Recent Posts

  1. Anti-Flu Vaccine for NBH 2021

    The orphanage in Nikolaev (NBH) again needs flu vaccine for November 2021. For the moment they have money to purchase cold medicines and if the winter will not be very bad, it should be enough.

    Flu Vaccine
    Our American friends from Svieta Inc. will again make this project possible this year. Thank you!

    Please check here how you can make a donation!
    Or click on the “TWINT” button on the right!

    Thank you in advance!

  2. Adriana must be examined at Cardio Center (KCC)

    News 7.10.2021!
    Adriana was adopted in the meantime.
    This means happiness for little Adriana. Tremendous luck!


  3. Donations qualify for tax exemption

    Donations made to the Swiss branch of ‘Amis de Svieta – Friends of Svieta’ are tax-deductible in Switzerland!
    The following applies only to people paying Swiss taxes!

    The association qualified for tax exemption as certified by the canton Bern (in order to read or to print this document you need the software Adobe Acrobat® which can be downloaded for free from here).
    At the beginning of each year we will automatically send you a certificate allowing you to claim a tax exemption on your taxes with your canton (please check with your local tax authorities for validity of the above tax exempt statement).

    Thank you so much for your donation!

  4. Viktor is back from Kiev

    Viktor had to stay longer in hospital in Kiev after his heart surgery. He had recovered well and traveled back to Nikolaiev by train on October 2, 2021 (the outward journey was done by ambulance).


  5. Egor must be brought back to Kiev

    News 19.9.2021: Egor is on his way to Kiev!

    Viktoria Dobrzhynska is now traveling with Egor and a nurse on the night train from Nikolaiev to Kiev. The journey takes 9.5 hours for a distance of almost 500 km.

    We estimate the cost of his 3rd trip to Kiev to the eye clinic to be €250.


  6. Three children on the way to Kiev

    Three children are on the way to Kiev this night: Egor, Elena and Viktor.
    Two children travel by night train with Vika and one child travels in an ambulance.


  7. An association is born!

    After months of preparation, the creation of the logo, a flyer and a newsletter was on the agenda for this summer. This caused the steering committee some headaches, as well as a lot of work and joy!


  8. Elena must go to the heart clinic in Kiev

    Elena was born with multiple and very serious congenital heart disease (tetralogy of fallot and patent foramen ovale). After having been abandoned by her mother she stayed at Nikolaev’s regional hospital, from where she was transferred to NBH at the age of only 1 month.


  9. Viktor must go to the heart clinic in Kiev

    Viktor was abandoned by his mother right after birth at the maternity house. He suffers from numerous medical conditions, including: congenital heart disease, brain damages, duodenal obstruction, mental, motor, psychological delays.


  10. Sofia is getting protein-rich food

    As a reminder, Sofia underwent surgery in Kiev in August 2020. The operation was long and difficult and Sofia spent 20 days in intensive care, where she barely survived. Her brain was too badly affected and the girl has no swallowing reflex.
    Read more here about the 2020 surgery.

    Our friends from USA, Helen and Jim Smith (Svieta Inc.) immediately agreed to support Sofia financially when we asked them. more