For the Children of Chernobyl


14, Starovilenskaya Str.
Minsk 220029
Republic of Belarus
Tel. 011-7-0172-341-215 or 342-153
Fax 011-7-0172-343-458
Contact: Dr. Gennady Grushevoy, Chairman
For the Children of Chernobyl was founded in the summer of 1989 and legally registered in November 1990. Chairman of the Board of the Fund since its foundation is Gennady Grushevoy, Ph.D., professor of philosophy at Belarusian State University since 1973 and, since 1990, a member of the Belarus parliament. In his latter capacity, Dr. Grushevoy sits on two permanent parliamentary commissions, dealing with issues of constitutional law and Chernobyl.

For the Children of Chernobyl is one of the largest self-supported social organizations in Belarus. It has teams in over 20 cities or regions of the country and over 40 long-term programs of charitable, medical and humanitarian outreach. Among other accomplishments, it has:

For the Children of Chernobyl describes itself as "a decisive opponent of the development of nuclear power stations in the Republic of Belarus and in the world and a defender of civic rights and freedoms of people from any form of state-bureaucratic dictatorship."

To contact Dr. Grushevoy at home:
47 Prospekt Pushkina, apt. 89
Minsk 220082 Tel. 550-113

Coordinator of North American relations with the Fund is Dr. Yuri Pancrats.
He speaks fluent English and can be contacted at the Fund offices, or at home:

To contact Dr. Pancrats at home:
43-2 Masherov Ave., apt. 75
Minsk 220029 Tel. 238-573

For further information in the U.S. about the Belarusian Charitable Fund For the Children of Chernobyl contact:
Nancy Neal Oldenettel
Federal Way, WA
Tel. (206) 946-9241

Last updated:    December 1996

A print version of much of the information contained in this NIS Third Sector Organizations section can be found in the The Post-Soviet Handbook (Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 1999).

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