Social innovation in Ukraine is slow to be recognized. While the conservative older generation is resisting rapid changes in social life, it is the youth that have become a driving force of creating and promoting innovations in Ukraine. There is a lack of support from local government, and as such, non-governmental organizations aimed at promoting social innovations are financed by overseas grant-makers.
Each year, there are more and more NGOs, social venture enterprises, socially-responsible companies and brave activists, who work for enhancing people’s wellbeing in Ukraine. In April 2015, the first festival for social innovation UCRAZYANS took place in Kyiv.
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