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The articles below share stories from passionate Business as Mission entrepreneurs, their businesses and about the aid in Ukraine.

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 Ukraine with...

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...

“Our potato yield will be excellent.”

“Our potato yield will be excellent.”

Farmer Ivan Ivanovich peers into the distance, where black smoke curls up. "Do you see that? That's an impact. Something is on fire.” Nevertheless, the farmer continues undisturbed with the tour of his lands, which he gives driving his car. “These are my strawberries....

In the midst of war, gardening gives us hope

In the midst of war, gardening gives us hope

When the sun rises over the front village of Veselyanka, Svetlana first prepares breakfast for her two daughters. After that, she puts the girls, aged 7 and 13, to work at the kitchen table: the local school has been closed for over a year, so their education happens...

GEORGIA – From residual product to animal feed

GEORGIA – From residual product to animal feed

“This is not a 9 to 5 job. It is not just a company that I spend 8 hours. It is a place where I spend my self. This work is my life and I take it home. It feels like my child. I've seen the company take its first steps and I've grown in the process. I had to write...