April 04, 2019 The former drug addict from Mariupol shares a story of how he was saved twice and saw different life
The issue of drug addiction hasn’t disappeared from the streets of Mariupol. Just like it was in 90-s the category of people who smoke different substances, use injective drugs or other substances provoking addiction is still present today. This dark side of life is known only to very narrow...
March 28, 2019 The second edition of the book about former street kids “Non pedagogical poem” has been issued in Ukraine
The book is written on the basis of real stories of lives of street kids. Its goal is to give the readers opportunity to rethink their attitude to little vagabonds and to encourage them to be direct partakers of good changes in their lives.  Each chapter of “Non pedagogical poem” is...
March 14, 2019 With a dream but without any papers. A story of life of one of Mariupol “pilgrims”.
The Mariupol rehab center “Pilgrim” has become a real rescue place for a few generations of the orphans of the entire Ukraine.  The kids and the teens who found themselves in a trouble found here their second home, got rid of bad habits, got basic social skills and the most important –...
February 25, 2019 The missionary trip of Pastor Gennadiy to Africa has begun
The Pastor of the “Church of Good Changes” in Mariupol ( Donetsk region, Ukraine) and the founder of the largest children’s rehab center at the territory of the CIS  “Republic Pilgrim” Gennadiy Mokhnenko has headed to the missionary trip to Kenya ( Africa).
January 22, 2019 The way from illiterate street kid to the choreographer.
10 – year-old Alexey (the name is changed) got to Pilgrim with severe educational neglect. He couldn’t focus, couldn’t express his thought, he could barely read and was hardly socially adapted. Within the two years in Pilgrim the boy has gained dreams, goals and desire to successfully...

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Gennadiy Mokhnenko was born in February 27 Donetsk area, Ukraine, in the family of factory workers. In 1991 he had taken a year course in the Bible school in Vilnius, Lithuania. In 1992 he founded the church where he has been a senior pastor ever since. Pastor Gennadiy Mokhnenko from the early years of the Church of Good Changes in Mariupol alongside with its board  has been taking an active part in the charity work that renders all kind of social support and help to the least defended layer of the population – street kids.

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