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  • IT WAS A GODSEND

    It was a godsend.

    About 10 years ago, a Canadian couple donated $25,000 to establish a Small Business Loan Fund for enterprising business people. It could not...

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  • ISN'T GOD AMAZING?

    “Isn’t God amazing?”

    “This is the first thought I had when we concluded the recent conference on autism in Zhytomyr,” Viktoriia Brzhezytska, Director of the Life Skills Center, said. “I was so pleased with the help we were able to offer hurting parents with autistic children.”

    Zhanna Zarichna, mother of a 15-year-old son with Autism Spectrum...

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  • GRATEFUL FOR A NEW LIFE

    “I was only nine, but I remember my classmates laughing at me when they found out I had attended church,” said Katia Lavrenchuk.

    In Ukraine few children attend church. It is mostly older people. Katia soon told her neighbors that she no longer wanted to go even though she loved the music in church.

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  • ANCIENT LAVENDER PLANT A MODERN HIT

    “It was a real hit. The first of its kind in Ukraine,” stated Nadiya Siryk, Director of the Samaritan Training Center and coordinator of the Pulyny Lavender Festival.

    Lavender, an aromatic plant valued by the ancient Egyptians, is making a comeback throughout the world, including Ukraine. It...

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  • CALLED AND TRAINED TO CHANGE LIVES!

    Vika, the director of Samaritan Ministries’ Life Skills Center in Zhitomir, has just received her Master’s degree in clinical psychology.

    It’s been a long and arduous journey that began 10 years ago with a single step when Vika took a counseling course at Good Samaritan Ministries in Beaverton, OR. Vika always had a...

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