AT A GLANCE:
Despite its diversified economy and nearly-30-year independence from the Soviet Union, millions of people in Ukraine live in poverty, and an estimated 250 children enter the orphanage system daily. Many more children live on the streets.
Population: 44,068, 570
Religion: Ukrainian Orthodox, Ukrainian Catholics, Protestants, and Jews
Language: Ukrainian (67.5%) and Russian (29.6%)
Within 2 years 80% of orphanage graduates are involved in drugs, crime, prostitution, in jail, or commit suicide.