Former drug and alcohol addicts back to work

Former drug and alcohol addicts back to work

Despite the daily missiles and besieging, life in Ukraine goes on. World Partners has given a professional boost to two businesses supporting two rehabilitation centers in Ukraine. These companies  provide services in cleaning and construction. Now instead of...
99 year old Tatyana grows potatoes

99 year old Tatyana grows potatoes

With bags of potatoes and bags with seeds besides them on the street, four ladies are waiting till a car comes to pick them up. ‘This helps us a lot. We have a lot of children to feed’, says one of the ladies named Viktoria. ‘There is no work in the village, but...
When the shooting was finally over, the flood came

When the shooting was finally over, the flood came

About twenty men and women are digging up beetroot. That is too early, because most of the roots are not yet fully grown. But they have to. Farmer Halyna needs money to pay for a new delivery of fertilizer. So the workers choose the largest ones to sell at the market...
Ukrainian farmer restarts

Ukrainian farmer restarts

Tatjana Sus gives a tour of her company. She shows machines that sterilize vegetables, mix salads, produce tomato puree and pickle raw coleslaw. There is not much activity at the moment. The largest room is filled with humanitarian aid. She collects it and distributes...
Hippotainer – BAM business in a box

Hippotainer – BAM business in a box

The ‘Hippotainer’ is a sea container where crops grow above each other in an extremely efficient manner, also known as vertical farming. It is an innovative pilot project that, after planning, drawing, realization and testing, is now rolled out further in...
This work stays important and has to continue

This work stays important and has to continue

Cokky de Visser retired in 2022. Since then, she spends her time for Ukraine. “When the war started, the Reformed diaconate of Kootwijk and Kootwijkerbroek wanted to start a work group. This suited me because I have no obligations during the day and want to be of...