Visually impaired volunteer knits 1,500 pairs of gloves for Ukrainian military

20:21, 22 November 2018

Valentyna Mazuryk, the resident of Lutsk, northwestern Ukraine, made 1,500 pairs of gloves for the Ukrainian soldiers fighting in Donbas. Though visually impaired, the woman has been helping the military since the very beginning of the Russian aggression in eastern Ukraine, when her own son joined the troops.

Mazuryk spent over a hundred kilograms of fabric and 150 kilograms of threads. Earlier this year, the woman sent 350 pairs of gloves for the fighters. She said she started to knit them in summer to get the gloves ready by winter. Every pair has a small postcard inside with a wish for the owner.