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.
We make sure that journalists always stay in touch. 2402 Fund provides Iridiumsatellite 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:
Our work is nothing without your support
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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. You can change this today.
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EURO (SEPA and SWIFT)
Company name: Zaborona Media Europe MTÜ IBAN: BE66 9672 7118 0943 SWIFT: TRWIBEB1XXX Bank Address: Wise Europe SA, Avenue Louise 54, Room S52, 1050, Belgium
ZABORONA MEDIA EUROPE Institution number: 621 Account: 200110235143 Transit: 16001 Bank Address: Wise 99 Bank Street, Suite 1420 Ottawa ON K1P 1H4 Canada
Within the US
ZABORONA MEDIA EUROPE Routing no: 084009519 Account: 9600002986296824 Type: checking Bank Address: Wise 19 W 24th Street New York NY 10010 United States
If sending from outside the US (SWIFT)
ZABORONA MEDIA EUROPE SWIFT/BIC: CMFGUS33 Account: 8311501467 Bank Address: Wise 19 W 24th Street New York NY 10010 United States
Within the UK
ZABORONA MEDIA EUROPE Sort code: 23-14-70 Account: 88406184 IBAN: GB06 TRWI 2314 7088 4061 84 Bank Address: Wise 56 Shoreditch High Street London E1 6JJ United Kingdom
If sending from outside the UK
ZABORONA MEDIA EUROPE SWIFT/BIC: TRWIGB2L IBAN: GB06 TRWI 2314 7088 4061 84 Bank Address: Wise 56 Shoreditch High Street London E1 6JJ United Kingdom
Meet Our Team
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.
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.
Freelance cameraman and documentary director. Previously contributed to Suspilne, Hromadske, Zaborona, ABC News, Zinc, CBC.
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.
10 years in digital communications in media, digital supervision of the major Ukrainian TV shows and cinema distribution.
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.
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.
🇪🇪 +3727124927 🇺🇦 +380(93)8242526
24.02 FUND ZABORONA MEDIA EUROPE MTÜ Erika tn. 14 Tallinn, Estonia 10416