AT A GLANCE:
Despite its diversified economy and nearly 30 years of independence from the Soviet Union, millions of people in Ukraine live in poverty. An estimated 250 children enter the orphanage system daily, with many more children living on the streets.
Population: 43,802, 909
Religion: Ukrainian Orthodox, Ukrainian Catholic, Protestant, and Jewish
Language: Ukrainian (67.5%) and Russian (29.6%)
Within 2 years of leaving the orphanage, 80% of orphan graduates in Ukraine are involved in drugs, crime, prostitution, in jail, or commit suicide.