Blog: Other Regions

Changed Life

Đorgovska mahala Village, Serbia

 

In Djorgovska mahala, a group of children and women are slowly influencing their community toward change from unhygienic habits within families and their settlement. At first, just one woman was cleaning the street, and now other women have joined her to regularly clean their streets.  

 

Tackling Necessary Tasks

House of Esther, Armenia

Compared to previous years, October was an unusually warm month at the House of Esther (HoE).  We were able to continue some outdoor work and preparation toward self-sufficiency.

Some tasks we tackled include the following:

Busier than Summer

House of Esther, Armenia

 

Now in the autumn season at House of Esther (HoE), we are wrapping up so many summer activities.  Harvesting crops and preparing for winter’s harsh weather are some of the tasks at hand.  The green house is still not finished, though, framing is almost complete.  It still needs plastic over the top and ends framed in with plastic cover as well.  

 

Villagers Bringing Change

Đorgovska mahala Village, Serbia

 

Đorgovska mahala is continually transforming into a model village reflecting Transformational Community Development (TCD). We have two groups of women and one group of children who meet regularly.

 

Harvest & Winter Preparations

House of Esther, Armenia

 

House of Esther (HoE) has had a great summer and now heads into fall with much anticipation and expectation of progress in these last months before winter sets in.  Crops are being harvested and all the residents/refugees are pitching in to make this the largest harvest ever at House of Esther.  

 

Our focus is now on the following goals:

Teaching Preventative Health Habits

Đorgovska mahala Village, Serbia

 

The transformation of this village into a model village is occurring at Đorgovska mahala Village. We have two groups of women with over 20 members. One group is part of the local community and the other group meets regularly in the village. Also, we have one group of children who gather regularly. We would appreciate your support as we bring the message of hope.

 

Love & Hope in Bloom

House of Esther, Armenia

 

July was a joyous and productive month for the residents of the House of Esther (HoE). Vegetables and fruits were blossoming much more than previously in 2016. The refugees at HoE are getting settled and some are even getting married, preparing for the future.

 

Health and Nutrition Lessons

Đorgovska Mahala Village, Serbia

 

The transformation of a village into a model village is happening in Djorgovska Mahala. We have two groups of women with over 20 members; one group is part of the local community and the other meets regularly in Mahala.

 

Laying the Groundwork

House of Esther, Armenia

 

Springtime at the House of Esther (HoE) is when we begin all activities for the remainder of the year.

 

These include preparing the soil for planting vegetables, buying a few chickens and other animals, and making outside repairs and maintenance.  

 

Health Training Continues

Đorgovska Mahala Village, Serbia

 

People in Mahala are preparing for seasonal agricultural work. A number of people have already gone to work. This means the number of people in Mahala was significantly reduced in May.

 

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