Reconstruction of two health centres in Ukraine

The destroyed health centre in the municipality of Dmytrivka (© AUAAC, 29.04.2022). The World Health Organisation (WHO) has documented more than 200 health care facilities damaged or destroyed since the war started.

Dmytriwka and Kalynivka are two municipalities in the vicinity of Kyiv. In March and April 2022, they were besieged and much of the community infrastructure was destroyed. Skat Foundation is committed to rebuilding the health centres in these two communities. For this project, we are working with two of our trusted partner organisations from Ukraine (DESPRO NGO and the Ukrainian Association of Municipalities), which are locally based and nationally networked. Together we have chosen the two communities because the damage there is enormous and because other mechanisms of national and international support do not reach these locations. Access to these areas is safe at the moment and the project can therefore start quickly.

With this project, we support the entire population of the two municipalities: adults, children, the elderly and other vulnerable groups. In total, we will be able to rebuild health services for more than 25,000 people, and strengthen the resilience of the two municipal governments.

The budget for this project is CHF 360,000 – for which we are currently collecting donations from individuals, companies, service clubs, municipalities, cities and cantons. All donations will fully be used to cover the expenses on site.

Aerial view of the Kalnyvka health centre, which was largely destroyed during the siege (© DESPRO).

With your donation, you help us getting the health services up and running again. This gives people in the affected communities a perspective and helps more families to return to their homes.

On behalf of the two communities, the implementing partners and the affected people, we would like to thank everyone who is contributing to this project.


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