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Save the Orphans Winter 2022 Newsletter

General | December 13, 2022

Save the Orphans Winter 2022 Newsletter FOOD BAG DELIVERIES STO’s volunteers expanded food bag deliveries, reaching more orphans, foster and destitute families. These deliveries of staples [read more at Save the Orphans Winter 2022 Newsletter ] SUCCESSFUL UKRAINIAN REFUGEE RELIEF STO is very …

Slavic Ukraine Update

General | October 30, 2022

Slavic Ukraine Update, October 28, 2022 Slavic’s September 30 letter recounts his experience with his Moldovan team as they help people in Ukraine and Moldova affected by the war. “I have already traveled to Ukraine three times [in September] to deliver aid. These were food and hygiene products …

Why Is Moldova So Poor?

General | October 10, 2022

Why Is Moldova So Poor? Moldova became an independent republic in 1991 after the collapse of the Soviet Union. Moldova is the poorest country in Europe. Its gross domestic product per capita stands at only $5,200 (the USA’s is about $64,000). In early October 2022 the government raised the public …

Ukrainian relief photos and videos, May-October 2022

General | October 8, 2022

MMN's Country Director Slavic Verenciuc and his team continue to work with refugees in Moldova and Ukraine. Slavic reported in early October at the border crossing nearest Chisinau at Palanca, that 500-600 people a day enter, which is substantially less than earlier. Some of these refugees stay in …

How God Uses Summer Camps in Moldova, July 2022

General | August 12, 2022

How God Uses Summer Camps in Moldova, July 2022 As summer begins to draw to a close, we are excited to share with you how successful our Christian Camps in Moldova have been. We thank the Lord for being with us during this period and for supporting us. The camps have provided an exciting …

Save the Orphans Spring 2022 Newsletter

General | May 31, 2022

Save the Orphans Spring 2022 Newsletter The Russian invasion in Ukrainian has created a humanitarian crisis not only in Ukraine, but also in the countries bordering Ukraine to the west. Over 3 million Ukrainians, mostly women, children, and orphans have fled the fighting. Despite being the poorest …

Ukrainian relief photos and videos, April 15 - April 30, 2022

General | April 16, 2022

Excerpt of message from Moldova Baptist Union, April 15, 2022 (photos directly below are from this report) In Moldova we try to meet the urgent needs of the Ukrainian refugees who have been crossing the border of Moldova to escape the war in their homeland and who are enjoying shelter in our …

Ukrainian relief photos and videos, March 31 - April 8, 2022

General | March 31, 2022

View our video report of recent UDG activities to support Ukrainian refugees Comments from front-line workers in the relief effort about supply sources: March 22: Food was bought and brought [to the Palanca, Moldova border site, not far from Odessa]  by various churches and missions. The state …

Ukrainian relief photos and videos, March 22-27, 2022

General | March 22, 2022

Slavic Verenciuc, MMN's Marriage, Family, and Outreach Director, shares a video of the work of his team at the border crossing site at Palanca, in southeast Moldova (the border crossing nearest Odessa). Slavic and his team, along with MBU volunteers, provide food, fellowship and compassion. (The …

Ukrainian relief photos and videos, March 15-21, 2022

General | March 16, 2022

The University Divitia Gratiae as of March 17 is housing 170 Ukrainian refugees at its Vatici Retreat Center and 70 refugees at its university campus. The Moldova Baptist Union, another MMN partner, reported that as of March 17, more than 100 churches (as well as homes of their parishioners) and …

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