The population of Popivka village (Mankivskyi district, Cherkaska region) suffered from Holodomor-genocide of 1932-1933 in Ukraine. The mass grave is located at the cemetery on 4a Shevchenka Street. The 155 names of people killed by hunger are now established, 31 of them are children. Whole families died. Some of them consisted of 12 members.
At the place of the biggest mass burial of Holodomor victims, the inhabitants of the village put the stone. In 1993, the head of the village council Lavryk Vasyl Andriiovych raised the question of the installation of memorial sign. Its project was created by local inhabitant Osadchyi Vasyl Hnatovych. In 1994, the peasants heaped up the mound and made the Memorial cross. On the memorial day of Popivka village, the monument was opened solemnly.