The greatest summer holiday – Children’s Day with KWU – was traditionally held on a massive scale at the equestrian club “Grand Prix”, that is located in the village Pravi Sagy, Oleshky Region. Children from Oblast remote villages, towns, regional centers and Kherson played the whole day, learnt something new, and what’s most important – learnt their rights, guaranteed by Convention on the Rights of Children, in an interesting way.Read
“Cooperation is the only right way of development. When someone does something better, it should be recognized, and everything should be done to learn doing the same way and not to be ashamed of learning. A very important agreement was signed with our Turkish partners that opens the possibility of medical tourism, upgrade qualifications of our doctors and charity on behalf of the Clinic “Umut” in case of costly surgeries”, shared the Chief Physician of Medical Center “Taurt Medical” Oleksii Herman.Read
Next stage of social healthcare program “Kherson and Kherson Oblast Choose Health” implementation has already been completed and it has embraced around 600 patients from 12 inhabited areas of Chaplynka Region. Within this term the mobile doctors’ teams cut through 3,038 km, “ran through” 46 hours on business trips, involved 12 specialized medical doctors and 4 regular volunteers.
National dendrological park “Sophiyivka” in Uman without exaggeration is a real masterpiece of the world’s garden art. Widely known both in Ukraine and abroad, it hosts around half a million of tourists from around the world per year. And this weekend our participants of the project of the Corporate Coaching visited it. This is mainly the case when “the stars are aligned”: Iryna Nikolayeva, the Head of KWU, together with the active Union’s member Viktoria Samai have dreamt for a long time to show the Union’s boarders the beauty of Ukraine, to get them acquainted with its unique places and landscapes. And here this day came!
Having totally missed our younger and adult, obedient “magpies” and noisy “ruffians”, on 25 April we, the Union’s team together with volunteers, visited the boarders of Novokyivska Special Boarding School that is located in Kalanchak Region.
Good Angel is an exquisite and priceless in its contents prize by “Charitable Kherson” that our team has received for the second straight year. Friends, partners, companions and acquainted! We would like to thank you for trusting us, for fulfillment of charitable projects with us and multiplying of the good with open hearts!Read
All KWU team has given and chained their hearts to the Worldwide Act “Trees of Peace” that takes place in Kherson every spring upon the initiative of Kherson Hydrometeorological College of OSEU, Kherson Women Union and movement “Let’s Do it, Ukraine”. By tradition, Union engages Kherson pupils - pupils and boarders of specialized institutions to take part in tree planting. This year it covered the territory of Kherson Special Secondary General School #1 of Kherson City Council.Read
250 red and white roses for the Union’s women, unbelievable compliments and deserved awards – these are the main memories from this annual Spring Women Conference of Kherson Women Union. But all in good time…Read
On 28 February 2019 the first free of charge lecture for Family Medicine Physicians from district outpatient departments and Oblast Central Regional Hospital took place in Medical Center “Taurt Medical”. Professional consultation from medical experts, best regional and state doctors is now available to all family physicians of Kherson Oblast that are eager to “grow” professionally.Read
First results of the social program “Kherson and Kherson Oblast Choose Health”, which has embraced Kalanchak Region at the start, speak for the importance and effectiveness of the program.Read
On 21 January 2019 there was held the first meeting in the framework of project “Conference of Active Citizens” on the grounds of Central Library of the urban-type settlement Kalanchak. The event that was commenced by Kherson Women Union with the support of Kherson Oblast Charity Fund of Ievhen Ryshchuk had the aim to get acquainted representatives of Oblast Territorial Communities and Rural Councils, heads of educational and regional cultural institutions with the possibilities of grant activity at the local level.Read
30 days – is it a big period or not? We would say: this period is enough! Enough for more than three hundred children from three Kherson Oblast boarding schools to write letters to Saint Nickolas. Enough to process all of them, systematize them and to start a challenging and diligent work on searching of Wonderworkers in reality… Those, who will stop at nothing to fulfill a child’s dream! And here it is – the fairy tale started to fulfill – we set out on our journey on December 18th! Join the club to recollect all those feelings and emotions!Read
What is the reason of the Social Orphanhood in Kherson and Kherson Oblast? Why the boarding institutions have stopped being “orphanages” – only 3% of orphans are brought up in such kind of institutions around the whole Kherson Oblast. Though, these institutions are not even “orphanages” according to their definitions – they are special, sanatory, specialized. But do you happen to know that only 20 out of 100 boarders are never taken back home? And 97% of all the boarders of such kind of institutions are children with parents, and even parents that are not deprived of parental rights! Why is that? These and many other sharp questions were tried to be answered during the round table of Kherson State Oblast Administration, dedicated to the definition of the Social Oprhanhood’s problems, their solvation and prevention on December 27th.Read
Starting from the middle of November, we gathered more than 300 letters from the boarders of the boarding institutions of Kherson and Kherson Oblast, addressed to St. Nickolas in which they described themselves and their good deeds, and also shared their dearest wishes that only St. Nickolas the Wonderworker can turn into reality. And would you like to become St. Nickolas? Making the wonderful tale and New Year wonder come true is tirelessly being performed by members of KWU- assistants of Saint Nickolas and active Kherson folks and Facebook users.Read
A social run of an unreal dancing and acrobatic play for children and adults “It was probably for real?”, inspired by E.T.A. Hoffmann “The Nutcracker”, which was held on the stage of the Oblast Palace for Children and Youth on December 9th, presented a holiday of unforgettable feelings for 700 spectators. Due to the support of Kherson Women Union and Kherson Oblast Charity Fund of Ievhen Ryshchuk the New Year fairy-tale of such a level was seen by children from the furthest villages of Kherson Oblast, small boarders of Oblast boarding institutions and Kherson children with disabilities. The organizers of the play were the authors and producers of the performance - Family Center “PRIDE” and Studio of Sport Poledancing “Kostrikova Pole Sport”.Read
How is it to hear that you have cancer and not to give up? Does pain remit after a loss of relatives? Where should you find strength when it seems that cancer is unstoppable? Organizers and executives of the social medical program “Kherson and Kherson Oblast choose health” have “laid their cards on the table” about the personal motivation and personal fight for life during the press-conference.Read
Social program “Kherson and Kherson Oblast choose health” has already been working. Who made it real, who can become its participant and how to adapt the experience – read on..Read
Kherson Women Union continues to promote and implement ideas of coaching in Kherson and Kherson Oblast by introducing pilot projects, having adapted them to the most recent reforms of boarding institutions. At the end of August Kherson Women Union announced the start of work on a new program, having chosen the corporate coaching as a focus, which is a common practice in the developed European countries. What is the corporate coaching and whether it is real to find enterprises and companies in Kherson that are ready to give the opportunity to orphaned children, that are deprived of parental care, or from families with deprived backgrounds, to receive a new important experience and useful skills of self-presentation, to serve an apprenticeship, and, finally, find a worthy entry-level position?Read
On September 28th, 2018 the activists and the inspirers of the renovation of Kherson heart – Swan’s Lake – told about changes for the better in the project of this civil venue restoration coming true in the café-theatre of Kherson Oblast Academic Music and Drama Theatre named after Mykola Kulish.Read
A story of a happy childhood is created by adults – Mother and Father. Mainly they fill in the child’s life with care, love and warmth by opening their own hearts. But the sad statistics says that there are more than 106,000 children in our country, which are growing up in the boarding institutions without parental warmth.Read
Kherson’s Svoboda Square turned into the floral kingdom of nymphs on August 01st, 2018. They came for the first time to join the International Flashmob of Feminity – with flowers, in light colorful dresses, hand in hand with their girl-friends, mothers and daughters – in order to remind the whole world that peace, beauty and humanness are the guarantee of happiness.Read