Reporting press conference of the NGO " Community Self-Help"

Reporting press conference of the NGO " Community Self-Help" on the results of activities in 2023. The event will take place on March 12, 2024, from 15:00 to 17:00 at the ISAR Ednannia hub

Join the event in zoom:

Zoom link to pre-conference report,

March 12,

15:00- 17:00 Kyiv time:

ID: 895 0564 6582

The agenda includes:

Welcome speech from Volodymyr Sheyhus, Executive Director of ISAR Ednannia

Report on the work of the NGO "Community Self-Help" for 2023 and the period of full-scale invasion and discussion of ways to strengthen Ukraine with the help of the public sector with partners, donors, friends of Ukraine:

  • Vitaliy Kharechko, Chairman of the Board of the NGO "Community Self-Help"

  • Marta Pyvovarenko, Head of the Department of Quality Assurance of Mental Health and Psychosocial Services, MHPSS, at the NGO "Community Self-Help"

  • Lorraine Mishchuk, O.T. Reg. (MB), CEO of Maximize Human Capabilities (Manitoba, Canada), representative of the NGO "Community Self-Help" in Canada;

  • Olha Onyshko, expert of the NGO "Community Self-Help", author of the method of recovery through StoryCreation "My Story is My Strength" (Washington, USA)

  • Andriy Barchyshyn, initiator of a volunteer group in the UK

  • Marina Dubrova, head of the NGO "Ukrainians in Colorado" (Denver, USA)

Invited partners and donors:

  • Zhanna Chmut, UNDP representative

  • Maxim Kovalchuk, Ukrainian Canadian Youth Association (CYMK, Canada)

  • Victor Burlaka, Ph.D., LMSW (Wayne State University School of Social Work, Detroit, USA)

  • Bjarne "BJ" Mikkelsen, founder of the non-governmental organization Hudson Valley Helps Refugees, Inc. and representative of the Highland Rotary Club (USA)

Invited government officials:

  • Oleksandr Porkhun Acting Minister of Veterans Affairs of Ukraine

  • Uliana Tokareva Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine

  • Ihor Bezkaravaynyi Deputy Minister of Economy of Ukraine

Community Self-Help, as an initiative group, started its activities in 2015 by implementing the Community Self-Help project. The Community Self-Help was registered as a non-government organization on January 31, 2022.

The mission of the Community Self-Help is to defend the interests of the Defenders of Ukraine, IDPs, and their families and to develop self-reliance skills in the civil society community.

NGO "Community Self-Help":

- Provides medical support to hospitals and Defenders of Ukraine;

- through educational and advocacy campaigns, ensures the resilience of Ukrainians in the "information warfare";

- advocates for the medical and psychosocial component of the "Veteran's Journey Map"; implements scientifically based, internationally recognized advanced methods of psychological assistance in Ukraine;

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