Meeting of two Cultures.

by Kharkiv rehabilitation centre 'Pravo vibora'
Meeting of two Cultures.
Meeting of two Cultures.
Meeting of two Cultures.
Meeting of two Cultures.
Meeting of two Cultures.
Meeting of two Cultures.
Meeting of two Cultures.
Meeting of two Cultures.

Summary

Project Goal: To help blind individuals who have fled from the war in Ukraine adapt to a foreign country by providing them with the opportunity to become acquainted with the culture, traditions, religion, social norms, and values of Germany, where they have found temporary refuge, and to overcome the refugee syndrome. Beneficiaries: 25 blind refugees from Ukraine who have found temporary shelter in Germany and 25 blind individuals from Germany. Project Location: Bremen

$16,670
total goal
$16,547
remaining
6
donors
0
monthly donors
5
months

Challenge

Many Ukrainians are leaving their homes to escape the war. This is especially true for people with visual impairments. They experience constant anxiety, mood swings, a sense of loss of their homeland, fear for themselves and their loved ones who couldn't leave, a feeling of worthlessness, abandonment, and loneliness. How can they find their place in this new life, and how not to break down? There are no family or friends, a foreign language, minimal contacts.

Solution

50 project participants will receive psychological support, get acquainted with the cultural traditions of Germany and Ukraine, make new friends, and gain resources to overcome the refugee syndrome and adapt to new conditions.

Long-Term Impact

Assistance in integration of blind refugees from Ukraine into the German society using art therapy methods. Development of positive experience of overcoming the "refugee" syndrome. Dissemination of the project experience and its application in further work in other countries where people with visual impairment have received protection.

Resources

Organization Information

Kharkiv rehabilitation centre 'Pravo vibora'

Location: Kharkov - Ukraine
Website:
Facebook: Facebook Page
Project Leader:
Valentina Butenko
Kharkov , Kharkov Ukraine

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