Ivanchuk Family

Ukraine Family #42407 – $29 per month


More than twenty years ago, Rita and Mykola got married in a small city Rivne, northwest of Ukraine and gave birth to two daughters, Zoryana and Diana. Mother Rita has been always open to listen about the Lord. In 2000 she got saved and accepted water baptism. Rita started new life with a Lord, she had hope that her husband would join and support her and family in the new life with faith and God.

During next years five more children were born in the family: Nazar, Myroslava, Olesya, Maksym and Tymofiy. After the birth of Tymofiy, father started drinking and left the family. All the children missed the father badly and asked him to return home, which he did. Mother accepted him, and they tried to have a new start, new life, and gave birth to another child, Vitaliy. Unfortunately, nothing changed with father Mykola and his behavior. After a while he started drinking again and became violent with his wife. Rita applied to the court. There has been three long court sessions and finally Rita and Mykola have been officially divorced.

The family is in a very difficult situation now. There is no father, no alimony, mother doesn’t work, children are depressed because they want their father to be with them. The children didn’t see the worst, what happened between their parents.

All children are very nice and relatively healthy except Tymofiy. He has inherited chest deformity and needs a lot of medical care. youngest in the family. Older daughter Zoryana is a speech therapist. Diana is a student at the State Humanitarian University. Six children attend school. Nazar is in the eleventh grade. His favorite school subject is history. In his free time he likes to play soccer. Nazar wants to be a builder. Myroslava is in the ninth grade. She likes English at school. After school she attends piano class at music school. Myroslava wants to be a translator when she grows up. Olesya is in the seventh grade. Her favorite school subject is IT. She likes to make cakes. She attends the piano class at music school too. Olesya wants to be a teacher in the future. Maksym is in the fifth grade. His favorite school subject is soccer. Maksym learns to play the piano at music school. He wants to become a pilot. Tymofiy is in the third grade. He likes lessons of math at school. He attends a saxophone class at music school. He has recently had a plate installed inside his chest to fight deformity. Tymofiy wants to be a music teacher. Vitaliy is in the first grade. His favorite school subject is natural history. He likes to play with a construction set. Vitaliy wants to be an architect when he grows up.

Mother and children go to local Evangelical church, they pray for peace in Ukraine and for their father to accept the Lord.

Sponsorship of the family will be an encouragement and a blessing. Please keep them in your prayers.