The project is supported by ChildFund Deutschland e.V.

Project geography: Kharkiv city and Kharkiv region (Ukraine)

Project duration: September 2015 - February 2016

Project partner: «Charity Fund «Kharkiv Station»

Aim: To empower IDP families with children with special needs and youth with special needs through providing social-psychological and humanitarian support.

Project activities:

  • Running regular meetings "Pafa-fan club" (meetings with participants and champions of paraolympyada)
  • Leisure and recreation activities (Sport and recreation Training: pool, gym, ballroom dancing in wheelchairs and Sports tournaments: football, classic and modern board games)
  • Social adaptation by engaging into online community for children and adolescence with special needs
  • Cultural trips, theater, theatre for young people, puppet, dolphin park, zoo, ecopark
  • Humanitarian assistance (targeted financial assistance to families for the purchase of equipment or medicines prescribed by a doctor)
  • Psychological consultations to children and youth with special needs
  • Legal consultations, legal advices to families with children with special needs
  • Training on self-employment for parents with children, teenagers and young people with special needs
  • Social patronage (assistance in solving everyday problems and process documents and receiving payments)
  • Assistance in distance education for children and students to catch up the school program
  • Training on IT-specialties or earnings on the Internet
  • Training on hand-made and painting
  • Screenings with discussion

Contact Person: Tetiana Khomutinina, Project Coordinator