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Articles about children with special needs

An Embroidered dreams: Social project for Ukrainian children with disabilities

Published: May 18, 2015, 14:001607

Children with disabilities and their families, all internally displaced persons from eastern Ukraine, attended the event

No Way Home

Published: April 22, 2015, 10:004745

The Exploitation and Abuse of Children in Ukraine’s Orphanages

17 things Stella Young wanted you to know

Published: December 24, 2014, 16:201545

Stella Young, who has died at the age of 32, was a passionate, provocative and funny activist for disabled people. Here are 17 things she wanted people to know

Anderson Township mom upset after disabled boy barred from Kings Island rides

Published: September 16, 2014, 14:302484

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

Help for the Most Helpless

Published: September 3, 2014, 21:303382

In June nineteen bed-ridden children from Kalinovka moved to the Kirovo orphanage. These helpless orphans still need your support!

Are Older Children with Severe Developmental Disabilities to be Discharged to Die?

Published: June 4, 2014, 16:303008

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

Helping the children in Ukraine

Published: May 12, 2014, 11:353024

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

A Big Rehabilitation Center for Children with Cerebral Palsy will be created in Zaporizhzhia

Published: March 5, 2014, 12:301897

The Regional Children's Hospital is in the list of the objects which are planned to be renovated

The Story of Someone’s Destiny: Julia A.

Published: December 29, 2013, 11:004647

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

Children’s charity Whizz-Kidz launches free app to help thousands more disabled children

Published: June 17, 2013, 11:001913

The children’s charity Whizz-Kidz have launched an iPhone and Android app to support its mission to transform the lives of disabled children

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

More than 16 years of trust of donors and benefactors, thousands of aid transaction processed every year. Full transparency in the usage of donation
You donated $245 209 in 2020

Our expenses in 2020

150 sick children: $140 501 
Medical equipment: $8 936
To disabled orphans: $26 362
To eco-village for orphans: $12 836
To orphans and poor families: $5 699
To adults ("Helpus" charity): $8 424
Administration and fundraising: $24 897
Total sum of expenses: $236 187 

$4 813 123 donated since 2007

They need help:

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

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

Olga Pavlenko, born in 2002, high degree cystic fibrosis

Olga Pavlenko, born in 2002, high degree cystic fibrosis

Arthur Kerimov, born in 2011 - symptomatic myoclonic epilepsy

Arthur Kerimov, born in 2011 - symptomatic myoclonic epilepsy

Alisa Onufriyeva, born in 2007 - cystic fibrosis

Alisa Onufriyeva, born in 2007 - cystic fibrosis

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

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


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

A Child Needs a Family: Victor M., born in 2003

A Child Needs a Family: Victor M., born in 2003

A Child Needs a Family: Sophia G., born in 2008

A Child Needs a Family: Sophia G., born in 2008