As long as it is day, we must do the works of him who sent me. Night is coming, when no one can work. As long as it is day, we must do the works of him who sent me. Night is coming, when no one can work.
Bible, Gospel of John, Chapter 9, verse 4
Main entry needs renovation. We need your help
Our main entry into Friend’s House needs renovation. The roof is leaking and the walls are bending. The entry is not usable in its present shape.
The renovation needs to be done before the cold season starts. We assess the price at about 3,500 Euro. To current campaign
We lost our hearts to children in Ukraine
Ukraine was something new for us when at Christmas 2014 we wanted to see how people manage there in the midst of Crimean occupation and the war in the east. Mirjam and Boas Adolphi introduced us to some families, to Friend’s House, and to the Ukrainian Team. Since then, not one day has passed without remembering all these.
After our second trip to Ukraine, we participated in establishing the Finnish Children’s Embassy according to the model of the Swedish one. Read more
WEEKLY UPDATE – 31
It’s the first working day after the summer holiday. Almost the whole team is back.
We are planning our work – there’s much to do.
Toward a better school year
It’s soon time to pack the rucksacks again. Ukrainian school children have a terrible year behind them: long periods of quarantine and varying distance education.
The mood was low in many homes; not everyone could buy cell phones and pay for Internet connections, and many lacked the skills necessary for participating online. The covid year destroyed a multitude of jobs, and many families have no money to buy clothes and shoes for their growing children. Link to current campaign