Doctor Holiday

Realized 18.11.2016 - 31.12.2016

18 970 UAH

The project is aimed at volunteer work with sick children staying in Ivano-Frankivsk Regional Children’s Hospital. The volunteers of the «Doctor Holiday» project say they bring them joy, smiles, motivation for quick recovery and small handmade gifts.

The project was implemented during October-December 2016 and included three stages:

  1. Preparation for the project and its presentation in the educational establishments of the city.

7 costumes for activities of the volunteer group of the «Doctor Holiday» project as well as materials to make gifts to the children who are in hospital care, were bought.

The project was presented in two higher educational establishments under the title «Volunteering as a special experience of humanity. The «Doctor Holiday project: history, reality and prospects».

21/11/2016 Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University

03/12/2016 – Ivano-Frankivsk National Technical University of Oil and Gas.

More than fifty students attended these events, some of them later joined the volunteering.

  1. Teaching volunteers in «The School of Volunteering».

There were five training sessions attended by hundreds of different students, 85% of whom at least once participated in the presentations organized in the city hospitals.

  1. Visiting sick children in the hospitals of the city.

All young spectators received handmade gifts – motanka dolls, figurines made of balloons for modeling and other souvenirs. In total, there were about 20 visits to Ivano-Frankivsk Regional Children’s Clinical Hospital (ophthalmology, otolaryngology, gastroenterology, surgery, traumatology and hematology departments).

Before the World Prematurity Day the volunteers visited the Regional Perinatal Center and took part in Red Nose Day – the festival of goodness in Lviv.

During Christmas holidays, the volunteers visited the Interregional Center for Social and Psychological Rehabilitation of Children located in the village of Medynia and Ivano-Frankivsk Regional Center for Psychosocial Rehabilitation.

About 800 children, mothers and doctors could watch the game performances within the framework of the project.