Les Amis de Svieta

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  1. Trip report fall 2008

    Friday December 5th
    Mission completed 🙂
    Pascal has been driving from Nikolaiev to Odessa airport from where he is now flying via Prag to Zurich.
    Thursday December 4th
    Weather today is better, no rain and no fog.
    After visiting the Baby House of Kremenchuk, Pascal and Vika are heading back to Nikolaiev, from where Pascal will be flying home to Switzerland tomorrow afternoon.
    Wednesday December 3rd
    Today it was still overcast, but less fog.
    First, Pascal and Vika visited potential suppliers for Vika’s shop in Nikolaiev. Then they were heading for Kremenchuk. Today, as a bonus, it was also raining 🙁


  2. LAdS has got a new car

    Previous LAdS car was sold successfully. Thanks to generous donations Les Amis de Svieta Ukraine and Vika are motorized again 🙂

    New LAdS car is a Mazda 3

    Our Mazda is a 2nd hand car that has been sold by a bank. It is two years old and has just 40,000 kilometers.

    Further pictures of new car can be seen here.

  3. Trip report fall 2007

    Friday October 12th
    Pascal is back home in Switzerland.
    Pictures and more detailed reports will follow, once Pascal has recovered from this trip.

    Our car for this 6,000 miles trip with one of the drivers at the wheel!


  4. There is more than work

    The major part of our time during a trip to Ukraine is devoted to visits, to discussions with multiple stake holders and to meetings at building sites. But there are also entertaining moments:

    Supper with our Nikolaiev team


  5. The team of LAdS Ukraine

    You might not know the Team of ‘Les Amis de Svieta’ (LAdS) in Ukraine, as you didn’t take the time to search the archive on our web site.
    Here from right to left: Vika (director of LAdS Ukraine and member of the Swiss steering committee of LAdS), Galina and her daughter Lada.


  6. Future of Ukraine’s AIDS assistance remains uncertain

    From Kiyv Post on June 28th 2006
    It’s been over two months since the World Bank suspended a $60 million loan to Ukraine to help it check the spread of HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis in the country, and despite the fact that both sides have said they want to restart the assistance, it remains unclear whether this will happen any time soon, if at all…
    Full article here

  7. Information about Ukraine (updated)

    The Ukraine became an independent republic in 1991 and changed its name to Ukraine (without “the”).