Pia Jerslund from Mission East's board has just visited Armenia for the first time in 24 years. She says: - Children with disabilities come out of isolation and parents form groups where they support each other, yes, there has been a change of attitude in the whole society.
Marthen Malo wanted originally to be a pastor in order to help the poor on the home island of Indonesia if possible. Today, he lives out his “care gene” in Afghanistan, where he leads Mission East's relief efforts.
How to recover from war, death and destruction? The resurrection message of Easter demonstrates the life force that flows through nature and gives hope that also refugees and displaced people from Ukraine can return to a more normal life again.
Families from Eastern Ukraine are fleeing from bombs that destroy houses and entire neighborhoods. They would rather stay together but do not know how the war will develop, and so they wait in Western Ukraine.
1.1 billion people live in mountainous areas where there are risks of floods, mudslides, droughts and forest fires due to climate change. Mission East participated when Nepalese authorities and local aid organizations discussed options to mitigate climate disasters for Nepal's poor mountain people.