Our programs

Polish classes at Ukrainian School 

Polish classes 

Ukrainian school opened for 270 children and all the Polish lessons (3hrs per week for every class) are organized and funded by SOK Foundation.

Train the trainer program 

Polish as a foreign language courses 

We organize a two-week course for teachers that consists of 20 hours of lectures and 20 hours of workshops and consultations, including a course of conducting a series of breathing exercises that improve concentration, reduce stress, and support building mental resilience. The methodological course aims to present the basics of working with foreigners, in particular working with children and students from Slavic countries. The course will include a presentation of methods used in foreign language learning, teaching techniques for specific language skills, teaching materials, as well as techniques of motivating and assessing. The emotional regulation component will provide teachers with tools to support the functioning of refugee children in a new environment and exceptionally difficult life circumstances.

8 week program for schools and organizations 

Mental Health and Psycho-Social Support 

SOK Foundation’s program is preparing social workers, schools counselors and teachers to lead an 8 week long support group program for children. Psychosocial care and support is about helping children, families and communities to improve their psychosocial well- being. It is about encouraging better relationships between people, and building a stronger sense of self and community. It is expressed through caring and respectful relationships that communicate understanding, tolerance and acceptance. It is about promoting everyday consistent care and support in the family, school and community.

Refugee Shelter Ossa program 

Ukrainian children from orphanages 

Since the beginning of military action, thousands of orphans were evacuated together with their guardians from Kharkiv, Kherson, Lviv, Kiev, Odessa, Poltava, Volyn, Zhytomyr. The youngest children are one year old. Ossa Refugee Shelter, currently the biggest orphanage in Europe, hosts 600 kids. Since the beginning of March 2022, SOK Foundation organizes for them various workshops such as: mindfulness, sports, cooking, arts and crafts.

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Foundation in numbers 

Our reach 

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6 voievodships

26 orphanages

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120 care-takers

400 young adults

Work with us 

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Założycielka

Katia Roman-Trzaska 

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Założycielka

Zuzanna Skoczek 

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Iga Pietrusińska 

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Your donation will help us organize workshops and reach more children in need.

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