Canada-Ukraine International Assistance Fund invites you to
Canadian premiere of Invisible Battalion, on Sunday, April 22, 2018, 19.00 at Kingsway Theater and Cafe (3030 Bloor St W, Etobicoke (Toronto), M8X 2Y8).
Invisible Battalion is a documentary about Ukrainian women, taking part in war against Russian occupation of the Donbas. The premiere is the first stop of the North American tour of the documentary. Documentary heroines, directors and a producer will be present at the premiere.
The Ministry of Defense of Ukraine statistics:
As of 2017, there are ten thousand women in the combatant units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. 639 are women combat officers. As of May 2017, 5 287 women have a “combatant status” since they took part in the ATO military operations in the East of Ukraine. In the course of war, 1857 women were granted various kinds of awards: 84 State Awards (3 of those were awarded posthumously), 507 The Ministry of Defense of Ukraine awards and badges, and 1266 The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine awards, orders, and badges.
UKRAINE PROSTHETIC ASSISTANCE PROJECT
July 24, 2017 - August 4, 2017
Partners and Sponsors: Prosthetika, Embassy of Australia in Ukraine, World Rehabilitation Fund, Ukraine Parathletic Initiative.
5 lower extremity and 8 upper extremity amputees received sports prostheses. 22 Ukrainian specialists trained in sports prosthetics and rehabilitation.
The project continues helping Ukrainians build the capacity on the ground and has some brought some significant long-term changes into the industry.
Photos: Valkyrie Tereshkova
CUIA Fund Introduces a Student Exchange Scholarship
Canada-Ukraine International Assistance Fund is proud to introduce a new Student Exchange Scholarship for students from Ukraine and Canada.
Click here to learn the criteria and apply!