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20 October, 2021

Daryna Brykailo, “We united because we wanted to change something”

In the new episode of Podcast of Great Stories, we talked to Daryna Brykailo, co-founder of the Inspiration Family Foundation for Support of Adult Cancer Patients. Daryna told how a group of like-minded people went from friendly initiatives united by working on a common theme to creating a joint foundation. The Inspiration Family Foundation works […]

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17 October, 2022

Ukrainian cinema about war and more: how artistic headquarters operate in Chernivtsi

As the full-scale war started, Oleksii Hladushevsky, a famous Kyiv-based screenwriter, filmmaker, and TV and movies producer had to change his life drastically. Oleksii is famous for his work on such popular TV projects as «The Biggest Loser UA», «Ukraine’s Next Top Model», a TV show «Early Swallows» and his work on the movie «My […]

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07 October, 2022

To knit the mood: how «An Eyelet of Good» helps children 

If you think that only significant donations are important and if you want to help you should be purchasing tons of humanitarian aid, here is a story of the cutest charity organization called «An Eyelet of Good» («Петелька добра»). They adopted this name because they knit for the children of the internally displaced Ukrainians and […]

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23 September, 2022

THE POWER OF SELF-ORGANISATION. HOW KHARKIV REGION RESIDENTS WEAVE THE NETS FOR UKRAINIAN DEFENDERS

It is almost impossible to do without camouflage nets on the frontlines. They cover our defenders’ positions, so it is harder for the enemy to target them. Our soldiers require these nets requesting thousands of square meters of these nets. Caring Ukrainians decided to make sure the army was supplied with this necessary protection.  Net […]

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22 September, 2022

NGO “Vidchui” during the war: working with children, evacuation to the de-occupied territories, and supporting the Ukrainian Armed Forces 

De-occupation of Ukrainian cities and towns always evokes several conflicting emotions. Happiness, joy, pride, relief, and gratitude, but there is also grief, sorrow, fear, and despair. People in the de-occupied territories require help and support. Today we spoke with Lyudmila Pyshna, a co-founder of the NGO “Vidchui”, about the project and how they visit people […]

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19 September, 2022

Behind Blue Eyes in Lukashivka: How Children photograph the war on film

Behind Blue Eyes is a project where volunteers made children’s dreams true. Little creatives had an opportunity to shoot on disposable film cameras the reality and events in their native Lukashivka village in the Chernihiv region as well as capture life during the war through their eyes. So the volunteers decided to help these children’s […]

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31 July, 2022

MY FORCED VACATION: HOW A CHILDREN’S BOOK HELPS SURVIVE THE WAR

The girl Vira, the main character of the book “My forced vacation”, sleeps in the bathroom next to her parents and little brother. She hears planes buzzing and shellings whistle above her head. Vira keeps a diary: she writes down her thoughts, observations and collects there some clippings with psychological advice. Kateryna Yehorushkina’s new book […]

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25 July, 2022

LOSING A FAMILY: HOW THE CHARITABLE FOUNDATION “CHILDREN OF HEROES” SUPPORTS UKRAINIANS

Losing one’s home, property, one’s favorite things or the opportunity to come back to familiar places is always a scary prospect. A more petrifying feeling would be losing one’s nearest and dearest. War lays waste not only to houses, but also to families.  In our piece we are telling the story of the charitable foundation […]

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12 July, 2022

HELP FROM A DISTANCE: HOW UKRAINIAN WOMEN STARTED THEIR BUSINESS ABROAD

Since the beginning of the new stage of the war, according to the United Nations, 8 million people have left Ukraine in search of shelter. Over 2.8 million have already returned home. Those who find temporary shelter in other countries sooner or later face the problem of finding a job. It is challenging to start […]

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08 August, 2022

WARMING A SOLDIER: HOW A CANDLE CRAFT PRODUCTION SHOP WORKS IN THE TIMES OF WAR

Warm candle light may not only embellish your home or festive meal, but it can also warm a soldier or illuminate his dugout, since war has a bearing on everyone’s life, at times changing the meaning of things surrounding us. Those who do their job with love and devotion know how to put to use […]

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15 June, 2022

Saving those who are yours: how Ukrainians rescue pets from the hotspots

Ukrainians in Bucha, Kharkiv, Chernihiv and other cities rescue not only each other but also cats, dogs and even ostriches. We talked to four people who rescued their cats, dogs and ostriches from Kharkiv, Bucha, Chernihiv and Borodyanka about the difficulties in transporting animals, how pets handle the trip and air raid sirens sound. Also, […]

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06 June, 2022

“All my thoughts are in Ukraine”. How students are studying during the war

Since the beginning of a new stage of war our educational system has undergone major changes. Over 1500 educational institutions have been destroyed in Ukraine, among them schools, vocational schools, colleges and universities. A great many students have been forced to leave their homes and educational facilities to continue their studies abroad. Four students and […]

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01 June, 2022

VERETA: A CENTER FOR WEAVING IN THE VINNYTSIA OBLAST THAT MODERNIZES ART WITH ITS OWN HISTORY

In the village of Stina, which is located in the Vinnytsia oblast, a center for weaving called ‚Vereta’ has been set up. Female masters work at old looms, producing carpets, bags and computer covers. By wearing new patterns and deploying new techniques they make the modern history of the old craft.  *** On a cloudy […]

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30 May, 2022

BUSINESS SUPPORT: HOW UKRAINIAN ENTERPRISES OPENED THEIR FRONT TO HELP DURING WARTIME

Since the beginning of the full-scale war, Ukrainian companies have been actively assisting with significant financial contributions and other resources. Businesses donated millions of hryvnias to the army. IT companies keep paying salaries to workers who went to the front. Banks paid taxes in the month ahead. Creative hubs, coworking spaces and theatres give shelter […]