Foster families

Artificial “orphan-making”

At present Ukraine is confidently returning to the status of the “Orphan country”

October 19, 2011, 13:10 2138
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, 23:00 4473
«Profile» edition: You won’t ever be found

Experts who couldn’t help rejoicing over reduction of the number of orphans in the country not long ago are alarmed now. Ukraine is said to be cutting down adoption programs in all regions. The number of children becoming “artificial” orphans is growing

August 5, 2011, 12:00 2512
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, 21:00 22644
Groups Align to Make 'Ukraine Without Orphans'

By the year 2015, Ukraine will be a country without orphans, according to the vision of a newly established alliance known as Ukraine Without Orphans

December 13, 2010, 17:00 2397
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, 12:00 3273
“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, 12:00 2667
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, 17:00 3030
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, 17:00 3220
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, 13:30 5935
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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 2022

$ 16 712

Our expenses in 2022
To 39 sick children $8 952
Medical equipment: $0
To orphanages for disabled children: $5 376
To children's village: $1 965
To orphans and poor children: $80
"Helpus" - help to adults: $4
Service expenses: $1 054
Total sum of expenses: $17 645

$5 235 688

donated since 2007