A pillow with the Ukrainian president – level 2

24-03-2022 15:00

A Czech designer created an interesting idea. He made a pillow with the picture of the Ukrainian president Volodimir Zelenskiy.

At first, it was a joke, but the pillow became very popular, and many people wanted to buy it. The designer thought that he could use the president’s popularity to give some money to Ukrainian people who had to leave Ukraine. The man sold more than 2,000 pillows, and he raised almost 19,000 dollars for a charity. He’s planning to make more pillows.

The Czech Republic already sent tens of millions of dollars to Ukraine. More than 3 million Ukrainians left their country, and the Czech republic took 270,000 refugees so far.

Difficult words: popularity (when many people like someone or something), charity (an organization which raises money for people who need it), refugee (a person who left his country because of a war or natural disaster).

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