Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
- Henry David Thoreau
Age Group: 7-15 years
Number of Children: 60
The Fontanka Boys' Home houses up to 60 children from different regions of Ukraine. They are orphans from orphanages and problem families. UAC provides help with a teacher, sports equipment, school supplies, food, medical and dental care and reconstruction.
Volunteer Linda Terry does crafts with the boys at Fontanka
Many of them are talented artists!
The boys study music and perform for visitors and at music competitions.
UAC helps maintain two greenhouses at Fontanka. The boys learn horticulture skills while growing produce for the institution.
The boys at Fontanka celebrate Peace Day each year with the help of UAC Ukraine. Celebrating peace and goodwill is especially important for these boys who come from troubled families, other orphanages and the streets.
The conditions at Fontanka are deplorable. Nearly every part of the building needs attention.
Mattresses at Fontanka are in terrible condition and desperately need to be replaced.
Computers need to be replaced so that the boys can use them for educational purposes.
Boys assist with materials for a roof repair
An outside view of the facility
One of the many walls that needs to be repaired
Can you help?