EU4Youth helps entrepreneur from front-line Marinka to expand quail farm

Until 2014, Yurii Shamrai from Marinka did not even know about the existence of quails. After the outbreak of the armed conflict, he lost his job and began looking for business ideas. Over time, Yurii and his father began to breed quails for sale. They started with a foam incubator for 170 eggs. However, the homemade equipment used to break and did not provide a stable temperature and humidity. Thanks to a grant from the EU EU4Youth project, the entrepreneur purchased a modern and easy-to-operate automatic incubator for 3,000 eggs and plans to develop the business further, as the demand for products is growing. Read more

EU supports photo exhibition about schools in eastern Ukraine

Since the beginning of the armed conflict in eastern Ukraine, more than 750 schools have been damaged or destroyed, and dozens of children and teachers have been affected by the shellings. Every day, 670,000 children have to make extra efforts to pursue their studies in the areas near the demarcation line. Their stories formed the basis of the photo exhibition “Schools as a territory of peace for children”. Read more

EU project helps Hutsul cow bryndza get geographical indication

Hutsul cow bryndza (cheese) has recently received a geographical indication. From now on, to get this name, the product must be made from the milk of cows of only two breeds from the highlands at an altitude of more than 700 meters above sea level. This will help preserve the almost 500-year-old tradition of production, promote the cheese on the market and guarantee its quality. Read more

EU funds project aimed at overcoming gender stereotypes in military

Going by her life principle: “Do everything you can with what you have and where you are”, Sergeant Khrystyna Boichuk, a cadet at the humanities faculty, has for the sixth year of her study at the National Guard Academy been conveying her stance, multiplied by modern and creative approach and experience in military service. This way, step by step, the cadet proves once again that it’s quite possible to implement changes if you believe in yourself and receive support from like-minded persons. And recently, Khrystyna brought another good news, winning a grant for implementation of her original mentorship project, #ТІЩОЗМОГЛИ (#THOSEWHOCOULD). Read more