Radical Change

In Central Asia, many children who come to Grain of Wheat camps or clubs live in regions where the average salary is $100 a month. Most families have three or more children. To say that 11-year-old Aziz* has a very hard life is an understatement. For as long as he can remember, his father has…

Labelled Disabled No More!

Picture this, being labelled mentally disabled by the government, simply because you were born to a struggling single mom, or a parent who is involved in crime, alcohol or drugs. This is the bleak reality for many kids in former Russian countries. Irina* is one of these kids. She lacked any parental nurturing which left…

Light will prevail

Increasingly, the government makes it very difficult to organize Christian outreach in Central Asia. Because of this, a special training conference will be held in November (2013). The aim will be to unite the children’s ministries that are working within this political context. Interview.        Can you describe the back- ground that makes…

Away from the Snake Killer’s Tent!

When Grain of Wheat’s Krasnoyarsk team from Western Siberia heard about the deep poverty both physically and spiritually that engulfs the majority of the Mongolian population, they were compelled to do whatever it would take to bring the Good News of Jesus to the children. Little did they know what discouragements and blessings lay ahead.…