Help a fatherless child and you’ll restore a generation, unlock the future and influence history.
Our centers for working with orphans and children deprived of parental care are situated 5 km far from Kyiv, in Petrivske village. Projects that help young orphans, disabled children, lonely aged people, that prevent orphanhood, that work with humanitarian aid are situated in Petrivske, in Kyiv and Radomyshl.
Thanks to realization of projects and programs of “Otchiy Dim” every month over 5000 destitute receive help.
Our Mission is to help a child in difficult life situation, thereby change the generation, build the future and create the history.
Our Vision: We see Ukraine as country where every child with difficult life situation receives timely professional social and spiritual help, have opportunity to live in good conditions, to develop and implement his or her gifts and talents and realize God’s calling in the life.
“Otchiy Dim” is charity not religious or political organization, which relies on Christian principles of mercy, kindness, empathy and readiness to help.
The main principle of our work is attachment to family life. We build and maintain family relations with those who is brought up at “Otchiy Dim” and with those who have left.
The child’s fate is always in the center of out attention. We look for the best ways to help him or her.
We are not a program or a branch of some foreign company. We are original organization. By learning experiences all over the world we create our own innovative work methods and get resources for realization of all the programs. Financing of the activity is realized thanks to the charity donations of natural and juristic persons and grant funds.
Our work is transparent and fair. During our activity we got nearly 5 key partners. Our collaboration lasts almost 10 years. There are always guests in our centers. We hold conferences. We are open for new partners. Also we are thankful to those who support “Otchiy Dim” during all these years.
By our example we encourage state institutions and non-governmental organization to develop this kind of work and to reach new levels.
What is so special…
about “Otchiy Dim”?
“Otchiy Dim” (Father's House) is charity organization founded by Roman Korniiko in 1996, which became response to the problem of children’s homelessness in Ukraine.
Today “Otchiy Dim” is integral system of innovative consecutive programs of complex rehabilitation and upbringing children who lived in dangerous conditions. Following adaptation to living in family aims to bring them back to their biological families or, if it isn’t possible, to prepare them for adoption or going into the independent life and integration in the society.