Speaker and Vice-Speaker of Parliament sum up results of “Children of Republic” project

On December 20, the results of a social programme “Children of the Republic” were summed up in Donetsk. The event was attended by the Chairman of the People’s Council Vladimir Bidyovka, Deputy Chairman of the People’s Council Olga Makeyeva, as well as the People’s Council’s deputies.

Apart from that, the event’s direct participants such as the representatives of the ministries and departments, institutions and organizations of the Republic, enterprises, public organizations, theatre groups, independent entrepreneurs took part in summing up of the results.

According to organizers, entertainment and educational activities, such as exhibitions, excursions, master-classes, theatrical performances, circus programmes and film screenings were held for children from frontline districts and Donetsk in order to improve their psycho-emotional state during the year within the social programme “Children of the Republic”. More than 100 events took place in 2018, in which not less than 4000 children participated. In total, more than 11 000 children took part in the social programme.

Vladimir Bidyovka noted in a commentary to journalists that now, when the Ukrainian side continued its aggression against the Republic, the provision of assistance to children was especially relevant.

ʺThe primary task of the “Children of the Republic” project, namely, the provision of moral support to little citizens of our state, makes it extremely significant.

I am deeply convinced that support of children is one of the noblest deeds for every single adult and the whole state. And the implementation of this project must be continued, because it is important not only to take care of children on holidays, but to do it on a regular basis,ʺ the Speaker of the Parliament said.

Olga Makeyeva described that the project had been working for four years on a non-paid basis and was act of kindness and cordiality of the programme partners.

ʺI am encouraged by the fact that more and more participants – people, who are ready to give positive emotions to our children – join our social programme every year,ʺ the Deputy Chairman of the People’s Council underlined.

She added that it was planned to continue working on the project in 2019 and involve as many concerned people as possible.

The event was held for the fourth time. A video report on the results of the activities of the “Children of the Republic” social project’s participants was presented during the event. Following the official part, the drama studio “Ole-Luk-Oie” made a theatrical presentation.

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