Ukraine

Conclusion of Svitaz Village School Water Project – Ukraine

This project has been completed under the direction of Peace Corps Volunteer Jay Pusey. To read about the beginning of the project, CLICK HERE. The project was to improve the quality of the water for students by installing a central water purifier and new pipes in the washroom. Jay reports: On behalf of our community I […]

Svitaz Village School Water Project – Ukraine

Location Svitaz, Ukraine Community Description The village of Svitaz, with a population of 2,500 people, is located in the northwestern corner of Ukraine, near the borders of Poland (15 km) and Belarus (22 km). The village is located east of a natural border, called The River Bug, and in the heart of the Shatsk National […]

Shatsk Forest College Water Project – Ukraine

Location Shatsk, Ukraine Community Description The town of Shatsk, with 6,000 people, is located in the northwestern corner of Ukraine, near the borders of Poland (15 km) and Belorussia (22 km). The town is located east of a natural border, called The River Bug, and in the heart of the Shatsk National Natural Park which […]

Conclusion of Seminivka 1st School Water Filter Project – Ukraine

This project has been completed under the direction of Peace Corps Volunteer Chris Hagel. To read about the beginning of the project, CLICK HERE. The project was to purchase and install a water filter in the kitchen of the school cafeteria. Chris reports: With the quote of price in hand and the measurements of where the […]

Seminivka 1st School Water Filter Project – Ukraine

Location Semenivka, Semenivka Rayon, Poltava Oblast, Ukraine Community Description Semenivka is a Regional Center in Poltava Oblast situated in central Ukraine with a population of about 8,000. The region is generally an area of agricultural production, focusing on sugar beets and meat processing plants. There are 2 schools in Semenivka proper with many smaller outlying […]

Internat School Water Project – Ukraine

Location Kirovograd, Kirovograd, Ukraine Community Description Kirovograd, located on the Inhul River, is an oblast capital city, located in the center of Ukraine. The Internat is a school for 358 students. Some of them attend school, some live there during the week and return to their villages for the weekends and the holidays, and about […]

Kirovograd Regional Universal Research Library Sanitation Project – Ukraine

Location Kirovograd, Ukraine Community Description Kirovograd, on the Inhul River, is an oblast capital city, located in the center of Ukraine. The Kirovograd Regional Universal Research Library Named After Chizhevsky is the largest library in the oblast and hosts a Window on America Center, Bibliomist computer lab, and center for people with visual disabilities. It […]

Conclusion of Radionovka Sanitation Project – Ukraine

This project has been completed under the direction of Peace Corps Volunteer Alexis Ward. To read about the beginning of the project, CLICK HERE. This project was to create sinkholes to eliminate raw sewage surrounding the building. Alexis reports: My project was to create a septic system for an apartment building and to put an end […]

Radionovka Sanitation Project – Ukraine

Location Radionovka, Ukraine Community Description Radionovka is a small village of 1,500 people, located near the most polluted city in all of Europe, Kryvy Rog, Ukraine. The community does not have running water. However it has local river water piped into water stations throughout the village for local use. The water in the water stations […]