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Eugenia Mazurenko

Analysis Eugenia Mazurenko 5 October 2022

A dramatic change in Ukraine’s culture of giving: the impact of Russia’s invasion

The culture of giving in Ukraine – the focus of Zagoriy Foundation – has changed dramatically since Russia’s full-scale invasion. The change in the amount, quality and speed of help was evident to the whole …

Opinion Eugenia Mazurenko 3 April 2022

Adaptation in the face of war: the experience of the Zagoriy Foundation

Change can be surprising, discouraging, and immobilising. Especially when it comes unexpectedly and uninvited. Like, for example, a missile attack on your city at five in the morning. Before the war, Zagoriy Foundation aimed to develop …

Opinion Eugenia Mazurenko 1 May 2021

Promoting institutional philanthropy in Ukraine

In 2018, Zagoriy Foundation initiated the Giving Tuesday movement in Ukraine to promote charity and good deeds. One of the project’s partners – and one of the largest charitable foundations in Ukraine – is ‘Tabletochki’, …

Analysis Eugenia Mazurenko 21 March 2021

Creating the culture of giving in Ukraine

Ukrainian social and charitable projects have made giant leaps over the past decade. Since 2014, Ukrainians have built a robust system of volunteer networks and charitable organizations that help the army, relieve poverty, and provide …

Analysis Eugenia Mazurenko 27 September 2020

What is preventing the development of giving in Ukraine and what can we do about it

What’s deterring the development of giving in Ukraine? Whose fault is it? Well, there are a few factors, which deter giving in Ukraine, namely, indifference, lack of funds, public distrust in charitable organisations, lack of …