Charitable organization “ICF “Yellow-Blue Wings” was founded in 2014 in Kyiv by a group of volunteers. Our organization aims to support children, young people and family members of youth, affected by the war in Eastern Ukraine and care about children with disabilities. “Yellow-Blue Wings” also develop teachers and adults, who are working with youth.
In 2015 our organization started partnership with ChildFund Deutschland by promoted to the level of key players in child development, psychosocial support and rehabilitation programs in Luhansk region (Eastern Ukraine) and Vyshgorod (Kyiv region).
Results of our cooperation:
2016 – 2019 “Promotion of intersectoral cooperation for the sake of the children: Turning IDPs into active participants” (Eastern Ukraine) financed by the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)
Around 4000 of IDP children and young people, who are living on contact line, have been provided psychosocial support, rehabilitation programs and humanitarian aid in Odesa, Severodonetsk, Kharkiv and Kramatorsk. Yellow-Blue Wings implemented the idea of creating centers of psychological and social child and youth development, in Donetsk and Luhansk regions. Also we organized groups of mobile departures in Luhansk and Donetsk regions. These groups are including a team of specialists, psychologists, photographers, social workers, who work with children and adults on the contact line.
400 children received targeted aid assistance, around 250 Teachers, Trainers, Educators and other specialists participated in capacity building workshops, 110 children participated in post-rehabilitation programs.
2018 – Development of an inclusion center for children of Vyshgorod city and region with the financial support by Lipoid Stiftung. This center includes rehabilitation programs, physiotherapy, professional orientation of children with disabilities, development of social participation of parents, capacity building sessions for inclusion specialists.
2017 – “Wider life horizons” program for children and youth with disabilities (Vyshgorod, Kyiv region) with the financial support by Lipoid Stiftung. 82 children with disabilities and their parents participated in educational and rehabilitation sessions and programs, 11 children with disabilities received health resort treatment.
2016 – “Better visibility of children with disabilities” (Vyshgorod, Kyiv region) with the financial support by Lipoid Stiftung.
2015 – “Caravan of Friendship” (Eastern Ukraine) – 60 children affected by the war in Ukraine participated in travelling program aimed to provide psychosocial support.
Our projects implemented by ChildFund in Ukraine aimed to promote society potential for self-sustainability. ICF “Yellow-Blue Wings” strongly supports ChildFund initiatives in Ukraine, for building bridges between government organizations, nonprofit and business sector to work together to improve the development of local civil society capacities in the areas of children’s and youth development.
The project “Generation UA” takes place in the framework of the project “Promoting multi-sectoral partnerships in order to protect the interests of children: an introduction professional education to active participants”, on the initiative of the Children’s Fund Germany (ChildFund Deutschland) and with the financial support of the Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development of Germany (BMZ) is currently the largest project of the International Сharitable Fund “Yellow-Blue Wings”.
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