Making life sweet: Former lawyer opens confectionary in Mariupol

13:04, 19 June 2018

She nearly lost her business because of the war. However, she managed not only to resume business activity, but also to help her townsfolk. This story of the Close East project, is about a Mariupol confectioner who helps people to escape their bitter reality with her bright sweets.

As part of the project CloseEast112, we go on telling about people who make Donbass better for fellow countrymen and closer to the whole country. This film is presented by the 112 Ukraine TV channel in the framework of the project with the Ukraine Confidence Building Initiative (UCBI II), funded by the US agency of international development USAID. It is devoted to the people of Donbas region who have managed to change their lives in spite of the war unfolding in Eastern Ukraine.