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

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 supports development of Kreminna town in Luhansk region

Fifty kilometers of new water pipes, reconstruction of a pumping station, a pump room with drinking water, new sidewalks and roads are the outcome of an EU grant project in Kreminna, Luhansk region. In addition, the EU and UNDP helped to purchase furniture, equipment and software for the local ASC, as well as donated a mobile ASC to promptly provide quality administrative and social services to the locals.  Read more