What moves us

All Actual Life is Encounter

15 Dec , 2016  

or: why interacting with others brings us joy

A few months ago, over an invitation to lunch, a friend asked me: “Hans, what have you found truly fulfilling recently; what has made you happy?” After thinking it over for a moment, several things came to mind – all of them situations involving various kinds of encounters. More…

Montessori Kindergarten, Ukraine

Montessori-Kindergarten overfilled

15 Dec , 2016  

In the meantime, there are two age groups, as well as children with special needs, who are being integrated, and expansion of the program is being seriously considered. More…

Kids Camps, Ukraine

Explorer Camps

15 Dec , 2016  

Of the 1,100 children that took part in the nehemia summer camp this year, approximately 170 were refugee children and orphans due to the war. Additionally 160 orphaned children living in foster families or foster homes participated. More…


War leaves deep marks

15 Dec , 2016  

Ever since war broke out in March 2014, the Ukrainian nehemia team has played a vital role in the region of Transcarpathia, tackling the diverse humanitarian challenges the region faces due to the influx of refugees from Eastern Ukraine. More…

Girls Care Project, Thailand

Home of Blessing News

15 Dec , 2016  

The new school year in Thailand started in May. This time there are 80 girls, who are attending neighboring schools while living and sharing their lives on the Home of Blessing’s compound. The ‘newcomers’ have settled in and made friends by now. More…


Farewell, Juri Reasanov

15 Dec , 2016  

In September, our dear friend Juri Reasanov died of cancer in Krasnoyarsk/Siberia. For many years, he had been one of the pillars of our Siberian Nehemiah Team in Krasnoyarsk. More…

Establishing Schools, Pakistan

School building purchased

15 Dec , 2016  

As reported before, the nehemia team has received a grant from the BMZ (Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development) for a school in Karachi/ Pakistan. In the meantime, our Pakistani partnering team was able to acquire a suitable building for the school. More…

Kenya, Miwani Center

Hands-On in Kenya

15 Dec , 2016  

Together with Michael Dorsch and Hans Heidelberger, a team of thirteen people travelled to Kenya for two weeks in August. On the farm of our Kenyan Nehemiah Team, the Miwani Center, they helped hands-on: one whole week of painting, fitting, sawing, welding, hammering and tightening bolts … with great results. More…