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Children & Young People · 2:23

2017 Winners Film: Europe – Dominika Fajkosova

  • By Dominika  Fajkosova · Slovakia, Europe

Last year, judges were moved by Dominika’s kind-hearted work with Plamienok, a mobile hospice supporting terminally ill children and their families. She was chosen as our 1st place Regional Winner for Europe and we travelled to Slovakia to learn more about her story…
 
Dominika decided she wanted to volunteer with Plamineok as soon as she recognized the outstanding work and dedication of the charity. The mobile hospice supports severely ill children and helps their families to deal with the trauma and lasting affects after a child has passed. Due to the sensitive nature of the charity’s work, Dominika was not able to be involved directly in the care and support, so she decided to get involved by organizing auctions of her photographs to raise money for the charity. Watch her original film to hear her story…