Facing war trauma in Ukraine with support from a Chalice program

Nadiya is a sixteen-year-old sponsored girl in our Ternopil site, Ukraine. She lives with her two brothers and her parents. As the conflict continues in their country, our site has developed a program called Family Resilience in Conditions of War and Post-War. In this program families, like Nadiya’s, are finding solace and support part in. 

Sponsorship ensured Adriana to complete her secondary education

Adriana from our Ternopil site in Ukraine, has been sponsored for 8 years. She grew up in a lovely family of 14, including: six brothers and six sisters. Sponsorship ensured that Adriana completed her secondary education and complete a teaching program at a college.  Adriana is 19 now, but she has a little slip of …

Roman and his family repaired their house after a rocket explosion in Ukraine

Roman and his family of four live near Belarus. His father is seasonably employed and his mother, Larysa, takes care of the children. Last year, around July, the vulnerable family experienced a rocket explosion in their village– the damage to their home was devastating. The family is grateful to have survived.  

Khrystyna receives crucial physical therapies for her cerebral palsy

Khrystyna, from our Ternopil site in Ukraine, was born with cerebral palsy. Before sponsorship, her parents did everything to cover the therapies required to improve Khrystyna’s mobility.  Khrystyna lives with her father, Vasyl, and her mother, Oksana, who takes care of her daughter full-time. They all live in a tiny rented one-bedroom apartment.  

Critical needs funding gives Andriy a healthy heart

Andriy is a 17-year-old student who dreams of becoming a computer engineer. He has faced many challenges in his young life; but, thanks to his sponsor, the generosity of Chalice supporters, and an Italian hospital, he is now in good health.   Andriy was born with a life-threatening heart condition – his first heart surgery …

Ukranian funds made a family keep on track

Energetic and confident Oleksandr had battled illness and allergies since he was little. He recalls those times been treated differently from the other children in his neighbourhood because of his condition.  “He wanted, like all children, to walk with friends on the street, play football, eat ice cream,” remembers the Pochaiv sponsor site staff.  Oleksandr’s …

Critical Needs help Ilona to return a fulfilling life

Our critical needs fund improves and saves lives around the world. In this case, our friend Ilona in our Pochaiv site, Ukraine, was living a happy and healthy life. When suddenly, the doctor found something concerning at her annual check up.  Ilona’s doctor suspected she had diabetes. But for this condition to appear so suddenly …