Shkinder Family

Ukraine Family #42151 – $29 per month


There are ten people in Shkinder family. They live in a five-room house in a village Tarasivka, not far from Kyiv. Father Vitaliy is a welder-flattener at car-repair shop and mother Natalia stays home looking after children.

Natalia and Vitaliy got married long ago. When Natalia was pregnant she was diagnosed with toxoplasmosis. The prognosis was very serious and she was advised to abort the baby. But all relatives and friends have been praying, and Vitaliy and Natalia started going to the church, repented, got saved and the answer was a healthy girl Diana born in June 2006!

After Diana, Natalia gave birth to seven more children – Eduard, German, Violetta, Emilia, Milana, Daniel and Olivia. All children are healthy and friendly, older ones – Diana. Eduard and German – go to school. The rest stay with their mother at home. Diana attends a violin class at music school. After school she likes to play soccer. Eduard’s and German’s favorite school subject is drawing. German and Eduard like to play soccer after school. Violetta is going to start the first grade next fall. Emilia likes to draw and Milana to sculpt. Daniel and Olivia love to play with toys.

The whole family attends a local church. “We see God’s hand protecting our children during all our family life. We love and praise Him,” said mother Natalia.

Sponsorship will be an encouragement and a blessing to this big Christian family. Please keep them in your prayers.