While there were elections in Ukraine they were also electing the new president in the center of children’s rehabilitation “Republic “Pilgrim”. The event was held according to all the laws of the republic. They did without falsifications and emergencies.
A 6-year-old Sasha was staying at tubercular sanatorium for 48 months while other kids were spending there only one month. Her mother was a prostitute, she died and left her daughter with a horrible diagnosis – HIV of the 4th level and tuberculosis of bones. The doctors said directly that the girl has 2-3 years. Nevertheless the girl got a family for her 10th birthday. Now the parents have the task to make her life happy even if it is short…
A teen with unbalanced psychics who used to snuff the glue refused to study and wandered he barely got to mental hospital of the city Uzhgorod (Western Ukraine). However, on arriving at “Republic “Pilgrim” less than within a month 14-year-old showed his smartness and willingness to partake in each event of the state of former street kids.
These days the trial court in the state of former street kids took place. They investigated scandalous demonstrations of roughness of senior pilgrims towards minors. In spite of the complexity of the case the judge, persecutor and lawyers have perfectly solved the task: convicts were punished in accordance to the strict laws of “Republic “Pilgrim”.
Not so often in the center of children’s rehabilitation “Republic “Pilgrim” the children come who never before sat at the school desk even at the age of 14. Sasha Chebotariov though felt somehow awkward sitting in the 1st grade with 7-year-olds; still he decided for himself that “it is never late to study”.
How to love another’s child? Is it good that our orphans are adopted by the foreghners only? Do kids like living in their new families? Those were some of the questions raised today at the press-conference devoted to the subject of adoption of orphans in Ukraine and Russia.
Automobile race started from Mariupol. More than 10 former street kids and now the pupils of the foster homes at the Charity Fund “Pilgrim” together with Pastor Gennadiy Mokhnenko started to the cities of Kursk, Oryol, St. Petersburg, Moscow, declaring the motto of the action “You will be found!” – “All things are possible with God”, – the adolescents used to say in each church where the action took place. The Mega dream of Gennadiy Mokhnenko, Sergey Demidovich and the management of the channel TBN – as ideological inspirers – in the nearest future there will be the lines of adults willing to adopt children and not vice versa. In the process of the action many people in churches made main decisions in their life – to adopt a child.
The morning has started with a remarkable event: the official opening of the well in the Christian orphanage, it was dug and installed due to the offering of the church from a Russian city Oryol! You just can’t look quietly at this view! The price of it is health and life of many kids who will now drink not of the awfully dirty and miry pond but from the real clean well!
Notes of the black brief case about the black continent ( Journal of the missionary trip – 2013) day 2
We woke up like in a paradise, I can’t describe in other words the place in jungles among the fantastic choir of outlandish birds. It feels like we could pass by an angel by the gate of Paradise and enter it!!! But after an hour of some instruction and breakfast we hit the road.
3 countries, 3 airports (Donetsk, Istanbul, Nairobi), 11 hours in the car ( 2 of these hours we were under arrest by local traffic police) and in total in 32 hours , we reached the destination. Kitale ( Kenya) not far from the border with Uganda.
On August 29 team of the bike tour “Russia and the world without orphans” left the Syzran. As we wrote, on the way there happen a little trouble, Pastor Gennadiy fell ill, after that we had to call an ambulance. Medics took Gennadiy to the hospital in Togliatti, where he was diagnosed and treated. Today Gennadiy Mokhnenko feels much better, but still, will continue until the path is not a bike, but in the van.
Continues the bike action “Russia and the world without orphans.” Leaving Penza, participants headed to a new city Kuznetsk. Struggling with the weather, the rain guys rode about 80 kilometers. The road was very difficult and only eight most persistent guys drove that day until their final destination, others were forced to diver in the vans. It is because of bad weather, the team had an unplanned stop in the village Chaadaevka where, with the help of the Minister of Education of the Penza region, children were placed in a local school. Special maternal care showed director of Chaadaev School.
International cycling race “Russia without orphans” – is not just an outreach campaign, but former orphans themselves, children who are now in foster homes, made a desiccation to do