It has been more than 50 days since the Russian invasion began, and a total of 270,000 tons of humanitarian aid have been delivered to Ukraine.
At 70, Oleksandra never imagined that she would have to rely on this kind of support to be able to feed her young grandchildren.
And this is a situation in which almost all the inhabitants of Borodyanka find themselves. The city is one of the most devastated by the Russian occupation. But help does not only come from outside the country. In Ukraine, there is a whole system to help those who need it most.
Local volunteers light their ovens
This is the case of a bakery on the outskirts of kyiv. Part of the production space has been given over to volunteers so that they can bake bread.
For Roman, and many others, it’s a job that can be as important as that of soldiers on the front lines. For him, helping out was a natural and logical choice, it was really important for him to do something useful.
Making hundreds of loaves of bread a day, these volunteers guarantee that they are also ready to fight until the end of this war.