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MISSION WITHOUT BORDERS :UK
"Reaching people for Christ: Helping people out of poverty into a sustainable future."

News

The latest from our field countries and UK supporters.

 

2015: Our achievements

13 January 2016

We're pleased to release our review of 2015, containing our key achievements and highlights of the year...

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The Dayton Agreement: 20 years on

14 December 2015

On the 14th December 1995, presidents Izetbegovic, Tudjman, and Milosevic, of Bosnia, Croatia and then-Yugoslavia, respectively, signed the Dayton Agreement in a small town in the US state of Ohio. The agreement marked the end of Europe's bloodiest conflict since World War Two. Two decades ago...

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Protests rock the Albanian capital

10 December 2015

This week, thousands of Albanians took to the streets of Tirana in protest against the government...

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Katyusha and Villy's Struggle for Survival

03 December 2015

Katyusha and Villy have been our beneficiaries for three years. They have been sleeping rough for 5 years. Villy has been with cerebral palsy since her birth. Katyusha and her husband took a loan for Villy's medical treatment and rehabilitation. Katyusha's husband died unexpectedly and the situa...

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MWB concerned for Ukrainian refugees returning to war-torn east of country

24 November 2015

Mission Without Borders (MWB) sends humanitarian aid to eastern Ukraine as concern grows for refugees returning to their ruined homes this winter...

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Legacy gift helps vulnerable children

19 November 2015

Leaving a gift in your will is a wonderful way to make a positive impact on the lives of vulnerable people in Eastern Europe for many years to come. We recently received a legacy of £30,000 - this is what we were able to achieve with such a substantial donation...

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MWB International visits the Sarny Centre

12 November 2015

Last week, MWB International's new fundraising writer Tom Allen visited the Sarny Centre in Ukraine. The centre provides free education and training opportunities to vulnerable young people in the region, but increased running costs have put the centre's future at risk...

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MWB to support Syrian refugees in Bulgaria

10 November 2015

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees estimates that 5,000 refugees will enter Europe every day this winter. Of the six Eastern European countries MWB works in, Bulgaria has been most significantly affected by Europe's refugee crisis. Bulgaria is the poorest country in the EU, but it...

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Surviving the Gulag: Ana’s story

10 November 2015

"I must serve soup for my guests", Ana says in her room at the elderly care home in Slimnic, Romania, which Mission Without Borders supports in partnership with a local church. Ana is 93, and is of German-Saxon origin, an ethnic group who populated Transylvania for centuries until the fall of...

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MWB fights to keep educational centre open in Ukraine

05 October 2015

Emergency measures are being taken to try to save MWB's Sarny Centre from closing down in Ukraine. The centre provides vital training opportunities to children living in deprivation who would otherwise lack access to education and employment, but is threatened with closure due to spiralling...

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MWB Voice

25 September 2015

In the Autumn edition of MWB Voice we explore the issues of justice and equality, and how they affect boys and girls living in poverty in Eastern Europe.&nbsp...

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Praying for a safe harvest in Ukraine

24 September 2015

Unexploded shells in the East of Ukraine have been reported, endangering lives during the Autumn harvest.&nbsp...

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Catch up with Cristi, Doris and Debora!

18 September 2015

Remember when we introduced you to Cristi? After his mother abandoned him and his younger siblings, his grandmother took them in. Life is hard for Cristi, who wakes up at dawn every day to tend to the family's animals before school. His grandmother relies on him to help feed the family...

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Catch up with Pavelina, Daniel and Daiana!

10 September 2015

This year, over 3,500 children across Eastern Europe attended MWB's summer camps. We would like to thank everyone who donated, spread the word and even held their own fundraising events for summer camps. Your generosity helped make this year's camps a huge success - thank you...

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UKRAINE: Kostyantyn shares his refugee story

01 September 2015

Kostyantyn was a church pastor in his home town of Makiivka, which is 16km outside Donetsk and forms part of the region that has been most badly hit by the conflict. He has three children aged 11, 14 and 16. When militants occupied his community, Kostyantyn's church was subject to regular intimi...

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Children in Eastern Europe go back to school

01 September 2015

Children across Eastern Europe return to school this week, ready for exciting new challenges and experiences. However for some of the region's poorest children, the cost of preparing for the new school year is a burden their families cannot afford...

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See the impact of your support in Moldova

12 August 2015

Your support helps us build the capacity of communities to overcome poverty...

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MWB Voice

22 June 2015

In this special edition of MWB Voice we explore the concept of community, and the effects of poverty on community members at different stages of life...

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Refugee Week 2015

16 June 2015

More than 2 million Ukrainians now have refugee status, having been forced from their homes by the ongoing conflict with Russia. Over 800,000 Ukrainians have sought asylum overseas, while 1.2 million Ukrainians are internally displaced across the country - fleeing the Eastern regions of Donetsk...

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