Maria’s Story: You Are Never Alone

Maria Osipchuk is a 79-year-old resident of the village of Borzoa in the Chemihiv region. She spent her entire working life as a teacher at the local elementary school, but is now retired. Even though she poured her entire life into helping and guiding other people’s children, she has no family of her own. In […]

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Boxes of Hope

Through our local partner on the ground, GAiN is providing yellow boxes for displaced people in Ukraine. A single yellow box provides a week’s worth of food for a family, and one box is delivered each week until the family has received four yellow boxes. Our local partner also takes time during each weekly delivery […]

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On the Move in Morocco

This past September, Morocco was rocked by a 6.8 magnitude earthquake that killed more than 2,900 people and injured approximately 5,500 others. The earthquake struck the western side of the country, damaging remote villages in the Atlas Mountains as well as parts of the historic city of Marrakech. GAiN swiftly stepped in to assess the […]

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Football and Fresh Bread

This past March, GAiN’s DART (Disaster Assistance Response Team) visited Turkey to help provide housing, including tents and tiny houses, to those who had lost their homes in the devastating earthquake that occurred in early February. One of the team members named Mitch shared about an encounter she had with a family whose home was […]

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Just a Haircut

There is so much power in restoring human dignity. Our DART team who were responding to the Turkey earthquake was able to participate in a distribution with GAiN’s local partner, First Hope Association. With their local volunteers and staff, we distributed hygiene kits as well as food and blankets for families in a community outside […]

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He Had Compassion in Ukraine

“I can’t do everything, but I can do more than nothing.” – Ian Daniel, founder of He Had Compassion Since the war began in February 2022, Global Aid Network (GAiN) has sent disaster relief to Ukraine to help shed light into the oppressive darkness that has become people’s waking reality. In addition to GAiN Germany […]

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Family in Unlikely Places

Tyler C., one of the team members of the DART Team, recounts his interaction with a family in Turkey who lost their home because of the earthquake: “Are you afraid of another earthquake?” I asked 10-year-old Taner* from Iskenderun. “Maybe after the first three – but not anymore,” he replied. We passed the phone back […]

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People Need People

A colourful children’s playground stands firm amidst the waves of rubble from collapsed buildings in Antakya, Turkey. For Beste, now the only child around these streets, having a playground is a miracle that helps to distract her from the traumatic experience she lived only a few days ago. Swinging and climbing up the slide is […]

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Hope Amidst the Rubble

The following is is a message sent from the GAiN DART Team, who left for Turkey on February 22: Greetings to the GAiN family and supporters. We are still shocked by what we see around us in the disaster zone. We just spent the night in a house surrounded by mountains of rubble. A few […]

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Local Love in Syria

The aftermath of the earthquakes that shook Turkey and Syria on February 6 have continued to wreak havoc and death. This devastation comes at an already vulnerable and difficult time for both countries, with cold winter storms sweeping the region and an ongoing cholera outbreak threatening to further dishearten the people of Syria. Sources report […]

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