Communities

Trostianets Hromada: industrial tourist cluster

The Trostianets Urban Amalgamated Hromada in Slobozhanshchyna was created in 2017. Availability of robust financial base provided Trostianets with powerful resources for strategic development after Hromada unifying. The Hromada implements quality projects that go beyond its territory. The Hromada took...

Polonska Hromada: new strategy and architecture

Over the past years, Polonska Hromada has received resources for development they could not dream of before. In 2018, a modern Administrative services center, designed by renowned Ukrainian architect Victor Zotov, was built here. The Hromada is working on the...

Shakhivska Hromada: unifying after shellfire

Shakhivska Amalgamated Hromada was the first rural Hromada in Donechchyna. Surviving the shellfire in 2014, three village councils took a risk to unite and are ambitiously developing the Hromada infrastructure nowadays. Today Shakhivska Hromada holds one of the leading positions...

Shershentsi: Changing a Village’s Mindset

The Podillia village of Shershentsi lies in the valley of the Bilochi river, on the border with Moldova. After living for 35 years in a big city, Dmytro Skoryk and his wife Nadiia moved here from Odesa. It took them...

Frankivsk. The doors that should be cherished

In 2016, a public movement for restoration of historical legacy started in Ivano-Frankivsk. It is called “Frankivsk That Should Be Cherished”. It was founded by a public activist Mariya Kozakevich. First, they took under their care old entrance doors of...

Baikovetska hromada: big enterprise and an observatory

From the moment of its formation in 2015, the Baikovetska Hromada has become a model for other communities: they have opened the first rural automated observatory in Ukraine for students to research remote galaxies, they invest in an equestrian club,...

Shepherd by Vocation

Cheesemaking is a long-standing craft in the Carpathians. The locals were making cheese using sheep and cow milk. The original recipes were passed from generation to generation. However, very few people make cheese nowadays. The youth is sure that grazing,...

Dobropillia. Space of Interaction

Dobropillia is a mining town located 95 km to the west of Donetsk. The separatist movement has not reached it since the beginning of the Russian military intervention in Ukraine in 2014, because the local entrepreneurs and activists organized themselves...

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