According to statistics every fourth Ukrainian woman appears to be a victim of domestic violence. A great number of reported murders in Ukraine are resulting from family abuse. 50% of homeless women and children decide on living in the streets escaping from violence in their families. The numbers are shocking, aren’t they. But for many that’s just the way of life, a daily struggle for life.
Helping Widow's and Nursing Houses
Our live stock program aimed to support our ministry in general and maternity house program in particular is developing. Praise Lord! Those of you who follow us on Facebook and our site are aware of the details , if not, I will shortly refresh them in this article. Moving on in our vision to build a community outreach centre for elderly people, mothers in crisis and the handicapped we soon realized that without a solid food economy it would be next to impossible to reach this goal.
Celebrating Christmas with children
Wintertime is probably one of the most loved seasons among our children. A lot of snow, winter holidays, the celebration of New Year and Christmas, these are only several reasons why kids like winter so much. It’s worth saying that because of the difference between Julian and Gregorian calendars Christmas is celebrated in Ukraine on January 7 while in the countries of Western Europe and majority of other countries on December 25.
"Mercy trucks of Ukraine"
Today’s Ukraine faces a lot of problems in different spheres: social, economic, political, both home and foreign etc. Medical care doesn’t stand aside and leaves way too much to be desired. Preventive medicine which is paid special attention to in developed countries is absolutely neglected in our one. You can double these problems if we speak about villages.
Drilling a well
Something we only dared dreaming of found its beginning in Kurne village by God’s wonderful grace. Our bold vision of building a big community outreach centre started with drilling a well of 142 feet deep to provide running water for its future needs. With our friends’ support both financial and spiritual we managed to hire specialists, obtain and lay pipes and organize the whole process connected with it.
Karina was born in Turkmenistan. In the age of 3 she together with her grandmother left for Russia where the girl lived 10 years attending kindergarten and school. During that time her mother married a Ukrainian man and changed her place of residence. Now living in Ukraine she demanded that her daughter should be brought back to her. The grandmother was made to bring her from Russia to Ukraine where since that time she was taken care of by her mom. As the family experienced hard times she had to start working at the age of 15.