Ukraine’s year in review

The year 2020 was the year of “shaking” for our team in Ukraine. It was a difficult year for so many. Here in Ukraine, Covid has brought much hardship and suffering to families and communities. Many of us on staff at Nehemiah have fallen ill with Covid....

Eduard’s grand entrance

As part of our “Corona Solidarity Program”, our Ukrainian nehemia team brought food and Corona education materials to children and their families in a nearby Roma village. They met the nine-year-old, deaf and dumb Eduard. His unmarried mother has two other...

Ukraine – Vladi and Oleksiy say THANK YOU

“Star moments” in Ukraine – Brothers Vladislav and Oleksiy (14 and 15 years old), orphans from the Transcarpathian region, have been living with their elderly grandmother for several years. The mother died during a surgery when they were 5 and 6...

Surprise in the boot

Our team from the Ukraine reports about a special kind of care. During the last delivery of relief supplies, a family with 9 children (mostly orphans) received a pair of boots. At the first fitting, they surprisingly found 2000 DM in them. The children first used the...

PREVENTING SOCIAL ALIENATION BY INCLUSION

by Tetiana Machabeli During my childhood, I never met an orphan or handicapped child in kindergarten or school. I never came across them in the streets or elsewhere either. I had only read about such people in books. We had a Gypsy family as neighbours. We played with...

Aid shipments from Franconia

Several aid shipments from Franconia made their way to Ukraine again this summer. We are so grateful that Avid & Hanni Feldhoff of „Oase Hersbruck“ and Friedrich Dorsch of „Lasst uns gehen“ in Heiligenstatt and their staff make these shipments possible again and...