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Buy a sheep for the Pilgrim herd!

Spring at Pilgrim, like in the rest of the world, turned out to be difficult.  The unstable economic situation in Ukraine has noticeably shaken due to the coronovirus pandemic. Food prices have been raised abruptly, many people have lost their jobs, and means of living have declined. The citizens of the state of former street kids also felt a serious crisis. The solution to the problem was the development of a small subsidiary farm in order to be able to provide the kids with food from their own land plots.

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Virus is not an obstacle to work!

The holiday house for the former street kids. This project at the Charity Fund “Pilgrim” has long ceased to be the project for recreation and picnics. Today it is an integral part of the subsidiary farm in the village of “Pilgrim”, which can grow into a real farm that can significantly improve the nutrition of the children and wards in other projects of the fund.

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Coronavirus and the Republic of Pilgrim

The coronavirus pandemic did not bypass the Children’s Rehabilitation Center “Pilgrim Republic”. The kids are in quarantine and it undoubtedly changed the rhythm of life of the kids, teachers and the charity fund as a whole.

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Trip around the world with «the Republic Pilgrim».

The pilgrims made an incredible tour around the world. The citizens of the state of former street kids,  the guests and a competent jury were able to immerse themselves in the multicultural atmosphere of the show that has recently been performed by the kids and teens in the center of children’s rehabilitation «Republic Pilgrim».

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Pilgrim’s story about Christmas.

In the past year, the pilgrims brought a piece of miracle, showing the production about the Birth of the King in the “Republic Pilgrim” . They wanted everyone who came to the celebration to be able to plunge into the brightest and kindest story that ever happened in the world.

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Pastor Gennadiy Mokhnenko shared how to raise 33 kids

The adoptive father of 33 kids , the chaplain of the Ukrainian army, the founder of the largest children’s rehab center at the territory of the former Soviet Union “Republic Pilgrim”, the Mariupol pastor Gennadiy Mokhnenko gave an exclusive interview to the portal 49000.com.ua.   The public figure told about the war, about raising kids and about main mistakes  in life.

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From under the bombardment to the position of President

When modern Ukrainian children, as part of the school curriculum, go through the story of wars, they do not realize that they will be able to experience it in the real life. But that’s how the story of the total change in the life of the girl named Tanya began. At that time she had lived in the city of Gorlovka and had been hiding in the basement of the house for two months, each time trembling from terror of explosions and fallen shells.

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The famous Ukrainian pastor – volunteer with his adopted kids have conquered the Mount Blanc

Pastor – volunteer from Mariupol, adoptive father of 33 orphans Gennadiy Mokhnenko with his adopted sons have conquered the Mont Blanc. In spite of the tough weather conditions – “ crazy wind, hellish cold, abrupt precipices on both sides from a 20  inches icy path”, the pastor and 6 of his kids ascended the highest mountain of Western Europe and by this feat they completed their worldwide trip within the charity tour “ The World without orphans!”. This what Gennadiy Mokhnenko who has recently become a character in the movie “ Mariupol. Ukrainian outpost” has shared on his Facebook page.

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Pizza for “Young Mothers”

For mothers with their kids who found themselves in difficult life circumstances, it is enough just to go to the cinema and a pizza place to enjoy themselves with their kids and escape from everyday problems. Many of the mothers grew up in unfavorable conditions; they never saw cafes, cinemas or other cultural events.

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The Pilgrims’ contest “Boys vs Girls”

Quarantine does not interfere with the cultural program in the lives of former street kids. The “Boys vs Girls” contest was held the other day in the ” Republic Pilgrim “. Taking part in an unusual duel the girls answered questions about football, brands and the history of car production, and the boys talked about modern fashion brands, the intricacies of women’s makeup and hair styling.

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