The Ukrainian school bells rang for the first time today. The new school year started.We wish the children every success at school and a cheerful mind! / Katerina, coordinator of the relief programme
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A hefty thunderstorm raged over Pisky village and cut out our power. It was a restless night. The kids were so afraid they could not sleep. Our kitten was terrified, too. She hid under a chair and meowed loud. The kids tried to find her in the darkness. It was morning before everyone slept. We
We get water from the tap, but now that the pump stopped working, things are a bit difficult. My son said at supper: "This lack of water has brought us closer each other - we eat from the same plate now."/ TanyaP.S. We have no water to wash up for three days now.
It's high summer and the children are looking forward to the camp. We are busy preparing./ Viktor Pavlovich Children's Embassy Post Office is running hot. The children have drawn pictures and written letters to their sponsors and to the friends of Friend's House. Watch your mailbox!/ Tanya V. The children have not forgotten Friend's House,
Everyone greets each other like this:- Christ is risenAnd the answer is:-Yes, he has indeed risen.
Pasha, the Easter pastry, smells in every house.Ukraine is preparing for Easter. Have a good weekend!
Thank you all who donated for the spring action! Next Saturday, we are going with the families to the market foor seeds. Plants, chickens etc will be bought later, near May.Friend's House celebrates two birthdays this week: Alyosha is 14 today, and Alyona is 13 on Thursday.We welcome a new member in our Team: Tanya
Birch sap is healthy and cleansing. It does you good after the winter. Sap is good as such, or canned, or as part of home brew.This is how you can preserve birch sap:Boil up 3 litres of sap, add sugar to taste, several slices of lemon or orange. Close the lids, and the drink is
The snow is melting, and so is the asphalt.We wish you all a great spring weekend! / Viktor Pavlovich
We take use of the winter cold and carry all relief clothes to the porch for a good airing.After cleaning the storage room from top to bottom, we arrange the clothes according to Marie Kondo's method./ Sveta
New year, new adventures Our minibus stopped totally and was transported to Kyiv on a recovery vehicle together with Viktor Pavlovich. The Lada is also in a repair shop. A neighbour was driving Nadya and Natalia to work, when his car stuck in the snow. They needed a tractor to tow them away. The ladies
The children wrote their New Year greetings: Happy New Year and a Merry Christmas, I wish you a strong health, success, riches and love, I wish you always to be beautiful, thank you that you are out there for me, I wish that your dreams come through, joy, many smiles, long life, many Christmas packages