Children
 Ukraine
Project #4369

Healing Smiles for Children with Cancer

by Service For Peace

Summary

Volunteers will run 3-years-long art therapy program for 57 children with cancer in the Ukraine.
$11,408
total raised
305
donors
0
monthly donors
6
years active

Challenge

Due to the Chernobyl nuclear disaster in 1986, a large percentage of people in Ukraine suffer from cancer. Every second child with cancer dies. Through a series of art therapy lessons, "Balloons of goodness" workshops, making Colorful childhood wall in the primary inspection room in the children department and a festival, volunteers will bring positive emotions and hope to help these children.

Solution

We provide workshops and presentations for children, their families, friends, and medical workers for the healing effects of art, positive attitude, and color therapy.

Long-Term Impact

We will create an empowering environment for cancer patients in order to help them regain their will to live. We help them overcome cancer by encouraging happy emotions and high-self esteem through color therapy and other alternative methods.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Excel file (projdoc.xls).

Resources

http:/​/​www.serviceforpeace.org

Organization Information

Service For Peace

Location: Bridgeport, CT - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.serviceforpeace.org
Project Leader:
Toms Silenieks
Project Coordinator
Kiev, Ukraine

Funded Project!

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.
   

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