The School of Independent Life: Financial Literacy

The first "School of Independent Life" event for teenagers took place! During the two day camp, 22 boys and girls from disadvantaged backgrounds learned more about the value of money and how to manage it wisely and carefully, as part of our STEP programme.

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Helping Children
May 25, 2021

Volunteers teach English to Ukrainian young people


Can international volunteers personally help a child in Ukraine during the pandemic? Absolutely! 12 young people in Germany helped 12 disadvantaged young people in Ukraine to improve their English conversation skills through weekly online tutoring. The next tutoring course will begin in September.
Helping Children
April 07, 2021

The story of our Parenting in Action journal


This year our expert journal went to 6,000 people who care for children in 22 regions of Ukraine. The central theme was The Power of the Family, and Ukrainian experts contributed articles to help foster families. Who is involved and how does this help? Here is the story of this year’s Parenting in Action.
Helping Children
March 30, 2021

The School of Independent Life: Financial Literacy


The first "School of Independent Life" event for teenagers took place! During the two day camp, 22 boys and girls from disadvantaged backgrounds learned more about the value of money and how to manage it wisely and carefully, as part of our STEP programme.
Helping Children
February 19, 2021

Vacancy - Youth Community Leader


We are looking for a new team member in our Lviv office to support our work with young people. The Youth Community Leader will be part of the STEP team, assisting with life-skills training events, leading the Teens in Action club and supporting our network of young people.
Helping Children
February 05, 2021

Would you like to volunteer? This news is for you!


We would love to match your skills and interests with our opportunities. Whether in Lviv or anywhere in the world, you could help to tutor or get involved with our work so more children who were previously disadvantaged can grow up to succeed in life.
Helping Children
February 03, 2021

Help for families in crisis


373 children received food parcels this winter, with loads of fresh fruit and 73 sets of groceries delivered. To give longer-term solutions we are transitioning some children into our sponsorship and other programmes, with 5 families selected to start as soon as possible. And Covid didn’t stop us from spreading Christmas cheer through our volunteers’ Shrek-themed video.
Helping Children
December 14, 2020

From care to independence


Nastia has started a small sewing business with our help, so she can support her two small children with an added income. Our STEP team helps young people prepare for independent life, giving them the skills and opportunities they need, and Nastia is one of young people we work with.
Helping Children
December 12, 2020

New mentors ready to help children


We are happy to announce that 18 people completed our mentor training! Two training courses were delivered, enabling mentors to be a strong support for orphans or children who don’t have parental care. Our Guardian Angel programme provides mentors and tutors to help change a child's future.
Helping Children
December 11, 2020

Supporting strong, caring foster families


“Each piece of advice from you and every meeting gives me a ray of hope. I found a way to build a better relationship with my foster son. Thank you.” With our Support Groups, training and individual help, we are happy to see more children growing up in strong families with healthy relationships.