The region health care department runs
the orphanage. The great part of the finances is spent on food and medications.
In the past year linen, tights,
overalls, towels and blankets were bought. We also purchased a washing machine.
The region health care department does
not invest any money into reconstruction of the building, although this is the
most urgent need. In 2005 the institution will turn 25 and it needs
maintenance. The stuff of the orphanage regularly fixes the studies and the
children’s rooms by themselves, but quite a lot of money is needed to
purchase all the required materials: paint, gypsum, lime, linoleum,
wash-basins, toilets, bath tubs, shower-room equipment, fluorescent lamps.
In two of the groups 4 windows and 3
doors need to be replaced. We need 12 fluorescent lamps, 100 kilos of white
paint and about 80 kilos of lime, (which will cost 120 hrn) to decorate the
music room and the gym.
To overhaul the corridor we need 100
kilos of lime, which will cost 150 hrn, 60 kilos of white paint, which will
cost 420 hrn, linoleum 60m X 2.7m, which will cost 6500 hrn, 25 fluorescent
lamps, which will cost 2000 hrn. We also need 105 m2 of linoleum, which will
cost 3150 hrn, to cover the play grounds. We also plan to have stained-glass
windows in the corridors, which will cost 500 hrn.
To overhaul isolation wards and
quarantine group we need 6 wash-basins (cost 600 hrn), 2 toilets (cost 400
hrn), 2 bath tubs (cost 1000 hrn), 2 shower stands (cost 200 hrn), 12
fluorescent lamps (cost 960 hrn), 115 m2 of linoleum (cost 3500 hrn), new
We need to purchase a dryer MC-10 (cost
8000 hrn) and an ironing machine for the laundry.
For washing we monthly need 90 kilos of
washing –powder, 100 pieces of soap and 10 kilos of bleach.
We also need anti-fire equipment total
cost of 960 hrn.
For the kitchen we need 1 electrical
mincing-machine, hulling machine, blender. To feed the kids aged up to 12
months we need 180 boxes of a mix “Nan” that is 72 kilos, 80 cartons of
dry milk (40 kilos), 230 liters of juice, 60 liters of mashed fruits, 230
kilos of fruit (apples, bananas, oranges).
Washing bowls for vegetables and washing
up haven’t been replaced for 25 years. We need four washing bowls and a
freezer to keep 50-100 kilos of meat.
500 bottles are needed to feed the
babies from. We used to buy them in “Farm-OD” 1, Kulikovo polye, Odessa.
For health care we need 10
anti-bacterial lamps OBP-150 (cost) – 6000 hrn, 2 ultrasound inhalers “Vulkan”.
There’s need of baby creams, hygienic
means, pacifiers, gum hygienic gloves for the stuff workers, syringes (2,0)
not less than 2000, 20 thermometers, liquid vitamins for kids under 12
months. The lab needs a photometer KFK-3, cost 2000 hrn.
Playing rooms and grounds have enough
toys, but we miss big plastic toys like cars, swings, sliders, bicycles for
the under three year olds.
For drawing and painting kids need pads,
pens, paper, we also need fax paper. The orphanage doesn’t have a video
camera to be able to observe the children’s progress and to shoot classes
and concerts. We also need a digital camera.
For the older children we need 5 sofas
(cost around 1500-2000 hrn) and also 50 armchairs for kids and 80 for
For the kids under 18 months we need 6
double strollers, and for the kids under 12 months we need new tables to get
them dressed and cupboards to keep their clothes in.
Running water, both cold and hot is only
available at certain hours, which is very inconvenient. The region wants us
to have water 24/7, which will only be possible if in spring we will need to
buy a reservoir for water and water filters.
It would be nice if we could buy irons
and electric kettles for all the 10 groups.
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