeared to be very complicated: there were doubts in the diagnosis and in addition hepatitis B was detected.

April 14, 2011, 21:004887
A Child Needs a Family: Vladimir P., born in 2006
A Child Needs a Family: Vladimir P., born in 2006

The world by touch... Profile# 0251663

August 11, 2015, 16:054883
A Child Needs a Family: Sergey N., born in 2009
A Child Needs a Family: Sergey N., born in 2009

Sergey loves endearment and attention. Profile # 0163815

November 25, 2014, 20:554872
The Kalinovka Orphanage Handicrafts Fair
The Kalinovka Orphanage Handicrafts Fair

"Art is the expression of the deepest thoughts in the simplest way"

January 31, 2011, 12:304869
The Novonikolaevsk Comprehensive Boarding School
The Novonikolaevsk Comprehensive Boarding School

The educational institution is more than forty years old. Nowadays there are brought up 81 children and 21 of them are orphans

November 22, 2011, 23:154869
A Child Needs a Family: Yulia P., born in 2005
A Child Needs a Family: Yulia P., born in 2005

This little dreamy girl turns to all adults for some gentle touch, which she may one day enjoy from her loving parents. Profile# 0058941

September 29, 2014, 10:354863
The Report on the Work Done for the Chernigov Child's Home in August-September, 2012
The Report on the Work Done for the Chernigov Child's Home in August-September, 2012

The choice of a contractor for the reconstruction of the Happy Home-2 and the power audit are the main achievements of the period under review

October 31, 2012, 10:304847
Orphan needs a family: Angela Y.
Orphan needs a family: Angela Y.

Angela has loving parents now!

December 22, 2009, 11:004845
Vitalik S., born in 2001
Vitalik S., born in 2001

In embrace of loving Mom and Dad quiet boy from the boarding school, Vitalik, could become a bright little fellow like his favorite cartoon hero Nutcracker

December 22, 2009, 10:004835
The child found a family: Olga P, born in 2006
The child found a family: Olga P, born in 2006

Olya is in a new loving family

September 30, 2013, 10:304832
Isolation Department for younger children of Zaporozhye Municipal Children's Multi type Hospital # 5
Isolation Department for younger children of Zaporozhye Municipal Children's Multi type Hospital # 5

The department specializes in treatment of children under 3 years old with complications of "colds", bronchitis, pneumonia, etc.

January 27, 2012, 14:004825
A Child Needs a Family: Karina V., born in 2000, Svyatoslav V., born in 1996
A Child Needs a Family: Karina V., born in 2000, Svyatoslav V., born in 1996

Karina is 18 years old now

September 4, 2012, 11:504819
Burn Unit of Zaporozhye City Emergency and Urgent Care Clinic
Burn Unit of Zaporozhye City Emergency and Urgent Care Clinic

Burn Unit of Zaporozhye City Emergency and Urgent Care Clinic is the only specialized unit in the region the doctors of which provide qualified aid to adults and children with various body burns

January 27, 2011, 10:004800
On the Small Miracle Taking Place (Almost) Unnoticed in the Children’s Home at Kalinovka
On the Small Miracle Taking Place (Almost) Unnoticed in the Children’s Home at Kalinovka

It isn’t necessary to travel around the world to find miracles. The creative activity of these children at Kalinovka, who until recently were considered untrainable — that is truly a miracle!

April 29, 2009, 8:004797
A Child Needs a Family: Sophia G., born in 2008
A Child Needs a Family: Sophia G., born in 2008

Sonia is a warm-hearted and energetic girl. Profile#0055226

April 24, 2015, 17:404788
Twenty-five children from large families visited Yalta, Foros and Sevastopol during autumn holidays
Twenty-five children from large families visited Yalta, Foros and Sevastopol during autumn holidays

The children had a boat ride, visited the Swallow's Nest, the Foros church, climbed the Kastropol yaila (plateau)

December 23, 2013, 9:304775
Egor Organischuk, born in 2001  - rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS) of pelvis, stage 3
Egor Organischuk, born in 2001 - rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS) of pelvis, stage 3

Fundraising closed in connection with the death of a child Yegor left this world on the night of 26 to 27 of October. He fought with all his strength in his recovery and he believed everything including. But the Lord God ha

November 26, 2014, 19:004764
Five Days in the Crimea
Five Days in the Crimea

Unforgettable camping trip in the Crimea for children from Melitopol boarding school

July 20, 2010, 16:004758
The Intensive Care Unit of the Zaporizhzhia General Hospital for Children #5
The Intensive Care Unit of the Zaporizhzhia General Hospital for Children #5

Doctors working at this ICU each perform two duties. One duty is that of attending physicians to children who need intensive care. In addition, these doctors are the anesthesiologists during surgeries

July 6, 2012, 11:004731
Save a child: Fenogenov Andrew, 6 years old - accute limphoblastic leucaemia
Save a child: Fenogenov Andrew, 6 years old - accute limphoblastic leucaemia

Andryushka has finished the basic treatment despite all complexities and now he is on supporting therapy

January 12, 2007, 0:004727
Chuvalova Dasha – Cerebral spastic infantile paralysis
Chuvalova Dasha – Cerebral spastic infantile paralysis

Dasha currently doesn't need your financial support

January 12, 2011, 14:004704
A Child Needs a Family: Alexey K., born in 2004 and Marina К., born in 2002
A Child Needs a Family: Alexey K., born in 2004 and Marina К., born in 2002

Brother and sister are looking for a family. Profile #0059853 and #0059851

January 28, 2016, 18:554702
Konstantin Sukhonos, born in 1997 - Osteosarcoma of the lower third of  the right thigh
Konstantin Sukhonos, born in 1997 - Osteosarcoma of the lower third of the right thigh

The fund-raising campaign is closed. Konstantin does not currently need your support

April 10, 2012, 17:004701
First Municipal Children’s Hospital Zaporozhye
First Municipal Children’s Hospital Zaporozhye

The Zaporozhye municipal children’s hospital № 1 is situated in the Cosmicheskiy (Communarovskiy) district of Zaporozhye and has 3 specialized clinical departments in its structure.

February 28, 2011, 13:004689
Field Development
Field Development

Dmitry Markov – volunteer and photographer – tells how the Russian social security system mutilates children and what can be done about it in one specific house

March 7, 2011, 14:004687
A Child Needs a Family: Svyatoslav B., born in 1999
A Child Needs a Family: Svyatoslav B., born in 1999

Svyatoslav is 18 years old now

July 25, 2014, 21:104686
Larisa from Kalinovka
Larisa from Kalinovka

Larisa is no more available for adoption

April 22, 2010, 14:004682
Maxim Gladkov, 1 year - Biliary atresia
Maxim Gladkov, 1 year - Biliary atresia

Fundraising is closed due to the death of the child. Unfortunately, the struggle for Maxim's life is over ... The boy died in the hospital.

August 23, 2016, 13:304680
News about Kalinovka
News about Kalinovka

In recent months much has improved at Kalinovka, but it is only a small part of what still needs to be done

December 12, 2008, 10:004676
A Child Needs a Family: Alexander P., born in 2001
A Child Needs a Family: Alexander P., born in 2001

Alexander is 18 years old now

October 26, 2012, 0:004664
Faces of our Ukrainian community
Faces of our Ukrainian community

The article is about "Faces of our Ukrainian community"

June 28, 2012, 15:054656
Bogdan Ignatenko, born in 1993 - concomitant injuries, left thigh amputation
Bogdan Ignatenko, born in 1993 - concomitant injuries, left thigh amputation

The fund-raising campaign is closed. Since the family does not send us any donation updates, and thus, breaks our rules, we currently have to close the raising campaign

April 11, 2012, 12:054653
The Baydarska Fairy-Tale for Children from Molochansk
The Baydarska Fairy-Tale for Children from Molochansk

From 23rd to 26th of October eleven students of the Molochansk orphanage school and 3 children from large families stayed in one of the most picturesque places in the Crimea – Baydarska Valley

November 21, 2011, 13:204650
Valeriy Ponomarenko, born in 1999 - acute hybrid leukemia
Valeriy Ponomarenko, born in 1999 - acute hybrid leukemia

We have just told you about Valeriy…but this little brave boy could not wait any more. His heart stopped today at 14.00…Let’s keep his family in our prayers!

January 28, 2013, 16:404648
The excursion to the capital of Ukraine-the New Year present to children from foster families.
The excursion to the capital of Ukraine-the New Year present to children from foster families.

13 children from foster-families from Zaporozhie Region received unforgettable impressions from their visit to Kiev before the New Year

January 22, 2010, 5:004645
A Child Needs a Family: Vladimir S., born in 2003
A Child Needs a Family: Vladimir S., born in 2003

Today Vladimir has left his orphanage. He and his new mom had to overcome a lot to become a family. We are happy for Vladimir and his new life!

August 6, 2013, 11:004633
 “I Want to Be …” Project: Workshop for boarding-school students from a participant of the TV show “Everybody Dances! - 4”
“I Want to Be …” Project: Workshop for boarding-school students from a participant of the TV show “Everybody Dances! - 4”

On Saturday, March 17 at the Sport Palace “Youth” Zoya Saganenko, a participant of the fourth season of a popular TV show “Everybody Dances!”, met with the students from Matveevka orphanage and boarding school #7

April 3, 2012, 13:354631
From the Heart of a Child - to the Heart of the Country
From the Heart of a Child - to the Heart of the Country

“Happy Child” fund continues to provide educational program for orphans. Our new project is called "From the Heart of a Child - to the Heart of the Country" and its goal is to give possibility to visit the capital of our country to every orphan

October 16, 2008, 12:004619
A Child Needs a Family: Victoria Sh., born in 1999
A Child Needs a Family: Victoria Sh., born in 1999

Victoriya is 18 years old now

September 12, 2013, 17:204598
A report about the help granted to the Zaporozhye region boarding schools within the period of October – December, 2010
A report about the help granted to the Zaporozhye region boarding schools within the period of October – December, 2010

Due to one of our contributors the fund was able to provide sufficient support to several boarding schools in the region.

March 3, 2011, 9:004591
A Child Needs A Family: Serhey P., born in 1996
A Child Needs A Family: Serhey P., born in 1996

Serhey is 18 years old now

November 24, 2011, 23:304589
Elena Shulga and her 10-year-old son Mihail: childhood autism, chronic relapsing pancreatitis
Elena Shulga and her 10-year-old son Mihail: childhood autism, chronic relapsing pancreatitis

The fund-raising campaign is closed. The child has received the financial support

July 16, 2012, 12:304588
From Cave Town to the Laspi Bay
From Cave Town to the Laspi Bay

17 children from large and foster families went hiking to the Western Crimea from 29 June to 2 July 2011

August 22, 2011, 16:454586
A Child Needs a Family: Anna K., born in 2002
A Child Needs a Family: Anna K., born in 2002

Anna came of age

September 15, 2014, 13:054575
Polina Proshina, born in 2008  - a growth in the larynx
Polina Proshina, born in 2008 - a growth in the larynx

Fundraising is suspended! Due to the lack of relevant information and news about the baby.

December 11, 2013, 11:504575
Central Orihiv Regional Hospital
Central Orihiv Regional Hospital

We really hope that through our efforts to inform the public, as well as coordinate other charitable foundations and doctors, we will be able to meet at least some of needs of various hospital departments and solve the problems of little patients.

February 21, 2011, 18:004569
The Miracle of Adoption
The Miracle of Adoption

A striking illustration of how adoption can really change a child’s life within a year!

November 21, 2014, 18:004568
A Child Needs a Family: Kristina K., born in 2005
A Child Needs a Family: Kristina K., born in 2005

A careful and cautious child, she does not open to new people at once, but eventually all the timidity goes away. Profile #0060434

September 15, 2014, 12:054553
Children of Zaporozhye who had survived cancer went up the mound on the Khortitsa Island and released balloons into the sky as the sign of the victory over the disease.
Children of Zaporozhye who had survived cancer went up the mound on the Khortitsa Island and released balloons into the sky as the sign of the victory over the disease.

8 children from Zaporozhye who had overcome cancer committed a symbolic ascent on the saint Khortitsa land on February 15, 2011, the Cancer Sick Kids’ Day.

March 11, 2011, 21:004552
A Child Needs a Family: Vladislav Sh., born in 2003
A Child Needs a Family: Vladislav Sh., born in 2003

Help the boy to find a loving family. Profile #0060575

August 3, 2015, 20:304545
“I want to Be…” Project:
“I want to Be…” Project: "Bouquet of scarlet and white roses for Matveevka Orphanage,” or “What makes children want to become chefs”

As a part of “I want to be…” project Chef Michael Pokrikyan and a representative of the “Happy Child” Charity Fund visited children of Matveevka Orphanage

April 10, 2012, 20:554544
Anna Sonkina: About Life, Death and Love
Anna Sonkina: About Life, Death and Love

Every day Anna meets severely and terminally ill people. This is her work – to help them, and she perceives it not as some high mission but as it is – her job that should be done professionally

December 3, 2012, 14:004544
Ukrainian orphans find family feeling in Phila
Ukrainian orphans find family feeling in Phila

As part of a program sponsored by the Souderton-based Love Cradle USA organization, nine orphans from Ukraine were paired with American families for a monthlong visit

July 30, 2009, 12:004535
A Child Needs a Family: Alexey G., born in 2005
A Child Needs a Family: Alexey G., born in 2005

Pure singing soul that dreams to become a builder. File number #9962091.

August 17, 2016, 19:154532
The Tokmak Special  Boarding School for children with learning difficulties
The Tokmak Special Boarding School for children with learning difficulties

130 children of ages ranging from 5 to 19 years live in this institution – from the Tokmak, Chernigiv, Primorsk and Orekhov districts. All the children are from problematic families. 20 of them are orphans

November 4, 2011, 12:454529
The Kamenka-Dneprovskaya Comprehensive Secondary Boarding School of Sanatorium Type for children with nonspecific diseases of respiratory system
The Kamenka-Dneprovskaya Comprehensive Secondary Boarding School of Sanatorium Type for children with nonspecific diseases of respiratory system

123 children with chronic bronchitis and asthmas are both learning and undergoing treatment in the institution. 20 of them are orphans

November 4, 2011, 12:304528
Dmytro Bondarenko, 14 years old - Osteosarcoma of the right femur
Dmytro Bondarenko, 14 years old - Osteosarcoma of the right femur

Fundraising is closed! In the absence of information about the child

May 26, 2016, 10:004525
A Child Needs a Family: Sergey T., born in 2008
A Child Needs a Family: Sergey T., born in 2008

Sergey is very sociable and never plays alone. Profile #0061017

November 27, 2014, 20:004517
Little Joys for Little Orphans from Kalinovka
Little Joys for Little Orphans from Kalinovka

Seven little orphans from Kalinovka visited “Neon” Zoo club and travelled to the Berdyansk estuary. These children gave us again a valuable life lesson of how one can cherish each moment of their life!

May 27, 2012, 19:004516
The Project
The Project "I Want to be". The Project "I Want to be" 20 Pupils from Zaporozhe Orphanage -School NO 4 have seen how cars are being built.

Within the bounds of the project "I Want to be" pupils of the 9th and 10th grades went on a field trip to the AutoZaz plant to watch cars being assembled

May 4, 2011, 23:004516
A Child Needs a Family: Innokentiy L., born in 2004
A Child Needs a Family: Innokentiy L., born in 2004

“Kesha” is a good boy”, - educators say to him. He came to the orphanage two years ago. Profile # 0055253

September 17, 2014, 11:104513
Three unforgettable days in the Crimea
Three unforgettable days in the Crimea

God's blessing and protection, and the road, the backpacks, 12 fidgets, lizards, carrots, condensed milk, the rain, friendship, support and much more ...

June 24, 2010, 9:304509
Dmitrenko Bogdan Cerebal Palsy
Dmitrenko Bogdan Cerebal Palsy

It is very hard to be a kid and not to be able to run after a ball or crawl after a kitty. Because of the sickness Bogdan cannot walk, stand nor crawl. He so much needs some help from healthy and grown-up people.

April 19, 2011, 23:004494
Photo Report: Zaporizhzhyan little Cossacks conquer Lviv
Photo Report: Zaporizhzhyan little Cossacks conquer Lviv

On the way from fabulous Bukovel to native land Zaporizhzhyan little Cossacks ran by the narrow streets of the ancient city of Lviv

January 17, 2012, 13:304485
Children need a family: Daryana born in March 28, 2009
Children need a family: Daryana born in March 28, 2009

Daryana is a special child. file (0288605)

August 26, 2018, 13:404482
Photo and video report: Interesting excursions to the museums
Photo and video report: Interesting excursions to the museums

In November, 2011 the pupils of three boarding schools and children from large families visited the Museum of Local Lore and St. Petersburg Wax Museum

January 5, 2012, 18:404482
A Child Needs a Family: Maxim P., born in 2004
A Child Needs a Family: Maxim P., born in 2004

Maxim likes to be around people. He likes school parties and loves guests who come with gifts. Profile # 0060770

September 17, 2014, 14:204472
Personal page of orphan - Vitalik
Personal page of orphan - Vitalik

Vitalik adopted a family from Italy

July 4, 2007, 0:174466
A Child Needs a Family: Yulia L., born in 1999
A Child Needs a Family: Yulia L., born in 1999

Yulia is 18 years old now

May 31, 2013, 15:304462
A child needs a family: Denis F., born in 1998
A child needs a family: Denis F., born in 1998

Denis is 18 years old now.

March 15, 2011, 8:004459
Egor Linkov, 1–Cystic Fibrosis, Difficult Condition
Egor Linkov, 1–Cystic Fibrosis, Difficult Condition

Fighting this disease requires lots of money, which I don’t have. I really want to help my son, but cannot!

March 20, 2017, 20:004459
Evidence about a miracle!
Evidence about a miracle!

The last course of treatment – a bone marrow transplantation – was successful; analyses became better; at present Christina is not running a fever and right now she and her mother are coming back home to Melitopol by train

June 30, 2011, 7:004451
“I Want to Be...” Project: One Day in the Life of a Medical Worker
“I Want to Be...” Project: One Day in the Life of a Medical Worker

Pupils of the Matveevka orphanage met with the medical workers of the Zaporozhye Regional Clinical Hospital on May 29

June 13, 2012, 12:354439
A Child Needs  a Family: Irina T., born in 1997
A Child Needs a Family: Irina T., born in 1997

Irina is 18 years old now

February 14, 2012, 12:304433
A Good Start is Half the Job Done!
A Good Start is Half the Job Done!

The reconstruction of the “Happy Home-2” has finally started!

November 16, 2012, 12:004425
Where do orphans come from?
Where do orphans come from?

We travelled through several villages in the Zaporizhia region to clear up this issue

October 24, 2011, 16:304424
It’s only a dream but dreams come true.
It’s only a dream but dreams come true.

For a long time our foundation could do without office car but recently we understood that it’s affect our productivity greatly.

November 4, 2010, 16:004402
A Child Needs a Family: Polina O., born in 2002
A Child Needs a Family: Polina O., born in 2002

Polinka has reached the age of majority

September 29, 2014, 13:104396
Children need a family: Vladimir P., born in 1998; Andrey P., born in 2000
Children need a family: Vladimir P., born in 1998; Andrey P., born in 2000

They cannot help being two brothers, nor being older. They still need affection and love. Profile numbers: Igor - #0056262, Andrey - #0056260, Vladimir - #0056261

January 25, 2012, 13:004388
Orphan needs a family: Valera K., year of birth 2000
Orphan needs a family: Valera K., year of birth 2000

The child has found a family

March 22, 2010, 17:004380
Orphan map of Ukraine: changing green for red?
Orphan map of Ukraine: changing green for red?

There are about 8 million 80 thousand children in Ukraine. 98 thousand of them are orphans and children without parental care. Only the third part of these children can be adopted

August 14, 2011, 23:004380
European Standards on the Zaporizhian Steppes: A Staff Training Project at the Kalinovka Internat for Special Needs Children
European Standards on the Zaporizhian Steppes: A Staff Training Project at the Kalinovka Internat for Special Needs Children

For the first time the seminar called “Basic Care for Children with Serious Cognitive-Physical Disabilities” took place in Kalinovka (Steinbach) children’s facility

August 26, 2009, 10:004378
Newborn's pathology department of Zaporozhye Regional Children's Hospital
Newborn's pathology department of Zaporozhye Regional Children's Hospital

The newborn's pathology department specializes in the treatment of the neonatal pathologies: prematurity, the pathologies of prenatal development, birth asphyxia, infections, jaundice

January 15, 2010, 10:004369
Makarenko Ksjusha – 5 years old – cerebral spastic infantile paralysis, spastic diplegia
Makarenko Ksjusha – 5 years old – cerebral spastic infantile paralysis, spastic diplegia

Thanks to kind people who donated 9,000 hryvnyas and 20,000 Russian roubles Ksjusha can finally have her surgery and massage courses!

July 28, 2010, 18:004369
Founder of Sister Schubert's Homemade Rolls Receives International Humanitarian Award
Founder of Sister Schubert's Homemade Rolls Receives International Humanitarian Award

Patricia "Sister Schubert" Barnes Awarded Silver Medal by City of Gorlovka, Ukraine

February 5, 2009, 12:004356
Outdoor Picnic and Friendly Atmosphere – That’s a Guarantee of a Cheerful Mind!
Outdoor Picnic and Friendly Atmosphere – That’s a Guarantee of a Cheerful Mind!

On 25 August 2011 children from The Zaporozhye orphanage spent a warm summer day on the banks of a legendary island

October 17, 2011, 19:004356
Maria Prokofieva, 24 – Pulmonary Hypertension associated with Heart Disease
Maria Prokofieva, 24 – Pulmonary Hypertension associated with Heart Disease

Fundraising is closed! Due to the lack of relevant information about the needs of the child

March 12, 2017, 8:004355
Episode 2: “You’re NOT Special, You’re Broken!” – 6 abandoned children prove them wrong
Episode 2: “You’re NOT Special, You’re Broken!” – 6 abandoned children prove them wrong

Kalinovka orphanage — an oasis in the Eastern countryside; home to severely handicapped orphans. We were delighted to see the little angels, but I wish you could’ve seen their faces when they saw us! It was as if they saw an ice cream truck

April 14, 2012, 11:304341
Elena Morgun, born in 1990 – idiopathic aplastic anemia
Elena Morgun, born in 1990 – idiopathic aplastic anemia

The fund-raising campaign is closed. Elena currently does not need your help. Thank you very much!

August 7, 2012, 14:104330
The city of the lost children: Odesa

October 15, 2006, 0:004328
Children thrown away
Children thrown away

There is no “Windows of life” in Zaporozhye but there’s an alternative yet.

January 31, 2011, 13:004326
Volunteering

October 23, 2013, 12:004316
A child has a family: Philip S., was born in February 2009
A child has a family: Philip S., was born in February 2009

Philip has a loving family!

November 1, 2010, 18:204308
Reconstruction at Kalinovka: the Project Goes Forward
Reconstruction at Kalinovka: the Project Goes Forward

Nine boys with special needs will be able to ring in the New Year in a comfortable new home!

July 16, 2011, 7:004300
Danil Leusov, born in 2011 - embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma of the urinary bladder
Danil Leusov, born in 2011 - embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma of the urinary bladder

Little Danil finished his lifepath on Febuary 8th, 2015. This brave boy was the sun of the department of oncology. May Danil rest in peace!

June 11, 2014, 13:304298
“Amazing Khortitsa”, or Merry Adventures on the Island!
“Amazing Khortitsa”, or Merry Adventures on the Island!

Visiting museums, taekwondo and rock climbing workshops, orienteering practice, as well as communication at the fire attracted the children from Liubomovka and Zaporozhye large families to spend their weekend on the legendary Khortitsa Island

October 28, 2011, 13:454292
Off-peak Season in the Crimea for the Children from Zaporozhye and Donetsk
Off-peak Season in the Crimea for the Children from Zaporozhye and Donetsk

From 11th to 14th of October, the children from the Donetsk Group Home #1 and children from large and low-income families of Zaporozhye visited Sevastopol, Foros, and Yalta

November 7, 2013, 17:304291
Video Report: The Zaporizhia Region Needs the Mucoviscidosis Treatment Center
Video Report: The Zaporizhia Region Needs the Mucoviscidosis Treatment Center

There are currently 57 patients who have been diagnosed with Mucoviscidosis, a little-known condition, registered in a dispensary of the Regional Children’s Hospital.

April 26, 2011, 22:004287
A fascinating trip to Dnipropetrovsk for fifteen children from the Zaporizhia Orphanage #3
A fascinating trip to Dnipropetrovsk for fifteen children from the Zaporizhia Orphanage #3

At the end of March 2011 the children had a wonderful opportunity to visit The History Museum, Shevchenko Park, the Zoo as well as enjoy amusement rides and learn a lot of new things about the neighboring megapolis.

June 8, 2011, 9:004271
Analytical survey of the fund activity for March-October 2008 period
Analytical survey of the fund activity for March-October 2008 period

Here is summing up the results of our activity, financial report for the previous period, explaining functions of our employees, plans for future...

November 4, 2008, 9:004260
“Doctors are also people…”
“Doctors are also people…”

Are there many people in Ukraine who is ready to struggle for someone else’s health like Irina Gavrisheva does? I asked Irina about it.

August 10, 2007, 3:154251
A 15-year-old Girl Jumped out of the Window of an Orphanage
A 15-year-old Girl Jumped out of the Window of an Orphanage

A 15-year-old girl jumped out of the window of the Volnyansk Orphanage. Now the teenager is in the hospital with multiple fractures. She claims being bullied by the teachers and other orphanage residents forced her to take this action

August 1, 2013, 17:554249
Meshan Denis, born in 2006 – Bilateral (two-sided) sensorineural hearing loss (3rd stage), auditory neuropathy
Meshan Denis, born in 2006 – Bilateral (two-sided) sensorineural hearing loss (3rd stage), auditory neuropathy

Thanks to all of you, our kind donors, Denis has a chance to hear! The hearing aid is already purchased!

November 23, 2011, 13:304248
Pulmonology department of Regional Zaporozhye Children's Hospital
Pulmonology department of Regional Zaporozhye Children's Hospital

Children with respiratory apparatus diseases, chronic bronchial pathologies, malformations of bronhial tree, mucoviscidosis (fibrocystic disease of pancreas), immunodeficiency state receive medical treatment here

October 16, 2008, 10:004247
“I Want to Be...
“I Want to Be..." Project: a Tour to Motor Sich Factory

On November 24 children from orphanage school No. 4 visited one of the world leading enterprises producing, maintaining, testing, and operating aircraft engines

December 13, 2011, 12:304245
Mother’s Happiness: A Family in the Zaporozhye Region Has Brought Up 30 Children
Mother’s Happiness: A Family in the Zaporozhye Region Has Brought Up 30 Children

Over the course of 21 years Valya and Sasha have brought up THIRTY children – 15 boys and 15 girls! Nowadays the parents are also grandparents of 14 grandchildren (!), and when the whole family comes together – there are no fewer than 58 relatives

March 26, 2012, 12:504244
A Child Needs a Family: Ekaterina D., born in 2000
A Child Needs a Family: Ekaterina D., born in 2000

Katya is an open-minded, lively and active girl you feel easy to be with. Profile# 0060894

January 10, 2015, 8:304238
For Durham family, cultural exchange turns into full house
For Durham family, cultural exchange turns into full house

Denise and David Funaro began their international adoption adventure in 2005 as hosts of two Ukrainian orphan brothers

February 19, 2007, 2:004235
Children Need a Family: Ruslan B., born in 1998, Eugene B., born in 2002
Children Need a Family: Ruslan B., born in 1998, Eugene B., born in 2002

Ruslan is 18 years old now

January 30, 2014, 15:004232
Daria Puley,  born in 1997 - juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
Daria Puley, born in 1997 - juvenile rheumatoid arthritis

The fund-raising campaign is closed. We'll keep you up-to-date about Daria's treatment progress!

June 18, 2013, 17:004229
«Subbota plus» newspaper: Handicapped children in Zaporozhye lack socks and fellowship
«Subbota plus» newspaper: Handicapped children in Zaporozhye lack socks and fellowship

About the problems of children with special needs, which they face in orphanages

November 8, 2010, 16:004226
A Child Needs a Family: Aleksey G, born in 2001
A Child Needs a Family: Aleksey G, born in 2001

Aleksey is 18 years old now

April 8, 2013, 11:504221
Ukraine Helps Out At Orphanage
Ukraine Helps Out At Orphanage

Karyna Zhyronkina represented Ukraine at Miss World 2012. For her Beauty With a Purpose project, she frequently donated her time to a local orphanage in her home city of Kharkiv

March 5, 2013, 11:004217
Picture story: We learn to get over the difficulties together
Picture story: We learn to get over the difficulties together

The Children from the Children's House in Gulyaipole discovered Crimea for their self in September 2010. It was the first trip for 18 children of them

October 22, 2010, 18:304211
Cleaning Day in Kalinovka
Cleaning Day in Kalinovka

On Saturday, April 27, a cleaning day was held in Kalinovka as part of a near-established routine of landscaping of the orphanage grounds

May 8, 2013, 12:004210
A holiday marathon for ill children
A holiday marathon for ill children

On Friday, September 18, children, treated in Traumatology and Haematology Departments of Zaporozhsky Regional Hospital, got the most effective medicine – fun and smiles. They were visited by unusual guests ... pirates, an Indian dancer, a singer and a yo

November 3, 2009, 12:004208
Photo Essay: Closed Orphanage in Suburban Zaporozhye
Photo Essay: Closed Orphanage in Suburban Zaporozhye

An orphanage has had plastic windows fitted and has been partially refurbished. No one knows what to do with these buildings now. Do you have any ideas?

April 16, 2013, 11:004206
Anastacia’s Hope
Anastacia’s Hope

“Actually this is not a kind of a situation, when there is no hope”, told German professor to Nastya Sizonenko. Doctors wait for Nastya to be operated in November 2009. She needs about 5000 euros to have this possibility

July 31, 2009, 10:004202
Ira Antonova, Kostiantin Antonov with high degreeсystic fibrosis
Ira Antonova, Kostiantin Antonov with high degreeсystic fibrosis

Now the State completely ceased to care and help me as if in a single day I disappeared, me, my illness and my problems. I am over 18, I am with cystic fibrosis, and I exist!

April 15, 2017, 17:204202
Orphan needs a family:  Angela M.
Orphan needs a family: Angela M.

Angela is lucky, she has one close to her person, her brother. They live nearby and study in one class. They both are amazing kids who will definitely have a real family one day

November 30, 2009, 0:174166
Save a child: Balym Zakhar, 6 years old - relapse of acute lymphatic-blast leucosis
Save a child: Balym Zakhar, 6 years old - relapse of acute lymphatic-blast leucosis

Unfortunately, the organism of the child has not sustained heavy treatment of 2nd relapse and complications, and 31.12.2009г Zachar died

January 16, 2007, 0:004165
A Child Needs a Family: Oleg S., born in 2001
A Child Needs a Family: Oleg S., born in 2001

Oleg is 18 years old now

August 11, 2013, 13:404162
The child found a family: Angela G., born in 2005
The child found a family: Angela G., born in 2005

When Angela is in the playroom, she manages to look through all toys and have a walk along the huge room in just a few seconds. Profile # 0061655

October 7, 2013, 20:354157
A Child Needs a Family: Vladislav G., born in 1999
A Child Needs a Family: Vladislav G., born in 1999

Vladislav is 18 years old now

April 17, 2013, 20:004156
Alina Belyaeva, born in 2009 - Acute lymphoblastic leukemia
Alina Belyaeva, born in 2009 - Acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Fundraising is closed due to the death of a child! Alya has finished her earthly journey. We offer our sincere condolences to family and friends.

January 20, 2017, 10:504156
The Report on the Works Done in Chernigov’s Child’s Home in May 2013
The Report on the Works Done in Chernigov’s Child’s Home in May 2013

Making bead works and going to the pond are the main activities of the Kalinovka children in May

June 14, 2013, 0:304156
A Child Needs a Family: Michail M., born in 1999
A Child Needs a Family: Michail M., born in 1999

Michail is 18 years old now

January 4, 2014, 10:204154
The Child found a family: Marya K., born in 1998
The Child found a family: Marya K., born in 1998

Marya is found my loving family

March 5, 2014, 12:004146
Happy purchase of the 5th Children's Hospital in Zaporozhye city
Happy purchase of the 5th Children's Hospital in Zaporozhye city

Thanks to your donations the module of the valves for the gas analyzer was purchased for the 5th children's hospital

April 20, 2010, 14:004145
Vlad Penchuck, 11 years old – pneumococcal meningitis
Vlad Penchuck, 11 years old – pneumococcal meningitis

Now the boy's life is not in danger - he recovers! Thank you all for support!

August 4, 2010, 14:004139
A Child Needs a Family: Ruslana K., born in  2013
A Child Needs a Family: Ruslana K., born in 2013

This smiling little kid happily sent us kisses trying to attract our attention in every possible way. Profile # 0253597

November 25, 2014, 19:404138
Photo report: latest pictures of little Cossacks in Bukovel
Photo report: latest pictures of little Cossacks in Bukovel

Several photographs from the Zaporozhye little Cossacks’ trip to Bukovel

December 21, 2011, 18:304136
Help us buy a van for kids and adults with special needs!
Help us buy a van for kids and adults with special needs!

There is an urgent and longstanding need in a van for the orphanage with special needs people to transport its residents, and we really hope for your help, friends!

March 18, 2015, 14:004132
A small message from Sophiyka
A small message from Sophiyka

The grandmother of Sophiyka Geyko is writing to you again:

January 16, 2011, 20:004131
A Child Needs a Family: Tanya M., born in 2002
A Child Needs a Family: Tanya M., born in 2002

Tanya is a shy and tender girl. It is hard to say what is special about her, but when you think about her, you just can’t keep from smiling. Profile # 0057659

August 2, 2012, 13:304129
A Child Has a Family: Maxim B., born in 2000
A Child Has a Family: Maxim B., born in 2000

Maxim was adopted!

February 18, 2013, 10:004125
Just the ticket
Just the ticket

On the 11th of April, 2011 Margaret goes to St. Petersburg to have a long- awaited PET procedure.The test will be paid by the Russian Fund. We have been requested to help to raise 3,000 hryvnias to buy a train ticket to St.Petersburg for her.

May 19, 2008, 20:004122
Anna Novikova, born in 1988 - Hodgkin's lymphoma, recurrence
Anna Novikova, born in 1988 - Hodgkin's lymphoma, recurrence

The fund-raising campaign is closed. Anna currently does not need your support

November 28, 2012, 11:004115
A Child needs a family: Dmitriy B., born in 2000
A Child needs a family: Dmitriy B., born in 2000

Dima is 18 years old now

August 11, 2015, 17:004112
The child found a family: Eugene
The child found a family: Eugene

Evgeny's dream has come true - now he has a loving family!

February 18, 2021, 16:104112
A Child Needs a Family: Ruslan B., born in 1999
A Child Needs a Family: Ruslan B., born in 1999

Ruslan passed away October 17th due to his bowel obstruction

February 20, 2013, 13:204108
A Child Needs a Family: Tatyana B., born in 1999
A Child Needs a Family: Tatyana B., born in 1999

I’m always puzzled by the fact that orphans first try to attract attention by all means, but when they achieve their purpose, they have no idea what to do with this attention. Profile # 0059016

December 7, 2011, 13:004104
Yaroslav M. - the sclerosis of pulmonary vessel, the pulmonary hypertension.
Yaroslav M. - the sclerosis of pulmonary vessel, the pulmonary hypertension.

Temporarily Katia's Yaroslav does not need our help. Thanks to all who helped the boy!

March 7, 2011, 14:004103
A Child Needs a Family: Veronika K., born in 2002
A Child Needs a Family: Veronika K., born in 2002

Veronica left this world ...

September 15, 2014, 12:204100
An adoption angel now faces one final adoption: her 2 daughters
An adoption angel now faces one final adoption: her 2 daughters

For 14 years, Diane Sadovnikov built a career on the essential goodness of the American family, connecting hundreds of married American couples with orphaned Ukrainian children

February 13, 2007, 0:004096
Personal page of orphan - Tanyusha P.
Personal page of orphan - Tanyusha P.

Tanya already found a family!

June 25, 2007, 0:174087
Personal page of orphan - Kristina
Personal page of orphan - Kristina

In September 2010 Christina was adopted by foreign people

July 4, 2007, 0:174085
Exciting excursions for kids from Zaporozhye orphan asylum
Exciting excursions for kids from Zaporozhye orphan asylum

On August 9th boys from an orphan asylum went on an excursion to the Zaporozhye Cossacs History Museum and to the cultural complex “Zaporozhye Sech”

September 5, 2011, 19:004082
Daniella Rudenko: “Doctors gave me a new eye!”
Daniella Rudenko: “Doctors gave me a new eye!”

Doctors surgically removed Daniella’s eye and replaced it with an artificial one. She is feeling well. The fund-raising campaign is currently closed. We’re grateful to everyone who helped Daniella!

November 8, 2011, 11:304080
Love works its magic on children
Love works its magic on children

Miling with newly repaired teeth and showing their healthy summer tans, 50 lucky children from Belarus gathered at the Belleville-area home of Brenda and Farley Vader Saturday for the end-of-summer party for Quinte's Children of Chernobyl

August 15, 2007, 1:154077
Pancake week in the hematology department
Pancake week in the hematology department

Last week oncohematology department had a good time seeing off winter and welcoming spring. Pancake week came to the children-patients of the department with a puppet show, games, riddles and round dances

April 14, 2011, 21:004074
The child found a family: Viktor G., born in 2007
The child found a family: Viktor G., born in 2007

The child lives in a new loving family

December 4, 2014, 13:404070
Slow but Noticeable Progress!
Slow but Noticeable Progress!

The works on the nets in Kalinovka have been completed, and last Friday the roofing of the second “Happy Home” was started

July 22, 2013, 10:004069
Arbor Heights family adopts Ukrainian tweens
Arbor Heights family adopts Ukrainian tweens

In just one hour an Arbor Heights couple changed their lives, and the lives of 12 year-old twin sisters, forever

November 2, 2009, 10:004069
Diana Vikhlyaeva, born in 2003 - spastic paraparesis of the lower limbs
Diana Vikhlyaeva, born in 2003 - spastic paraparesis of the lower limbs

The fund-raising campaign is closed. Thanks to your donations, we could finance Diana’s trip to Saint Petersburg and her checkup there

February 17, 2014, 12:304061
Spring holiday in Zaporozhye's children's oncology and hematology ward
Spring holiday in Zaporozhye's children's oncology and hematology ward

An old friend and sponsor of Zaporozhye hematology ward Lyubov Mihaylovna from Donetsk region arrived to Zaporozhye to congratulate children, parents and doctors with the Women's Day holiday

March 31, 2007, 6:104058
The child has found a family: Vladislav S., born in 2003
The child has found a family: Vladislav S., born in 2003

Vladislav is in a new loving family.

September 15, 2014, 12:304056
Christmas Show in Kalinovka for adults and children
Christmas Show in Kalinovka for adults and children

On Monday, December 27th, Kalinovka orphans, the orphanage personnel and children from nearby villages were welcoming guests from Zaporozhye.

January 6, 2011, 14:004053
“Health Day” on the Khortitsa Island
“Health Day” on the Khortitsa Island

In honor of the International Children’s Day the volunteers of the “Klubok” club organized fun pastime for 18 children from Zaporozhye Educational and Rehabilitation Centre-Internat. The event took place on the Khortitsa Island, Zaporozhye

June 22, 2012, 12:554045
Waiting to be saved

November 30, 2006, 0:004042
Save a Child: Tsepkalova Sophia, 4 years – fourth-degree ambilateral sensorineural deafness
Save a Child: Tsepkalova Sophia, 4 years – fourth-degree ambilateral sensorineural deafness

Sonechka suffers from fourth-degree ambilateral sensorineural deafness, but she doesn’t loose the hope to be treated some day and be able to speak. We appeal for help to raise money for cochlear implantation.

February 8, 2010, 15:154040
Child needs a family: Ruslan, born December 17, 2011
Child needs a family: Ruslan, born December 17, 2011

Ruslan - cheerful and active! Profile (0232283)

January 20, 2019, 21:374022
Intellectually Challenged Children: What Our Society is Silent About
Intellectually Challenged Children: What Our Society is Silent About

The cliche “mentally retarded” needlessly condemns many good children to a life-long isolated existence. Many of these children would love to communicate

October 3, 2012, 11:504017
An Autumn Walk at the Khortitsa Island
An Autumn Walk at the Khortitsa Island

"A melancholy time! So charming to the eye! Your beauty in its parting pleases me - I love the lavish withering of nature, The gold and scarlet raiment of the woods"

December 12, 2011, 1:204014
Pavel Telegiy, born in 2007 – Embryonic Rhabdomyosarcoma of the Nasopharynx
Pavel Telegiy, born in 2007 – Embryonic Rhabdomyosarcoma of the Nasopharynx

Pavel passed away in August 2012. He really fought for his life. Thank you for your support!

January 17, 2012, 11:004010
Aaron Keyan, born in 2012 - Retinopathy of prematurity of the 5th degree, the consequence is blindness
Aaron Keyan, born in 2012 - Retinopathy of prematurity of the 5th degree, the consequence is blindness

For Aaron Keyan, the environment? The world is a black and white picture, sometimes with frightening sounds... Everything that surrounds him, he draws in his imagination. The way it feels...

April 2, 2021, 19:104009
A Child needs a Family: Oksana Ch., born in 2001
A Child needs a Family: Oksana Ch., born in 2001

Oksana is 18 years old now

September 29, 2014, 13:154006
Reflections on Kalinovka
Reflections on Kalinovka

Kalinovka is a significant part of my life, but because it's a complicated and confusing place it can be difficult to share this part of my life with others

December 9, 2012, 20:004003
It was impossible to stay aside any more
It was impossible to stay aside any more

Alla Kotlyar: "Zaporoshye’s website www.deti.zp.ua, which is devoted to all aspects of the orphans’ problems, I have noticed as one of the serious Internet-recourses in Ukraine few years ago"

August 22, 2007, 0:154003
Support Families in the Donetsk war zone
Support Families in the Donetsk war zone

The Happy Child together with “Tema” youth center visit villages and cities of the Donetsk region to bring some humanitarian aid to families with children, the elderly and people with disabilities. You’re welcome to join us!

February 11, 2015, 13:004000
Tapped Out....
Tapped Out....

The charity fund “Happy Child” is behind the eight-ball. They have run out of the funds for the payment of emergency needs for seriously ill children. The lack of cash resources for the vital medication can have grave consequences.

March 19, 2010, 19:453997
The Close of the Season
The Close of the Season

The pupils of the Melitopol Boarding School (orphanage) and foster children have recently held the last walking tour of the season this year

November 19, 2010, 17:303996
Snezhana Akhchi, born in 2006 - sensorineural hearing loss
Snezhana Akhchi, born in 2006 - sensorineural hearing loss

As a result of purulent meningitis a lover of singing and dancing can no longer hear the music. Help Snezhana buy a hearing aid and return her happy childhood!

June 23, 2015, 11:503983
Victoria Stadnik, 22 years old - Pilocytic astrocytoma (tumor) in the suprasellar cistern
Victoria Stadnik, 22 years old - Pilocytic astrocytoma (tumor) in the suprasellar cistern

Fundraising is closed! Many thanks to the distinguished contributors for helping to Victoria. Her condition was stabilized, family tries to cope with the costs yourself.

August 8, 2016, 13:003973
Donation-box: small contribution of many people to our big common cause
Donation-box: small contribution of many people to our big common cause

"Happy Child" Fund representatives thank the administration of Tavria-Lux supermarket for giving the opportunuty to place the box for donations at the shop

September 23, 2008, 11:003972
Nutrition that can save life
Nutrition that can save life

Sometimes we say it healthy to children to have porridge in the morning. For some children in Kalinovka orphanage it’s the only way to survive

November 26, 2010, 17:003969
A Month of a New Life...
A Month of a New Life...

Nine children with special needs have spent the first month in their recently opened “Happy Home” in the village of Kalinovka

February 16, 2012, 18:403965
Orphan has a family: Roma S., year of birth 2004
Orphan has a family: Roma S., year of birth 2004

Roma has been adopted! Hurray! From now on not only Roma’s teachers but his loving parents will develop his talents

March 22, 2010, 15:403956
Good Deeds
Good Deeds

The cardiology department of the Zaporizhia Children’s Regional Hospital has finally got its first cardiomonitor.

February 21, 2011, 18:003952
A Child Needs a Family: Sergey P., born in 1999
A Child Needs a Family: Sergey P., born in 1999

Sergey is 18 years old now

July 18, 2013, 19:403936
Ukrainian orphans get grandmotherly cares

February 10, 2005, 0:003932
Video and photo reportage: There is nothing better than mountains
Video and photo reportage: There is nothing better than mountains

In March 2011 forty children from orphanages, foster and large families of the Zaporizhia region spent five unforgettable days at the Bukovel ski resort, including some sightseeing of Lviv.

May 30, 2011, 8:003932
How is life in Kalinovka?
How is life in Kalinovka?

After a visit to the orphanage for children with physical disabilities you come to understand that there are thousand of ways for improving life of these kids. Everybody can make a noble action for inmates of Kalinovka.

November 10, 2009, 6:003930
The graduating students
The graduating students

I remember, in the senior classes I looked forward to and was afraid of leaving school: “What’s next? What, if I don’t enter the University?”. And how do the graduates of boarding schools feel?

January 27, 2012, 13:003924
Margarita Fights to Live
Margarita Fights to Live

Margarita is still in and out of the hospital because of her condition, but she fights to live… even though the doctors dismissed her as a “disaster”

July 3, 2012, 12:403914
Orphan about her life - Natasha's story.

September 10, 2004, 0:003910
Denis and Maxim Makiev
Denis and Maxim Makiev

The family currently does not need your support

March 22, 2011, 20:003910
Nikita Petrov - Kidney Tumor
Nikita Petrov - Kidney Tumor

Nikita has already completed his treatment and his blood tests are good. Let's hope that the boy will get well soon!

May 10, 2011, 13:003903
The child found a family: Oleg P, born in 2002
The child found a family: Oleg P, born in 2002

New loving parents took Oleg into the family

June 26, 2013, 12:403901
Anastasia Kabanova, 2 years old - Acute myeloid leukemia
Anastasia Kabanova, 2 years old - Acute myeloid leukemia

Fundraising is closed! Nastya continues treatment in OKHMATDET. The collected funds so far is enough. Thank you very much to all indifferent

March 10, 2016, 12:203896
Child Has a Family: Eugene S., born in 2002
Child Has a Family: Eugene S., born in 2002

Eugene has his own loving family now abroad!

March 16, 2012, 19:003895
The photo made famous Andrey from Zaporozhye. This boy is a cancer survivor
The photo made famous Andrey from Zaporozhye. This boy is a cancer survivor

The photo where 11 years old boy from Zaporozhye was pictured went around all over the world. The boy had a cancer, but now he is in good health and plays football. The journalists of the newspaper "Subbota+" found this famous teenager.

August 18, 2008, 0:003895
Child needs a family: Andrey D, born in 2001
Child needs a family: Andrey D, born in 2001

Andrey is 18 years old now

December 7, 2015, 15:453893
Ivan Babich, born in 2015 - Sensorineural deafness ІV degree
Ivan Babich, born in 2015 - Sensorineural deafness ІV degree

The Babich family has a main goal: by the beginning of school life, Vanechka needs to gain confidence, stand firmly on her feet and start classes with her sister Polina.

March 5, 2021, 11:303893
Dasha R., Returns Home After Surgery!
Dasha R., Returns Home After Surgery!

Now the girl can run around with her brothers without risking her health

January 24, 2012, 20:003890
A Child Needs a Family: Margarita K., born in  2007
A Child Needs a Family: Margarita K., born in 2007

Margarita is a little princess who has to fight day by day... Profile# 0055617

April 24, 2014, 19:303887
Ukrainian Citizens Adopt Children and Then Give Them Back to Orphanages
Ukrainian Citizens Adopt Children and Then Give Them Back to Orphanages

During the last two years the number of adopted children decreased in our country. But we can’t say that there is any indifference to orphans. And the number of people who want to adopt a child didn’t become smaller…

April 2, 2012, 15:403884
TO LIVE TOMORROW – dreams come true
TO LIVE TOMORROW – dreams come true

«To live tomorrow» - in such way we called a holiday for our kids who have finished their intensive part of treatment. They have experienced the most difficult part of their lives! So a simple children’s holiday, meeting the old friends outside the hospit

December 5, 2008, 10:003879
Children Needs a Family: Anastasia born in 2005, Nikolay born in 2009 and Viktoria born in 2006
Children Needs a Family: Anastasia born in 2005, Nikolay born in 2009 and Viktoria born in 2006

A sporting family. Nastia №0296675, Kolia №0296677 and Vika №0296679.

June 13, 2017, 13:403876
The Fragile World of Daniella Rudenko
The Fragile World of Daniella Rudenko

Daniella has finally got her new eye! The fund-raising campaign is currently closed!

July 15, 2011, 8:003869
Will Ukraine help boarding school graduates enjoy their youth?
Will Ukraine help boarding school graduates enjoy their youth?

Most of the pupils of Boarding Schools have biological parents, but their school instructors have become their true fathers and mothers. What future awaits them?

May 13, 2009, 10:003869
A Child Needs a Family: Vladislav P., born in 2003
A Child Needs a Family: Vladislav P., born in 2003

Vladik has reached the age of majority

August 28, 2016, 21:023861
“If I experienced and overcame such sufferings, someone needs it.”
“If I experienced and overcame such sufferings, someone needs it.”

The heroine of the Facts newspaper, that is a prisoner of a wheelchair Irina Gavrisheva from Zaporozhye, is now among the group of volunteers that help to the children that have oncological diseases

August 6, 2007, 3:153861
The child found a family: Danil L., born in 2001
The child found a family: Danil L., born in 2001

Danil gained loving parents!

May 28, 2013, 18:303856
Wings
Wings

This article is a call for help from the little dwellers of the Kalinovka Orphanage. “The Soul Confession” of the angels who don’t have wings

November 26, 2010, 16:003849
“I Want to Be…” Project: Alex is lighting up little stars
“I Want to Be…” Project: Alex is lighting up little stars

Fifteen children from the Zaporozhye boarding school #3 went on an excursion to learn more about TV professions in the scope of the project “I want to be...”

December 7, 2011, 12:303847
Help for the Most Helpless
Help for the Most Helpless

In June nineteen bed-ridden children from Kalinovka moved to the Kirovo orphanage. These helpless orphans still need your support!

September 3, 2014, 21:303846
A Child Needs a Family: Valentina N., born in 1998
A Child Needs a Family: Valentina N., born in 1998

Valentina is 18 years old now

October 21, 2013, 11:003843
A lesson in charity and orphanages

February 26, 2006, 0:003834
A Child Needs a Family: Viktor P., born in 1999
A Child Needs a Family: Viktor P., born in 1999

Victor came of age

January 15, 2014, 11:203833
Photo story: Wonderland on the wheels
Photo story: Wonderland on the wheels

The mobile playroom for the orphans, created with the help of the fund «Happy child» friends, today stays in the Center of Education and Rehabilitation of Zaporizhia – in the orphanage №3.

May 26, 2011, 8:003833
Little heart – great life
Little heart – great life

Due to benefactor’s support trackball for ultrasound investigation apparatus will be installed in the 5th children's hospital in the nearest time

June 17, 2010, 14:003832
Children need a family: Dima in born 2011
Children need a family: Dima in born 2011

Dimochka left this world ...

July 3, 2018, 21:343821
“I Want to Be…” Project: The Traveler Sergey Gordiyenko: The Major Mystery on Earth are You and I!
“I Want to Be…” Project: The Traveler Sergey Gordiyenko: The Major Mystery on Earth are You and I!

November 14th – A full conference hall of young dreamers got together to meet the famous traveler at the Regional Youth Center. Some curious children and their inventive questions made even the guest, Sergey Gordiyenko, applaud

December 7, 2011, 14:003814
A Child Needs a Family: Vladislav Sh., born in 2003
A Child Needs a Family: Vladislav Sh., born in 2003

Vladislav likes laughing and knocking on anything he can find. Now he has to knock his future mother’s heart. Profile # 0060575

December 9, 2013, 14:303812
The Arms That Held Me

Adoption story

May 5, 2006, 0:003809
Stanislav Andreyev, born in 1992 – sarcoma
Stanislav Andreyev, born in 1992 – sarcoma

Fundraising is closed! Stas Andreev behind two complicated operations. The tumor in the lung was defeated! Surveys have shown that he is healthy, which we all rejoice!

October 1, 2014, 12:503808
Hope is alive!
Hope is alive!

Zaporozhye couldn’t stay aside during National action “Hope is alive” which was timed to the 15 of February, All-Ukrainian Day dedicated to the problems of children with oncology diseases

March 4, 2009, 9:003801
The child found a family: Ekaterina T., born in 2002
The child found a family: Ekaterina T., born in 2002

New loving parents took Ekaterina into the family

September 6, 2013, 12:303793
Hero-city conquered by children
Hero-city conquered by children

Foster-children from boarding-school #4 spent a wonderful day at Sevastopol city

June 17, 2010, 18:003788
Help Special Children Save Their Mother!
Help Special Children Save Their Mother!

Dear Friends! We still need your financial support for maintaining educator staff salaries in Chernigov Child’s Home

January 14, 2013, 22:003786
A Child Needs a Family: Dmitry K., born in 1999
A Child Needs a Family: Dmitry K., born in 1999

Dmitry is 18 years old now

February 25, 2014, 12:003779
A Child Has a Family: Anastasiya, Born in 1999
A Child Has a Family: Anastasiya, Born in 1999

Anastasiya has her loving family now!

June 22, 2012, 12:303778
“I Want to Be…” Project:  Firefighter is My Job!
“I Want to Be…” Project: Firefighter is My Job!

25 children from Matveevka Orphanage visited Zaporozhye Firefighting Station #8 on February 29, 2012

March 27, 2012, 14:103776
Kids I could love
Kids I could love

While most American kids head off to summer camp to have fun away from their families, Ukrainian orphans experienced what it meant to be part of one

September 7, 2008, 11:003776
Bryan man spreading the sounds of joy to Ukraine's orphans
Bryan man spreading the sounds of joy to Ukraine's orphans

George Stuart hopes to use donated instruments to teach Ukrainian orphans

March 20, 2007, 6:103771
Kayaking and Hiking on the Island of Khortitsa
Kayaking and Hiking on the Island of Khortitsa

Wonderful summer days of June 12 and 13 fifteen kids from Molochansk boarding school spent on the legendary Island of Khortitsa

June 28, 2012, 13:303767
Bogdan Paul 3 years - Cerebral Palsy
Bogdan Paul 3 years - Cerebral Palsy

For the rehabilitation of the Pasha family, 3 000 USD is needed. Without us they can not cope

February 11, 2016, 12:303766
A Child Has a Family: Lydia E. was born in 1999
A Child Has a Family: Lydia E. was born in 1999

Lydia finally has her family!

December 1, 2010, 15:003761
Keep on breathing, honey!
Keep on breathing, honey!

Fundraising is closed due to the death of a child! Daisy finished her earthly journey. Sincere condolences to her family, strength to survive the irreparable loss.

January 20, 2015, 12:303761
The child found a family: Yuriy Ch., Born in 2002
The child found a family: Yuriy Ch., Born in 2002

Yuriy gained loving parents!

August 18, 2012, 12:003752
Maxim Buyalskiy, born in 2009 - cerebral palsy, retinopathy of both eyes of the fourth stage
Maxim Buyalskiy, born in 2009 - cerebral palsy, retinopathy of both eyes of the fourth stage

Fundraising is closed! The necessary amount for the rehabilitation of Maksimka is collected.

March 8, 2012, 17:003747
The child found a family: Egor G., born in 2002
The child found a family: Egor G., born in 2002

Egor gained loving parents!

April 1, 2013, 15:203747
Ukraine sees reduce of orphans adoption
Ukraine sees reduce of orphans adoption

Number of adopted orphans and children deprived of parents care keeps to decrease comparing with the previous years, according to the state statistic date

July 9, 2007, 5:153734
Vadim Melnichuk, 17 years old - an acute lymphoblastic leukemia
Vadim Melnichuk, 17 years old - an acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Fundraising is closed! For the first time, the treatment of the collected funds is enough for now.

July 2, 2016, 17:003726
Making money out of orphans: children are being shown for value, foreigners are paying five-figure sums
Making money out of orphans: children are being shown for value, foreigners are paying five-figure sums

Law-enforcement officials are at loss: it is almost impossible to hold anyone criminally liable for traffic in children

December 7, 2011, 15:503721
“Through thorns to stars…”
“Through thorns to stars…”

On October 9th students from Zaporozhye educational rehabilitation boarding school conquered the cliffs on Khortytsia. Courage and agility were kids’ unfailing friends

November 21, 2011, 11:003717
The Report on the Works Done in Chernigov Child’s Home in June 2013
The Report on the Works Done in Chernigov Child’s Home in June 2013

In June Kalinovka children were entertained by the music college students and volunteers from the USA

July 15, 2013, 11:003715
The child found a family: Vladislav Zh., born in 2003
The child found a family: Vladislav Zh., born in 2003

Vladislav gained loving parents!

September 23, 2013, 21:303708
Cystic Fibrosis (Cystic Fibrosis) Patient Assistance Program
Cystic Fibrosis (Cystic Fibrosis) Patient Assistance Program

This program is based on real stories of the children. All the events are real and taken from the lives of the children we support. In the future we will publish the official recommended program on our website, to be implemented by the government official

June 3, 2012, 14:013708
Child needs a family: Sergey G, was born in 1996
Child needs a family: Sergey G, was born in 1996

Sergey is 18 years old now

June 4, 2010, 19:303707
The  photo  report: a  new   roof for  a  little house for  children  with  special  needs!
The photo report: a new roof for a little house for children with special needs!

We are grateful to everybody who has already made the feasible contribution to the little house reconstruction in Kalinovka. For continuation of internal works your support is still highly appreciated!

December 9, 2010, 12:003706
Save a child: Gena Grin suffers from intestinal polyposis.
Save a child: Gena Grin suffers from intestinal polyposis.

Gena could not have his surgery in 2010. He will hopefully undergo surgery in 2011!

March 2, 2010, 19:003699
Vladislav Shulyak, 20 year – Spinal Compression Fracture (C-5)
Vladislav Shulyak, 20 year – Spinal Compression Fracture (C-5)

Fundraising is closed! Due to the lack of relevant information about the needs of the child

March 3, 2017, 16:003696
Heart Drama
Heart Drama

Zaporozhye Department of Cardiac Surgery is “stalling” due to lack of equipment and drugs

November 23, 2011, 16:203696
Adoption in Ukraine

February 25, 2011, 21:003695
Sasha and Liosha
Sasha and Liosha

Let's create decent living conditions for the children from Kalinovka together.

February 6, 2018, 21:003694
Why Disabled Orphans Die in Ukrainian Orphanages
Why Disabled Orphans Die in Ukrainian Orphanages

Representatives of Zaporozhye and American charities have spoken about the life of disabled orphans in Ukraine and abroad

December 11, 2015, 19:003692
The citizens of Zaporozhya Svetlana and Victor Ivanovy:
The citizens of Zaporozhya Svetlana and Victor Ivanovy: "We are ready to adopt from 5 to 10 orphans more"

The family of Victor and Svetlana are taking care of 11 children. The housing problem prevents them from helping more orphans

October 16, 2009, 13:003689
A River Trip Around The Legendary Khortitsa Island
A River Trip Around The Legendary Khortitsa Island

Sixteen girls from the Kirovo Orphanage for girls with special needs enjoyed a lively trip by river bus around the legendary Khortitsa Island

October 8, 2012, 10:003687
Dnepropetrovsk sparked many cheerful emotions in the hearts of the children!
Dnepropetrovsk sparked many cheerful emotions in the hearts of the children!

Thanks to "Happy Child" the children from large and low-income families of the Zaporozhye and Berdyansk districts gained unforgettable impressions. On the New Year’s Eve, children went to the excursion to the city of Dnepropetrovsk

February 2, 2012, 19:303684
Tania D.
Tania D. "Loving parents needed!"

Tania is still living in the orphanage. She needs heart surgery. Fortunately, the necessary amount of money to pay for surgery has already been collected. She needs a mom and a dad very much!

January 17, 2013, 15:103682
Dasha R., born in 2006 - congenital heart disease
Dasha R., born in 2006 - congenital heart disease

Thanks to you Dasha can have her life-saving surgery! The important amount is collected! We will keep you up-to-date with the latest news!

December 16, 2011, 16:303675
Teach Me to Believe!
Teach Me to Believe!

Perhaps, in order to realize this objective we keep coming to visit and support the children and adults in Kalinovka

September 19, 2013, 11:003673
Children found a family: Maxim in born 2012 and Nicholas born in 2015
Children found a family: Maxim in born 2012 and Nicholas born in 2015

Brothers are in a new loving family

July 29, 2017, 17:153669
Stas Andrusik, born in 2003  – Ameloblastic Fibrosarcoma, Third Recurrence
Stas Andrusik, born in 2003 – Ameloblastic Fibrosarcoma, Third Recurrence

Fundraising is closed! Our Stasik is now being treated in Russia, and it is supported by local funds

April 21, 2015, 13:003668
Summer camp for children with the limited possibilities
Summer camp for children with the limited possibilities

Many thanks to the Christian center and everybody who made donations for creation of this wonderful camp

August 30, 2010, 13:503666
Bayside coach hosts baseball tournament for orphans in Ukraine
Bayside coach hosts baseball tournament for orphans in Ukraine

Tarasko will host the third annual Ukraine Little League Championship for Kids from Orphanages

January 6, 2011, 12:003652
The greatest joy ever is to see the results of your work
The greatest joy ever is to see the results of your work

"Great personalities are not formed by what they hear and say, but by work and activity” ... Albert Einstein

January 18, 2011, 12:003650
A Child Needs a Family: Anya Z., was born October 1995
A Child Needs a Family: Anya Z., was born October 1995

Anya left her orphanage

September 29, 2010, 16:003649
12 orphans from Kharkiv, Ukraine, are living with host families around Knoxville for the next three weeks
12 orphans from Kharkiv, Ukraine, are living with host families around Knoxville for the next three weeks

This holiday season, one East Tennessee family is working to help orphans who live thousands of miles away. Their efforts have brought a dozen children to host families around Knoxville

December 28, 2009, 10:003648
Yaroslav Slivin, born in 2011 - Neuroblastoma
Yaroslav Slivin, born in 2011 - Neuroblastoma

Fundraising is closed due to the death of a child! Yaroslav finished his earthly journey. We offer our sincere condolences to family and friends.

June 3, 2017, 19:003648
Merry adventures of Elizavetovka’s children
Merry adventures of Elizavetovka’s children

Children from large families and families with low income of Elizavetovka village visit Zaporozhye in order to “add some color” to their autumn school vacations and to take part in an interesting excursion

November 21, 2011, 16:003647
Bogdan Kropov, 4 years old – Neuroblastoma of the Right Lung
Bogdan Kropov, 4 years old – Neuroblastoma of the Right Lung

Fundraising is closed due to the death of the child! We offer sincere condolences to relatives

January 3, 2017, 12:053645
«Even clergymen do not adopt abandoned handicapped children»
«Even clergymen do not adopt abandoned handicapped children»

Ladies in Zaporozhye often refuse to abort pregnancies with severe fetus pathologies and later they abandon their handicapped children in the maternity hospitals

February 11, 2011, 10:003645
Don’t let the children freeze!
Don’t let the children freeze!

The Orekhov Regional Asylum needs urgent modernization of its heating system. Otherwise the children will face the frosts with no warm radiators

November 18, 2011, 0:453635
A Golden October Limo Drive Around The City
A Golden October Limo Drive Around The City

35 children from the 'Orientir' scientific-rehabilitation boarding center took part in the excursion drive by limousines to the Children's Railway

November 5, 2012, 12:003635
The child found a family: Vera S., born in 2002
The child found a family: Vera S., born in 2002

New loving parents took Vera into the family

September 2, 2013, 11:403632
Small Introduction to The Big City
Small Introduction to The Big City

Students of the Zaporozhye orphanage for boys went on a tour of their hometown. Many kids saw cultural attractions Zaporozhye has to offer for the first time!

November 21, 2011, 10:303626
Photo report of the adventures of 17 children from the orphanage #3 and low-income families in West Crimea.
Photo report of the adventures of 17 children from the orphanage #3 and low-income families in West Crimea.

Even May`s rains could not prevent the children from having a good time with nature and each other.

June 2, 2011, 20:003623
Englishmen in Kalinovka
Englishmen in Kalinovka

Volunteers from Great Britain have spent more than a week with kids at Kalinovka boarding school

October 15, 2012, 18:453620
You can save a child. Particularly you. Right now
You can save a child. Particularly you. Right now

How can a person help other people once he decides to do that? Should he just go on a street and ask who needs money? Should he open his wallet every time he sees a box with “Donations” sign on it? Or maybe should he visit the website and choose from the

April 12, 2007, 4:103611
Kruzhilina Olga, born in 1997 – acute lymphoblastic leukemia
Kruzhilina Olga, born in 1997 – acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Fundraising is closed! For us and Olechka great news: The Ministry of Health will pay for the treatment of Olga in Italy. She is receiving treatment and is waiting to return home. We wish her a speedy recovery!

September 11, 2015, 16:453611
A Child Needs a Family: Vijay Ch., born in 2003
A Child Needs a Family: Vijay Ch., born in 2003

This boy needs love and care. Profile # 0059548

January 18, 2016, 10:033604
Orphan needs a family: Vera K., the date of birth 1996
Orphan needs a family: Vera K., the date of birth 1996

The child has found a family

March 22, 2010, 14:403598
The Klubok Project – My Impressions
The Klubok Project – My Impressions

Warm weather is over, and it is time for children and camp instructors to sum up their impressions of the tent camp they visited in summer

October 29, 2012, 11:003597
Priymak Oryna, born in 2009 - Two-sided sensorineural hearing loss (4th stage) (The fund-raising campaign is closed)

The fund-raising campaign is closed. The vitally important sum of 32,000 US dollars for cochlear implant surgery is collected! The surgery is going to take place on the 23rd of February, 2012

November 14, 2011, 22:203596
A Child Has a Family: Vladimir D., born in 2003
A Child Has a Family: Vladimir D., born in 2003

Vladimir has his parents now!

May 2, 2013, 11:103595
Ukraine orphans come to USA for trip, possible adoption
Ukraine orphans come to USA for trip, possible adoption

A handful of pre-adolescent kids, wide-eyed and weary after a 20-hour flight from Ukraine

February 3, 2007, 0:003594
A Child Has a Family: Elvira, born in 2016
A Child Has a Family: Elvira, born in 2016

Elvira was adopted!

September 5, 2016, 22:003584
The January Report on the Works Done for the Chernigov Child’s Home
The January Report on the Works Done for the Chernigov Child’s Home

In January volunteers from Zaporizhzhia and Energodar lightened up the life of little orphans in Kalinovka with such presents as beads, fruit, and toys, as well as warm attention and unforgettable communication

February 11, 2013, 12:003584
† Rouslan Soroka has left us
† Rouslan Soroka has left us

A leucosis relapse has occured to Ruslan Soroka. Doctors did their best to save the life of the child, but the illness was more strong... On February, 1st, 2010 Ruslan has died

February 4, 2010, 14:003583
The child found a family: Anastasia S., born in 2002
The child found a family: Anastasia S., born in 2002

Anastasia gained loving parents!

August 13, 2014, 17:403582
A Child Needs a Family: Matvey S., born in 2010
A Child Needs a Family: Matvey S., born in 2010

Matvey is a calm and kind boy. He enjoys doing what his educator asks him to and is truly happy when he does something right. Profile # 0168987

October 8, 2014, 16:403581
The Rehabilitation Centre
The Rehabilitation Centre "Ivan": We are together!

This Journey started hard, we very often got disapointed in "Charity". Sometimes we found that it was very embaressing to ask for help.

May 4, 2011, 23:003578
With Open Arms
With Open Arms

Stephen and Melissa Eimers, former Jamestown residents, have recently applied to the country of Ukraine to adopt three young children. The Eimers, who now reside in the Knoxville, Tenn., a suburb of Lenoir City, currently have three biological daughters

July 9, 2007, 5:153577
Ukrainian orphans visit Colorado hoping to find families
Ukrainian orphans visit Colorado hoping to find families

More than a dozen orphans from the Ukraine arrived in Colorado this week

April 4, 2007, 3:103576
Save a child: Kurdyukova Christinka, 8 years - brain tumor
Save a child: Kurdyukova Christinka, 8 years - brain tumor

Christinka has completed her treatment and temporarily doesn't require the welfare

January 22, 2007, 0:003576
Andrei Yaroslavskiy, born in 2013 – primary immunodeficiency
Andrei Yaroslavskiy, born in 2013 – primary immunodeficiency

The fund-raising campaign is closed Andryusha a rare diagnosis - a primary immunodeficiency, chronic granulomatous disease. But you can save yourself Andryusha parents are fantastically done a lot for this.

August 1, 2014, 11:303574
A very normal family. In a very normal house. In a very normal city
A very normal family. In a very normal house. In a very normal city

“A family that wants a child and a child that needs a family could come together” – that’s the motto for an American family, who adopted two kids from Ethiopia

July 8, 2013, 11:003572
Notion: “Sadists in Ukrainian orphanages are turning children into criminals”
Notion: “Sadists in Ukrainian orphanages are turning children into criminals”

Most of those, who break the law, are not born criminals. They are turned into ones by environment, ways of upbringing and violence

February 20, 2012, 11:003571
Family from far away
Family from far away

Two Longmont couples adopt children from Ukraine

February 15, 2009, 10:003571
"I Want to Be..." Project: A professional basketball-player

Within “I Want to Be. ..” project – is an unusual occupation of a professional sportsman. A “workshop” for the pupils of the fourth municipal and Molochansk boarding schools took place at the Palace of sports ZAS, which was held by the basketball-players

March 20, 2012, 12:303563
HOVERLA 2011: A Video of the ascent to the highest peak of Ukraine!
HOVERLA 2011: A Video of the ascent to the highest peak of Ukraine!

16 children from Zaporozhye and the region, among whom were kids from orphanages, conquer the highest peak of Ukraine – Hoverla (2061 m) and stage a theatrical performance in the spirit of Zapozizhzhya Cossacks

October 24, 2011, 19:403562
Ksusha Makarenko would like to thank everybody who helped her!
Ksusha Makarenko would like to thank everybody who helped her!

Now we'll be waiting she'll start walking

August 10, 2010, 19:003557
Katya Voronina, born in 2011 - Retinopathy of prematurity, blindness
Katya Voronina, born in 2011 - Retinopathy of prematurity, blindness

The fund-raising campaign is closed. Thanks to you, our dear donors, the vital sum of money was collected!

February 20, 2012, 18:003553
A Child Needs a Family: Elena D., born in 1999
A Child Needs a Family: Elena D., born in 1999

Elena is 18 years old now

September 15, 2014, 14:003551
A Child Needs a Family: Dmitriy N., born in 1999
A Child Needs a Family: Dmitriy N., born in 1999

Dmitriy is 18 years old now

June 21, 2013, 15:303550
A Child Needs a Family: Yana S. born in 1995
A Child Needs a Family: Yana S. born in 1995

Yana finished her school and now studies in college

August 31, 2011, 11:003549
 “I want to be…” Project: How to determine the aim and not to turn off the halfway knows V.N. Kirichenko – the teacher of the Russian cosmonaut Oleg Scripochka
“I want to be…” Project: How to determine the aim and not to turn off the halfway knows V.N. Kirichenko – the teacher of the Russian cosmonaut Oleg Scripochka

Within the framework of the project "I want to be ..." November 29 the pupils of Zaporozhye boarding school # 3 meet Vladimir Nikolaevich Kirichenko - the teacher of the Russian cosmonaut Oleg Scripochka

January 25, 2012, 18:303548
In Zaporozhye 5 children have been adopted recently, and one of them - by foreigners.
In Zaporozhye 5 children have been adopted recently, and one of them - by foreigners.

At the moment the procedure of documents execution is being finished for adoption of five children from the orphan home “Solnyshko” in Zaporozhye.

March 10, 2010, 13:503545
Children Need a Family – Maxim V., Anastasia V., Kristina V., born in 2010, 2012, 2014
Children Need a Family – Maxim V., Anastasia V., Kristina V., born in 2010, 2012, 2014

The children have found loving parents

October 8, 2015, 13:003544
The most urgent little and big appeals for help today!
The most urgent little and big appeals for help today!

All the children mentioned in this article have been undergoing courses of treatment for a long time. Their families have completely run out of money. Their only hope is God’s help and your big hearts.

January 26, 2011, 12:303538
A child has family: Anya Y, born in 1997
A child has family: Anya Y, born in 1997

Anya was adopted!

October 19, 2011, 15:403536
Denis Kirilash – only a few months old and has congenital pneumonia and respiratory failure.
Denis Kirilash – only a few months old and has congenital pneumonia and respiratory failure.

Fundraising is closed! Kid continues treatment at the hospital is that everything you need is there.

June 30, 2016, 17:503532
Sophia says Hi to You!
Sophia says Hi to You!

Sophia is still continuing her treatment in the Scientific-Practical Center for Children’s Oncology and Hematology in Minsk (Belarus). The treatment debt of the family is already more than 5, 000 US dollars

July 21, 2011, 21:003526
A child has a family: Vova L., was born in 2004
A child has a family: Vova L., was born in 2004

Little Vova is a member of his new loving family in the USA now. His disabilities didn't stop his parents and what else does this sweet boy need?

October 19, 2010, 16:003526
Oleg Bedyukh, born in 1996., acute leukemia
Oleg Bedyukh, born in 1996., acute leukemia

Unfortuntely, Oleg couldn't win leukemia. He passed away...

March 6, 2013, 13:203524
Host a Ukrainian Child: Negatives

September 11, 2006, 0:003521
Auto adrenalin for children from Zaporozhe
Auto adrenalin for children from Zaporozhe

Searching for new impressions, children from the large families became the viewers of breathtaking parallel racing competitions, organized by the sports and technical complex «Auto Adrenalin»

October 31, 2011, 15:403512
Shut’ Arsen – severe hemophilia A
Shut’ Arsen – severe hemophilia A

Arsen’s life depends on regular infusions of the deficient clotting factor. At the moment the boy need not urgent help.

October 6, 2010, 15:453510
Nazar Semeniuk, 7 years old, Klippel–Trеnaunay syndrome
Nazar Semeniuk, 7 years old, Klippel–Trеnaunay syndrome

Fundraising is closed! In July this year, Nazar, along with her mother sent to Germany. German Fund has agreed to help the boy to undergo treatment.

February 6, 2016, 18:203509
A Miracle for the Hopeless
A Miracle for the Hopeless

In November 2013 three more children from Kalinovka found their families

March 7, 2014, 17:403505
A Child Needs a Family: Vladislav D., was born in 1998
A Child Needs a Family: Vladislav D., was born in 1998

Vladislav refused from being adopted

December 13, 2010, 15:003504
“I Want to Be…” Project:  Visiting Subbota Plus Newspaper Editorial House
“I Want to Be…” Project: Visiting Subbota Plus Newspaper Editorial House

This time “I Want to Be…” Project offered students of the boarding school #7 to visit the Editorial House of Subbota Plus newspaper during their spring vacations

May 18, 2012, 12:353501
A Child Needs a Family: Danil, born in 2004
A Child Needs a Family: Danil, born in 2004

Danil - Full of Sunshine! About number 0220192

February 3, 2017, 16:003501
Helping Children Without Limbs to be Happy
Helping Children Without Limbs to be Happy

One year ago on December 1st in the village of Kalinovka (Zaporozhye Region) the first family-type home in the region was opened for nine special-needs orphaned children. Now the construction of another “Happy Home” for seven more kids has begun

December 25, 2012, 12:003494
Please Help Eugeniy Win His Fight for Life!
Please Help Eugeniy Win His Fight for Life!

Eugeniy’s kidney transplantation surgery is scheduled for February. The money is over. The boy’s grandmother, ready to do anything to save her grandson, donates her kidney. Our dear donors, please help raise 4,900 US dollars for the surgery!

January 14, 2013, 19:103492
Knowledge is light!
Knowledge is light!

And ignorance is a common reason for problems in working with “special” people. Here is something about a workshop we held for staff from three of our regional orphanages.

November 17, 2014, 14:303488
Some joy to doctors…
Some joy to doctors…

Our main purpose is to help children. However, sometimes in order to help children first it is necessary to help doctors, department, and hospital…

June 3, 2008, 0:003488
The Winds Of Change At Orphanage 50.
The Winds Of Change At Orphanage 50.

Bobby's institution, orphanage 50 on Reece's Rainbow... it's remote, the sort of remote that you can't get your head around until you visit!

April 9, 2012, 10:003487
Children from the Zaporozhye and Donetsk Regions Went on a Hiking Tour to the Crimea on March 24-27, 2012
Children from the Zaporozhye and Donetsk Regions Went on a Hiking Tour to the Crimea on March 24-27, 2012

Ten children from large and foster families of the Zaporozhye region together with the ten students of Donetsk Orphanage No.1 got acquainted with the places of interest in Sevastopol, Foros, Baydarskaya Valley, and Chernorechensky Canyon

April 11, 2012, 11:303481
Masha Prozhoga – acute leukemia
Masha Prozhoga – acute leukemia

At present Masha doesn't need your help. Many thanks to everyone who supported this girl!

March 3, 2011, 9:003480
Vlad Gudkov, 8 years old – needs a voice processor replacement
Vlad Gudkov, 8 years old – needs a voice processor replacement

At the moment Vlad does not need our help. Thank you for support!

July 30, 2010, 15:303478
The August Report on the Works Done in Orphanages for Children and Adults with Special Needs
The August Report on the Works Done in Orphanages for Children and Adults with Special Needs

Last month two more children from Kalinovka were adopted by families from the USA. The main event of the month for us as well as for many of those under our care was the visit of two volunteers from New Zealand

September 12, 2014, 21:003477
Unusual but essential!
Unusual but essential!

The newborns staying in the Intensive Care Unit of the Zaporizhia Children’s Hospital #5 received an unusual New Year’s present. Our regular donor presented the little patients an important device –a phototherapy lamp for the treatment of jaundice.

March 10, 2011, 16:003474
Recent visit to Kalinovka
Recent visit to Kalinovka

We visited Kalinovka orphanage one more time, here is the news

September 14, 2010, 14:003470
Bulgak Sophia – nephroblastoma, 4th stage
Bulgak Sophia – nephroblastoma, 4th stage

Thanks to God and your kindness Sophia has completed her main treatment and currently doesn't need your financial support!

September 24, 2010, 16:303465
Save a child: Victoria Kozeleva, 15 - neuroblastoma
Save a child: Victoria Kozeleva, 15 - neuroblastoma

Victoria's treatment became real thanks donations of not indifferent people and work of Russian Funds such as "Happy world", "Help.org" and Ukrainian organizations "Happy child" and "To live tomorrow"

July 16, 2009, 7:003465
The state and the society consciously do not give orphans any chances to adapt
The state and the society consciously do not give orphans any chances to adapt

The problem is that orphans are not socialized. While living in an orphanage, a child does not obtain any vital skills. In an orphanage children are not permitted to iron, do laundry, wash dishes, and clean premises

January 6, 2011, 14:003463
Orthodox orphanage
Orthodox orphanage "Nadezhda" ("Hope")

24 children of age 3 to 17 live there. Most of them are from Zaporozhye and Zaporozhskaya oblast

May 13, 2009, 12:003461
Orphans who don’t get adopted: Can they also have a Fairy Tale ending?
Orphans who don’t get adopted: Can they also have a Fairy Tale ending?

What happens to the majority of the children who aren’t adopted? The remaining children over 7 years of age (over 85%) have no option other than to spend their childhood in institutional care, and subsequently “graduate” to a forced adult autonomy

March 15, 2012, 18:403460
Kosheva Natasha, born in 2011 – Fetal infection, lungs affection
Kosheva Natasha, born in 2011 – Fetal infection, lungs affection

The fund-raising campaign is closed Thanks a lot to everyone who has helped little Natasha!

January 25, 2012, 15:503457
Maria Sklyar, born in 2009 5 –T-lineage acute lymphoblastic leukemia
Maria Sklyar, born in 2009 5 –T-lineage acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Fundraising is closed! We express our gratitude to everyone who participated in saving the life of Masha. Transplants carried out safely. Next, we will certainly keep you informed of all developments.

May 16, 2015, 12:403456
Anna Kirilenko, born in 2008 - hip osteosarcoma
Anna Kirilenko, born in 2008 - hip osteosarcoma

Fundraising is closed! Anya is now at home. Doctors in Kiev advised not to carry out yet chemotherapy. The following year, Anya waiting in the hospital for consultation.

October 1, 2014, 19:003455
Social Inclusion and Rehabilitation Center for Disabled Children
Social Inclusion and Rehabilitation Center for Disabled Children "Prometheus"

The Centre was created by the parents who united under the "Disabled Children: Right for Life" charity organization

November 30, 2012, 12:003453
Ukrainian orphans visit east Alabama, need homes
Ukrainian orphans visit east Alabama, need homes

There are millions of orphans across the world. Each one needs a home, family, and help. On Wednesday, nine of those deserving children visited East Alabama

May 16, 2012, 18:053452
The child found a family: Yulia L., born in 2003
The child found a family: Yulia L., born in 2003

Yulia gained loving parents!

September 21, 2013, 19:003452
A Child Has A Family: Lesia B., (was born in 1995) and Lilia B., (was born in 1997)
A Child Has A Family: Lesia B., (was born in 1995) and Lilia B., (was born in 1997)

The sisters made a very tough decision to separate. The younger Lilia became a member of an American family. Lesia decided to finish her school and start her new grown-up life in Ukraine

December 30, 2010, 22:053445
Napa adoption firm closes under fire

January 27, 2006, 0:003444
Christian leaders set to gather in Ukraine for Eastern European Summit on Orphans and the Church
Christian leaders set to gather in Ukraine for Eastern European Summit on Orphans and the Church

Around 150 delegates from Russia, Ukraine the UK and US will be gathering in Donetsk, Ukraine March 17-19 for the Eastern European Summit on Orphans and the Church

March 10, 2009, 10:003438
A Child Needs a Family: Dmitry D., born in 2012
A Child Needs a Family: Dmitry D., born in 2012

A boy with thoughtful eyes and beautiful smile. Profile #0249701

June 16, 2015, 11:003437
"I Just Work as a Magician": When miracles are well-organized

When I was speaking with Andrey Aleksandrovich, I understood that resuscitators are interesting people of great depths... And that they sometimes do miracles!

March 20, 2012, 11:403436
A Child Has a Family: Karina S., born in 2009
A Child Has a Family: Karina S., born in 2009

Karina, has found a loving family

October 24, 2016, 11:303436
“I Want to Be…” Project: TV. On the other side of the screen
“I Want to Be…” Project: TV. On the other side of the screen

Television Broadcasting Company “Zaporozhye” discloses the secret of TV producing for the senior pupils of the orphanage #7

December 11, 2011, 23:003429
A child has a family: Serhey K., born in 2001
A child has a family: Serhey K., born in 2001

One more child has left the orphanage and is getting used to a family life. Serhey has also left his motherland but his new family is much more important to him. We’re happy for Serhey!

November 22, 2011, 22:353429
Are Older Children with Severe Developmental Disabilities to be Discharged to Die?
Are Older Children with Severe Developmental Disabilities to be Discharged to Die?

Due to the lack of children's hospice unit the seriously ill children from the "Solnyshko" orphanage are transferred to children's homes where financing per child is half as much and qualified medical staff is not available

June 4, 2014, 16:303429
Orphan needs a family: Luda M., 1999 date of birth
Orphan needs a family: Luda M., 1999 date of birth

Lyudochka adopted a family from Italy

March 18, 2010, 12:003427
A child has a family: Pasha B., year of birth 1996
A child has a family: Pasha B., year of birth 1996

Pasha lives in a family!

March 16, 2010, 15:003425
Child needs a family: Andrey N., born 1994
Child needs a family: Andrey N., born 1994

The boy finished school

August 5, 2010, 16:483424
The Puppet Theatre opens its doors for the young viewers of the orphanage
The Puppet Theatre opens its doors for the young viewers of the orphanage

On the 22nd of October, 2011, twenty children from Zaporozhye orphanage for boys visited the Puppet Theatre. Many smiles and a good mood were the results of a great day!

November 21, 2011, 12:153423
We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

All employees and volunteers of the Happy Child charity foundation want to thank you for your great support!

December 31, 2013, 20:103418
A Child Needs a Family: Ivan P., born in 2000
A Child Needs a Family: Ivan P., born in 2000

Ivan is 18 years old now

July 25, 2014, 12:053416
Olga Smola, born in 2007 – two-sided sensorineural hearing loss (4th stage)
Olga Smola, born in 2007 – two-sided sensorineural hearing loss (4th stage)

The fund-raising campaign is closed. Thank you for helping little Olga raise the whole sum!

June 28, 2012, 11:303400
My Dear Lord, Help me to Survive!!!
My Dear Lord, Help me to Survive!!!

After Ekaterina returned from the Israeli clinic she was rushed to the local intensive care unit. Her current condition is rather critical. Every day treatment requires approximately 74 US dollars. Help Ekaterina to survive, please!

May 24, 2013, 12:003400
Adopted siblings from Ukraine reunited after years apart
Adopted siblings from Ukraine reunited after years apart

A little orphan boy from Ukraine flew 30 hours and 5,400 miles to a new a life in St. Louis. KSDK

January 15, 2014, 10:103400
Our brave Veronica passed away
Our brave Veronica passed away

Ukrainian doctors were impressed by positive results of treatment got in Moscow and even began to think about preparing Veronica for the next surgery … but 17.09.2008 her heart stopped…another bright child passed away..

September 22, 2008, 11:003396
The Child found a family: Vitaliy R., born in 1997
The Child found a family: Vitaliy R., born in 1997

Vitaliy has found his new family

July 22, 2013, 11:403396
A Child Needs a Family: Alexey Y., born in 2000
A Child Needs a Family: Alexey Y., born in 2000

Alexey is 18 years old now

July 31, 2014, 11:103396
A Child Needs a Family – Anastasia T., born in 2014
A Child Needs a Family – Anastasia T., born in 2014

A little girl with eyes full of hope. Profile# 0262647

October 20, 2015, 12:503394
Helping the children in Ukraine
Helping the children in Ukraine

In the heady days after the protests in Kiev's Maidan square brought transformation to Ukraine's government. Disability rights and children's advocates at the meetings were clear: We must get rid of Soviet-era orphanages

May 12, 2014, 11:353393
Special children
Special children

They are children with special needs. And they need special help. These children are from the youth department

January 18, 2011, 12:003382
The Green Beautiful
The Green Beautiful

This time 29 children, aged 7 – 17 from the city and region came to Zaporizhzhia, then to the village of Ukrainka. They lived in camp accompanied by 6 guides

August 9, 2012, 0:003370
Child needs a family: Makar in born 2010
Child needs a family: Makar in born 2010

Makar is a special child having difficult destiny and severe diagnosis, profile (0156412)

May 25, 2019, 21:353367
Home Is Where We Are Together
Home Is Where We Are Together

Thanks to the Happy Child volunteers, Oleg enjoyed the most wonderful birthday ever – the boy together with his friends travelled to the Crimea in January

January 30, 2014, 19:003361
A Child Has a Family: Anna P., born in 1997
A Child Has a Family: Anna P., born in 1997

Anna has her loving family now!

July 11, 2012, 12:503361
Group helps orphans in Ukraine
Group helps orphans in Ukraine

American family adopting the child from Ukraine shared their story with other adoptive parents who felt compelled to extend care and love to orphans and it led to the formation of the Hopeful Hearts Foundation, which helps children in Ukrainian orphanages

July 2, 2008, 11:003357
Video about the Orphanage System in Russia: Bluff, or Happy New Year
Video about the Orphanage System in Russia: Bluff, or Happy New Year

89 minutes is a lot. But please find this time to watch the video. Orphanage systems in Russia and Ukraine are almost identical. This video will help you learn more about the lives of orphans and understand how institutions change those children

January 14, 2014, 11:303345
The Child found a family: Konstantin K., born in 1997
The Child found a family: Konstantin K., born in 1997

Konstantin has found his new family

March 5, 2014, 11:053345
Serhii Matveychuk, born in 1993 - High degree cystic fibrosis
Serhii Matveychuk, born in 1993 - High degree cystic fibrosis

Without the necessary medicines, my condition will only deteriorate, and I dread to wait for the next worsening, because antibiotics that I can buy will not help me anymore.

June 15, 2017, 18:453344
Pashnev Andrej – 9 years old – Cerebral spastic infantile paralysis, congenital dysplasia of the hip joint
Pashnev Andrej – 9 years old – Cerebral spastic infantile paralysis, congenital dysplasia of the hip joint

Andrej has already undergone his surgery and has a good chance to walk one day!

July 19, 2010, 18:303339
A Child Needs a Family: Alexander F., was born in 1996
A Child Needs a Family: Alexander F., was born in 1996

Alexandr finished school

December 8, 2010, 15:003335
Lilya Golopyataya: Good News – One, Veronika Bondarenko: Good News – Two, Arina Lukashova: Good News – Three, as Well as Many Other Children!
Lilya Golopyataya: Good News – One, Veronika Bondarenko: Good News – Two, Arina Lukashova: Good News – Three, as Well as Many Other Children!

At the end of August our good friends and regular donors helped three girls with severe diseases

September 10, 2012, 10:303335
Mark Kovner, born in 2008 - Infantile cerebral paralysis
Mark Kovner, born in 2008 - Infantile cerebral paralysis

The fund-raising campaign is closed. Mark is successfully continuing his treatment thanks to your support!

March 19, 2014, 12:503334
Artem Reznichenko, 5 years old — acute lymphoblastic leukemia
Artem Reznichenko, 5 years old — acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Fundraising is closed! Sincere thanks to our helpers! Fundraising suspended. Thanks to your help, we have Temko reserve funds for the immediate treatment

May 27, 2016, 14:003334
Ivan Yemin, born in 2007 - ICP
Ivan Yemin, born in 2007 - ICP

Fundraising is closed! Due to the lack of relevant information about the needs of the child

May 21, 2017, 18:003330
Under the roof of your own sweet home…
Under the roof of your own sweet home…

The fund-raising campaign for the re-roofing of the Kalinovka family-style orphanage for disabled kids has already succeeded in collecting $ 8860. But there are still an additional $ 1900 needed to complete the reconstruction before winter sets in

August 18, 2010, 19:003329
Local couple hopeful in process of adopting Ukrainian boy
Local couple hopeful in process of adopting Ukrainian boy

Bill and Karen Kochies never thought about adoption, but with the introduction of Ruslan, a Ukrainian orphan, into their family during a host family visit this past summer, the Kochies family knew there was an emptiness in their lives

October 9, 2012, 12:303324
Photo gallery: This Saturday became “an Ice Age” for Zaporozhye children
Photo gallery: This Saturday became “an Ice Age” for Zaporozhye children

Last Saturday Zaporozhye children visited the «Katran » skating rink

November 30, 2011, 16:303324
Children found a family: Ilya born in 2004; Nina 2005 Birthday
Children found a family: Ilya born in 2004; Nina 2005 Birthday

Ilya and Nina now live in a family-type orphanage

October 13, 2016, 22:593315
A Child Has a Family: Oleg S., born in 2001
A Child Has a Family: Oleg S., born in 2001

Oleg has his loving parents now. He was adopted together with Andrey and Maxim by an American family

December 6, 2012, 13:553314
Family Rashkevitch needs our help to accept two more orphans into family
Family Rashkevitch needs our help to accept two more orphans into family

Lack of money for the finishing of building of an apartment house doesn't give Rashkevich family an opportunity to accept two more girls

February 12, 2010, 9:553311
A Trip to Cave Towns of Crimea for Orphans 29th March – 1st April 2012
A Trip to Cave Towns of Crimea for Orphans 29th March – 1st April 2012

At the end of March fifteen orphans from an orphanage in a town of Molochansk set off on a hike to ancient Crimean towns, Eski-Kermen and Mangup

May 31, 2012, 13:003301
Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral in New York City Offers Assistance to Ukrainian Orphanages!
Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral in New York City Offers Assistance to Ukrainian Orphanages!

Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral in New York City, NY hosted a fundraising event to benefit the needs of the disabled children

April 22, 2012, 17:053301
A Child Needs a Family: Bogdan, born in 2006
A Child Needs a Family: Bogdan, born in 2006

Bogdan entered the school

October 19, 2016, 12:003298
A Child Needs a Family: Valentina Т., born in 1996
A Child Needs a Family: Valentina Т., born in 1996

Valentina has left the orphanage and now studies at the lycee

January 20, 2012, 21:003295
You’ve got mail!
You’ve got mail!

Everything will certainly be all right!

January 6, 2011, 14:003291
A Child Needs A Family: Victor P., born in 1999
A Child Needs A Family: Victor P., born in 1999

Vitya is lucky: he lives in the boarding-school, where there are uncommonly many men-teachers – almost a half. He’s got “the father”. And Vitya tries his best to please him. Profile # 0061380

November 28, 2011, 14:003290
Alyona Volosevich: “The bill for treatment must be paid within a week!”
Alyona Volosevich: “The bill for treatment must be paid within a week!”

Fundraising is closed due to the death of a child! Alena completed her earthly journey. Sincere condolences to family and friends. Blessed memory of a tender angel!

March 7, 2013, 10:403287
Andrey Proshin – born in 2012, cerebral spastic infantile paralysis
Andrey Proshin – born in 2012, cerebral spastic infantile paralysis

The fund-raising campaign is closed Currently Andrew is located in Truskavets in rehab. Thanks to the donors of the Russian baby with her mother carried out their plans. Once the family arrives, we learn about the news and

February 9, 2015, 13:003287
The Foundation of the First Home in the Happy Child Village Has Been Laid!
The Foundation of the First Home in the Happy Child Village Has Been Laid!

In October 2013, we finally started the construction of the first family-type home in the children’s village. We have already raised money to build the foundation and the walls, but to continue the works we need your help very much!

November 15, 2013, 12:003285
New language, new culture, new family
New language, new culture, new family

Adoptive parents from USA shared their experience how they had adopted Ukrainian orphans

June 25, 2008, 10:003283
Please help to gather money for bone marrow transplantation (BMT) for Sonya Petrenko
Please help to gather money for bone marrow transplantation (BMT) for Sonya Petrenko

Thanks to the efficiency of donors Sonya had already begun the treatment in the hospital in Minsk. But after a full examination it was revealed that the child needed the unrelated bone marrow transplantation. Sonia needs our help again!

February 22, 2010, 22:003283
Family called to adopt special needs kids
Family called to adopt special needs kids

Malone, minister of music at First Baptist Church in Moore, Okla., discovered that in Ukraine, children with special needs are moved to a mental institution once they reach the age of 5 or 6. Few of them survive the first year there.

September 1, 2009, 10:003282
The December Report on the Works Done in Orphanages for Children and Adults with Special Needs
The December Report on the Works Done in Orphanages for Children and Adults with Special Needs

December will be best remembered for presents to everybody and for the sale of handicraft articles made in Kalinovka

January 9, 2015, 15:003282
Give me a life
Give me a life

Our chances are high, 70%. And what about the other thirty? I can’t see anything or anybody. I’m looking at my baby sleep after extensive manipulations. Temka, Artermushka, my baby, just hold on, breathe, live!..

April 12, 2007, 5:103282
Sazanovich Mikhail, less than 1 y.o. The defect of the urinary system
Sazanovich Mikhail, less than 1 y.o. The defect of the urinary system

Fundraising is closed! We have good news! We raise funds for the operation closed! Mama Anastasia, together with her team, made incredible efforts and everything worked out!

February 12, 2018, 17:303278
Child needs a family: Alexandra in born 2004
Child needs a family: Alexandra in born 2004

Sasha is a real helper, profile (0059776)

May 5, 2019, 19:003277
Orphan needs a family: Sergey G., year of birth 2004
Orphan needs a family: Sergey G., year of birth 2004

The child has found a family

March 24, 2010, 16:503276
The December Report on the Works Done for the Chernigov Child's Home
The December Report on the Works Done for the Chernigov Child's Home

December in Kalinovka was a month of non-stop present-giving, visits and achievements

January 11, 2013, 15:003273
Seeing is believing
Seeing is believing

Today I want to show you all what redemption looks like for children such as these...the ones abandoned in the back room of an orphanage, the ones forgotten about, the ones not worth feeding, the ones living in dire poverty, the ones no one wants....

March 16, 2012, 11:403273
A Child Needs a Family: Inna S., was born in 1994
A Child Needs a Family: Inna S., was born in 1994

Inna finished school

December 15, 2010, 15:003270
Despite stress, scams, soaring costs, US families adopt overseas
Despite stress, scams, soaring costs, US families adopt overseas

A raid on a Guatemalan orphanage has thrown the spotlight on overseas adoptions which have tripled in the United States in 15 years despite many perils, corrupt officials and exorbitant fees

September 19, 2007, 0:303270
A Child Needs a Family: Victoria Y., born in 1999
A Child Needs a Family: Victoria Y., born in 1999

Victoriya is 18 years old now

August 13, 2014, 17:403267
A Child Needs a Family: Egor V.,  born in 2000
A Child Needs a Family: Egor V., born in 2000

Egor is a funny and clever boy, dreaming of a modern youth’s toy – a mobile phone. But he needs love and care of parents more than a mobile phone. Profile # 0061294

January 27, 2012, 13:103266
The August Report on the Works Done in Orphanages for Children and Adults with Special Needs
The August Report on the Works Done in Orphanages for Children and Adults with Special Needs

Kalinovka's residents' camping trip and the adoption of Margarita from the Kirovo Group Home have been the major events of this August

September 19, 2015, 11:353261
Street Children: statistics is prettier than reality
Street Children: statistics is prettier than reality

They sort of do not exist, but they do

October 20, 2011, 11:553260
 Prompt Action!
Prompt Action!

We’re heartily grateful to all the donors who sympathized with the pain of others and in a lightning speed managed to donate 29, 700 hryvnyas (3, 710 $) for the purchase of a new cardio monitor device for the regional children’s cardiological department!

January 6, 2011, 14:003256
Cultural-educational center “New Hope” (Zaporozhye)
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

November 1, 2011, 12:103256
Mail Online: Smile that melts misconceptions: How Taya, who was born with Down's, became darling of the modelling world
Mail Online: Smile that melts misconceptions: How Taya, who was born with Down's, became darling of the modelling world

The fact that 14-month-old Taya also has Down’s Syndrome is quite incidental. She was selected, not to fulfil a quota, tick a box or adhere to the dictums of some politically-correct code. Taya was picked because, quite simply, she is a star

December 12, 2011, 16:303255
Forgotten Children

Ordinarily Canadian woman Ruslana Wrzesnewski has organized summer camp for hundreds of Ukrainian orphans.

June 19, 2006, 0:003253
Help us to reflect reality
Help us to reflect reality

We want to reach perfection in everything, pictures as well

September 24, 2010, 16:003248
Denis Taran – not even one year old, has Acute meningoencephalitis, cerebral edema
Denis Taran – not even one year old, has Acute meningoencephalitis, cerebral edema

Fundraising is closed! Denis went on December 5th checkup in Germany. We expect news from the parents for the resumption request. Many thanks to all caring people who help your child

May 6, 2016, 10:203247
Dvurechenskiy Sergey, 20 years – inborn myopia of a high level of the both eyes
Dvurechenskiy Sergey, 20 years – inborn myopia of a high level of the both eyes

Thanks to the donors, $2850 were collected for Sergey and surgery will be done soon

June 29, 2009, 10:003243
Alyona’s Return from St. Petersburg
Alyona’s Return from St. Petersburg

Fundraising is closed due to the death of a child! Alena completed her earthly journey. Sincere condolences to family and friends. Blessed memory of a tender angel!

June 5, 2013, 19:403240
Vadim Kramarenko, born in 2001 - Pituitary adenoma
Vadim Kramarenko, born in 2001 - Pituitary adenoma

Fundraising is closed! Due to the lack of relevant information about the needs of the child

May 31, 2017, 16:453238
Steppe All Around…
Steppe All Around…

Children from Molochansk specialized orphanage school got to thumb through the pages of Zaporozhye history

January 6, 2012, 17:303232
Borshosh Zhenia – High Risk Liver Tumour
Borshosh Zhenia – High Risk Liver Tumour

Although Zhenia is only four years old, he already knows what it means to fight for life. The boy needs your financial support to make his liver transplant possible. Borshosh Evheniy was born on the 27th of November 2006.

April 15, 2011, 21:003232
March Report on the Works completed at the Chernigov Child’s Home
March Report on the Works completed at the Chernigov Child’s Home

Highlight of the month was a visit by two policemen from England who kindly supported our second adaptation group project. They also spent two days entertaining the children as well as teaching them English!

April 8, 2013, 21:303231
Child needs a family: Evelina, born in 2005
Child needs a family: Evelina, born in 2005

Believing that dreams can come true, Evelina awaits her future parents (profile no. 0058174)

February 5, 2020, 11:003229
Anderson Township mom upset after disabled boy barred from Kings Island rides
Anderson Township mom upset after disabled boy barred from Kings Island rides

An Anderson Township mom says her congenital quad amputee son was denied access to Kings Island rides this summer despite being allowed on roller coasters at the Mason park last year

September 16, 2014, 14:303222
Iryna again needs your support!
Iryna again needs your support!

Iryna’s next eye surgery is scheduled for January 30th. We really hope for your kind support in raising 620 US dollars!

January 9, 2013, 18:003219
Best friends in Ukraine together again

November 20, 2006, 0:003219
Ukraine Orphan Hosting Program
Ukraine Orphan Hosting Program

Host families get the opportunity to meet with a child in need to consider for adoption

June 25, 2008, 10:003219
The September Report of the Work Done in the Chernigov Children’s Home in Kalinovka in 2013
The September Report of the Work Done in the Chernigov Children’s Home in Kalinovka in 2013

Last month little and big orphans from Kalinovka enjoyed a day-trip to the seaside town of Berdyansk and had lots of fun at the musical workshop held by volunteers from Zaporizhzhia

October 7, 2013, 20:303215
"I Just Work as a Magician!" The Toy Front Garden

The building located at 8 Central Boulevard Street in Zaporizhia welcomes you with cartoon heroes

July 5, 2011, 19:003208
Eugeniy Krylov, born in 2012 - autism, residual CNS damage
Eugeniy Krylov, born in 2012 - autism, residual CNS damage

Fundraising is closed! Parents are yet to cope on their own. Like any new need - we 'll talk about it.

March 9, 2015, 12:403206
Ukraine Says Local Man Hasn't Returned Kids
Ukraine Says Local Man Hasn't Returned Kids

International adoptions out of the Ukraine could be stalled indefinitely because of a Central Florida man. Documents show Larry Vander Maten participated in a hosting program for Ukrainian children, but he missed a deadline for sending the children home

September 10, 2009, 15:003204
Swiss extend help to Ukrainian street children
Swiss extend help to Ukrainian street children

They are three of around 120,000 children who, according to Unicef, live on the streets in Ukraine. Many are orphans. Their families are among those that lost out following the break-up of the Soviet Union

May 6, 2007, 4:103204
Katya Prusenko, born in 1994 - chronic renal disease
Katya Prusenko, born in 1994 - chronic renal disease

Fundraising is closed! Listed funds Katyusha will suffice for several trips. About all the news we will inform you. Thank you near, dear donors.

February 12, 2015, 12:103202
Aleksey Voloshin, born in 2014 – portal hypertension
Aleksey Voloshin, born in 2014 – portal hypertension

Fundraising is closed! Alex with his mother are now in the clinic to them. Filatov, at reoperation. Thank Vesma who actively participated in fundraising.

December 4, 2015, 10:503198
Orphan needs a family: Vania G., year of birth 2004
Orphan needs a family: Vania G., year of birth 2004

Vania has parents now!

March 16, 2010, 15:453195
The Charity Auction raises nearly 8, 000 hryvnyas (998 US dollars) in half an hour
The Charity Auction raises nearly 8, 000 hryvnyas (998 US dollars) in half an hour

“The Happy Child Charity Foundation” held a charity auction on the theme: “We all come from The Land of Childhood”. This auction raised almost 8, 000 hryvnyas (998 US dollars) towards the summer camp project for children from villages.

June 13, 2011, 22:003193
Shoes for children of the orphanage #3 of Zaporozhye, Ukraine
Shoes for children of the orphanage #3 of Zaporozhye, Ukraine

In May 2008 we plan to help resolve “shoes question” in the orphanage #3 of Zaporozhye. We are going to buy about 150 pairs of sports shoes, and do this on wholesale prices to save about 20% of sum

May 6, 2008, 0:043187
The Gulyaypole Central Regional Hospital
The Gulyaypole Central Regional Hospital

This hospital provides medical help to the children of the Gulyaypole district

October 31, 2012, 12:003187
Photo reporting: President of Ukraine visits “Father's House” orphanage
Photo reporting: President of Ukraine visits “Father's House” orphanage

President Victor Yushchenko paid a visit today to the Center of social care for children “Father's House” located in Kyiv region

November 29, 2007, 0:053185
Each Child Was Given a Heart in Kiev
Each Child Was Given a Heart in Kiev

The trip to Kiev has taken place. We gave our hearts to each orphan, both literally and figuratively

October 14, 2013, 12:003184
The urgent fund-raising campaign for bone marrow transplant surgery in Italy!
The urgent fund-raising campaign for bone marrow transplant surgery in Italy!

The International Charity Foundation is going to cover the expenses for Darina’s bone marrow surgery in Italy! Thanks to warm-hearted donors a vitally important sum of money is raised!

October 28, 2011, 14:003184
Orphans from Ukraine find open homes and hearts in local families
Orphans from Ukraine find open homes and hearts in local families

After three trips to Ukraine during the adoption processes for their three children Kris and Clarke Stoesz recognized the desperate situation of many of the orphans there. This experience really opened their eyes to the children that are left behind

May 29, 2008, 0:003182
“Katran” - Buy Tickets and Get the Emotions of Happiness!
“Katran” - Buy Tickets and Get the Emotions of Happiness!

To diversify students' spring holidays the administration of the “Katran” ice rink together with the “Happy Child”, invited students of Matveevka Orphanage, as well as foster children and large families to spend an unforgettable time

May 14, 2012, 16:053178
The more the merrier – The story of the large Vovk family
The more the merrier – The story of the large Vovk family

From the windows of the old tiny house seven members of the foster family can see their big and wonderful house in front

August 5, 2010, 17:003176
Greer family welcomes adoptee with open arms child from Ukraine has Down Syndrome
Greer family welcomes adoptee with open arms child from Ukraine has Down Syndrome

Child from Ukraine with Down Syndrome was adopted by Greer family. Here is the article about it

December 3, 2010, 12:003175
Photo-Report: Hoverla - 2013
Photo-Report: Hoverla - 2013

On August 1-9, 2013 a group of thirty children from large and foster families of the Zaporozhye region made a fascinating trip to the Carpathians with climbing the highest peaks of Ukraine - Hoverla and Petros

September 12, 2013, 12:003172
“Different” Theater for Orphans from Kalinovka
“Different” Theater for Orphans from Kalinovka

Last Saturday twenty children and grownups with learning disabilities from the Kalinovka Orphanage went to the theater. Here are my impressions and thoughts about the day out with “different” people…

November 28, 2013, 13:003171
American adoptive mother on the restrictions made by Ukraine

Letter of adoptive mother

February 16, 2006, 0:003159
At the round table
At the round table

The wish to help has united us once again.

January 6, 2011, 13:003159
Sergey Krivorotov, 7 years old – Cancer of the spine (mesenchymoma)
Sergey Krivorotov, 7 years old – Cancer of the spine (mesenchymoma)

"Pursue the dream despite difficulties and obstacles" - motto of our small fighter!

April 2, 2018, 13:003156
Odessa Inaugurates New Orphanage and Synagogue
Odessa Inaugurates New Orphanage and Synagogue

The Jewish community of Odessa had a lot to celebrate when, under the protection of a police guard and a parade route closed to traffic, it marked the concurrent dedications of a new synagogue, Torah scroll and orphanage

February 23, 2012, 12:303156
Ruslan Sherbakov, born in 2010 - SMA
Ruslan Sherbakov, born in 2010 - SMA

The key to life with SMA is Eurysdi

October 12, 2021, 13:303155
With Hope in Our Hearts
With Hope in Our Hearts

On the 9th of June, 2009 the center of the Orihiv region held a charity concert “With hope in our hearts!” to support the cause of little Daniella Rudenko’s treatment (retinoblastoma, retinal cancer in her right eye)

July 17, 2011, 21:003152
Gleb Lavrik, born 2014 - Tuberous sclerosis
Gleb Lavrik, born 2014 - Tuberous sclerosis

The cost of the device, which will relieve epileptic seizures, is beyond the reach of a small family consisting of Olga's mother and Glebushka's son. But this is a chance to finally start living a full-fledged independent life.

September 28, 2021, 13:553149
We need to support each other!
We need to support each other!

From the 3rd till the 9th of July the picturesque place of Velyly Lug welcomed in the summer camp 27 children and young people with special needs

August 5, 2011, 7:003142
Shmychakova Violetta 7 years old - Hormonal failure
Shmychakova Violetta 7 years old - Hormonal failure

Fundraising is closed! For a few months, Violetta provided with the necessary medicine , thanks to you , our dear contributors.

March 11, 2016, 11:003141
A Child needs a family: Yana D., born in 1995
A Child needs a family: Yana D., born in 1995

The girl is eighteen years old this year

April 21, 2010, 11:003137
Shatalov Valery, in born 2009 - Chronic uveitis of both eyes in the exacerbation phase
Shatalov Valery, in born 2009 - Chronic uveitis of both eyes in the exacerbation phase

Fundraising is closed! We are sincerely grateful to our assistants! Thanks to you, the required amount is collected on time!

July 27, 2017, 10:003135
Save a Child: Alyona Fedorenko, 22 years - ossifying sarcoma of femoral bone
Save a Child: Alyona Fedorenko, 22 years - ossifying sarcoma of femoral bone

Thanks donators help all money for Alyona was gathered. Fund raising is closed. Thanks all not indifferent people!

February 23, 2010, 12:003132
Foster families vs. orphanages
Foster families vs. orphanages

Being raised at their homes helps children develop a sense of security in life, though this is not always evident for officials

December 13, 2010, 17:103127
The child found a family: Nikolay U., born in 2007
The child found a family: Nikolay U., born in 2007

The child lives in a new loving family

September 15, 2014, 15:303125
The November Report on the Works Done for the Chernigov Child's Home
The November Report on the Works Done for the Chernigov Child's Home

November was really eventful: along with the construction works on the Happy Home-2 Child’s Home welcomed a lot of guests – doctors, students and visitors from abroad

December 3, 2012, 18:303124
Kirill Kovalenko, 17 years old – Osteosarcoma
Kirill Kovalenko, 17 years old – Osteosarcoma

Fundraising is closed! Together, we were able to raise funds for the treatment of Cyril. Man was sent home after a couple of months of follow-up examination. Cyril joined the Faculty of Law! Keeping him cams and wish only t

May 3, 2016, 9:003119
A Velvet Close of Crimean Season
A Velvet Close of Crimean Season

The last four days of October a group of children from the Zaporizhzhia and Dnipropetrovsk regions spent on the beautiful Crimean Peninsula

November 16, 2012, 13:303119
The child found a family: Dima, born in 2009
The child found a family: Dima, born in 2009

New loving parents took Dima into the family

November 23, 2016, 14:003110
Daniel Korzh, 18 years old – stage 4 Ewing’s sarcoma
Daniel Korzh, 18 years old – stage 4 Ewing’s sarcoma

Fundraising is closed due to the death of the guy. Daniel's body could not stand the heavy treatment and complications. We offer our condolences to relatives and friends.

April 10, 2018, 13:003110
Collected Supplies for Disabled Children Delivered to the Chernigov Child’s Home
Collected Supplies for Disabled Children Delivered to the Chernigov Child’s Home

Recently, Children helping children" social project has been completed in Berdyansk. School and personal hygiene supplies were collected for children living in the Chernigov Child’s Home, which houses children with various congenital conditions

October 28, 2013, 10:303104
Kolopov Sasha, 2 years 9 months - Portal hypertension, veins bleeding
Kolopov Sasha, 2 years 9 months - Portal hypertension, veins bleeding

Due to donations of kind people Sasha was successfully operated at Moscow hospital specialized on the portal hypertension and veins bleeding treatment. Now he temporarily doesn't require our help

May 14, 2009, 10:003101
A Child Needs a Family: Vladimir M., born in 2000
A Child Needs a Family: Vladimir M., born in 2000

Vova is 18 years old now

September 2, 2014, 11:103098
	We’ve Got News: great and…
We’ve Got News: great and…

Our latest news is not bad! It depends on your support! We need to collect 20, 000 dollars as soon as possible!

April 15, 2011, 20:003091
Support the family who’s been hosting orphans for almost ten years!
Support the family who’s been hosting orphans for almost ten years!

Grandma Galya and grandpa Dima have recently received custody of three orphans. On weekends the couple also hosts 3-4 children from the orphanage.

March 10, 2011, 16:003089
Save a Child: Vakulenko Vanechka, 10 years old – alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma of nasal cavity.
Save a Child: Vakulenko Vanechka, 10 years old – alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma of nasal cavity.

Due to the donations, Vanya's father got 4000 hryvnas on his bank account which will be spent on purchasing drugs for the next several months. Now Vanyusha takes a treatment course in the oncoheamatological department of of Zaporizhzhya Regional Clinical

February 20, 2010, 12:003088
Julia Kovdrya can now afford an implantable cardioverter-defribillator!
Julia Kovdrya can now afford an implantable cardioverter-defribillator!

The money for purchasing a vitally important cardioverter-defribillator for Julia has finally been raised thanks to you, our dear donors!

January 6, 2012, 13:203085
Photo-report: Spring adventures of Elizavetovka!
Photo-report: Spring adventures of Elizavetovka!

During the spring holidays children from foster and multi-children families of Elizavetovka, Primorskyi district, visited Zaporozhye in order to diversify nonschool time with bright emotions and unforgettable impressions

May 30, 2012, 14:053078
President holds meeting dedicated to сhildren care
President holds meeting dedicated to сhildren care

In Donetsk President Victor Yushchenko held a gathering dedicated to problems of orphaned, disabled, homeless children and large families

April 21, 2008, 0:003075
Special Project: Chuck Norris on Hoverla Mount.
Special Project: Chuck Norris on Hoverla Mount.

“Chuck Norris didn’t step on Hoverla. It was Hoverla to lay down under Chuck Norris”

September 10, 2012, 14:303073
TV review: Ukraine's Forgotten Children
TV review: Ukraine's Forgotten Children

This harrowing film about the plight of Ukraine's 'social orphans' is almost unbearable

June 21, 2012, 11:403071
Summer trips bring out new perspective in youth
Summer trips bring out new perspective in youth

After one of their many missions to Ukraine, Kasey Dittmeier and her family returned with baby sister.

July 31, 2007, 5:153068
Danil Sukhonos Urgently Needs Help!
Danil Sukhonos Urgently Needs Help!

Danil and his mother traveled a long way, overcoming all the challenges together. Danil dreams to come back home with his main victory – victory of life over death!

March 17, 2015, 12:303059
Kiril Mirchenko: I just turned 14 years old and I really want to celebrate more birthdays…
Kiril Mirchenko: I just turned 14 years old and I really want to celebrate more birthdays…

Kiril got bedsores and got extremely skinny. He has no real strength but there is still hope left. Let’s make this miracle together and help Kiril overcome his illness! The treatment currently requires $ 500

July 18, 2012, 15:203052
The Surgical Department of the Zaporizhia Regional Children’s Clinical Hospital needs… a welding instrument
The Surgical Department of the Zaporizhia Regional Children’s Clinical Hospital needs… a welding instrument

Surgery almost without blood, sutures and long rehabilitation periods can become a reality for children in Zaporizhia

June 22, 2011, 8:003049
“I Want to be…” Project: Is a PR profession really that inscrutable?
“I Want to be…” Project: Is a PR profession really that inscrutable?

“Klubok” Club keeps up doing a cool “ I Want to be…” project. Our paths crossed with the “Kievstar” company. This time the stars were children from the boarding school # 3

April 1, 2012, 18:303049
Ukraine will soon have no parentless children
Ukraine will soon have no parentless children

Reforms of the system of care for parentless children were implemented in four oblasts of Ukraine

March 4, 2007, 3:003048
The September Report on the Works Done in Orphanages for Children and Adults with Special Needs
The September Report on the Works Done in Orphanages for Children and Adults with Special Needs

Medical equipment procured for orphanages, costs to employ additional staff covered as well as petrol for the healthcare-related needs and a visit to the circus

October 23, 2014, 11:503048
Andrey Lysenko, born in 2011 - short bowel syndrome
Andrey Lysenko, born in 2011 - short bowel syndrome

The fund-raising campaign is closed. Thanks to your kind support and treatment in Germany little Andrey is getting better!

February 16, 2013, 20:003048
An Excursion to Kiev for children from orphanages
An Excursion to Kiev for children from orphanages

On the 2nd of February ten children from Gulyaipole orphanage and ten children from Zaporizhzia boarding school # 3 went to Kiev. It was the first long-distance trip for all these children

April 5, 2013, 18:003046
Holidays and Everyday Life of the Polonnikov Family
Holidays and Everyday Life of the Polonnikov Family

A family of five children, one of whom has beaten leukaemia, is thankful for everyone’s support but they still need help

April 23, 2013, 18:403045
The Rehabilitation Room in Zaporozhye Orphanage for Boys is Getting Ready to Open Its Doors
The Rehabilitation Room in Zaporozhye Orphanage for Boys is Getting Ready to Open Its Doors

Project initiator is looking for partners to finish reconstruction

February 10, 2012, 14:203041
Forget-Me-Not Friday: Tania At Orphanage 50.
Forget-Me-Not Friday: Tania At Orphanage 50.

I adore Tania, I was so happy to meet her. The picture below was in my bag, I had prayed over it wanting to find her so badly

April 10, 2012, 19:003041
His family goes beyond blood, borders

One trip to Ukraine nearly four years ago led to a commitment to help orphaned children in Europe and Africa.

June 14, 2006, 0:003040
A Child Has a Family: Anatoly Y., was born in 1998
A Child Has a Family: Anatoly Y., was born in 1998

Anatoly has now his loving family!

June 17, 2011, 22:003039
Daniel Ushakov is not even one year old - polycystic kidney disease
Daniel Ushakov is not even one year old - polycystic kidney disease

Fundraising is closed! Danilka all treatment will pay the Ministry of Health of Ukraine. The collected funds will be used for the treatment of other sick children

February 13, 2016, 15:553039
A Child Has a Family: Ruslan F., born in 1999
A Child Has a Family: Ruslan F., born in 1999

This sunny boy has found his loving family in the USA!

May 27, 2012, 12:003034
Child needs a family: Vitalic B, was born in September, 1996
Child needs a family: Vitalic B, was born in September, 1996

Vitalic has a foster family

June 1, 2010, 18:003034
We are Five Years Old!
We are Five Years Old!

The Happy Child Foundation has turned five! Thank you to everybody who has been with us for all these years! And thank you to those who are joining us now!

June 13, 2012, 15:303033
Ukraine’s Forgotten Children: View from an Orphanage
Ukraine’s Forgotten Children: View from an Orphanage

On Monday, BBC 4 showed “Ukraine’s Forgotten Children”, a movie which reveals the problems of abandoned children filmed by Kate Blewett and her crew

August 1, 2012, 12:403033
The child found a family: Maria I., born in 2001
The child found a family: Maria I., born in 2001

New loving parents took Maria into the family

September 15, 2014, 12:003033
How to Survive After Orphanage
How to Survive After Orphanage

Nastya Shevchenko Has Hit a Wall

August 6, 2012, 12:003030
Associated Press: No Ukrainian adoption for Elton John
Associated Press: No Ukrainian adoption for Elton John

Elton John won't be able to adopt a 14-month-old HIV-positive child from Ukraine because the pop star is too old and isn't married, the government said

September 30, 2009, 6:003030
A Child Needs a Family: Eugeniy K., born in 1999
A Child Needs a Family: Eugeniy K., born in 1999

Eugeniy is 18 years old now

September 17, 2014, 11:303029
Urgent Needs of Our Little Cystic Fibrosis Patients!
Urgent Needs of Our Little Cystic Fibrosis Patients!

We have a vital list of medications for children diagnosed with cystic fibrosis. Unfortunately, we cannot purchase all these important medicines and equipment in Ukraine, so we need to ask our donors abroad to support our project!

March 15, 2014, 15:503027
About sills, shadows and children ‘accidently‘ left in maternity hospitals…
About sills, shadows and children ‘accidently‘ left in maternity hospitals…

Why thousands of children are being kept in maternity hospitals and orphanages of Ukraine while hundreds of families want to adopt a baby?

July 7, 2009, 7:003021
Limo Tour for Children: Dream or Reality?
Limo Tour for Children: Dream or Reality?

The ART-LIM Company, providing executive-class cars for rent in Zaporizhzhia, together with the Happy Child Foundation, made a present for children: an unforgettable tour in four luxurious and comfortable limos

August 1, 2012, 13:003021
Medical Equipment Grant from Vienna
Medical Equipment Grant from Vienna

We want to express our sincere gratitude to the United Nations Women’s Guild of Vienna for their generous grant that has enabled us to purchase ten pulse oximeters for the local children’s hospitals in the Zaporizhzhia region

January 22, 2013, 23:003020
Premier opens two family-type orphanages in Luhansk
Premier opens two family-type orphanages in Luhansk

Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov has said that orphanages in Ukraine should be liquidated and the country should switch to upbringing orphans in families

August 25, 2012, 15:303019
A Child Needs a Family: Vladimir G., born in 2000
A Child Needs a Family: Vladimir G., born in 2000

Volodya has reached the age of majority

June 24, 2015, 17:403007
Ashley is in a real life drama

Drama student Ashley McFarlane is off to work with street children in eastern Europe.

June 14, 2006, 0:003006
Mother and Her Six Children Don’t Have Where to Live
Mother and Her Six Children Don’t Have Where to Live

Seven of them have to share the same little room in Zaporozhzhye slums. Natalya Tryapitsyna, the mother of six, had to be given a separate flat by the local authorities years ago

July 2, 2012, 11:103004
Orphan needs a family: Denis K., born 1998
Orphan needs a family: Denis K., born 1998

The guidance of the orphanage reported that he will live the orphan homes of family type

April 1, 2010, 16:302990
A Child Needs a Family: Viktor S, born in 2003
A Child Needs a Family: Viktor S, born in 2003

Victor has come of age.

July 20, 2016, 17:552989
Photoreport: Kalinovka is in the middle of the hard work.
Photoreport: Kalinovka is in the middle of the hard work.

Yahoo. We finally collected necessary sum of money for fixing roof for the future family based orphanage. While workers repairing roof we started collecting money for new windows and doors and redecoration inside.

September 30, 2010, 16:002987
The October Report of the Works Done in the Chernigov Child’s Home in Kalinovka
The October Report of the Works Done in the Chernigov Child’s Home in Kalinovka

In October we managed to arrange a meeting of vitally important specialists – student therapists and doctors from Tokmak, so they could regularly examine children and grownups in the orphanage

November 6, 2012, 19:002987
A Child Needs a Family: Alexander P., born in 2001
A Child Needs a Family: Alexander P., born in 2001

Sasha is 18 years old now

August 3, 2015, 20:002987
Life After Orphanage. How to Survive-2
Life After Orphanage. How to Survive-2

An orphan girl was expelled from the boarding school when found pregnant. Now she is homeless

August 9, 2012, 15:302986
After the adoption, support group helps with adaptation
After the adoption, support group helps with adaptation

As the number of international adoptions increase in US, adoption agencies and adoptive parents and kids are seeking out ways to make children feel comfortable with their new country, their old countries and most importantly, in their own skin

April 4, 2007, 4:102984
Orphan needs a family: Oleg B., year of birth 1996
Orphan needs a family: Oleg B., year of birth 1996

Oleg finished school

March 18, 2010, 12:002983
Riding white-knuckle adoption roller coaster
Riding white-knuckle adoption roller coaster

Tucsonans Tom and Liliana Stevens dreamed of opening their hearts and home to an orphan from an impoverished country. They didn't realize that dream would become a nightmare

September 4, 2008, 11:002981
Karina Voloshynova, born in 2000 - internal hydrocephalus
Karina Voloshynova, born in 2000 - internal hydrocephalus

The fund-raising campaign is closed. Thanks to your kind and prompt support Karina currently has enough money to continue her treatment! Thank you very much!

April 12, 2013, 14:402981
A Child Needs a Family: Lyana M., born in 2002
A Child Needs a Family: Lyana M., born in 2002

Lyana is a brilliant young knitter. Profile# 0196652

January 10, 2015, 10:302978
"Happy Child" Children's Village: From Dream to Reality

The «Happy Child" foundation is actively working on creating the first children's eco-village in the Zaporizhzhia region, which will provide families for up to 30 orphaned children

November 12, 2012, 10:002977
The Makievy Twins Need Help!!!
The Makievy Twins Need Help!!!

“We hope that our compatriots will not leave us alone with our problems in a foreign country”, - wrote the Makievy Family in their letter to our volunteer. We also hope that you will not leave this family all alone, will you?

July 21, 2011, 22:002976
In a Fairy-Tale Village, Russian Orphans Thrive
In a Fairy-Tale Village, Russian Orphans Thrive

The founders of Kitezh, an experimental orphan community, hope that their village can be a model of reform for Russia’s decrepit child welfare system

August 17, 2010, 17:002975
Orphans can survive but can they live?
Orphans can survive but can they live?

The Vertegel Family helps children from orphanages learn family warmth by hosting them every weekend. The only sad moment is the couple does not have enough funds to provide children with good food

April 29, 2013, 11:352967
A Child Has a Family: Natalia Ya., born in 1998
A Child Has a Family: Natalia Ya., born in 1998

Natasha has been recently adopted by an American family!

September 25, 2013, 10:202966
Svetlana Panasenko: help urgently needed for buying expensive medicine!
Svetlana Panasenko: help urgently needed for buying expensive medicine!

We ask everyone who has sympathy to help: Please help Svetlana to continue the treatment!

February 22, 2010, 16:002964
Let's play a game and see, how it feels. Victoria's life with cystic fibrosis
Let's play a game and see, how it feels. Victoria's life with cystic fibrosis

Close your eyes for a minute... Close your mouth and nose with your hands, hold your breath, like you are playing that childhood game of “whoever holds his breath the longest”

December 16, 2014, 11:502963
Taisia Babich, 2 years old – West Syndrome
Taisia Babich, 2 years old – West Syndrome

Fundraising is closed! Thanks to the many donations we have been able to purchase vital medicines for Thai. Thank you all for the help

March 24, 2016, 16:152956
Ukrainian Orphans Seek New Parents In Bay Area
Ukrainian Orphans Seek New Parents In Bay Area

At an unusual Thursday night pizza party in Palo Alto, advocates for ten orphans visiting from Ukraine held out hope that the children might find new homes as they met prospective parents during a two-week trip to the United States

August 22, 2008, 11:002956
A World Inside a Country

Orphans' life in Ukrainian hospitals

June 14, 2006, 0:002956
“I Want to Be…” Project: in a Printing Shop
“I Want to Be…” Project: in a Printing Shop

Our Foundation proceeds with its motivational “I Want to Be…” Project. This time the participants of the project were students of 9-11 grades of Zaporozhye orphanage No. 4. They had a chance to visit the printing shop of Keramist Publishing House

February 13, 2012, 12:502953
“The Happy Bus” Broadens Children’s Horizons
“The Happy Bus” Broadens Children’s Horizons

The “Happy Child” has launched a new fund-raising campaign to purchase a minibus which will give little orphans, children with special needs and adult dwellers from psychoneurological institutions in the Zaporizhzhia region freedom to travel more!

February 6, 2014, 19:302953
The child found a family: Vladislav, born in 2013
The child found a family: Vladislav, born in 2013

New loving parents took Vladislav into the family

October 17, 2016, 22:592952
Ganchev Artyom suffers from systemic lupus erythematosus, a hormone-related form of arterial hypertension
Ganchev Artyom suffers from systemic lupus erythematosus, a hormone-related form of arterial hypertension

Thanks to your donations Artyom is completing his treatment and currently doesn't need our financial support

May 19, 2011, 22:002949
Anna Anedchenko, born in 2012 – neuroblastoma of the posterior mediastinum
Anna Anedchenko, born in 2012 – neuroblastoma of the posterior mediastinum

The fund-raising campaign is closed. Thank you so much for your kind financial support! After the chemotherapy course Anna will have to undergo surgery in Kyiv. Thanks to you her parents have enough money to do that!

September 2, 2013, 20:002947
Second stage of treatment - 165,687 euros!
Second stage of treatment - 165,687 euros!

Katya's successful treatment depends on your support!

November 18, 2014, 15:002944
Photo report: «I’d like to be a builder if I’m taught»
Photo report: «I’d like to be a builder if I’m taught»

Children of the Zaporozhye educational-rehabilitation center – boarding school #3 began to master interior repair skills.

June 2, 2011, 20:002943
Musical Fairy-Tale of a Symphony Orchestra
Musical Fairy-Tale of a Symphony Orchestra

Students of Maiboroda College of Music staged a play about a symphony orchestra for the children. The future graduates have prepared an exciting performance wrapped in music

May 25, 2012, 11:552938
The October Report of the Works Done in the Chernigov Children’s Home in Kalinovka in 2013
The October Report of the Works Done in the Chernigov Children’s Home in Kalinovka in 2013

The visit of real angels, training of the Child’s Home staff, planting apple trees and the non-stop reconstruction of the future Happy Home-2 for little orphans with special needs are the highlights of October

November 16, 2013, 11:302937
A British Charity Wants to Tell the World about the Special Children in the Kalinovka Orphanage
A British Charity Wants to Tell the World about the Special Children in the Kalinovka Orphanage

British volunteers are going to make a documentary about the orphans of the Kalinovka Orphanage and show it on the world-famous BBC channel

March 7, 2012, 14:002937
The Herald Weekly: Local couple seeks support, funds for adoption
The Herald Weekly: Local couple seeks support, funds for adoption

Ukrainian teens Anatoliy and Ivan spent the summer in the Lake Norman area. Now, a Huntersville family wants to make them permanent

November 8, 2011, 14:152932
A Child Has a Family: Matvey B., born in 1997
A Child Has a Family: Matvey B., born in 1997

Matvey is with his new loving family in the USA now

January 23, 2013, 17:002932
Aleksandr Bryansky, born in 2008 – Third Degree Congenital Chest Distortion
Aleksandr Bryansky, born in 2008 – Third Degree Congenital Chest Distortion

The fund-raising campaign is closed Thanks to you, our valued donors, the amount required for ordering hardware, for Sasha, collected! Thank you very much for your kindness and support and confidence

February 6, 2015, 10:002932
What is «A Happy Child»?
What is «A Happy Child»?

We named our fund «The Happy Child» because we want all children to be happy! But sometimes you want to take a break and ask yourself: What makes a child happy?

October 19, 2011, 12:352930
Please Support Our Camping Trip to Crimea
Please Support Our Camping Trip to Crimea

“Klubok” tourist club is organizing a camping trip to Crimea for children from orphanages and large families. We appeal to you: please support this undertaking, because for many of them it is the first trip in their lives so far

March 20, 2013, 12:152928
God helps through people's actions...
God helps through people's actions...

or, about how real help leads to real results

April 8, 2013, 17:002926
Can you believe it's been a year already since Kiril's life was turned upside down! Lets support this brave boy!
Can you believe it's been a year already since Kiril's life was turned upside down! Lets support this brave boy!

A year has passed already for Kiril as he bravely fights for his life. However, he still has a long journey ahead before achieving a full recovery. This means more treatment courses and four stages of chemotherapy

March 20, 2013, 11:202923
Report on Summer Trip for Orphans
Report on Summer Trip for Orphans

From June 14-18 this summer, I accompanied 20 orphaned teens aged 13 to 17 from Zaporozhye, Ukraine on the trip of a lifetime

July 18, 2013, 12:402921
Unusual Day Off for Unusual People
Unusual Day Off for Unusual People

Girls from the Vesyolovskiy psychoneurological nursing home visited the Children's railroad and a landscaped park on the Embankment

November 19, 2013, 10:302920
Against All Odds
Against All Odds

In spring 2013 Ukrainian physicians declared a Ukrainian orphan to be incurable. However it soon was proven to be wrong. The boy survived. Against all odds

August 13, 2014, 17:502917
Hoverla - Online: The first Day
Hoverla - Online: The first Day

Some pictures from our first day on Hoverla Mountain

October 25, 2011, 22:002916
Child needs a family: Kostya B., born 1999
Child needs a family: Kostya B., born 1999

This boy is respected by adults and children. You will see this right away, as soon as you spend a little time with him. Profile # 0058337

July 13, 2010, 18:452913
Artem N., born in 2001, - cerebral palsy
Artem N., born in 2001, - cerebral palsy

The fund-raising campaign is closed. Artem’s surgery was cancelled and substituted by Botox shots which will helpfully help the boy to walk independently soon!

March 18, 2013, 20:202912
A child has a family: Roman M., (born December 1997) and Natalia M., (born November 1999)
A child has a family: Roman M., (born December 1997) and Natalia M., (born November 1999)

Roman and Natalia were adopted. Let's hope they will stay with their new family forever!

June 13, 2011, 23:002910
A Child Needs a Family: Anastasia K., born in 1998
A Child Needs a Family: Anastasia K., born in 1998

Anastasia is 18 years old now

August 7, 2014, 17:302906
Give Children the Gift of a Happy Summer!
Give Children the Gift of a Happy Summer!

Hikes to the Carpatian mountains and camping in tents are waiting for little Ukrainian orphans this summer. Your donations can make this wonderful vacation a reality!

July 7, 2015, 11:002901
Egor Yurkov, born in 2010 – cervical spine fracture and dislocation
Egor Yurkov, born in 2010 – cervical spine fracture and dislocation

The fund-raising campaign is closed. Egor now has a titanic construction inserted into his cervical spine. The next surgery is planned in a year. We will keep you up-to-date

February 14, 2014, 19:302900
In a Ukrainian Jewish orphanage, Tikva, economic downturn hits home
In a Ukrainian Jewish orphanage, Tikva, economic downturn hits home

The orphanage is struggling to provide for its nearly 2,000 charges in the midst of a global financial downturn that has decimated its budget. In 2008, the organization had a $12 million budget, but with donations down 30 percent, the budget is now $7.3 m

April 21, 2012, 11:052899
Female Residents of Veselovsky and Lubomirovsky PNI Visit Khortitsa National Reserve
Female Residents of Veselovsky and Lubomirovsky PNI Visit Khortitsa National Reserve

Just before May 9th female residents of psychoneurological institutions from Zaporozhzhye region visited the Island of Khortitsa

June 4, 2014, 13:302897
Family saves children orphaned twice
Family saves children orphaned twice

Five orphans adopted by a loving Grand Rapids nurse were orphaned a second time by her death, and have been adopted again by her friends

June 18, 2007, 5:152893
February Report on the Works Done on the Children’s Home in Kalinovka
February Report on the Works Done on the Children’s Home in Kalinovka

During February 2013 construction works on the second Happy Home have been renewed. In the meantime bead craft is getting more popular: one more group of children have become involved in making beautiful bead decorations

March 6, 2013, 21:002893
The child found a family: Yevgeniy H., born in 2003
The child found a family: Yevgeniy H., born in 2003

New loving parents took Zhenya into the family

September 15, 2014, 15:202892
Orphan about her life - Lena's story.

September 10, 2004, 0:002891
Zaporozhye is for Wise Philanthropy!
Zaporozhye is for Wise Philanthropy!

On February 8th Zaporozhye hosted a round-table meeting for charities. On the agenda – “wise philanthropy”

March 19, 2012, 18:002888
Child needs a family: Tanya N was born in 1994
Child needs a family: Tanya N was born in 1994

Tania finished school

September 13, 2010, 12:002884
A Child Needs a Family: Aleksandr, born in 2001
A Child Needs a Family: Aleksandr, born in 2001

Kind ist erwachsen geworden

July 20, 2017, 21:552883
Attention! Say cheese!
Attention! Say cheese!

So the hope in children’s eyes can change to a grateful glow of gratitude and so we can also reach a larger number in need, we are seeking help in purchasing a digital (semi-professional) camera

March 2, 2013, 12:202879
The Child found a family: Sergey P, born in 2004
The Child found a family: Sergey P, born in 2004

Sergey has found a loving family!

September 4, 2015, 11:102875
Urgent: Venous Anastomosis Surgery Needed!
Urgent: Venous Anastomosis Surgery Needed!

Such complicated surgeries are not performed in Ukraine. Preliminary estimates place the cost of travel to Russia, surgery and follow-up treatments at approximately 104, 000 UAH (13, 000 USD).

April 15, 2011, 21:002872
Miracle for the Birthday
Miracle for the Birthday

Sophia Geyko celebrated her 3rd Birthday on the 26th of November in the hospital in Belorussia. The best gift she got was an opportunity to continue a treatment

December 7, 2010, 18:302872
A Child Has a Family: Maxim P., born in 1999
A Child Has a Family: Maxim P., born in 1999

Maxim has his loving parents now. He was adopted together with Andrey and Oleg by an American family

November 29, 2012, 20:002871
Orphan needs a family: Nikita T. year of birth 2003
Orphan needs a family: Nikita T. year of birth 2003

The child has found a family

March 19, 2010, 17:062865
Office car is in need
Office car is in need

To cope with huge amount of different and important tasks "Happy Child" fund need far much more mobility than we have nowadays

March 16, 2009, 10:002864
The Child needs A Family: Darina M., born in 2000
The Child needs A Family: Darina M., born in 2000

Darina is currently not available for adoption

January 17, 2012, 14:302861
Child needs a family: Alexander M.  was born in 1998
Child needs a family: Alexander M. was born in 1998

Alexsander has recently moved to the family type orphanage

June 18, 2010, 14:002861
Alex Fix - Ewing`s Sarcoma of the left shoulder blade
Alex Fix - Ewing`s Sarcoma of the left shoulder blade

Alex has had cancer surgery to remove his left shoulder blade in Kiev. Now he is scheduled to have 6-7 chemotherapy sessions which he will have done in Zaporozhye.The boy and his family will need your help on this long road to his recovery.

April 23, 2011, 13:302860
Life-Giving Oxygen
Life-Giving Oxygen

The Happy Child Foundation needs help in purchasing two more oxygen concentrators for children with CF. The total amount to be raised is UAH 27,360 (approximately 3,352 US dollars).

February 19, 2013, 19:302860
Vladyslav Zhylenko, born in 2000 - Aplasticanemia
Vladyslav Zhylenko, born in 2000 - Aplasticanemia

Fundraising is closed! Due to the lack of relevant information about the needs of the child

May 23, 2017, 11:102858
Rob and Wendy Saunders of Yorktown have four children, two of whom have Down syndrome

Saunders want others to know about Down syndrome and that it's not the end of the world if your child is born with the disorder.

June 11, 2008, 0:002858
To say “Thank You” is better late than never...
To say “Thank You” is better late than never...

Children from Zaporizhzhya say thank you to people who helped them in 2011. This video is devoted to Thanksgiving Day

November 28, 2011, 23:302857
A Child Has a Family: Nikolai B., born in 1997
A Child Has a Family: Nikolai B., born in 1997

Nikolai is with his new loving family in the USA now

January 3, 2013, 15:552857
We Urgently Need Your Help to Save Inna’s Life!
We Urgently Need Your Help to Save Inna’s Life!

Inna Grishko has been fighting for her life since the age of four. The only chance to save Inna’s life is to undergo surgery in Moscow. Inna’s mother urgently needs your support to raise 8,308 US dollars by June 16th!

May 31, 2014, 23:302854
Teen party to provide money for orphans
Teen party to provide money for orphans

If you took a look at Christina and Lara Bergeron, you probably wouldn't notice anything unusual about the teenaged sisters. But if you were to see them this weekend, you'd find two remarkable siblings who have managed to turn fun in to something import

March 14, 2007, 2:102853
A Child Needs a Family: Eugeniy K, born in 1999
A Child Needs a Family: Eugeniy K, born in 1999

Climbing trees is one of Eugeniy’s favourite hobbies; another thing he loves is smiling at everyone whom he thinks he can trust. Profile #0057298

April 27, 2013, 15:302852
Crossing Countries to Create Families

September 22, 2006, 0:002849
Seven Ukrainian orphans visit Jackson
Seven Ukrainian orphans visit Jackson

A group of seven orphans are visiting Jackson from the Ukraine

August 27, 2012, 13:302848
President of Ukraine visits Kyiv National Cancer Institute and it's children's department
President of Ukraine visits Kyiv National Cancer Institute and it's children's department

On the occasion of World Cancer Day President Victor Yushchenko visited Kyiv National Cancer Institute

February 5, 2009, 10:002844
A Hiking Trip to the Western Crimea for Foster Children (May 21-24, 2012)
A Hiking Trip to the Western Crimea for Foster Children (May 21-24, 2012)

At the end of May seventeen children with three mothers from three foster families of Zaporozhye region went on a hiking trip to Western Crimea

June 16, 2012, 9:302843
Plus one. Minus one. A very simple equation… (about orphanage system in former Soviet states)
Plus one. Minus one. A very simple equation… (about orphanage system in former Soviet states)

”Let’s say there is N number of children that are without their parents. And then one of them is leaving to live with his family. It means, there is N minus one that’s left”. And when you, choking on your tears and adrenaline, talk about the injustice of

April 24, 2007, 5:102842
"Happy Home-2" is already open!

On Tuesday, June 3rd, the formal opening of the second "Happy Home" in Kalinovka took place

June 10, 2014, 12:002840
A child has a family: Victoria K, born in 1998
A child has a family: Victoria K, born in 1998

Victoria has moved with her new parents to Italy! Let's wish her all the best!

April 14, 2011, 21:002839
Ukraine seeking mechanisms to control living condition of adopted children
Ukraine seeking mechanisms to control living condition of adopted children

The debate for having more control over the living conditions of Ukrainian kids adopted abroad surfaced after a Ukrainian boy was shot dead in the United States by his American father

April 11, 2013, 15:502838
Help us to help!
Help us to help!

We want to help children very much. But we are not able to do it sufficiently enough without your support

January 6, 2012, 12:202835
Ukrainian visitors get a warm welcome
Ukrainian visitors get a warm welcome

Nine Ukrainian adoptees from the metro area showed up at the airport to greet the seven children who are here to visit the United States for about three weeks

August 29, 2012, 17:302834
Ukraine tends to depopulation
Ukraine tends to depopulation

The population of Ukraine for past year is reduced by 273 thousand people

March 6, 2007, 1:302834
Valeriya Dyachenko, born in 2007 - Brainstem glioma
Valeriya Dyachenko, born in 2007 - Brainstem glioma

The fund-raising campaign is closed. Valeriya and her mom have gone to Israel to consult physicians there. We will keep you up-to-date!

May 21, 2014, 13:302829
Sergei Safronov, 13 years - Hodgkin's lymphoma
Sergei Safronov, 13 years - Hodgkin's lymphoma

Fundraising is closed! Sergei underwent planned treatment and is now at home. By the end of the year is scheduled CT alone. Thank you all for your help!

August 15, 2016, 18:002826
Kristina Voytovich Needs Our Help Again!
Kristina Voytovich Needs Our Help Again!

Kristina has no money to pay for a blood test or even food. She has to choose whether to eat or to get the test done. Support her, please!

March 20, 2013, 16:002824
The child found a family: Yulia, born in 2003
The child found a family: Yulia, born in 2003

New loving parents took Yulia into the family

July 25, 2017, 12:592823
The Tragedy of Ukrainian Orphans

December 25, 2006, 0:002821
Sukach Darya, 29 years – adenocarcinoma
Sukach Darya, 29 years – adenocarcinoma

Fundraising is closed! Hooray! Thanks to your kind assistance Daria has successfully completed her treatment! We honestly hope that Daria will enjoy a long and healthy life!

February 1, 2016, 18:002817
Bogdan Marinin, was born in 2008 - Two-sided deafness
Bogdan Marinin, was born in 2008 - Two-sided deafness

The fund-raising campaign is closed. Thanks to you, our dear donors, the hearing aid is already purchased!

January 27, 2012, 15:302810
Viktoria Ganzina, born in 1990 – Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Renal Disease
Viktoria Ganzina, born in 1990 – Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Renal Disease

Fundraising is closed! Victoria is almost ready for surgery, there are very little. We wish her good luck and a speedy recovery.

April 2, 2015, 16:402810
 A chosen family: where love, longing and need meet
A chosen family: where love, longing and need meet

American couple said Tanya they were going to take her to America. They promised to protect and love her.

May 29, 2008, 0:002807
The Echo of War in Zaporizhzhia
The Echo of War in Zaporizhzhia

My impressions about out-migrants’ camp in Velikiy Lug, Zaporizhzhia

August 28, 2014, 23:302804
Dahno Anastasia, 1 year old – Congenital malformation: bladder exstrophy. Steps of the surgical treatment.
Dahno Anastasia, 1 year old – Congenital malformation: bladder exstrophy. Steps of the surgical treatment.

The fund-raising campaign is closed The amount needed for the treatment of collected Nastya. Parents are helped through social networks and other sources to collect all the money. We wish Nastyusha luck and a speedy recove

October 13, 2015, 23:302802
Sell toys – help a child from an orphanage!
Sell toys – help a child from an orphanage!

The round table, initiated and held on November 25, 2010 by the Development of Ukraine Foundation, has once again gathered people who for the recent 7—10 years have been and continue trying to do all they can not to allow strengthening of orphanage system

January 19, 2011, 0:302800
Everyone is off to the seaside!
Everyone is off to the seaside!

Last July four grownup dwellers of the Kalinovka orphanage went to a Christian summer camp. Many thanks!

August 12, 2014, 17:002791
I believe and want
I believe and want

I believe and I Want to help, and if I Want, it means that I Can!

January 31, 2011, 12:302789
A Child Has a Family: Serhey B., was born in 1997
A Child Has a Family: Serhey B., was born in 1997

Sergey was adopted!

December 8, 2010, 12:002785
Ukraine orphans: A life trapped in care
Ukraine orphans: A life trapped in care

When orphans in Ukraine reach adulthood, some are deemed "incapacitated" - a label that consigns them to a life in institutions. But many of these young people may have nothing wrong with them at all

July 9, 2012, 13:502778
Alyona Suschinskii, 5 years old – Swelling of the brain stem
Alyona Suschinskii, 5 years old – Swelling of the brain stem

Fundraising is closed! At the moment, the family cope alone

March 3, 2016, 11:302776
Bogdan Biletsky, born in 2005 - cerebral palsy
Bogdan Biletsky, born in 2005 - cerebral palsy

The fund-raising campaign is closed. Little Bogdan has a very busy treatment schedule. As soon as the boy with his mom come back from the rehabilitation course, we will publish some news!

January 10, 2014, 8:002776
Down Syndrome Orphans Find the Reece’s Rainbow Connection
Down Syndrome Orphans Find the Reece’s Rainbow Connection

American families are being enriched through the adoption of children who are neglected in their native countries

March 1, 2013, 11:202772
“I Want to Be…” Project:  A Tree on the Windowsill and the First Swallow
“I Want to Be…” Project: A Tree on the Windowsill and the First Swallow

The friend of our Foundation, a professional traveler Sergey Gordiyenko met children from Kharkov-based Lestvitsa School within the framework of our "I Want to Be…” Project

March 5, 2012, 12:002771
Funny Kitties Bring Children Lots of Joy!
Funny Kitties Bring Children Lots of Joy!

On Saturday boys from the Children’s home had very special guests – three trained cats named Basel, Max, and Loretta. What was the other surprise waiting for the children on that cold winter day?

January 18, 2013, 11:002769
Children Need a Family: Vladimir P, born in 1998; Andrey P, born in 2000
Children Need a Family: Vladimir P, born in 1998; Andrey P, born in 2000

Andrey and Vladimir is 18 years old now

March 9, 2015, 18:002769
Khortitsa Treasures Quest Game: 18-19 May 2013
Khortitsa Treasures Quest Game: 18-19 May 2013

If we had to answer the question “What is the Khortitsa Treasure Quest Game?” with one word, that word would be an ADVENTURE. For adventure is the thing which both children and adults often lack in their lives

June 5, 2013, 19:002768
American goes to bat for kids
American goes to bat for kids

Basil Tarasko, a retired American college baseball coach of Ukrainian descent, pictured above, promotes Little League baseball in Ukraine in the face of limited funding and facilities

February 19, 2007, 2:002767
"Our big family" – The contest of foster families’ stories

This family needs a bigger car which can accommodate all the family members. Their current car VAZ-2106 is too small for seven people, and it is impossible to put a child safety seat there

February 7, 2014, 12:502766
From the beginning of this year 16 orphans were adopted in Zaporozhye: 1200 kg of documents related to foster families will be dispatched to Kiev
From the beginning of this year 16 orphans were adopted in Zaporozhye: 1200 kg of documents related to foster families will be dispatched to Kiev

16 kids from Zaporozhye have found their families and parents from the beginning of 2010.

March 2, 2010, 13:502758
A child has a family: Aleksandr P, born in 1999
A child has a family: Aleksandr P, born in 1999

Sasha was adopted

June 2, 2011, 20:002755
The DAY weekly digest: Ukraine to train “professional mothers” to raise children in a Kyiv-area village
The DAY weekly digest: Ukraine to train “professional mothers” to raise children in a Kyiv-area village

Ukraine, the home of 100,000 orphans or children who have been abandoned by their parents, has declared 2008 the Year of National Adoption. In addition to adoptions and fostering, Ukraine is now applying a new model of family-style upbringing for children

January 16, 2009, 9:002750
Vysokyj Zamok:
Vysokyj Zamok: "The share of orphans in Ukraine is disproportionate between West and East"

Approximately 1 in 100 children in Ukraine are deprived of parental care

November 21, 2011, 12:302750
Alexey V. was born in 1997
Alexey V. was born in 1997

Lesha has told to me what likes to look on a TV set. There is only one TV in the hall, but there are many spectators. What do you usually look on a TV set? It doesn’t matter. These words have made a painful impression. № 0060381.

April 16, 2011, 12:002749
The January Report of the Works Done in Chernigov Children’s Home
The January Report of the Works Done in Chernigov Children’s Home

The beginning of 2014 is supposed to become the time of work completion in the second “Happy Home”. We still really need your support and assistance!

February 19, 2014, 13:002748
Happiness Messengers For an Ordinary Family
Happiness Messengers For an Ordinary Family

It is well known that in the process of preparing and legalization of documents for a child’s guardianship, the child is initially chosen by the parents-to be; but it happens otherwise, too...

April 30, 2013, 11:102746
The May Reports on our Works Done in the Children’s Home in Kalinovka in 2014
The May Reports on our Works Done in the Children’s Home in Kalinovka in 2014

Three children have been adopted and the girls have finally moved into their new home - these are our May's successes in Kalinovka

June 21, 2014, 11:002746
Founders of Ukranian orphans charity tell Rotarians what drives them
Founders of Ukranian orphans charity tell Rotarians what drives them

After witnessing the awful conditions of that orphanage which helps children with stories like these, Olena and Evan Schemenauer formed the Bermuda registered charity, ‘Hope for the Orphans Foundation’

February 13, 2007, 0:002744
A Big House for a Large Family
A Big House for a Large Family

Help us, please with the house reconstruction of the adoptive family Tkachenko and then a few more orphans from the orphanage will be able to live in a cozy home, where there is love, care and warmth

February 7, 2014, 12:002740
A Child Has a Family: Dmitry K., Born in 1999
A Child Has a Family: Dmitry K., Born in 1999

Dmitry already celebrated New Year with his new family! This is the greatest present for us!

May 25, 2012, 11:502739
The December 2015 – January 2016 Report on the Works Done in Orphanages for Children and Adults with Special Needs
The December 2015 – January 2016 Report on the Works Done in Orphanages for Children and Adults with Special Needs

The highlights of the winter were our sponsors from far away visiting the place and three children being adopted by American parents

February 16, 2016, 20:002732
Visiting Misha and Masha
Visiting Misha and Masha

This story is about orphans from Kalinovka paying a visit to the zoo and the castle in Vasilyevka

August 6, 2015, 12:302729
Unknown desease kills children in Nezhin
Unknown desease kills children in Nezhin

Four kids and two adults died, and five kids were hospitalized on August, 7-11 because of an unknown infection in the Nezhin Children's home

August 18, 2010, 13:352728
How to Raise a Philanthropist. Tips on how to teach your children to do good
How to Raise a Philanthropist. Tips on how to teach your children to do good

The largest wealth transfer in history has more affluent families placing a greater emphasis on teaching their heirs about philanthropy

July 1, 2011, 14:002727
Danil Sirota: “Help me Win My Battle for Life, Please!”
Danil Sirota: “Help me Win My Battle for Life, Please!”

This young sportsman is bravely fighting cancer and urgently needs your prayers and financial support! There is still a long and winding road to his recovery full of chemotherapy treatments and rehabilitation courses

October 20, 2013, 9:002726
Will Vika see European Football Championship of 2012 (EURO 2012)? The task of the following few days – to collect $8,000 necessary for her treatment.
Will Vika see European Football Championship of 2012 (EURO 2012)? The task of the following few days – to collect $8,000 necessary for her treatment.

Not only Moscow and Zaporizhzhja charity foundations, but even soccer fans from the entire Ukraine join to help this very hard fight against the disease

September 7, 2009, 11:002723
Orphanage System in the Zaporozhzhye Region – Expensive, Inefficient, but… Financially Beneficial?
Orphanage System in the Zaporozhzhye Region – Expensive, Inefficient, but… Financially Beneficial?

Instead of supporting the family, Ukrainian government spends more than 1,300 US dollars to keep one child in an orphanage. Education and Science Department of Zaporozhzhye Regional State Administration is thinking how to save jobs for orphanage staff

October 7, 2014, 12:502722
An Example of Strength and Fortitude
An Example of Strength and Fortitude

Single mother raising her six children in a dilapidated hostel

January 24, 2012, 13:002721
Long-Awaited Moment of Joy
Long-Awaited Moment of Joy

Thanks to our kind donors, some Ukrainian children diagnosed with cystic fibrosis now have finger pulse oximeters and medicine! We still need your support from abroad with purchasing some necessary medications and equipment!

January 20, 2013, 14:302716
To Ukraine, with Love

September 1, 2004, 0:002715
The Day: Adoption becomes the norm - Ukrainians adopt orphans more often
The Day: Adoption becomes the norm - Ukrainians adopt orphans more often

The situation with adoption has improved in the past three years, reports Ukraine’s Ministry of Family, Youth, and Sports of Ukraine. Last year over 2,000 children were adopted by Ukrainians and 1,500 by foreign married couples

October 7, 2009, 10:002710
One day in shoes of a volunteer
One day in shoes of a volunteer

A correspondent of the newspaper "Pravda" decided to change his profession for a single day. He preferred help children to the work of journalist – and became a volunteer of the Charitable Fund "Happy Child"

October 22, 2009, 10:002710
An Unlucky Girl Julia...
An Unlucky Girl Julia...

Julia Kovdrya will celebrate her 25th birthday on the 29th of December. On her birthday, let us eliminate the constant fear that her life could end at any moment…

December 5, 2011, 12:302709
Reconstructing a Family-Type Home for Special-Needs Orphans at Kalinovka
Reconstructing a Family-Type Home for Special-Needs Orphans at Kalinovka

Workers have completed practically all of the exterior work on the home for nine disabled children at Kalinovka

October 24, 2011, 19:152708
Learn, Learn and Learn!
Learn, Learn and Learn!

Nine instructors from Chernigov Child’s Home in the village of Kalinovka visited a rehabilitation center "Prometei" in Zaporozhye and attended a training session on professional burnout

October 24, 2012, 16:002708
A Child Needs a Family: Vladislav L., born in 2002
A Child Needs a Family: Vladislav L., born in 2002

Vladislav is 18 years old now

July 26, 2016, 22:022703
A Child Needs a Family: Veniamin D., born in 2014
A Child Needs a Family: Veniamin D., born in 2014

Unfortunately, this baby has passed away...

June 16, 2015, 14:202701
A child needs a family: Kirill G., 15 years old
A child needs a family: Kirill G., 15 years old

Kirill is 18 years old now

August 25, 2016, 12:002701
A Child Has a Family – Kirill K., born in 2011
A Child Has a Family – Kirill K., born in 2011

Kirill was adopted!

October 20, 2015, 13:102700
The Children found a family: Kirill M. (b. 2002), Mihail M. (b. 2004) and Denis M. (b. 2009)
The Children found a family: Kirill M. (b. 2002), Mihail M. (b. 2004) and Denis M. (b. 2009)

New loving parents took Kirill, Mihail and Denis into the family

August 21, 2016, 19:552700
Yo-hoo-o-o! There is a chance!
Yo-hoo-o-o! There is a chance!

Money is raised for Andrusha's surgery

August 10, 2010, 16:302699
The Roof of Kalinovka Happy Home-2 Will Soon Be in Place. Thank You for All Your Help!
The Roof of Kalinovka Happy Home-2 Will Soon Be in Place. Thank You for All Your Help!

The construction works in Kalinovka are in progress, and very soon we will start assembling the roof. We would like to say thank you to all those who are helping us!

December 20, 2012, 18:002697
The young tourists from the Mikhailovsk district learn about the history of the Zaporozhzhye region
The young tourists from the Mikhailovsk district learn about the history of the Zaporozhzhye region

Children from the village "Prishib" of the Zaporozhzhye region visited the Museum of History of Zaporozhzhye Cossacks and the historic-cultural compound "Zaporozhzhye Sech"

December 2, 2013, 13:302692
A little brave soldier…
A little brave soldier…

Sasha Novak needs your help

June 23, 2010, 11:012690
Children with Special Needs Enjoy a Nice Walk in the Dubovaya Roschsha Park
Children with Special Needs Enjoy a Nice Walk in the Dubovaya Roschsha Park

Pupils from the Zaporozhye orphanage for boys with disabilities for the first time visited the Central Park of Culture and Leisure Dubovaya Roschsha ("Oak Grove")

June 10, 2013, 18:002690
Ilya Segalovich: you can’t just stand in the corner and give money to everyone
Ilya Segalovich: you can’t just stand in the corner and give money to everyone

Charity – is work. If you do not create an effective working mechanism or strategy, you will not achieve anything

February 2, 2012, 12:302689
Delivering hope to forgotten children
Delivering hope to forgotten children

BBC Scotland journalist Paula Mackinnon gathered six-and-a-half tonnes of toys and clothing with the help of friends, colleagues and the Blythswood Care charity. Since March, she has been distributing them to orphanages in Ukraine which are home to 100,00

May 25, 2007, 8:102687
Eugeniy Chudnovskiy, born in 1993, chronic kidney failure of the fourth stage
Eugeniy Chudnovskiy, born in 1993, chronic kidney failure of the fourth stage

Eugeniy has enough money for his surgery. Thank you very much!

July 26, 2012, 20:102686
A Child Needs a Family: Lisa, born in 2000
A Child Needs a Family: Lisa, born in 2000

Lisa is 18 years old now

November 14, 2016, 22:592684
A Prize Novel Full of Truths That Stretch Believability
A Prize Novel Full of Truths That Stretch Believability

In March 1985 at a Soviet orphanage, a severely disabled Russian teenager improbably named Ruben David Gonzalez Gallego was watching television as Mikhail S. Gorbachev, the newly anointed Soviet leader, received well-wishers from abroad

August 2, 2011, 7:002683
Families share adoption woes

Clients speak out against Focus on Children

March 14, 2007, 1:302680
Walking Tour – the Best Present for Graduating Orphans
Walking Tour – the Best Present for Graduating Orphans

Your kindly donated 24 US dollars can present an orphan an unforgettable walking tour around the Crimea!

June 6, 2013, 19:002674
Every One of Us is Awash in Light…
Every One of Us is Awash in Light…

On April 24, 2013 NDay concert took place in Mikhailovka. It was organised by Tema Club and the “Happy Child” charity foundation

May 30, 2013, 12:002673
The October Report on the Works Done in Orphanages for Children and Adults with Special Needs
The October Report on the Works Done in Orphanages for Children and Adults with Special Needs

Meeting on palliative care, session of the community council in Kalinovka and training for staff from three orphanages – those were the main events of October

November 19, 2014, 15:002669
Not just another Day
Not just another Day

American adoptive family gives Ukrainian orphan a chance to have a normal life

June 11, 2008, 0:002665
A Shortage of Families

February 11, 2005, 0:002661
Three year old twins Maxim and Denis remain in the grips of leukemia. The brave little boys hope for your support!
Three year old twins Maxim and Denis remain in the grips of leukemia. The brave little boys hope for your support!

Andrey and Natasha are asking you to keep their little sons in your prayers. The family has already remained in Italy for two long years. They really need your support now!

April 22, 2012, 11:002659
We need help in purchasing winter tires for the car for disabled orphans in Kalinovka
We need help in purchasing winter tires for the car for disabled orphans in Kalinovka

$350 is needed to buy winter tires for the car for 14 orphans

January 16, 2018, 17:002656
Help Vsevolod to Save His Father’s Life!!!
Help Vsevolod to Save His Father’s Life!!!

The fund-raising campaign is closed. Thanks to you Yaroslav is continuing his treatment!

March 3, 2012, 18:002655
Internet against cancer

September 22, 2006, 0:002650
A Wonderful Day off with Our Kids
A Wonderful Day off with Our Kids

Eight children from large families spent a day off together with us in the city of Dnepropetrovsk. Such trips can work real miracles: they show the value of friendship and reveal the best character traits

February 20, 2013, 13:302649
On  Eve of the Day of Knowledge Funny Clowns Visit Children at the Orphanage
On Eve of the Day of Knowledge Funny Clowns Visit Children at the Orphanage

Two funny friends brought many children bright emotions and good humor. Joyful emotions and fond memories will always remain in memory of children

December 13, 2012, 10:002649
Video report: One day in the life of “The Happy Child” Charity Foundation
Video report: One day in the life of “The Happy Child” Charity Foundation

Morning show on a local TV channel TV-5, meeting American foundation representatives and visiting three orphanages of the Zaporozhye region — through the eyes of our volunteer

September 28, 2011, 19:452649
Klubok Tourist Club Show Ukraine to 669 Children in One Year
Klubok Tourist Club Show Ukraine to 669 Children in One Year

A Tourist Club for Children, Klubok, has been working in Zaporozhzhye under the aegis of the Happy Child Charitable Foundation for several years already. On April 10, the founders of the Club, Anton Bondarenko and Albert Pavlov, met with mass media

April 22, 2014, 12:302649
Trip to Bukovel
Trip to Bukovel

From 16th to 22nd of February 11 children from foster, large and rural families of the Zaporozhye region visited Bukovel ski resort

March 25, 2013, 14:402647
Orphan needs a family:  Ernest M.
Orphan needs a family: Ernest M.

We want to believe that in the nearest future Ernest and his sister Angela will find loving parents ready to help kids to overcome all difficulties

November 30, 2009, 0:172643
Ukrainian orphans come to North Texas with adoption hopes
Ukrainian orphans come to North Texas with adoption hopes

Trips like this are organized by Family Hope, an international orphan relief group that works primarily with older orphans, who are usually the last to be adopted

August 18, 2008, 11:002643
Volnyansk boarding school: official inadequacy or a new pedagogic method?
Volnyansk boarding school: official inadequacy or a new pedagogic method?

A scandal with the management of the boarding school for orphans and children deprived of parental care at the center was the reason for the close attention of the authorities to this educational facility

October 21, 2013, 11:002643
“Zerkalo Nedeli” newspaper: reforming: silent wars of the orphan’s homes
“Zerkalo Nedeli” newspaper: reforming: silent wars of the orphan’s homes

Author of the article try to generalize situation with deinstitutionalization in our country, though according the most optimistic projections, this process, that just beginning to develop in Ukraine, will not be over until 2017

October 8, 2010, 12:002641
Donate now to aid Ukrainian orphans
Donate now to aid Ukrainian orphans

Barnes and her family-run Barnes Family Foundation hope the evening of food and entertainment will raise enough money to bring them closer to realizing their dream of opening Sasha’s Home in Gorlovka, Ukraine

October 3, 2007, 0:302639
Sweltering. Starveling. Uneasy
Sweltering. Starveling. Uneasy

With the onset of heat the Tryapitsin’s dormitory turned into a stinking mobile gas chamber - something must be done and urgently

May 25, 2012, 11:102636
Our little friends in Italy
Our little friends in Italy

Igor Komanov and Denis Makiev are still in Italy taking therapy after their bone marrow transplants. These families really need your support!

August 1, 2012, 15:002636
And then they were four
And then they were four

An adoption — and a surprise — quickly doubles Shawnee couple’s household

April 5, 2012, 12:002634
Spring Holidays in Crimea
Spring Holidays in Crimea

Sixteen children from Melitopol orphanage, Zaporozhye Children’s Home and a large family arrived to Crimea in the morning of March 23rd

April 22, 2013, 12:502631
We’re forced to make an emergency stop…Help us, please!
We’re forced to make an emergency stop…Help us, please!

Max has run out of fuel at the halfway point of his treatment. So, we must hold out a helping hand to this lovely child!

November 5, 2010, 18:352630
The June Report on the Works Done in Orphanages for Children and Adults with Special Needs
The June Report on the Works Done in Orphanages for Children and Adults with Special Needs

Training for medical staff and self-made playground were the highlights of June

July 9, 2015, 14:402625
A Family Expanding Fast
A Family Expanding Fast

Now Meg and Patrick are raising Julia and Peter adopted from the Ukraine. "You can go on a cruise or get a new car." says Meg but they decided giving these children a home is how they'd like to spend their time and money

April 4, 2007, 2:102622
Viktoria – Guardian Angel
Viktoria – Guardian Angel

On 23 July 2015, my dearest Viktoria became an angel. I wish her rest in peace and I wish her family to be strong

August 3, 2015, 16:002621
15 Things to Know About Oksana Masters, Paralympic Nordic Ski Superstar
15 Things to Know About Oksana Masters, Paralympic Nordic Ski Superstar

Ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympics, get to know Team USA's best athletes.

January 25, 2018, 16:002620
"I Want to Be..." project: TV Channel Tour

On January 23rd as a part of a motivational “I want to be…” project fifteen orphans of the Matveevka orphanage had “Alex” TV Channel Tour

February 25, 2014, 11:002619
Children’s Outdoor Camp or Hiking: What is the best?
Children’s Outdoor Camp or Hiking: What is the best?

In this article we’re sharing with you our own points of view about two types of holiday for children

August 5, 2011, 23:002618
A Child has a Family: Alexander B., born in 1999
A Child has a Family: Alexander B., born in 1999

This child has been adopted by a loving family from the USA. He’s soon leaving for home, following the thread which brought him his real family

February 26, 2013, 19:202618
The child found a family: Bogdan M., born in 2011
The child found a family: Bogdan M., born in 2011

Bogdan gained loving parents!

June 16, 2015, 14:302609
Feeding the children of the Zaporozhye City Children's General Hospital #5 is in danger
Feeding the children of the Zaporozhye City Children's General Hospital #5 is in danger

Our cooking boilers have worked for a very long time but finally two out of the three boilers have broken beyond repair

June 27, 2011, 8:002604
The recesses for abandoned babies “The Windows of Life” will be opened in Kiev
The recesses for abandoned babies “The Windows of Life” will be opened in Kiev

The special recesses “The Windows of Life” will have appeared in Kiev by the end of this year. The neglectful parents will be able to leave their babies there if they do not want to see them anymore.

April 2, 2010, 17:002591
Yo - hooo!!! It has started working!
Yo - hooo!!! It has started working!

It's necessary just be unindifferent - and your best personal characteristic will make working many mechanisms in the world!

October 26, 2010, 16:452588
Mother and six children from Zaporozhye do not have a roof over their heads
Mother and six children from Zaporozhye do not have a roof over their heads

For several years the family is wandering on rent apartments and six children do not go to kindergarten and school. Volunteers’ help could improve the situation

April 26, 2010, 19:012584
Sasha’s got a family
Sasha’s got a family

Alexander has recently moved into the Family-type Children’s Home

December 13, 2010, 16:002577
Autumn Odessa (Photo report)
Autumn Odessa (Photo report)

On October 23rd-27th children together with Klubok touristic club travelled to Odessa for the first time

November 20, 2014, 21:302573
Maria Prymak, born in 2011, - retinopathy of prematurity (5th stage)
Maria Prymak, born in 2011, - retinopathy of prematurity (5th stage)

The fund-raising campaign is closed. Many thanks for your amazing support! Maria’s surgery has now been postponed until July 17th due to fever. We look forward to hearing some good news from little Maria!

June 26, 2013, 17:002573
Vakulenko Vanechka: the main phase is behind, shall we help him to overcome his disease completely!
Vakulenko Vanechka: the main phase is behind, shall we help him to overcome his disease completely!

Please, help Vanechka to overcome his illness completely! His parents and a new friend need him!

February 23, 2010, 22:002572
The Break is Over & it's Time to Get Back to Work!
The Break is Over & it's Time to Get Back to Work!

After a two-month break, the construction works in Kalinovka are back on track to complete the Happy Home-2

February 26, 2013, 20:002571
A child has a family: Elena L., was born in 1998
A child has a family: Elena L., was born in 1998

Elena was adopted

June 15, 2011, 20:002570
Ksenia Popova, born in 2010 – acute lymphoblastic leukemia
Ksenia Popova, born in 2010 – acute lymphoblastic leukemia

The fund-raising campaign is closed We ask everyone for help in gifting this beautiful girl a happy childhood free of pain

October 25, 2015, 11:352568
Please Help Kristina Voytovich Overcome Another Difficulty!
Please Help Kristina Voytovich Overcome Another Difficulty!

We’ve all have been fighting for Kristina’s life for several years now. It is thanks only to all of you and God that Kristina is still alive. Her treatment will approximately cost 11,000 US dollars!

February 21, 2014, 17:502568
Just a story
Just a story

Sergey is my nodding acquaintance, as they say. But even a brief conversation with him is enough to understand that he somehow differs from various acquaintances and friends of mine

December 21, 2011, 23:002566
A child has a family: Vladislav L. born in 1993
A child has a family: Vladislav L. born in 1993

Vlad has a family now

August 31, 2011, 11:052566
Having a start in LIFE
Having a start in LIFE

How long would you be able to lie in bed without sleep neither moving nor talking? An hour? Two hours? A day? What if to imagine you would have to spend your entire life in such position? Without help she will spend all her life this way.

January 16, 2011, 20:002565
Photo Report: An unusual concert given by unusual people (+video clip)
Photo Report: An unusual concert given by unusual people (+video clip)

On April 29, 2013, a concert by the residents of psychoneurologic group homes "Pure of Heart" took place in Zaporozhye

June 5, 2013, 12:002564
A Child Needs A Family: Sophia G., was born in 1994
A Child Needs A Family: Sophia G., was born in 1994

Sophia finished school

December 30, 2010, 22:052562
Mennonite Weekly Review: Hope for orphans in Ukraine
Mennonite Weekly Review: Hope for orphans in Ukraine

In much of Ukraine, hopelessness among adults has darkened the future of its youth

November 15, 2011, 11:502559
Electrocardiograph for Children's Hospital # 5
Electrocardiograph for Children's Hospital # 5

Thanks to your help, a new electrocardiograph has been purchased for Zaporizhzhye City Hospital # 5

March 22, 2013, 11:402557
† Sonia has gone to our God
† Sonia has gone to our God

In Medical Center of Hadassah, Israel, on November 24, 2010 Sonya died

December 1, 2010, 17:402557
Orphanages brim, but Russia thwarts foreign adoption
Orphanages brim, but Russia thwarts foreign adoption

Two years. That's how long Sandy Deede and her family have been struggling with the red tape of the Russian adoption system

May 1, 2007, 5:102556
President takes part in all-Ukrainian Adopting Parents Forum
President takes part in all-Ukrainian Adopting Parents Forum

President Victor Yushchenko took part in an all-Ukrainian Adopting Parents Forum

February 4, 2009, 10:002555
For children to breathe
For children to breathe

Due to the donations of not indifferent people our fund managed to pay for compressor ALV apparatus repair for the children hospital № 5

June 17, 2010, 17:002553
Baby steps to the great victory
Baby steps to the great victory

Thanks to the efforts of the doctors and mother the health condition of little Natasha Kosheva became stable

March 26, 2012, 17:002548
Oleg Babich, born in 2004,- organic defects of CNS
Oleg Babich, born in 2004,- organic defects of CNS

The fund-raising campaign is closed Thanks to our kind donors Oleg and his sister Dasha have got enough money for medical examinations and treatment!

January 19, 2012, 13:302545
Julia Kovdrya: “Thanks a  lot to everyone who helped my heart to go on beating”
Julia Kovdrya: “Thanks a lot to everyone who helped my heart to go on beating”

Julia Kovdrya’s family and all the members of the “Happy Child” foundation are deeply grateful to everyone who supported this young girl! Many thanks to everyone who gave Julia a chance to LIVE!

February 17, 2012, 18:002534
A child needs a family: Ivan K, born in 1995
A child needs a family: Ivan K, born in 1995

Ivan finished school

April 14, 2011, 21:002528
А meeting of deti.zp.ua volunteers took place on the 30th January, 2011
А meeting of deti.zp.ua volunteers took place on the 30th January, 2011

Together we discussed directions in our work having the highest priorities and distributed the responsibilities among ourselves.

March 3, 2011, 9:002525
Masly Ekaterina, 20 years old - acute leukemia
Masly Ekaterina, 20 years old - acute leukemia

Fundraising is closed due to death! Catherine finished her earthly journey. The Kingdom of Heaven, patience and perseverance to her loved ones.

January 22, 2017, 10:002524
Before Russia's ban, Wisconsin family aided others in adopting orphans
Before Russia's ban, Wisconsin family aided others in adopting orphans

Documentary airing on Al Jazeera explores how parents build relationships with children adopted from faraway lands

January 13, 2014, 12:102520
A Child Has a Family: Andrey M., – born in 2001
A Child Has a Family: Andrey M., – born in 2001

Andrey was adopted!

October 25, 2015, 12:002517
The Child found a family: Alexey F., born in 2000
The Child found a family: Alexey F., born in 2000

Alexey, is in a new and loving family!

January 10, 2015, 13:302517
† Our little sunny girl passed away…
† Our little sunny girl passed away…

On the 18th of July in the Israeli clinic our lovely Dashenka Evdokimova passed away

July 20, 2010, 18:502516
Save a Child: Julia Lyaschova, 18-years-old girl suffers from generalized myasthenia. Let’s raise money for her operation.
Save a Child: Julia Lyaschova, 18-years-old girl suffers from generalized myasthenia. Let’s raise money for her operation.

Thank all sponsors. With your help we've gathered the necessary sum for surgery. Wish Julia luck

March 15, 2010, 18:002513
A Child Needs a Family: Bogdan G, born in 2016
A Child Needs a Family: Bogdan G, born in 2016

A little prince with the appearance of a king, file number #0279975.

May 17, 2016, 10:302511
Adoptive Parents Await New Baby
Adoptive Parents Await New Baby

A Minot family is anticipating the arrival of a child from Ukraine. She is a happy, four-year-old with Down syndrome, and her family couldn`t be more excited. "We feel called to this" says Paula Burckhard, the expectant mother.

July 6, 2009, 10:002509
The Parents “Bought” Nine Brothers and Sisters for Their Daughter
The Parents “Bought” Nine Brothers and Sisters for Their Daughter

Not only couples but also single people can open a family-type Children's Home

January 26, 2012, 12:302508
Local foundation helps furnish, maintain foster home in Ukraine
Local foundation helps furnish, maintain foster home in Ukraine

Two truckloads of furniture left Andalusia Friday bound for Ukraine, where the furniture will be used to furnish Sasha's Home, a foster care home for abandoned children founded by the local Barnes Family Foundation

September 3, 2008, 11:002505
Children need a family: Timothy in born 2007
Children need a family: Timothy in born 2007

Timofey is in a new loving family

July 7, 2018, 21:332504</