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Mirjam Adolphi

The Flames Took Our Home

– Posted in: Urgent needs

In the middle of the night a mother woke up. She sensed the smell of smoke. Panic took hold of her, and she did not know what to do. She woke up her kids and they managed to escape from the burning house out into the night, the -20 °C cold night. They had no [...]

BUT WHAT HAPPENS IF WE DON’T

– Posted in: Urgent needs

While the father protects Ukraine, his 7 -year-old son needs heart surgery. Nazar’s surgery is planned to 20.03. Professor A. Kalangos is going to proceed the surgery free of charge. But there is always the but. The medicines after the surgery will cost about 30.000 UAH. (€1027, USD 1103, £900). Mother is alone with 4 [...]

My year started under happy signs

– Posted in: Travel Stories

Text: Markku Holopainen Foto: Mirjam Adolphi For me, 2017 started with a trip to Ukraine 2nd to 6th January. I had the opportunity to participate in distributing Christmas gifts from Children’s Embassy to families in Kyiv and in Pisky region. You could hardly imagine a more pleasant and rewarding content for a trip. The cordial [...]

To the land of the East, I want to go

– Posted in: Boas Blog

To the East we flew, with an aircraft to Ukraine, on the mission given to us by our dear Lord, the Origin of Life. The words are inspired by an old Swedish psalm from 1696 “On You, our dear Lord” December 20th 2016, we were on Arlanda airport, terminal five, carrying four full suitcases. Ukraine [...]

Christmas is not over yet

– Posted in: Urgent needs

Father Frost is coming on New Years night and he places the gifts under the Christmas tree. You can still share your holiday joy with Ukrainian children. In Ukraine the Christmas celebration is on 6-7 January according to the Julian calendar. You can still donate joy to a child in Ukraine  -   

Chernobyl

– Posted in: Travel Stories

The most devastating accident of all times took place in the nuclear plant 30 years ago, but the place is still being cleaned, and the human suffering goes on for generations. We were part of a small tourist group for one day’s tour. It was like crossing to another country: licences and passports were presented [...]