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OUR TEAM

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Ed Dickson

Overseas Director

Ed and his family have been serving orphan children, seniors, refugees and local churches in Ukraine, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and the Middle East since 1996.

Ed was born in Canada, raised on a tomato farm, and received a Masters Degree in Agricultural Economics. One day, visiting orphan children in Ukraine, his life goals were changed. He has been serving children since that day.

PROGRAM DIRECTORS

Alex is the pastor at church in Ukraine and is our connection to the former Mennonite colonies here.

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Alex Makaiov

Program Director, Ukraine

Anya Zaichko

Program Director, Ukraine

Anya manages our child sponsorship program and coordinates assistance for orphanages and families in need.

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Anya coordinates our programs assisting special needs children and adults in Dnipro.

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Anya Kozub

Program Director, Ukraine

Anya Boyarskaya

Program Director, Ukraine

Anya manages our mission teams and is also responsible for communications.

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Irina has been working with Loads of Love for 15 years.  Now she works with adults with disabilities in a neuropsychiatric boarding school. She founded and runs the Krasnovka Camp Project.

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Irina Kryzhanovskaya

Program Director, Ukraine

Loads of Love has partnered with Hanna to provide humanitarian assistance to Iraqi refugees in Jordan.

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Hanna Massad

Program Director, Middle East

Lena Taran

Program Director, Ukraine

Lena coordinates summer Bible camps and also runs the McJoyful Christmas program! Her team works in the orphanages.

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Olya Slobodanyuk

Program Director, Ukraine

Olya has been working with Loads of Love in Ukraine for over 20 years at the orphanage for children with special needs.

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Tanya Belashova

Program Director, Ukraine

Tanya founded and manages our programs in the public schools of Ukraine.

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Tanya Brusnik

Program Director, Ukraine

Tanya assists with our efforts to help families with special needs children.

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Zhenya and Bogdana live in Poltava and coordinate outreach to orphanages and youth.

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Zhenya and Bogdana Sidoruk

Program Directors, Ukraine

Vitaliy Kolonii

Program Director, Ukraine

Vitaliy is developing our summer camp for special needs children, Sasha's Dream.

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REGIONAL DIRECTORS

Lena is the pastor of a church in Ukraine and provides training courses for children in public schools and vulnerable families.

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Lena Giniatulina

Regional Director, Ukraine

Sergey and Anya Bajenov
have been serving with Loads of Love for over 20 years. They are helping orphan children in Kyrgyzstan.

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Sergey and Anya Bajenov

Regional Directors, Kyrgyzstan

Project manager, translator, team assistance.

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Alfiya been working with Loads of Love for over 15 years. She is helping seniors and the homeless in Uzbekistan.

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Alfiya Muchamedzhanova

Regional Director, Uzbekistan

Tanya Bashinskaya

Regional Director, Ukraine

OTHER TEAM MEMBERS

Dima Zaichko

Medical Director, Ukraine

Lidia Lepehina

Treasurer, Ukraine

Dima has been serving with us for 13 years. He is responsible for our operations and other medical projects and he does it with joy.

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Lidia pastors a church in Ukraine and handles all our accounting and reporting processes.

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Yury Soroka

General Assistant, Ukraine

Often referred to as 'the jack of all trades', Yury is a superstar who helps make all our lives just a bit more fun.

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