DirectConnect provides greater quality of life for individuals and communities through minor construction and infrastructure improvements. This includes upgrades to shelters and orphanages through the installation of quality windows, upgrading bathroom/shower facilities, and structural improvements to kitchens and sleeping areas.
Infrastructure projects we have implemented include wheelchair ramps and small bridges made of concrete, with safety railings, that connect villages, replacing the old bridges that were made from bamboo.
How We Are Helping
Many homes in the villages of Belarus are quite old and in need of repair. We were asked if it would be possible to repair the roof of a home of a widow and her three children. We agreed to provide the funds and are happy to report that the repairs have been...
A flight of stairs, even a short flight can be a insurmountable barrier to a person being in a wheelchair. Bahrije was in a similar situation, not being able to easily leave her home. People with disabilities understand the old saying "so close, yet so far away". We...
We are beginning to expand our efforts in Ukraine. Our first visit to Ukraine was in October of 2016 with the purpose of assessing the needs. We made contact with someone in Ukraine who was willing to assist us in visiting places and finding those needing our...
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