Program Updates | Ukraine

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August 10, 2020

Teachers use USAID anti-corruption toolkit to teach civic responsibility to students 

Alla Ryabukha and Lyudmyla Khorkova are seasoned education professionals with many years in teaching and administrative positions.

Ms. Ryabukha is the head of the State Education Quality Service in Sumy Oblast with experience as a school director and an economics teacher. Ms. Khorkova is a school director and a history teacher. Both have encountered academic dishonesty and corruption.

August 10, 2020

Halyna Movchan and her husband, who live in the tiny village of Ivcha in Vinnytsia Oblast, are raising three grandchildren – two in grade school and one who recently graduated – on combined monthly pensions of approximately $125. Always looking for additional income, Halyna never seriously considered growing horseradish, as the effort was not worth the pennies paid per kilo.

August 10, 2020

In early 2020 Olesia*, 28, moved from a town in western Ukraine, where she lived with her husband and son, to work in the Netherlands. The year before, her husband had undergone heart surgery, but was told that he would need additional medical procedures. To pay for the next surgery, Olesia and her husband decided that she should seek work abroad. A certified psychologist and pedagogical university graduate, Olesia obtained a job as a caretaker for an elderly lady. After only a month in the Netherlands, the COVID-19 pandemic reached Europe.

August 10, 2020

SVOD is a Luhansk-based chemical company that produces household cleansers, pipe cleaning reagents, heat transfer equipment, and anti-scale filters that have been historically sold only in Ukraine.

July 21, 2020

ARDS’ co-investment efforts support women, the elderly, and entire households