60% of orphaned girls in Ukraine become prostitutes once they age out of the orphanage.

 

70% of orphans are or were involved in criminal activity in Ukraine.

 

Only 10% of orphan boarding school graduates are completely socially integrated.

A Summer Barista Training Program for aged-out, orphaned youth.

Because who doesn’t love coffee?

To open a door to new opportunities & a brighter future

To give our youth a wide variety of places to find employment

Lera

About Lera

Favorite Dish: Brawn

Favorite Color: Red

Favorite Coffee Drink: Coffee-Cola

Favorite Season: Summer 

What do you like to do in your free time? I like to do a lot of things, the most important for me is to do it with satisfaction. 

What would you buy first if you won $1 million dollars? Set aside money for a business

What’s your favorite place on earth? I prefer to find a peaceful and beautiful place on earth. 

How did you hear about the program? Dar (The Glow Mission) 

What are your expectations for the program? 

I want to meet new people and spend time with friends.

Nastya

About Nastya

Favorite Dish: Sushi and any kind of pasta

Favorite Color: Black 

Favorite Coffee Drink: Cappuccino and iced-latte 

Favorite Season: Spring – Fall 

What do you like to do in your free time? I don’t have much free time, but if I do I like to play sports of any kind or watch something new or just spend time on the internet. 

What would you buy first if you won $1 million dollars? I would like to buy international currency and try to invest.

What’s your favorite place on earth?  Wherever I feel most comfortable as myself

How did you hear about the program? Through Hope for Orphans charity 

What are your expectations for the program? Meeting new people, gaining new opportunities, and spending great time together.

 

Kiril

About Kiril

Favorite Dish: Pasta 

Favorite Color: Bright light green 

Favorite Coffee Drink: Latte 

Favorite Season: Fall  

What do you like to do in your free time? Play the guitar 

What would you buy first if you won $1 million dollars? I would buy a house. 

What’s your favorite place on earth? Glade in a forest 

How did you hear about the program? Through a church 

What are your expectations for the program? To learn how to share a smile with people and make them a good coffee

 

Artur

About Artur

Favorite Dish: Rice with veggies 

Favorite Color: Black 

Favorite Coffee Drinks: Does not matter, any coffee 

Favorite Season: Summer and Winter 

What do you like to do in your free time? Play soccer or watch TV shows

What would you buy first if you won $1 million dollars? I would buy a lot of food and share it with those in need. 

What’s your favorite place on the earth? A place with people I love and who love me are around

How did you hear about the program? My sister told me about it. 

What are your expectations for the program? I don’t know yet, but I hope it will be a productive time.

Igor

About Igor

Favorite Dish: Red Borsh (Ukrainian National dish) 

Favorite Color: Green

Favorite Coffee Drink: Raf Coffee

Favorite Season: Summer 

What do you like to do in your free time? Play soccer 

What would you buy first if you won $1 million dollars? A house, a car, food, and utilities for years in advance 

What’s your favorite place on earth? Lake Baikal (Russia)

How did you hear about the program? Good project 

What are your expectations for the program? To learn how to make good coffee

Sasha

About Sasha

Favorite Dish: Ukranian borsch (red soup) 

Favorite Color: Red 

Favorite Coffee Drink: Instant coffee 3-in-1 

Favorite Season: Summer 

What do you like to do in your free time? Play games 

What would you buy first if you won $1 million dollars? I would buy toys for orphans 

What’s your favorite place on the earth? Where I was born 

How did you hear about the program? Through a host mam 

What are your expectations for the program? Whatever I may learn

Simon

About Simon

Favorite Dish: Pasta carbonara 

Favorite Color: Pink

Favorite Coffee Drink: Cappuccino

Favorite Season: Summer

What do you like to do in your free time? Hang out 

What would you buy first if you won $1 million dollars? I would just deposit the money.

What’s your favorite place on earth? Los Angeles 

How did you know about the program? From Dar (The Glow Mission)

What are your expectations for the program? To get an experience and emotions

Anna

About Anna

Favorite Dish: Buckwheat porridge

Favorite Color: Beige 

Favorite Coffee Drink: Raf coffee

Favorite Season: Fall

What do you like to do in your free time? Read

What would you buy first if you won $1 million dollars? A house

What’s your favorite place on earth? I feel good near water, lakes, the sea and also in the mountains. 

How did you hear about the program? From Dar (The Glow Mission)

What are your expectations for the program? To get out of my comfort zone, start getting to know people, and to understand that the first stage is difficult

Olexy

About Olexy

Favorite Dish: Okroshka (A classic Russian cold soup consisting of chopped vegetables, cooked meats, and potatoes in a base of kvass (a fermented wheat drink) or kefir)   

Favorite Color: Light green 

Favorite Coffee Drink: Cappuccino

Favorite Season: Spring

What do you like to do in your free time? Ride a bike

What would you buy first if you won $1 million dollars? I don’t know.

What’s your favorite place on earth? Kyiv

How did you hear about the program? From a friend

What are your expectations for the program? To learn how to make coffee

Kostya

About Kostya

Favorite Dish: Okroshka (A classic Russian cold soup consisting of chopped vegetables, cooked meats, and potatoes in a base of kvass (a fermented wheat drink) or kefir) and summer salad

Favorite Color: White and black

Favorite Coffee Drink: Flat white

Favorite Season: Spring 

What do you like to do in your free time? I like to sleep, take pictures, and play guitar.

What would you buy first if you won $1 million dollars? I would open a business.

What’s your favorite place on earth? Wherever my family and friends are

How did you hear about the program? From “Glow” (missionary organization)

What are your expectations from the program? To learn something useful

Vlad

About Vlad

Favorite Dish: Stuffed cabbage

Favorite Color: Black and white

Favorite Coffee Drink: Cappuccino

Favorite Season: Summer

What do you like to do in your free time? Have a fun time

What would you buy first if you won $1 million dollars? A business

What’s your favorite place on earth? I don’t know.

How did you hear about the program? From Tanya Anronik 

What are your expectations for the program? To learn something new

 

Ivan

About Ivan

Favorite Dish: Meat

Favorite Color: Black 

Favorite Coffee Drink: Flat white

Favorite Season: Fall

What do you like to do in your free time? I like to read books, play video games, watch films, and walk with friends.

What would you buy first if you won $1 million dollars? Deposit the money

What’s your favorite place on earth? New Zealand

How did you hear about the program? From Dar (The Glow Mission)

What are your expectations for the program? The most positive

 

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