Save Ukraine team welcomed guests from Utah

Save Ukraine team welcomed guests from Utah (USA) in one of our Hope and Healing centers. The American delegation, consisted from representatives of agrarian businesses, financial institutions, and humanitarian organizations, got acquainted with Save Ukraine programs and activities. Among the delegation were former American soldiers, who clearly understand current situation in Ukraine and challenges. We have due to the war.

The guests were particularly interested in supporting children affected by the war. Therefore, they all visited Save Ukraine. Hope and Healing Center in Gatne village, where they met and talked with families, whose children were kidnapped by russia and later returned within Save Ukraine Rescue Missions. These children have been separated from their parents stayed in russia for more than half a year.

Next stop in the agenda of the visit was at Save Ukraine Childhood Development Center in Kyiv, where the American guests got acquainted with the services we provide on trauma healing, psychological support, education and many others for both kids and their parents.

The new program on launching Children Justice Centerin Gate was discussed during the meeting. The idea is based on the best practices of Salt Lake City Children Justice Center - Utah’s capital. The model is adopted to Ukraine’s realities and challenges. The new program is promised to be further discussed, developed and supported by Utah’s authorities and business.

Save Ukraine is very grateful to Jeff and Josie McGhie - friends and supporters of our activities for many years and the Stirling Foundation - for funding and implementing our project on countering sexual violence during the war.

The visit was organised by August Mission and we look forward to continue our cooperation.