EU provides Toretsk district with mobile ASC

Recently, the Toretsk community has received a new mobile ASC. Now residents of remote villages in Toretsk district will be able to receive administrative services close to their homes. The car resembles a small office, where there are two desks for administrators and all the necessary equipment. There are also remote workplaces for employees of the pension fund, social and other services. Read more

EU teaches displaced children football

Yuzhnyi was designated as the host of Open Football Lessons festival, a social project funded with the European Union’s support. The project’s major implementers include Association of Cross-Cultural Projects (Denmark), Ukrainian Football Association, All-Ukrainian Foundation for Protection of the Rights of the Child, Street Football World (Germany), in the partnership with the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine and the National Police of Ukraine. Read more

EU provides IDPs with microgrants for business development

Micro grants… For some, it could sound unserious. But when your life changes so sharply and so irreversibly that you lose all “starting points” you were used to and realize that you can count only on yourself, even small help may give power and inspiration. Our today’s story is about three IDPs. They received grants from the program “Raising the level of education, employment and social integration of youths in the areas of Georgia and Ukraine affected by a conflict” (EU4Youth), implemented in the Donetsk Oblast by Danish Refugee Council – Danish Demining Group (DRC-DDG) in the partnership with Mariupol Youth Union thanks to financial support from the European Union. Read more

EU helps to develop organic business of Baranivka ATC

Baranivka ATC in Zhytomyr region is a successful example of local development. There are no large enterprises, but there are large plots of land suitable for organic cultivation of berries and fruits. An EU-funded youth cluster of organic business successfully operates in the community and helps to develop cooperatives, farms and organic production. In particular, a mini cheese factory was built in the village of Rohachiv with EU grant funding, which will give impetus to the development of family dairy farms. Read more

EBRD-EU4Business credit line provides concessional financing for business development

Vinnytsia company GPS PRO carries out satellite monitoring of transport and stationary objects. KBK Fortis from Odesa erects residential and non-residential buildings. Both companies benefited from the EBRD-EU4Business credit line to lease cars needed for business development. This helped to optimise production processes and survive the crisis caused by the effects of COVID-19. Part of the cars’ cost was reimbursed by the EU. Read more

EU4Business helps entrepreneurs overcome economic consequences of COVID-19 pandemic

“To create a good facial cream, you need to be a patient wizard,” Lidia Suiarko, the founder and director of UAKrasa, begins her tale. But during the quarantine, she had to work as not only a wizardess but also a courier, accountant and sales consultant. The new challenges brought by the coronavirus-induced crisis turned her business upside down and forced her to look for new ways of interacting with customers in order to stay afloat. found out whether Ukrainian-made cosmetics can be of good quality, whether “Made in Ukraine” trend is still in fashion, and how to run one’s business in the time of crisis. Read more

EU helps to tell history of Ostroh in modern way

Today, we will tell you about Windows of Stories – one of the projects which the team of The Ostrogski Princes Brotherhood civil society organization was able to implement in the difficult year 2020. Today, the tranquil Polish interwar period in Anastasia Pashkovska’s recollections, a tragic, difficult and deep story of Josyp Halytskyi and the Ostroh Ghetto, or Anatolii Heleniuk’s warm childhood recollections about “old” Ostroh can be lived through in Ostroh thanks to modern technologies. Read more