Caring for those Under Fire

When Sophia, a JDC social welfare caretaker in Donetsk, was visiting a 97-year-old client one morning, a massive explosion shook the building. Sophia was shaken, but she quickly resumed her daily duties: cleaning her client, cooking breakfast, and after making sure she was OK, going to her next appointment.


“I understand I can be killed or injured, but I try not to think about it,” she says. “Caring for these people gives me strength and courage.”

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