21.12.2021

Campaign Silver Coin: Results and Winners

UAH 290,000 is the grant fund of this year’s Silver Coin campaign, which UKRSIBBANK BNP Paribas Group co-implemented with the All-Ukrainian charity organization Down Syndrome in 2021.

The funds raised by UKRSIBBANK together with customers and partners during the three months of 2021 will be distributed among regional organizations working with children with Down syndrome to implement the creative development programs for children with special educational needs.

This year the following organizations received grants:

  • Kyiv public organization Seeing with the heart received UAH 90,000 for the implementation of the project summer inclusive camp Space Camp – a Space for Everyone;
  • Public organization Kherson Regional Organization for Support of Children with Down Syndrome and Their Families Sunny Children of Kherson Region was granted UAH 80,000 for the project All-Ukrainian Family Quest Festival – Happy Together;
  • Kharkiv Charitable Organization of Parents of Children with Chromosomal Features and Genetic Doctors received UAH 70,000 for staging the theatre performance – Africa.

Additional grant of UAH 50,000 was presented to the Kyiv public organization Viken for the theatrical and choreographic performance Forest Tale.

First of all, I would like to thank all ten organizations for participating in the competition for projects, aimed to develop children with Down syndrome. And of course congratulate the winners. Every year in Ukraine more and more organizations that care for children with trisomy 21 are established. This promises the inclusive education and adaptation in the society for such children is not a distant illusory future, but possible present, Yanina Olkhovska. Director of Communications, Corporate Social Responsibility and Engagement of UKRSIBBANK said.

For the 12th year in a row, UKRSIBBANK has been implementing the Silver Coin charity event, the main goal of which is to draw public attention to the problem and overcome certain stereotypes about people with Down syndrome.

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