Our friends in Ukraine

For those of you who have been involved with, or following our projects for a while, you may have been worried about the several youth groups and community organisations we support in Ukraine.

Our heartfelt sympathies go out to all those who have been hurt or killed in the recent turmoil and violence there, and to those who love them. We have of course been wishing for a rapid, peaceful solution, and naturally welcome today’s news regarding elections — although Aid Convoy absolutely does not adopt any partisan stance.

Meanwhile though, we have been in touch with our friends in the country in recent days, and can happily report that the current machinations have not significantly affected the cities or villages where they are based; these are primarily somewhat north of Kiev (close to Chernobyl in particular), a fair distance from the present violence.