Everything in the container was donated or purchased to send to help with the set up of the new trade school barn by CRMF, packed and coordinated by Jack Stephanyk and his friends in BC, who have come with two work teams here in the last couple years.
For more photos of the unloading go to our other blog...
Garry and Victor had to negotiate with the company in Kiev about what they would get for the 30% of the cargo promised to them for acting as our agent on Monday. and they got some of everything. Most importantly we got the farm equipment to use for the school farm, and even some stuff for the students, like winter coats, some mattresses and bicycles to ride to work (the girls from the far house
There are students wearing green ski school coats today to class, and we were able to use some stuff for the new Sasha who arrived yesterday. He is an 18 year old orphan and had been living under a bridge and in stairwells in Zaporosia for two years, collecting cardboard to sell (he could make 70 grivna a day doing that.)
|Some of the clothes that were in the feed mixer|
|augurs and a hay elevator will make live easier for the students|
|tools for the work|
Garry is really excited that the table saw made it, it will be so useful for next year's renovation project, there were so many things we could have used one for, but he couldn't even find a decent one to buy. Anyway, we are amazed "the box" finally made it here! Thanks to everyone who made it possible.