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...

An inclusive elementary school is being developed

Uzhgorod/Ukraine: The nehemia team is supporting the project of the Ukrainian nehemia team to start an elementary school in Uzhgorod in 2018 which is based upon Montessori pedagogy. Target groups are especially children from marginal groups: Roma families, orphans,...

Montessori-Kindergarten overfilled

In the meantime, there are two age groups, as well as children with special needs, who are being integrated, and expansion of the program is being seriously considered. Fortunately, the development program of the United Nations (UNPD) will support the further...

Explorer Kids Camps in Ukraine

Of the 1,100 children that took part in the nehemia summer camp this year, approximately 170 were refugee children and orphans due to the war. Additionally 160 orphaned children living in foster families or foster homes participated. We very much want to thank all...

War leaves deep marks

Ever since war broke out in March 2014, the Ukrainian nehemia team has played a vital role in the region of Transcarpathia, tackling the diverse humanitarian challenges the region faces due to the influx of refugees from Eastern Ukraine. Care packages, temporary...