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Friends of Chernobyl’s Children (West Leics) is dedicated to providing recuperative breaks in Leicestershire for children from Belarus whose lives are still affected by the Chernobyl nuclear disaster.

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2018 visit

We are delighted to confirm that our group of 13 children will be arriving in Leicestershire on Saturday 28th July and will be with us for 4 weeks, departing on [...]

April 27th, 2018|

We joined this project because we felt we wanted to give something back and seeing what a difference the programme has made to the child we hosted has been very satisfying. We have gained a tremendous sense of achievement from being involved.

Host family

Hosting a child has been a big commitment for us, but it has been incredibly rewarding and a fantastic experience. Our little girl is a part of our family now and will always have a place in our hearts and in our home.

Host family

We joined this project because we felt we wanted to give something back and seeing what a difference the programme has made to the child we hosted has been very satisfying. We have gained a tremendous sense of achievement from being involved.

Host family

We found the experience in the first year slightly nerve wracking, but it was all fine in the end and the other host families were very helpful and supportive. We will never forget our child’s face when she saw the sea for the first time!

Host family

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