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February 22, 2016

Successful Advocacy of the Law on Public-Private Partnership

  Upon the initiative of the German-Polish-Ukrainian Society in Ukraine amendments to the law on Public Private Partnership, signed by the President of Ukraine on 22 February 2016, include in Article 4 that public-private partnerships may also be concluded for the provision of services and the management of social institutions. The law will come into effect on 25 May 2016 and serve as the...

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November 25, 2015

Mobile Youth Work in Germany

  The delegation of the German-Polish-Ukrainian Society in Ukraine being composed of the Managing Director Andre Poddubny and project manager Yuliia Fediv had a visit to the city where Mobile Youth Work was established and successfully implemented for the first time - Stuttgart and Mühlacker (Germany). Mobile Youth Work Centres in Stuttgart and Mühlacker daily share experiences with...

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October 13, 2015

Visit of Rebecca Harms to the Centre "Our Kids"

  On October 13th, German MEP and leader of the Green Fraction, Rebecca Harms who is deeply concerned about development in Ukraine and the fate of refugees and children in need, had the opportunity to pay us a visit. She met with the Marchenko family group, which has taken in children from the combat zone; she also showed great interest in our use of green technologies and renewable energy, a...

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October 12, 2015

Performance "On the Other Side of the Sun" at the Ivan Franko Theatre

  From September 2014 to October 2015 we worked on this project under the guidance of Polish actress, singer and composer Olena Leonenko-Głowacka. Well-known Ukrainian choreographers, circus artists, drama teachers, designers, musicians, vocal coaches and many others also worked together with our children. The set was based on illustrations from Štěpán Zavřels book «Sole...

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September 13, 2015

Anna Maria Corazza Bildt (MEP) at "Our Kids"

On September 13, Anna Maria Corazza Bildt, Co-Chair of the Intergroup on Children’s Rights, at the EP, visited the Centre "Our Kids". In preparation for the seminar „The invisible face of the Ukrainian conflict – The impact on children”, which was to be held in Brussels on September 23, she spent a day together with the Basarab family in which two of the seven children are from the town...

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July 9, 2015

First part of European-Ukrainian Energy Day “Energy democracy in Ukraine: personal responsibility”

  Due to numerous requests as to the 6th European-Ukrainian Energy Day, on July 9, the European-Ukrainian Energy Agency (EUEA) conducted a companion event highlighted by the topic “Energy Democracy in Ukraine: personal responsibility” at the Centre “Our Kids”.       The participants discussed the transition to energy democracy whereby...

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June 9, 2015

Presentation of the Project "Promotion of social infrastructure development"

  On June 9, 2015 in the Centre "Our Kids" was presented the project "Promotion of social infrastructure development" which is implemented by the German government through the offices of the German Development Bank KfW and the Ukrainian Social Investments Fund. Among the participants of the event were heads of education departments, chiefs of the preschool educational institutions,...

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June 9, 2015

The third international seminar on “Mobile work with community”

  On 9-11 June, “Our Kids” hosted the 3rd International Seminar on “Mobile youth work” organized and conducted by Structural Subdivision of the German-Polish-Ukrainian Society in Ukraine with the financial support of the German organization “Aktion Mensch”.       The seminar engaged local and foreign experts in the field of protection...

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May 30, 2015

Performance “On the Other Side of the Sun” at Arsenal of Ideas Festival

  There are two ways to live: you can live as if nothing is a miracle; You can live as if everything is a miracle. Albert Einstein   May 30, 2015, the Second Cycle of our "Socio-cultural Inclusion Program" was completed with the performance of the play "On the Other Side of the Sun" during the Festival "Arsenal of Ideas". The plot of the play is based on the illustrations to...

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May 15, 2015

Maryna Poroshenko Visited the Centre for Children in Need “Our Kids”

  “The child gives birth to its parents”  (Stanisław Jerzy Lec)   International Family Day which is celebrated on May 15 is a very warm and home holiday. Founded in 1993, on the initiative of the UN General Assembly, this holiday quickly became popular all around the globe. Significant, that on this very day Maryna Poroshenko, First Lady of Ukraine, visited the Centre for...

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April 24, 2015

Prospects of Child and Youth Policy Development in Ukraine

April 24, a meeting took place at the Our Kids Centre between Ms. Barbara-Maria Monheim, founder of the German-Polish-Ukrainian Society, Mr. Konrad Pawlik, Deputy Minister for Co-operation and Polish Diaspora, Mr. Maciej Nowak, advisor of the Eastern and South America Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Poland, Ms. Małgorzata Twardowska, Deputy Director of the Eastern Department of...

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April 2, 2015

Seminar with Dniprovsky district Administration on green technologies utilisation

Progress is the law of nature Voltaire   Centre «Our Kids» is a pioneer in using energy efficiency and geothermal technologies. We strive to protect the environment and raise awareness on the subject. On 2 April 2015, a meeting took place at the Centre «Our Kids» with representatives of the Dnipro District State Administration and principals of general education schools of the...

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