After her mother’s death, Olga* found herself all alone. She stopped talking to people and leaving the house, cutting herself off from her contacts. There were even several suicide attempts.  Upon learning about Olga’s story, the National Pioneers Initiative (NPI) team in Europe immediately mobilised to make a home visit. This is their story. We […]

Iryna is a young Ukranian woman who was born with various disabilities and orphaned as an infant. Iryna grew up in an orphanage and only left in 2014 when, as a young adult, she moved to Orlovskoye, a town in Eastern Ukraine and the site of major military actions just two years later. Being an […]

One day a man came to a tent that belonged to the ministry of the NPI pioneers in Eastern Ukraine. He asked if they baptise children, according to the Orthodox tradition. The man had heard about Jesus when he was in jail and he had already asked Jesus for forgiveness. Following this first visit to […]

Sofia* is a kindergarten teacher in Ukraine. She likes her job, is married and has financial stability, all of which make her known as a successful person in her village. A team of NPI pioneers that worked in Sofia’s neighbourhood collected toys to give them out to children in need during one of their evangelism […]

Dana*, a 12-year-old girl from Ukraine, grew up without her father. Her mother, Alina*, told the girl that he was constantly on business trips and would come home one day, but Dana eventually realised that he had left them and started a new family. Although Dana was living with her brother and mother, no one […]

My name is Oleksy*. I live in the Donetsk region of Eastern Ukraine. When the war in Ukraine began I was very upset and afraid it would reach my town, but then I realized that it could also bring opportunity for some changes in my town, as well as in the whole country. I have […]

Milena* from Armenia wrote to us 4 months ago. She said she was seeking God and needed Him in her life. She also asked us to help her pray because she would get distracted every time she tried to pray alone. A CV online volunteer contacted her and offered to pray together. During their conversation, […]

A woman from Armenia contacted us seven months ago. She feared that her family suffered from a hereditary curse because every March, since 2008, she had something strange and unfortunate happen to her. The woman told us that her parents had both died before they turned 59 and asked for prayer to be set free […]

Anna* wrote to us: “May I speak my mind what I think about my life here?” The following message was very touching: “I am hated by my classmates. I am betrayed by my friends. I am tired to live a lie, please, help. I am on the edge. I want to die. But I know […]

Nastya* wrote to us about her nicotine addiction two months ago. She wanted to quit smoking badly, but never had the self-control to go longer than a few hours without a cigarette. In her email to us, she wrote: “I am beginning to stop believing in my strength and I need help.” One of our […]