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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.

 

MWB Voice - summer edition is out now!

17 June 2016

The Summer edition of MWB Voice is out now! In this edition we explore why the family is central to our work and how supporting families helps keep children safe...

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Surviving the siege of Mostar: Miona's story

16 June 2016

Miona Boskovic is Mission Without Borders' Programme Manager in Bosnia-Herzegovina. When she was 16 years old, her family lived on the west side of Mostar. On May 9th 1993, the siege of the city began. It was one of many battles during the bloodiest war Europe has seen since World War Two...

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Surviving a concentration camp: Slika’s story

09 June 2016

"We were running from house to house, through fields and forests, until there was nowhere left to run. Then the soldiers picked us up, put us in buses and took us to the concentration camp." Today, Slika lives in the isolated town of Glamoc, in north-west Bosnia-Herzegovina. Before the blood...

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Milan Dunovic visits MWB soup kitchen

19 May 2016

This week the Vice President of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Milan Dunovic, visited MWB's soup kitchen in Glamoc. The soup kitchen provides regular meals, company and comfort to around 90 older people in the community...

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MWB holds emergency anniversary appeal for families in Ukraine

21 April 2016

On the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl tragedy, Mission Without Borders is appealing for sponsors to support families living in poverty in Ukraine...

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Meet Sarkis

16 March 2016

"When I was 16 in 1985 I heard the word 'Christ' for the first time," Sarkis Ovanesyan, Mission Without Borders Field Manager in Bulgaria says. "Before then it was forbidden, as under communism, religion and Christ were taboo in Bulgaria. I was given a copy of the Gospel of John and I read it al...

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10 years of delivering soup to vulnerable people in Sarny, Ukraine

03 March 2016

This month the Sarny Soup Kitchen, part of MWB's community centre in Sarny, Ukraine, is celebrating its 10th anniversary. Since 2006, nearly 2,000 isolated older people and individuals with disabilities have received support from our 'ministry on wheels...

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MWB Voice

25 February 2016

The Spring edition of MWB Voice is out now! In this edition we go back to our roots as an organisation who smuggled Bibles across the iron curtain and reflect on how this has influenced our work today.&nbsp...

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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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