Author: Orysia Kourbatov

CHICAGO/PARSIPPANY, N.J. – Ukrainian American entrepreneur Fedia Kourbatov, 23, is the founder of Baba Bags, whose company tagline is “doing good-like Baba would.” Through sales at Baba Bags (www.baba-bags.com), Mr. Kourbatov is raising funds for refugee children from Poltava, Ukraine, who have been displaced from their homes as a result of Ukraine’s ongoing war against Russia-backed separatists in the Donbas region. Mr. Kourbatov, always thinking of new ways to reuse everyday items in order to save the environment, repurposed the collection of Ukrainian pillow cases by Valia Petrusha (January 1954-September 2020), who was a long-time family friend, into reusable gift…

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