On October 28 in the framework of a monitoring visit Caritas Kharkiv was visited by Poland's Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Conrad Pavlik, Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Republic of Poland to Ukraine Henryk Litwin, Consul General of Poland in Kharkiv Stanisław Łukasik.
In the end of October Lviv was visited by representatives of Caritas Znojmo from Czech Republic. They met with internally displaced persons, among them were those who addressed for assistance to Caritas Lviv of the UGCC. Guests came to the 8th hospital for oncology children; they also visited "Center of leisure and social rehabilitation for young people with special needs" that operates in Caritas Lviv.
A new project on provision of psychological support to IDP families with children was initiated by All-Ukrainian Civic Organization "Magnolia" that is Caritas Ukraine partner. Psychological assistance is family-oriented and rendered chargelessly over the phone number 0-800-50-14-14 during weekdays from 10:00 till 18:00.
200 modern wooden windows to be installed in damaged schools and kindergartens in Donbas region - it was the main point highlighted during the presentation of "Windows for life" charitable project in Kyiv that will be implemented in partnership with private sector. In the project framework Caritas Ukraine, Caritas Austria and "LEITZ tooling UKRAINE" company will install new windows in schools and kindergartens damaged by the military conflict in eastern Ukraine.
During summertime Caritas Ukraine organized more than ten leisure camps for IDP children from eastern Ukraine. First of all, this project was targeted at provision of emotional support to kids, assistance with adaptation and recovery of their psychological balance. Children stayed in picturesque places in Carpathian Mountains, Shatsky Lakes and Black Sea.