Recently Caritas Ukraine forwarded over 285 tons of German and Polish humanitarian assistance to Zaporizhia, Kharkiv and Dnipropetrovsk. Such aid includes packages with food and hygiene means for nearly 6800 IDPs from German government and for almost 4300 persons - from Polish government.
In April 2014 Caritas Ukraine launched a pilot project "Wheelchairs for people with special needs". The Knights of Columbus from British Columbia Canada became an initiator and donor of this charitable initiative with the support of the Canadian Wheelchair Foundation. This helped to secure nearly 850 low-income persons with chargeless wheelchairs that are made of high quality materials and complicated construction for comfortable transportation, with adjustable step for legs and agile knee board for simplified access.
Caritas Ukraine launches 6 centers on care for IDP children who fled military conflict in Donbas area. "Child-friendly spaces" will work for kids from 3 to 12 years old in Kharkiv, Dnipropetrovsk, Slovyansk, Svyatohirsk, Odesa and Kyiv.
27.05.2015, Carpathian Ruthenia
Recently workers of Caritas Boryslav has organized a summer camp in Carpathian Ruthenia for young beneficiaries with intellectual disability. Center for rendering help to disabled youth was founded in Boryslav in January 2014 and today it has over 12 beneficiaries. Qualified social worker, social care teacher and Center manager work with them.