Children of Luhansk region receive aid as part of Pope for Ukraine Initiative

28 February 2017, 12:22 | Vatican | 0 |   | Code for Blog |  | 

In February, on the initiative and financial support of Pope Francis, the charitable organization “Luhansk regional branch of the International Charitable Organization CF “SOS Children Village” launched a program of humanitarian support for vulnerable children below 7 living along the line of contact.” The program is implemented as part of humanitarian Initiative “Pope for Ukraine.” This was reported by the press service of Luhansk Regional State Administration.

Under the program, employees of organizations provide basic support in the form of baby food, baby care products, seasonal clothing, footwear, newborn kits, medicines and vitamins. There was also an improvement in the conditions of access to quality health care and support for physical and mental health of children and parents in Popasna, Stanychno Novoaydarsky and Luhansk regions, where psychological support and qualified medical advice is being provided.

The aid is provided to neediest beneficiaries. The families were selected in accordance with certain criteria of vulnerability, developed jointly with local partners.

Currently, 1,000 children have been selected aged from 0 to 3 years and 500 children aged from 3 to 7 years.

At the end of December, Donbas received the first batch of aid from the Pope.

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    Excellent analysis with important historical and faith based references. Our faith asks us to forgive (and we must), but it does not ask for amnesia. The Servant of God Andrey Sheptytsky was a strong

  • Ігор Мицько | 12 July 2017, 15:08

    А мільярди Владіміра Путіна посідають особливе місце у Банку Ватикана.

  • Ігор Мицько | 4 July 2017, 11:26

    Робота ГРУ перед зустріччю кремлівського уродця з Трампом.

  • ustavschyk | 3 July 2017, 17:12

    Який "пастирський візит"?! Леонардо Кардинал Сандрі ніякий 'пастир' для УГКЦ, навіть брати до уваги що він префект Конгрегації проти - пробачте, 'для' Східних Церков.

  • Ron Feledichuk | 28 June 2017, 16:27

    And yet so many Ukrainians are under the russian imposed belief that the russian orthodox church is their Mother church including some of my own family in Canada!

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