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Sunday, February 5, 2017

Chronicle of LifeNets Stories from April 2015 to December 31, 2016

  1. LifeNets eNews December 27, 2016
  2. LifeNets lends support in an unusual way to help those in terminal stage of life. Michelle Mickelson tells this compelling story of special animals giving comfort in a special way. (June 30, 2016)
  3. War in Ukraine last updated August 10, 2016 Helping with refugees from Eastern Ukraine
  4. United Youth Camp Zambia August 2016 Report
  5. Cameroon Livelihood - Beauty Salon (August 7, 2016)
  6. Continual Scholarship Updates ( last updated July 24, 2016)
  7. Borehole Completed in Remote Western Zambia! (October 13, 2016)
  8. August 2016 Maize Distribution to Alleviate Hunger in Malawi
  9. LifeNets 2017 Calendar
  10. 2015 LifeNets Annual Report
  11. Mapoko, Zambia Church Building Opened October 8, 2016
  12. Report from paraplegic Ivan Sobolev in Chernihev, Ukraine (October 2, 2016)
  13. LifeNets eNews September 12, 2016
  14. Computer Arrives for LifeNets Scholarship Student in Zambia
  15. Knit Hats From Two Sources Come to LifeNets and Good Works in One Day!! (September 30, 2016)
  16. Ukraine Refugee Report (April 2016)
  17. Heartwarming LifeNets story from South Africa about wheelchair delivery by our volunteers.
  18. Latin American Scholarships June 14, 2016
  19. Helping with Malnutrition in Guatemala (June 15, 2016)
  20. Working in the Chernobyl, Ukraine area (June 2016)
  21. Letter from Scholarship Graduate in the Philippines (June 11, 2016)
  22. Cincinnati East UCG and LifeNets Provide Food Security in Malawi (June 10, 2016)
  23. Colin Kubik Works as a Volunteer at the "Revival" Centre in Chernihev, Ukraine (June 2016)
  24. Food Security for Malawi Family (May 25, 2016)
  25. 40 Mosquito Nets Distributed to Christian Community in Northern Brazil (May 24, 2016)
  26. 2016 ABC Charity Auction Raises $4,600 for LifeNets Projects in Brazil (May 5, 2016)
  27. Zambia 2015 report by Nawa Talama (May 6. 2016)
  28. LifeNets Helps Young Coma Victim in Texas (May 6, 2016)
  29. Travelblog of Victor and Beverly Kubik to South Central Africa in April 2016
  30. LifeNets Well and Self-Sustaining Agricultural Project in Northern Brazil Update (March 19, 2016)
  31. Reports from LifeNets-Sponsored "Light of Love" Mission in Ukraine for Street Children and Orphans (February 19, 2016)
  32. Teaching Degree Scholarship in Kenya (March 13, 2016)
  33. LifeNets Sponsors Annick Stefanin for Thailand Mission 2016-2017 (March 11, 2016)
  34. LifeNets Supports Halfway House in Tartu, Estonia (February 23, 2016)
  35. The story of Valdur Vesingi - a continuing ten year commitment (February 23, 2016)
  36. Hunger affecting millions in Southern Africa - we help in Malawi and Zambia (February 19, 2016)
  37. We provide TIMOKO machine to help children learn coordination -- in the Chernobyl area. (February 15, 2016)
  38. Report from "Revival" Centre in Chernihev, Ukraine (February 15, 2016)
  39. Khust, Ukraine Young People's Community Outreach helped by LifeNets (February 13, 2016)
  40. The Story of Sinta in Malawi - posted February 13, 2016)
  41. YouTube by one of the Youth Corps volunteers in Guatemala earlier this month describing Eagle's Nest Project Good Works/LifeNets (January 6, 2016)
  42. ABC April 2015 Charity Auction Raises $8000 for "Light of Love" Charity in Vinogradov, Ukraine
  43. LifeNets Partners with Guatemala Eagle's Nest Orphanage Project (January 22, 2016)
  44. LifeNets Borehole in Cambodia Completed mid-January 2016 (January 18, 2016)
  45. LifeNets Brazil Cattle Project
  46. Decenber 30, 2015 eNews
  47. Maloca of Mascou, Brazil Borehole Update (/December 1, 2015)
  48. 2014 Annual Report
  49. Australia Youth Card Project Raises Nearly $8000 for LifeNets Developing Nations Scholarship Fund (November 29, 2016)
  50. LifeNets Assists in Sending Clothing to India (November 28, 2016)
  51. School Supplies, Shoes and Uniforms for Guatemalan Children (November 24, 2015)
  52. LifeNets Prenatal and Neonatal Clinic Being Built in Salima, Malawi (August 201)
  53. LifeNets Sponsors Australians for Youth Corps for Projects in Chile and Jamaica Jamaica (July 31, 2015)
  54. Kids 4 Cows Gift to Family in Horinchevo, Ukraine (July 25, 2015)
  55. LifeNets Volunteers Returning from Ukraine (July 18, 2016)
  56. Kids 4 Cows - Brazil report (July 17, 2015)
  57. Contstruction of Security Wall and Three Shops in Lilongwe, Malawi (July 16, 2015)
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  59. Highlights of LifeNets-sponsored camp in Vinogradov, Ukraine (July 6-17, 2015)
  60. Chilemo Orphans Club in Mufumbwe, Zambia
  61. Supporting Life Gaps project: TRIKE!
  62. UCG Ukrainian/Russian Translator's Imperiled Life --  Good News Update! (May 22, 2015)
  63. HOW TO GET A HIGH NATURALLY - LifeNets lends support in an unusual way to help those in terminal stage of life. Michelle Mickelson tells this compelling story of special animals giving comfort in a special way.
  64. Livelihood project in Colombia - furniture-making (May 19, 2015)
  65. 2015 Scholarshps for Brazil (May 17, 2015)
  66. LifeNets Scholarships Added to Two New Countries Tonga and Cameroon (April 15, 2015)
  67. Derrick and Cherry Pringle's Trip to Western Zambia April 2015 -- Amazing Story! (April 13, 2015)
  68. LifeNets Zambia Report by Nawa Talama, Director (April 12, 2015

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Suzan Johns of Ephrata, PA is helping fund LifeNets projects thruogh Suzan's BeadforLife Marketplace. See how you can help! (posted November 4, 2014)

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Friday, August 15, 2014

Monday, July 7, 2014

  • Latest edition of LifeNets eNews from Beverly Kubik which covers some of our most recent stories of caring for the disadvantaged in Thailand, Zimbabwe, Central Indiana, Guatemala and more!,%202014.pdf
  • Denny's Tractor. The Luker Foundation, through LifeNets, donates $10,000 for tractor to be used by Legacy Foundation in Thailand for operation in small rice paddies. We are so happy to see this be able to help more people with food security. MORE at 
  • LifeNets supports Life Gaps School in Central Indiana which now manufactures TRIKES for disabled children in Central America.

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

  • Jorge de Campos returns from Brazil with great report and pictures of our growing LifeNets cattle program. Read more.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

  • Upcoming Summer 2014 Mission to "Light of Love" Mission in Ukraine
  • LifeNets Australia helps fund school supplies, uniforms and shoes for Guatemalan children. See photos and report.
  • LifeNets sponsors two more young adults Michael Slocum and Julia Stewart for teaching mission in Thailand. We have a total of three going for the 2014-2015 year. Please read more about the participants and mission at

Saturday, March 8, 2014

Sunday, January 26, 2014

Monday, January 13, 2014

  • Jed Sy along with her brother Jong Pilapil is serving a life sentence in the Philippines for a crime she did not commit. I visited her and Jong on July 14, 2013. They have earned great trust in prison and were allowed laptop computers that LifeNets provided. MORE.

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

  • Delivery of LifeNets Kids for Cows animals in Zambia. See report. Thanks to all who are making this happen

Monday, December 9, 2013

  • After the November 8, 2013 Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) struck Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines, LifeNets around the world has come to aid of victims. Pictured above is LifeNets affiliate in Japan sending first shipment of 1000 items of children's clothing. Follow progress at

Sunday, November 12, 2013

Thursday, October 3, 2013

Sunday, September 22, 2013

Thursday, August 29, 2013

  • Jorge de Campos returns from Brazil with great report and pictures of our growing LifeNets cattle program. Read more

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Thursday, June 6, 2013

  • LifeNets received a donation from the Stars 4H Club in Parker Colorado that we had never heard of. The young people found our work of note and wanted to support it. We were very moved. See more at   

Sunday, May 26, 2013

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Sunday, March 17, 2013

Thursday, March 7, 2013

  • LifeNets member Neil Wallis participates in 7000 km road rally driving through 7 countries in Southern Africa, giving LifeNets exposure and giving out hundreds of pairs of shoes to poor people along the way.  Great story!

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

  • We establish new service program in South Africa: Live Clean Program to be presented to groups of vulnerable children in order to provide them with a message of hope and practical techniques for daily living in an attempt to alleviate emotional and mental suffering.  It will be headed by LifeNets Southern Africa chairman, Monique Webster.

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

  • In January 2013 we recorded these three short testimonials from our LifeNets Developing Nations Scholarship Fund students who tell us of their ambitions and progress. They are studying to be a doctor, social worker and school teacher--none of which would have been possible without a a Developing Nations Scholarship grant. Please take a look at the three minute YouTube video above. We thank All of God's Children 501 (c)(3) in Lansing, Michigan that has just provided $4000 towards the Zambia scholarships.

Monday, February 11, 2013

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Monday, January 7, 2013

Saturday, October 6, 2012

  • LifeNets helps farmer get water from stream onto his land. In April of 2012 we provided hosing to connect  gasoline and treadle pumps to send water from the stream and a reservoir over his acre of land that provides livelihood for a large family. MORE
  • Three young adults complete first phase of LifeNets and Good Works hydroponic project in Guatemala.  We hope to expand our project to provide food security in urban areas. MORE
  • LifeNets has provided financing for  completing  of Dunya Orphans School in Kosele, Kenya for 70 children.  Read more at

Thursday, September 20, 2012

  • LifeNets also helps sponsor Charles Wilson on extended mission to Thailand to work with Burmese and Thai community. See more at

Sunday, August 19, 2012

  • LifeNets drills challenging borehole in remote Nalubanda North in Zambia on July 22, 2012.  Success came after dreaming about it for 12 years!  Will serve up to 500 people in community. Share in our rejoicing by reading this inspiring report!
  • LifeNets 2011 Annual Report is now online. See a summary of our activities and financial report for the last reporting year.

Thursday, July 12, 2012

  • Omaha teens helping send humanitarian items to Malawi, third poorest country in the world. Project was led by Briana Murphy in he green above. MORE.
  • We sponsor five workers on Project working with Vinogradov children in western Ukraine from July 3-18. This is the fourth of year of this valuable program and you can read more about it here.

Sunday, June 10, 2012

  • Part of our disaster relief for the Japan went for a new artificial eye for a 7 year old boy in Fukushima helped by our ophthalmologist LifeNets representative in Japan. MORE!

Sunday, June 3, 2012

  • LifeNets helps sponsor mission to Thailand for Hanna Reisdorff starting June 11. Please read

Sunday, April 29, 2012

Monday, March 26, 2012

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Monday, March 12, 2012

  • Kids for Cows Update.  We thank children who through LifeNets help children get milk in Brazil, Zambia and Kenya 

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Sunday, March 4, 2012

  • Giovane Macedo and Laura Macedo from Montes Claros, Minas Gerais, Brazil are very grateful for the LifeNets scholarship that they are receiving to help them in their graduate studies. Read update about our most successful LifeNets program.

  • We're pleased to receive this report from the LifeNets Orphan Care Centre in Malawi that includes photos. The introduction of goats to help provide milk for the orphans is working well. Read Dr. Chilopora's report.

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

  • LifeNets is now supporting Dunya Orphans School in Kosele, Kenya. We love supporting well-managed indigenous projects that have already produced good outcomes.  Please read more and see how you can help at

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

  • Kids for Cows Update.  We thank children who through LifeNets help children get milk in Zambia and Kenya

Sunday, December 18, 2011

Sunday, August 14, 2011

Wednesday, August 3, 2011







Thursday, July 21, 2011

  • Read the latest in the inspiring story of Ivan Sobolev from near Chernobyl. Ukraine, who was paralyzed in diving accident 10 years ago, but has not given up on life. LifeNets has helped him since 2003

  • LifeNets has been pleased to be on the ground floor of the Chernobyl's "Revival" Centre of Rehabilitation of Disabled Children since 1996. See their video on right that gives some history of the center. More on our website at

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Saturday, July 9, 2011

  • "Revival" Centre for the Rehabilitation of Disabled Children in Chernihev, Ukraine on its 15th Anniversary June 23. LifeNets has worked with this Centre since before it opened in 1996. 
    See latest updates and photos

Monday, July 4, 2011

  • Update on the new LifeNets project: The JohJan LifeNets school in Migori, Kenya.  MORE  Watch YouTube video above by John Elliott that tells the story about the building of the school. Posted July 4, 2011

Sunday, June 26, 2011

Saturday, June 25, 2011

Saturday, June 18, 2011

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

  • Latest update today.  LifeNets will be helping with earthquake victims and will facilitate relief to victims through our friends in Japan. You can donate on our Japan page.  100% of donations will go towards relief.

Sunday, March 20, 2011

  • It's been almost 25 years since the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. We have been working with and are a part of the "Revival" Centre in Chernihev, Ukraine since April 1996-- before it opened in June of that year. 
    See latest updates and photos.

Sunday, March 13, 2011

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

  • Bev Kubik gives Lions 400 pair of eyeglasses for Central America.

  • We are so proud of our LifeNets scholarship student Cephas Chapamba of Malawi who graduated with a diploma in Clinical Medicine. MORE

Monday, December 20, 2010

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Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Saturday, November 6, 2010

  • Updates to the LifeNets Wheelchair Project. Testimonials and new chairs received.

Sunday, October 31, 2010

Friday, October 29, 2010

Friday, October 22, 2010

  • LifeNets is exporting the success of the ten-year old experience in Zambia to Kenya and Zimbabwe.  Leaders from both those countries traveled to Zambia in April 2010 to learn about how we have helped communities achieve food security and a higher standard of living.
  • 2010 treated mosquito net distribution in Chapita Village, Malawi. The people of the village greatly appreciate the work being done not only to improve the nutrition and health of the children, but by the latest gifts of treated mosquito nets. The first ones were distributed in January and February, during the rainy season of the year when malaria is prevalent.  The remainder of the distribution of 200 nets occurred in August.  See Story  (posted October 22, 2010)

  • LifeNets FIRST rice project. This is in northern Malawi.  A one-time investment provides long-term support for family

Thursday, September 9, 2010

Sunday, September 5, 2010

  • Fifth Annual Mandan, North Dakota LifeNets Triathlon August 22, 2010.  Great success! See story and pictures!

  • LifeNets is finally registered as a non-governmental organization (NGO) in Malalwi on July 12, 2010.  More.

Sunday, August 29, 2010

Thursday, August 26, 2010

  • Miss Washington, Devanni Partridge, promotes LifeNets at Seattle Rotary fundraiser on April 17, 2010.  It was a fantastic evening that helped raise more than $11,200 for building the JohJan LifeNets school in Migori, Kenya. See story and photos of our biggest fundraiser to date.

  • Update on the new LifeNets project: The JohJan LifeNets school in Migori, Kenya. Posted August 26, 2010  MORE

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Thursday, August 5, 2010

  • Update on JohJan LifeNets Academy  in Migori, Kenya. Major LifeNets project.

Saturday, July 24, 2010

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Wednesday, July 21, 2010

  • The LifeNets 2009 Annual Report is online.  It will be mailed to friends, donors and volunteers about July 23.  View it in PDF

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Sunday, May 16 , 2010

Tuesday, April 27 , 2010

  • New LifeNets initiative for Naomi. See her FACEBOOK PAGE

    Shortly after birth Naomi developed Athetoid Cerebral Palsy due to severe  jaundice, resulting in damage to her basal ganglia... MORE.

Monday, April 12, 2010

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

  • Change for Change jar to collect change for a LifeNets project, in this case the Street Kids in Vinogradov, Ukraine. Would you like a laminated poster to put into a jar.  Write to us at for poster and instructions.

Sunday, April 4, 2010

Sunday, March 28, 2010

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Friday, March 12, 2010

Thursday, March 4, 2010

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Friday, February 5, 2010

  • 3rd Annual Boot Scoot Barbecue Dinner and Auction Benefiting the LifeNets Developing Nations Scholarship Program -- March 6, 2010 at the Fort Worth Stockyards.  MORE!!
    2007 Boot Scoot
    2009 Boot Scoot

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Friday, January 22, 2010