On October 1, social organizations of Western Ukraine had a fair within the frame of 4th Ecumenical Week. They demonstrated their own activity in Rynok Square.

 A fair is a traditional event of the Ecumenical Week. This year, 11 organizations of Western Ukraine and one from Odesa told of their activities and sold products which were made by both disabled people and people in need.  In addition, all interested persons could make their contribution to social organizations in special boxes.

By this event, organizers tried to draw attention to the needs of disabled and sick people in our society.

Participants:

1. Community “Caritas”

2. Charitable Organization "Don Bosco", Odesa,

3. "Community" Ark "L'Arche,

4. Community "Faith and Light’

5. "Emmaus" - the center of spiritual support for people with special needs

6. “ Self reliance”

7. "Sami" - Civic Center of socially-active youth initiatives”

8. Students’ Movement "Movement for Life"

9. Organization: "The workshop of good"

10. Leisure center for children with special needs "Tabor" (Novyi Rozdil)

11.Center “Dzerelo”

12. Community of mutual help “Oselya”

The fair lasted one day. Vasyl Vasylyshyn from "Tavor" organization, which works with children with cerebral palsy, commented: "This is not the first time we have attended this fair of Ecumenical Social Week. This exhibition is a good opportunity to tell about your organization, meet people who also work in this field, and make contacts. Here we realize that we are not alone and we can rely on support from friends. "