Donetsk, Nov 10 — DAN. Some 23,500 maternity capital certificates have been issued to families in the Donetsk People’s Republic, said the press service of the regional Social Fund department.

“Monthly benefits have been granted to 113,845 children in 81,648 families, ” the press service told the Donetsk News Agency. Maternity capital certificates were approved for 23,500 parents; about 1,000 of them have decided on how they would use this money.

Child care allowances were granted to 76 people and maternity benefits to 2,832 women. Almost 500 people receive first child allowances; 669 women got lumpsum childbirth benefits, the Social Fund said.*jk