The elections have been held. Darya Malykhina was elected as the President of “Republic Pilgrim” again.
The regular presidential elections have been held in “Republic Pilgrim”. This year the users of social networks were as active as never before and they supported the candidates with their likes and comments. Quite a few strong leaders were fighting for the position of the president however they were going with a big gap in the number of votes.
The most intensive fight was between two candidates: Darya Malykhina (the current president of the republic) and Lebedyev Kirill who received the maximum of votes in social networks. The pre election campaign was very serious; in fact they were fighting for each vote.
It is worth mentioning that the system of elections in “ Republic Pilgrim” is unusual because each one who runs for president if they don’t occupy the position of the president they can claim the place in the government, it depends on the number of votes they got.
According to the results of the vote Darya Malykhina was elected for the second term of presidency. Kirill Lebedyev has become a prime minister. Beside these positions they distributed the positions of ministers and vice ministers of Finances, of Justice, of Sports, of Health, of Mass Media. Beside these ministers due to the integration of Ukraine to the EU this year the Ministry of International Affairs was created.
After the calculation of the votes without postponing it for later the president pronounced the oath to be faithful to the Republic and she has already appointed the date of the first meeting of the new government.
Tatayana Karpukhina, the director of the Center of Children’s Rehabilitation “Republic Pilgrim”: “This body of children’s self government has real authority to influence on the life of the Republic. The creative guys direct their efforts to develop the state of former street kids and to improve life of each citizen”.
Darya Malykhina, the president of Republic Pilgrim: “I thank each person who gave their vote for me. I won’t let you down”.
17 May 2018
Artem is now 11 years old and he lives in Pilgrim for a year already. Earlier in his life a boy lived in a village Mirny with his mum. His mum had problems with alcohol addiction so Artem spent his free time wandering on the streets, being all too himself and having no appropriate care. When the war in East Ukraine started, a situation in a boys’ family didn’t change much - he was seen on the streets even while there were bombings!
27 April 2018
Former orphans and kids from children's rehabilitation center «Republic Pilgrim» are preparing to finish a round-the-world bike tour called «World Without Orphans» and on the first days of May this year they will go to North America. Starting from Los Angeles, California and ending in Miami, Florida state, they will overcome few thousands kilometres on their bikes, proclaiming their wildest dream, telling people about the value of the family for every single child in this world. Participants of this tour hope to prove the society that a Global Orphans Crisis – is just a myth that can be overcome by providing support for adoptive families, promoting adopting orphans or directly taking children to their families.
16 April 2018
Mariupol Charity fund «Pilgrim» realizes the biggest rehability project in Ukraine for children and teenagers who got into difficult situations in life, does work in a sphere of adult rehabilitation, helps elderly people who have no place to live and no facilities to survive. Because of the military situation in Eastern Ukraine it also doe some work with those who were forced to move away as refugees, and helps peaceful citizens in a war zone.
13 March 2018
Robbery, burglary, car thefts and drugs are not just crimes but also a reason to get acquainted with policemen. The majority of the kids in the center “Republic Pilgrim” at their early age have already had the negative experience of meeting the police as a result of the offences they committed.
10 February 2018
How can 11-year-old child adjust to severe circumstances his own mother condemned him. What does Daniel think and dream about after experiencing much more struggles than many adults?
11 January 2018
The most bright, dreamy and loved holidays for children are definitely Christmas holidays! At this time you can feel this good festive mood, kids receive many presents, surprises and gather around the table to have a good meal and have lots of fun. All of these things build an atmosphere of a holiday, that is something new in lives for most of the citizens of the State of Former Homeless, and what they have never felt before.
29 November 2017
The main event of the year for the State of former street kids is the elections of government. It is always a frustrating moment since not everyone can nominate for the elections. There are a whole lot of demands to a candidate. Those who nominate are best of the best. This year there was an innovation that let the elections be even more exciting.