Iryna Vasylenko

by Sam Everingham

Posted on 2019-10-08 at 03:41:07

Having experienced multiple pregnancy loss herself, Iryna felt she couldn’t share her feelings with anybody and had no hope. Then she received a job offer from a big international agency to be a senior manager of surrogacy programs for foreign couples coming to Ukraine. After meeting her first clients, Iryna understood she was not alone and that people had survived much more waiting for their dreams to come true. What impressed and touched Iryna the most was her clients hope, positive thinking and kindness to others, in spite of all their sorrow. That was her  inspiration to keep going, helping, learning and, of course, welcoming babies and seeing the happiness of their parents. She now runs her own agency.


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