Children of participants of ATO for the first time in their lives saw dolphins

On the eve of Nicholas 48 children from Lviv, Turky, Zhydachev, Morshyn, Stryi and Stebnyk went to watch dolphins in Truskavets. Most kids have seen these beautiful animals for the first time in their lives. At the end of a holiday children received holiday gifts.
On 17 December, to the feast of St Nicholas activists and supporters of the NGO "Community Development" (“Rozvytok Hromady”) together has created an incredible recreation for children Kids were interested to see how those large marine animals look like, which they have seen before only on the TV screen.

Forty-eight children of ATO soldiers, orphans, those under guardianship and children from needy families eagerly waited for the start of the show. Sight for kids in the Dolphinarium "Oscar" was free.
First, children eat lunch in the cafe "Perlyna Prykarpatia", later full and contented waited to meet with the dolphins. Trained animals performed various tricks and drew pictures. Within the hour the kids enjoyed the show-and don’t take their eyes off the pool.
  • It was my dream. I've always wanted to see a Dolphin that close. How big they are! And have you seen what they were doing? This was really nice!, - enthusiastically said Marichka
  • I didn't want the day to end. A lot of pleasant memories I am taking home. I enjoyed the trip, and the dolphins are just incredible!!!, commented Yurchyk
After shows children were congratulated with St Nicholas and everyone gave them gifts. It was a pleasant completion of the leisure facilities. Happy children thanked the organizers and those who joined to make for them an unforgettable day.

  • I will never forget this day. It was wonderful! One of my dreams has now come true. Thank you for the opportunity to see dolphins and for the nice gifts, said Oksanka


NGO "Community Development" organizes many enjoyable activities for children dedicated to St. Nicolas Day. Trip to the Dolphinarium was organized by activists Nazar Seniv (Truskavets Department), Igor Kobryn (Stryi Department), Volodymyr Homyn (potential participant of Turkivskyi Department) and the organization's main office in Lviv.
Thanks a lot to the sponsors and partners from Ukraine, Great Britain, Spain and America.

In particular: administration of the Dolphinarium "Oscar", Iryna Hmarska, Conarev Andriy, Tetiana Slavitych, Taras Matolych, Olexander Shyshko, Cafe - confectionery "Liguminka" the company "Hlibprom" PP "Grantspetsbud", LLC "Vsesmak Plus", Hotel "Comfort Inn", the company "White Sand", "Lviv Shoe factory", school of foreign languages "Lingua Life" .