Women stories

Kateryna Mamliuienko

Greetings, my name is Kateryna Mamliuienko. I am 71 years old and I am from the beautiful city of Cherkasy. I have two children and four grandchildren. Before the war, I was a primary school teacher, and now I’m retired, take care of my grandson.

Svetlana Manshilina

Greetings, my name is Svitlana Manshylina. I am 62 years old. I am from the village of Pavlivka, Donetsk region. At the age of 62, I have 3 children (two daughters: 35 and 31, and a 30-year-old son) and 5 grandchildren (four boys and one beautiful girl).

Victoria Savchenko

Hello everyone! My name is Victoria Savchenko, I am 36 years old and I am a native of Kyiv.
I have a higher education and until 24.02 successfully worked as a PR specialist in a
communication agency.

Yevheniia Husar

Good afternoon. My name is Yevheniia Gusar, I am 58 years old. My son, born in 1984, has a wonderful wife and two children. Their names are Tymofii (born in 2012) and Mykyta (born in 2015). I also have a daughter born in 1990, who is married and lives separately from me in the capital.

Larysa Pedorenko

Hello. My name is Larysa Pedorenko. My husband and I come from the village of Shevchenkivske, near the settlement of Stebliv. This is Cherkasy district – the region where the famous Nechui-Levytskyi was born.

Marta Shcherbatiuk

Hello. My Name Is Marta, I am 37 years old. I have two sons: Nikita (14 years old) and Zakhar (7 years old). Before the war our family lived in the settlement Pershotravneve Korosten district, Zhytomyr Oblast. At home, I worked as a cashier and accountant, because I have special education.

Nataliia Krylova

Greetings. My name is Nataliia Krylova. I’m 50. I have 2 daughters (28 and 16 years old) and a small granddaughter who is only 8 months old. Our family lived in the cozy town of Brovary, in Kyiv Oblast. I have 2 degrees: pharmacist and upbringer pedagogue…


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