Ukraine

Ministering to children in orphanages by providing Constant Christian Presence (CCP), transitional housing programs, summer camps, job skill training and sustainable business.

At a Glance

Lifesong Ukraine seeks to connect not only while children are in the orphanage walls, but also walk with them as they transition into adult life, hoping to break the cycle of the orphan.
1042 Children Served
42 In-Country Staff
2001 Year established

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Our Mission

Many children that live in orphanages have no hope of ever being adopted. To connect with these children, Lifesong has built a partnership within the Ukrainian orphanages improving the living conditions and helping provide for the children’s basic needs.

To invite spiritual discipleship and training, Lifesong hires national Christians to work full-time within the government-run orphanages creating what we call Constant Christian Presence (CCP). In each orphanage, Lifesong renovates a ‘room of hope and trust’ and supplies it with books, games, and videos where children can come to learn in a comfortable and safe environment.

To prepare the children for their future roles in society, Lifesong provides practical training with farm animals and equipment, sewing machines, baking equipment, and computer labs.

Upon graduation, orphans would typically have little or no guidance with their futures. Lifesong offers a graduate program to help these young adults transition successfully into adult life, giving them the support and accountability they need. Transitional housing is provided along with weekly Bible studies, counseling, and transportation to church.

In addition, we also have been supporting an active indigenous adoption program since 2008. Over 140 orphans have been placed in 35 Christian Ukrainian homes giving children forever families.

To invite spiritual discipleship and training, Lifesong hires national Christians to work full-time within the government-run orphanages creating what we call Constant Christian Presence.

IMPACT of Lifesong Ukraine:

  • Working to improve orphan living conditions
  • Providing Constant Christian Presence through mentorship
  • Job Skill training
  • Supporting graduates through transitional housing and accountability
  • Providing sustainable business opportunities

See how the Ukraine Ministry Team is responding to the conflict in their country>>

Current Projects:

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Lifesong Farms
To create a sustainable business for our work in Ukraine, Lifesong has partnered with Plant Sciences, Inc. to develop strawberry farms at our Camp location.

 

 

Want to join the IMPACT? Sponsor a Ukraine Camp that hosts 40 orphaned children. At this camp they participate in games, Bible studies, worship, mentorship outside of the orphanage walls. Learn more about Ukraine Camp Sponsnorship>>

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Orphan Sunday: 5 Ways You Can Make a Difference

November 13, 2016. Christians around the world will observe Orphan Sunday and will stand in solidarity for the vulnerable. Many churches will highlight James 1:27 and renew their commitment to visit orphans in their affliction. Whether you are a church member or a member of church staff, you have an opportunity to [...] Continue Reading »

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Adoption: A Game of Perseverance

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How to Handle the Grief You Feel for Your Child

You’ve probably been down this road before: Your child suffers from extreme depression, hurts others, or makes decisions that are against everything your family holds true. It causes unimaginable grief. How do you handle the extreme emotions you feel, while making sure your children are taken care of? I stand in [...] Continue Reading »