Kirovo orphanage (boarding school, internat) for girls with mental retardness

The Letter from Mom of Children with Special Needs

A true story of a former charity foundation employee who six years ago became a real mother for a number of special kids in the Kalinovka orphanage

June 19, 2014, 21:00 2034
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, 11:00 5229
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, 10:00 3592
Video report: The impressions of our guest from the USA

August 3, 2011 «The Happy Child» Charity Fund organized the visiting of three boarding schools in the Zaporozhe region for children with special needs. Maya was deeply impressed by the things she saw

October 24, 2011, 17:30 2336
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, 19:45 2584
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, 20:50 5040
«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, 16:00 4171
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, 13:30 12262
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Happy Child foundation - effective help to the most needy children of the Zaporozhye region, Ukraine, since 2004

They need help:

You donated in 2021

$ 115 427

Our expenses in 2021
To 149 sick children $66 967
Medical equipment: $1 141
To orphanages for disabled children: $15 572
To children's village: $5 196
To orphans and poor children: $1 493
"Helpus" - help to adults: $619
Service expenses: $12 970
Total sum of expenses: $109 874

$4 993 338

donated since 2007