Our peaceful life ended on February 26th. Russian troops invaded our quiet village. On the first day, they drove their tanks and vehicles back and forth on the main street, shooting around them. The children ran to the cellar at once. The firing lasted for 3 or 4 hours. We squatted down in the cellar.
Children’s Embassy now Our Team in Ukraine is in distress. They are out of the food stored in Friend’s House before the war. The team is fighting desperation and lack of strength. They are prisoners in their own village. When they tried to go and fetch food, the enemy soldiers stopped them and threatened them.
Members of Children’s Embassy Team describe their thoughts about everyday life in Ukraine. Raisa Mykolaevna, pedagogue in Friend’s House:My generation knows the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945 from history lessons at school. I took my pupils to the historical museum in our village; its exhibition is entirely about that period.Now, we hear news about the
Dozens of kilos of thread have turned to beautiful clothes in the hands of Leena (left) and Anja. Photo: Hannu Räsänen Anja Joronen and Leena Koskela have a unique mission: they have knitted nearly 40 beautiful cardigans and pullovers for Ukrainians, plus numerous scarves and socks. Little Maria in Ukraine looks at the photo of
Joyful time in Pisky. Cooking, baking, and delivering food bags. Sincere thanks for your help that came at a good time to us. May God bless you for your kindness and generosity over the year. It’s lovely to know that we have friends like you. Happy New Year! Merry Christmas! Mother Julia Photo: Katerina Thank
Best wishes for a happy weekend from Friend's House! Be happy! Here we share with you the short articles that we have published in our social media accounts during the past week. Nails, wood, thread and a handful of imagination. No matter what the weather is like outdoors - it's always nice and warm in
Another week flew by, and it's weekend again.May your weekend be full of warmth, goodness and happy feelings! Here we share with you the short articles that we have published in our social media accounts during the past week. Our old Volkswagen T-4 needs reparation more often than we would like. When it is down,