Kiev Orphanage #12
Home to 120 Children (ages 7-16)

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Shkola-Internat No.12
Bogdan Bashtovy
Kharkivske Shosse 121/3
Kiev 02091
Tel: +38 (044) 539-0813/+38 (067) 449-08-13

Школа - интернат  №12
Богдан Баштовай
Харьковское Шоссе, 121/3
г.Киев 02091
Тел: +38 (044) 539-0813/+38 (067) 449-08-13

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Orphanage No.12 in Kiev is a state institution for orphaned and abandoned children with learning disabilities. The orphanage currently houses 120 children aged 7 through 16 with various reading/writing/math disabilities. Many children are not really learning disabled but have been severely neglected.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are cloth toys/stuffed animals allowed?

How many girls/boys?

Age  	Boys  	Girls
8 	0 	1
9 	0 	0
10 	1 	2
11 	2 	2
12 	0 	3
13 	7 	6
14 	4 	3
15 	6 	2
16+ 	7 	5
Total 	27 	24

What is the shoe size range?

What is the clothes size range?

Is there a digital camera at the home?

How many caregivers?

What items can I send to the children?
A full list of current needs can be found here.

Any items which should NOT be sent?

How long does it take for the children to get my donation?
Once your donation is shipped from the mission in Portland, it should arrive at the
orphanage within 6-9 weeks.

Is this a tax deduction?
All donations sent to Life2Orphans through the mission in Portland, the
Nazarene Ministry of Help, are considered tax deductible. This includes the
postage paid to mail the package to Portland, as well as the cost to ship it on
to Ukraine. Life2Orphans will send you a receipt for the items sent and the cost
to ship the package from Portland to Ukraine. It is your responsibility to retain
your shipping records from your home to Portland for your tax records.

I have an item that I want to donate, who do I ask to verify it is allowed?
Feel free to email if you have any questions about your donation.

Can we send "almost-new" items?
Only new or very gently used items should be sent. Please do not send items
with rips, holes, missing buttons, broken zippers, stains or spots. Providing
quality items to the orphanages we support will ensure a longer usage cycle
for each item.

I've got my package all ready to go, how do I go about shipping it?
Shipping instructions and payment information can be found here.

What language is spoken at the orphanage?

I sew and have some extra fabric, what can I make for the children?

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