A Child in Ukraine Need You header image

Christmas in Ukraine

Christmas is always an exciting time – especially in Pisky

– Posted in: Oili ja Hannu Räsänen blog

Our sixth Christmas in Ukraine was once again colored by the tension over the war in Eastern Ukraine - despite the cease-fire agreement, it is being shooting at Ukrainian targets every day. The political situation is also escalating and the people are gathering for demonstrations. The weather was "like in May" when we, together Viktor

White Christmas in Ukraine

– Posted in: Travel Stories

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

To the land of the East, I want to go

– Posted in: Adolphi's 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

Christmas is not over yet

– Posted in: Uncategorized

Father Frost is coming on New Years night and he places the gifts under the Christmas tree. You can still share your holiday joy with Ukrainian children. In Ukraine the Christmas celebration is on 6-7 January according to the Julian calendar. You can still donate joy to a child in Ukraine  -