A strange country, a family who has lost everything, and an orphan.
They have come to Moldova in the tens of thousands. To date 105,000 Ukrainian refugees have left their homes and their land, running from the horror of war. A week ago they were living a normal life. They had dreams, weddings were planned, babies were expected, school, and University lay ahead, a life full of ordinary stuff.
The freezing cold and the long line ahead of them as they wait, brutally reminds them those days are gone forever. All they remember of that life is the thud of bombs and the whistle of missiles as they ran for their lives.
Customs and immigration reminds them again they are foreigners in this country, it’s a stopping point on the way to the west. It’s been days since many have eaten, hungry babies cry uncomfortable in soiled diapers with no replacement. They can’t remember their last shower.
How could this be happening?
The next faces they see are just kids, nothing special, just kids. What they don’t see, is the suffering these “kids” have endured in their short lives, these kids live in Vatra Village, these kids are miraculous. Many once orphaned, now living in hope and peace rescued from human trafficking, now giving and sacrificing to help refugees!
For hours they have been making care bags full of the things that were once mundane. Water, wipes, toothpaste, a packet of normalcy in an insane world! For the few minutes they meet, the smiles on these “kids” faces are the first glimpse of humanity the refugees have felt for what seems to have been an eternity. Maybe, just maybe it will be ok.
Our kids, are being Gods hand extended. Your giving is making it possible. Thank you!
By going to our website www.theorphanshands.org/give there is a donate button there. Your gift, large or small will help us love immediately others! Please love generously! Thank you.
You can call today: 334-456-5544
Or By Mail:
The Orphans Hands
P.O. Box 35
Clinton, TN 37716

Pure and undefiled religion before God and the Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their trouble – James 1:27