‘Wow, this kid has potential.’

‘Wow, this kid has potential.’

By Natalie Blinder. “It happened to me quite a few times. While working or communicating with teenagers from disadvantaged backgrounds, I often caught myself thinking: ‘Wow, this kid has potential.’ One was outgoing and could be a great entertainer,...
Human Rights in Ukraine

Human Rights in Ukraine

by Natalie Blinder. Did you know that Ukraine has not implemented 67% of the leading judgments made by the European Court of Human Rights over the last 10 years? There could be multiple reasons for this; but as Ukrainians, we can work towards solutions. What can we...
Support Ukrainian orphanages during the pandemy

Support Ukrainian orphanages during the pandemy

Our response efforts for children living at the Sun orphanage in Zaporizhia. Tough times teach us to stay strong and be there for each other. Bright Kids will join the nationwide efforts to battle the virus by donating gloves and antiseptic for the Sun orphanage. You...
Staying positive in isolation

Staying positive in isolation

Bright Kids encourages you to take the necessary measures to protect yourself and your loved ones from the coronavirus, COVID-19. Staying at home might not necessarily sound like an interesting experience, however, try to look at positives and use your time...
Sharing my personal story

Sharing my personal story

By Natalie Blinder. I first became interested in social welfare as a child. Growing up in post-Soviet Ukraine, I remember wanting to help children living at a local orphanage. I saw their shabby clothes and unkempt appearance and I thought, ‘this is not fair, it is...