interesting links

translate English to Russian and vice-versa: 

information about Ukraine:

translate Russian website pages to English: 

read about how adoption has affected one family: through the eyes of a grandmother

Read about the value of toys in this article "toys - a vital necessity".

read about the Roschitsa orphanage, "Find me parents": 

read hundreds of Ukrainian adoption stories:

online courses for adoptive families:

These courses offer a practical step-by-step guide for parents on how to handle specific needs of post-institutionalized children adopted internationally.

HUHTC orphan sponsorship program:


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