Stories from Ukraine –
Imagine being physically disabled from birth, while being part of a family that is also entirely special needs in one way or another. From blindness to dementia, to being unable to walk without special shoes, the individual struggles of each of the family members are ever-present. This means even the smallest change in lifestyle can be debilitating in terms of mobility or ability to access food. We all know that war brings with it no small number of changes. With a good amount of help from locals in Ukraine, Veronica and Konstantin were able to immigrate to Israel with their family members. Since they arrived in Israel, ISWI has kept in touch with them to assure they are provided with the specialized medical items they require.