Over 80% of Ukrainians say donated money to Army

Over 80% of Ukrainians say donated money to Army

Despite decreasing incomes amid the war unleashed by Russia, 81% of Ukrainians say they donated money to the Armed Forces of Ukraine at least once.

That’s according to a survey run by the Kyiv International Institute of Sociology, Ukrinform reports.

The full-scale war affected every Ukrainian citizen: many report a decrease in income, deterioration of mental and physical health, separation from and loss of friends or family members, loss of jobs and homes.

According to the poll, in August 70% of Ukrainians faced a decrease in income, 31% lost their jobs, and 9% – their homes.

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"Despite the fact that the war affects people's lives and financial situation, almost all Ukrainians contribute to humanitarian and military aid," the statement reads.

Some 81% of respondents have donated money to the Armed Forces, although 95% say lack money to live a comfortable life.

In addition, 63% donated essentials to internally displaced persons (IDPs), 60% donated money to humanitarian aid, and more than half sheltered or otherwise helped IDPs.

The survey was conducted from August 2 to August 9, 2022 using a Computerized Telephone Interviewing (CATI) method with 2,510 completed interviews.

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