We learned about the war early in the morning of February 24. It came as a real shock to our Slavic Lutheran congregation in Riga. Our parishioners speak and think in Russian, and suddenly it turns out that Russian soldiers are killing Russians and Ukrainians in Kharkov, Kiev, Kherson, and Mariupol. I think that in… Читать далее Humanitarian catastrophe in the center of Europe
Humanitarian aid from Finland and Latvia was delivered to its destination. Chaplains from the Church of Good Change in Mariupol are distributing it to those most affected by the war. May God bless these brave people! We pray for them and for all the partners in the foundation’s humanitarian work. We plan to send another… Читать далее Humanitarian aid delivered to residents near Mariupol
A photo was sent to us of a truck unloading a humanitarian cargo from Latvia and Finland. Food, hygiene products, and medicine collected by Christians were brought across the border to Lviv. From there they went to Zaporizhia and areas near Mariupol, where a humanitarian disaster is taking place. Нам прислали фото разгрузки грузовика с… Читать далее Unloading the truck in Lviv
The road was difficult. We left Riga at noon. We got to the border with various difficulties only at 6 am the next day. But now all is well. The bus went on the route to collect the refugees who wanted to come to Latvia. The truck passed through customs and is now on its… Читать далее The car is already on the Ukrainian side of the border
Latvia and Finland, together with coalition partner organizations, prepared a consignment of food, medicine and hygiene products. Tomorrow we are leaving in a humanitarian convoy with a truck and a minibus towards Ukraine. The cargo through local partners will be delivered to the area near Mariupol. On the way back we pick up several families… Читать далее The Humanitarian aid is packed, we leave tomorrow.