Blog2, Calculate This
Our Director in Zaporozhye, Olga Rubel, had meetings scheduled for the entire day. I met with our financial advisor who provides guidance on how ensure that we are doing as much as we can with the legal framework work of government. The laws for charitable organizations in Ukraine are always evolving and we are committed to working within that framework. Later in the morning I visited the Prometei Centre and met with preschool children who have special needs. Together with other Mennonite organizations such as the Family Centre and the Florence Centre we are supporting programs for these children. Coming out of a major conference, which we sponsored in December 2014 in Zaporozhye, we are now involved in a joint program with a school to graduate some of these children into grade one this September. I met with the school principal and reviewed some classroom changes we are funding to accomodate these children.
Maybe this book has been transformed to teach us more than math. It can teach us how violence can destroy numbers, take away the answers to questions, destroy equations and equality, and make holes that almost impossible to repair.