Journalism Emergency Fund for Ukraine.
We support those brave boys and girls who make this war visible. Here's what we do
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What we do for journalists
PPEs
We provide bulletproof vests and helmets for the safety of Ukrainian journalists for FREE.

To date, more than 230 PPE kits have been purchased/received and passed.
IFAKs and First aid trainings
We provide best first-aid kits from North American Rescue or SAM equipped according to TCCC standards, regular First Aid and HEFAT trainings.
Satellite communication
We make sure that journalists always stay in touch. 2402 Fund provides Iridium satellite phones and Zoleo communicators to newsrooms and freelancers.
Evacuation and risk-assessments
In coordination with experts and law enforcement agencies, in complete secrecy if needed.
In one day Ukrainian journalists turned into war reporters.
In less than 6 months:
39
Killed
14
Injured
15
Missing
9
Kidnapped
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The freedom needs eyes
Most Ukrainian reporters don't have access to protective equipment
such as body armour or blood-stopping devices.
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Meet Our Team
Roman Stepanovych
Lead, co-founder
Roman has co-founded 24.02 Fund and Zaborona. He is the Ukrainian media manager and producer. Formerly producer for VICE, ABC, PBS and AP. Peabody and NPC Awardee.
Katerina Sergatskova
Co-founder, strategic communications
Katya has co-founded 24.02 Fund and Zaborona. She's the Ukrainian journalist, TV presenter and editor-in-chief of Zaborona, frequent contributor for The Guardian and The Times. Kurt Shork and FPA Awardee.
Mykola Dondiuk
Researcher, logistics
Freelance cameraman and documentary director. Previously contributed to Suspilne, Hromadske, Zaborona, ABC News, Zinc, CBC.
Nataliia Roslik
Financial operations
More than 12 years of experience in fundraising and operations of domestic and international non-profit sector aimed at developing sustainability of inclusive healthcare and media. Formerly operations manager and fundraiser for Hromadske and 100%LIFE.
Olha
Fomichenko-Zakutska
Public relations
10 years in digital communications in media, digital supervision of the major Ukrainian TV shows and cinema distribution.
Liza Beliavtseva
Client management
Humanitarian aid and law specialist. More than 6 years of experience in a variety of humanitarian needs, emergencies and public health. She combines her work with volunteering for Ukrainian refugees in Warsaw. Formerly managing officer with Ukrainian Red Cross Society and USAID programs in Ukraine.
Volodymyr Fomichenko-Zakutskyi
Digital Marketing
More than 10 years in digital marketing in the new media. Currently CMO in Zaborona Media.
As seen in media
24.02 Fund was established after the full-scale invasion of russia in Ukraine.

We raise money to procure and provide PPEs for fellow journalists and newsrooms around Ukraine - bulletproof vests, helmets, first aid kits, gas masks, and means of communication. We help evacuate journalists and/or their families to safer places. Every media worker or organization can leave their application as needed - we process all requests and send equipment ourselves from Lviv, Ukraine 🇺🇦

24.02 Fund is operated by ZABORONA MEDIA EUROPE, a non-profit foundation in Tallinn, Estonia 🇪🇪
Fell free to contact us. We are open for all types of collaboration.
hello@2402.org

🇪🇪 +3727124927
🇺🇦 +380(93)8242526

24.02 FUND
ZABORONA MEDIA EUROPE MTÜ
Erika tn. 14
Tallinn, Estonia
10416