Latest in the design plans as the construction team is working on  the engineering drafts for building Stephen’s Home. Layout for the basement that will serve as the cold/root cellar for the home. Freezers are not a commodity in Ukraine.  Storage of fruit and vegetables […]

For many of you keeping up with Oksana, one of the gals who’s close to my heart, she is so looking forward to having a place in Naomi’s home. When I shared with her this last week that we bought land for Naomi’s home it […]

Today is Friday Jennifer and Joe Brown offered their time again today to work with Sasha to transplant trees, take out trees that got infected and put in new trees in the therapy garden at the Stephen’s Home plot before winter sets in. So grateful […]

THE HOUSE DESIGN FOR STEPHEN”S HOME This is what we are going with, the Ukrainian designers approval of the floor plans we submitted to them with very minor changes. From here the construction designs can begin.

So the unanimous vote by the board was for option #1. The owner was willing to come down in price to $8000 and this past Tuesday, October 14th, the payment was made and ownership papers were given over to our director, Sasha, on behalf of […]

We have a meeting with the Board of Director’s of PROMISE, this coming Thursday, to decide whether or not to purchase one of 4 different plots available for Naomi’s home. Below are some images of the plots we are considering in the village of Darivka, […]

WORK IN THE THERAPY GARDEN Jennifer and I went through the fruit trees, after consulting two other ladies with green thumbs, and discussed which trees needed to come out, which trees are healthy and can stay, how many apple trees we really wanted as a […]

The plot for the therapy garden is just now beginning the transfer process of documents from the owner, Larisa, to PROMISE. We’ve had to wait as local offices are changing across the country to consolidate the number of little offices in villages, to one local […]

Over this past week Jennifer and Joe Brown, along with Sasha and I have done some major cleanup work on the property. The perimeter has needed to be cleared and Sasha’s done almost all of the edges in preparation for the plot to be officially […]

Spent a few more days this week working the land that will be the therapy garden plot for Stephen’s home. With the hot sun these days, watering the transplanted trees is the main focus, though weeding is going to be a never ending endeavor if […]