Children's Embassy

Mirjam Adolphi

Your help is needed

– Posted in: Urgent needs

The family has no father. Mother had to flee from the war in eastern Ukraine together with her 11-year-old daughter, her 14-year-old cousin and the children’s grandmother. They have now lived in “temporary” housing for three years. They have one room in a dormitory in Bobrovitcha. Their beds and one small table fill the room. [...]

What a wonderful day you gave to the children

– Posted in: Activities

The first day of Summer – International Children’s Day – Friend’s House Excursion What a wonderful day you provided! Even the bus ride to Kyiv was an experience. The children had a real festive day: a river cruise, lunch at McDonald’s, and ice cream. 47 children participated. Many of them were in Kyiv for the [...]

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

But What Happens If We Don’t 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, [...]

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 [...]