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
November 23, 2020

TOGETHER for children from families in crisis


Our TOGETHER activities bring children a happy change from the pandemic routines and valuable medical literacy classes. Our volunteer Team Leaders organised 10 programmes in which 130 children participated, in the Lviv, Bug and Kamianka-Busk districts.
Helping Children
September 18, 2020

STEP - empowering young people


We are doing more digitally to empower young people as they prepare for independence. Teenagers have joined our weekly online meetings during times of isolation. For those who lost jobs, food support was a lifeline. And we are developing an app to reach many more care leavers with advice and support.
Helping Children
September 18, 2020

Tutoring and school supplies for children


It’s back to school and our individual support for education is springing into action. Over 60 Children from poor families are getting the school bags and stationery they need. Our mentors and tutors are giving lessons to help children reach their potential. And training will give more volunteers the skills to support vulnerable children.
Helping Children
August 05, 2020

How sponsors help children in Ukraine


Every child who needs a sponsor has their own story: some live in poverty while others have lost their parents. When that child finally enters university, or finds a job and supports themselves, we are tremendously proud of their success! Here are some stories of children sponsored in Ukraine.
Helping Children
August 05, 2020

New opportunities to help children


Distributing food through the crisis has connected us with some of the poorest families in the Lviv Region. We can help by providing food, activities for the children and support for education. By getting to know children and their parents we can link them with our programmes for better opportunities.
Helping Children
June 25, 2020

Supporting Foster Parents


Oksana’s fostered daughter used to run away from home, but with expert advice Oksana helped her adjust to living in a stable family. Take a look at how we are supporting foster parents with training, support groups and resources, so like Oksana they can find the solutions they need.
Helping Children
May 07, 2020

Vasilyna - touched by tragedy, saved by dance


Vasilyna bravely tells the story of her fight to find a better life through dancing after a childhood of abuse, tragedy and institutional care. Discovering a love for dance, and help from Sponsorship, has changed her prospects for the future.
Helping Children
May 04, 2020

Let's help children in lockdown


State children’s homes closed in March. 5,000 children of all ages returned to homes in the Lviv Region that have difficulty supporting them. Each has their own unique history of why they were in children’s homes. Now many find it difficult to cope.
Helping Children
April 09, 2020

Responding to the Corona crisis


In the Corona crisis we are helping families with emergency needs for food and medicine. Some of our services have moved online: children are being tutored, teenagers are meeting to get advice, and foster parents are consulting a psychotherapist in support groups. Find out more and get involved!