Newspapers and TV about our project

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, 11:05 5940
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, 14:00 2937
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, 21:00 10793
Corporate responsibility programmes can be more efficient with the participation of non-governmental organizations

Non-governmental organizations can influence the forming and implementation of business corporate social (public) responsibility programmes actively. The participants of the Second Regional Forum were trying to find the efficient ways of such influence

January 18, 2012, 0:00 2465
Business on generousity in Zaporozhye — a small experiment by Subbota Plus newspaper

Common people often respond to charity pleas. But they don’t know where their donated money really goes

January 17, 2012, 13:00 2372
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, 23:40 10811
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, 15:00 4948
«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 4226
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, 16:00 7354
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, 18:00 6898
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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

$ 273 729

Our expenses in 2021
To 242 sick children $163 787
Medical equipment: $2 397
To orphanages for disabled children: $34 270
To children's village: $13 040
To orphans and poor children: $2 517
"Helpus" - help to adults: $10 977
Service expenses: $32 779
Total sum of expenses: $269 452

$5 150 890

donated since 2007