Foster families

The Happy Child Charitable Foundation with support of the Democracy Grants Program of the US Embassy in Ukraine launches a project to provide legal support to orphans and foster families in Zaporizhzhia region

On Children’s Day, we signed a project agreement “Legal support of deprived children in Zaporizhzhia region” with the US Embassy in Ukraine

June 20, 2017, 14:40 1716
“Happy Child” appeals to everyone who helps orphans find their families

Please, join and help us to equip the “Happy Home” for foster families!

October 7, 2015, 13:00 1275
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, 12:50 2612
Support Mom and Dad’s Little Helpers, Please!

The eternal truth is – every child needs loving and caring parents. Please help this foster family enlarge their house so they can welcome more orphans into their home!

September 27, 2013, 11:50 2067
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, 11:10 2642
Why Are City Authorities from Zaporozhye Reinventing the Wheel in Foster Care?

One more time the Governor voiced his support of the existing orphan care system and lack of trust to foster and adoptive parents. So will we keep on wasting millions to support children’s homes rather than develop family types of foster care?

January 17, 2013, 15:00 1607
Who is going to Ashghabat, or the Year of children's crafts

There was something odd about the all-Ukrainian conference on children's rights protection under chairmanship of the President of Ukraine Victor Yanukovych that took place in Kiev on 4th December

January 6, 2013, 13:10 1878
"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, 10:00 2695
Foster Families: Good or Evil?

One more story about the challenges of family child care in Ukraine

July 16, 2012, 10:00 2090
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, 15:40 3746
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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

$ 37 382

Our expenses in 2021
To 69 sick children $23 179
Medical equipment: $404
To orphanages for disabled children: $5 868
To children's village: $1 370
To orphans and poor children: $439
"Helpus" - help to adults: $0
Service expenses: $4 348
Total sum of expenses: $36 724

$4 915 255

donated since 2007