Our current campaign until 7th of January. You still have the opportunity … if you just wish Our current campaing untill 7th of January. Share Your Joy! Children are waiting for the New year celebration. Father Frost is coming with the gifts, and festive food is served. Mirjam listened to what the kids wish for the [...]
Hannu & Oili Experience a White Christmas Text by Oili Räsänen Photos: Hannu Räsänen We had to fly from Finland to Ukraine to find a white Christmas! Both Kiev and Pisky are covered with clean soft snow. It does bother the traffic, but the kids (and Mirjam) love making snow angels. We enjoy the company of [...]
Today I had an important meeting with this young man. His name is Vitja. He came to Children’s Embassy’s “Friends House” as a little boy. Grown-up there, went to school in our village “Piski” Graduated after nine years and moved to Kiev to study three years in professional school for in construction work. Today he is [...]
On this festive day, the children congratulate Finland on her 100th anniversary of independence. What do they know about Finland: Our Mirjam is from Finland. Julia, 14 Our friends live there. They visit Ukraine and Friend’s House. Alyona, 14 Finnish people help us. I congratulate them on this day. Sveta, 10 Finnish friends visit us. [...]
Julia and a group of kids went shopping last weekend. These kids were refugees displaced from their homes in eastern Ukraine and now living in our municipality. The children and youngsters received warm clothes and shoes that they liked and that were exactly their size. This would not have been possible without your help. Once [...]
Fundraising for ”Warm Winter” November 1st-24th Make the cold winter warmer for a child. In the city the children are cold even inside the apartments Outside it’s cold and in the night time it’s already below 0°C. The heating of the apartments was finally turned on the last week of October, but with that comes [...]
This is a gift for Mom. She’ll be so glad! I made it myself in Friend’s House. I wish you all a nice weekend and pretty gifts! Polina, 7.