Specific aid 2018-2021

Two families that we supported for three years became self-sufficient again in 2018. These are:

  • Julia L., a widow with two children from Donetsk, who found a job as a baker.
  • Vladislava P., a single mother from a village near Avdeevka, who found a job as a saleswoman.

In December 2019 we organized an aid action for refugee children in Dnipro.

Between 2018 and 2021, we continue to support the following individuals and families:

Kovalev Maxim

Born in 2003, Maxim is severely disabled from birth due to a rare genetic disease (Behr syndrome) and in a wheelchair. His father did not recognize him and abandoned the family after Maxim’s birth. His mother Svetlana continued to take care of him alone. She worked as a teacher at the technical school in Donetsk… Continue reading Kovalev Maxim

Mihajlova Marina

The Mihajlova family is a family with two daughters, they come from Donetsk and belong to the Greek Catholic community. In summer 2014 they had to flee from Donetsk to Dnepr. The financial situation of the family was very difficult, as the father could only find work occasionally (no permanent employment) and the mother could… Continue reading Mihajlova Marina

Larisa

Larisa comes from a Greek Catholic family in Donetsk. When war broke out, her family was unable to leave, as her grandparents refused to leave the city and her parents could not leave them on their own without help. For the sake of their only daughter Larisa’s future, her parents made the difficult decision to… Continue reading Larisa

Andrij

Andrij comes from a Greek-Catholic family that fled Donetsk in 2015. Only two grandmothers remained there, as they felt too sick and old to start their lives again elsewhere. In early 2020, Andrij’s father died of cancer. This was a very hard blow for him and also for his mother. She had to work very… Continue reading Andrij

Stefan

Since September 2020 we have been supporting Stefan in his seminary studies. Stefan was born in Donetsk in 2002; he is the third son of a Greek Catholic family with seven children. Stefan went to school in Donetsk until 2015, in his spare time he enjoyed playing football with his friends and learning to play… Continue reading Stefan