Solnishko (Sun) orphanage, Zaporozhye, Ukraine

Completing an Adoption Out of Wartime Ukraine

The drama surrounding the adoption of the stateless Ukrainian orphan Bridget has come to an end. The six-year-old from Zaporizhzhia has now been able to leave the country after her American adoptive parents braved the war to come get her.

May 7, 2022, 21:15 440
Pupils of the orphanage "Solnyshko" were evacuated from Zaporozhye

We evacuated 100 of the smallest pupils of the regional orphanage

March 15, 2022, 19:45 419
From America, through a surrogate mother to a loving family

Brizzy's story and finding a loving family for a child with a huge lust for life.

August 21, 2020, 11:21 3395
Foundations from Zaporozhye and New York jointly help the Zaporozhye orphanage "Solnishko"

Thanks to cooperation between Maya's Hope and Happy Child foundations, seriously ill children from Solnishko babies' orphanage received about $100000 in aid

August 12, 2020, 16:00 1643
Zaporozhye regional specialized children's home "Solnyshko"

Orphanage "Solnyshko" is the only medical institution in the Zaporozhye region for young children deprived of parental care or in difficult life circumstances. By the way, this is the largest Children's Home in Ukraine.

December 17, 2018, 17:00 39492
Help the children's home Sun

For such small children its extremely important to live with feelings of safety, care and just to have normal home conditions as any other child deserves

January 7, 2017, 10:30 2872
Are Older Children with Severe Developmental Disabilities to be Discharged to Die?

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

June 4, 2014, 16:30 4013
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 6559
Children thrown away

There is no “Windows of life” in Zaporozhye but there’s an alternative yet.

January 31, 2011, 13:00 4986
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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

$ 962 102

Our expenses in 2022
To 163 sick children $122 003
Medical equipment: $17 402
Humanitarian help: $333 678
To disabled children: $326 475
To children's village: $18 979
To orphans and poor children: $38 516
"Helpus" - help to adults: $3 775
Service expenses: $37 627
Total sum of expenses: $902 312

$6 181 152

donated since 2007