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Europe Prykhystok supports children victims of the war in Ukraine in brokering innovative partnerships between local actors from Ukraine and Europe.

These are local-to-local institutional and operational partnerships between cities, Regions, agglomerations and civil society organizations, with children at the center.

By doing so, we develop a non centralized regional governance model of support to populations displaced by wars.

Our impact

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children have enjoyed a respite stay to “breathe” away from the war. Coming from 7 Regions and 23 cities in Ukraine, they were welcomed in 22 locations in France.


people within Ukraine supported: internally displaced people through renovation of collective living places and children through empowerment centers.

We mobilized local actors


12 Regions 
22 cities
490 gromadas


7 cities
13 local associations
1 Region
Several tens of local actors from
9 additional countries committed to implement actions and develop local-to-local cooperation partnerships.


funders made these actions possible.

How we support

Europe Prykhystok constantly listens to the needs of local populations and develops actions together with them.


With a large network of local actors, we organize:

1. “Respite stays” outside Ukraine for children – 2 to 3 weeks.


2. “Transplanted classes”: children who have started their fourth consecutive school year in distance learning come to Europe with their teachers to the learn the Ukrainian curriculum in person – 3 to 4 weeks.


3. Support to youth and internally displaced people within Ukraine: renovation of collective living places and development of children and youth empowerment centers, especially in the areas that are the most affected by the war.


4. Development of local-to-local institutional and operational cooperation partnerships between Ukraine and Europe.


It was an incredible journey: museums, trips, performances - everything remained in my memory forever! But I believe that nothing can replace live communication. Meetings, evenings that we spent together with French peers will never be forgotten. I'm glad I have such wonderful friends!


Kateryna, 15 years old, from Trostyanets who participated in the Transplanted classes in Gennevilliers in February 2023