A new beginning

How refugees from Ukraine rebuild lives in Poland with community support

UNICEF Refugee Response Office in Poland
Olena Grytsaniuk (34) is a biological mother to 4 boys - Aresn (14), Volodymyr (12), Illia (11) and Vitalii (11). She lives in Poland for several years. When war in Ukraine started, she knew her sister and her husband can't leave the country. To provide safe environment and possibility for education to her nephew Stanislav (16), she become foster parent for a boy.  On picture from left to right: Vitalii (11), Stanislav (16), Olena Grytsaniuk (34), Arsen (14), Illia (11) and Volodymyr (12)
UNICEF/Pospiszyl
20 June 2024