Schoolbags for the Orphans of Tsunami

László Kövér, Speaker of the Hungarian Parliament, brought gifts to children in South Asia who became orphans after the 2004 tsunami, and now live in a children’s home supported by Hungarian Baptist Aid (HBAid).

One-year Program to Prevent Human Trafficking

Hungarian Baptist Aid (HBAid) is launching another one-year program to prevent human trafficking.

Hungarian Helpers after Hurricane Sandy

Hungarian Baptist Aid (HBAid) is in work at a station set up by North Carolina Baptist Men on the campus of Rutgers University.

Visiting ‘Help’ Village in Sri Lanka

Sándor Szenczy, the president of Hungarian Baptist Aid and Dr. Béla Szilágyi, the director-general of the organization visited the ‘Help’ Village built a couple of years ago in Sri Lanka after the disaster of the tsunami of 2004.

Two EU Grants Coming Soon

Hungarian Baptist Aid (HBAid) is planning to provide educational programs that align with the EU Millenial Development Plans (MDG) and other global issues with European museums through the framework of the˝”Museo Mundial” grant.

’Don’t throw it away!’ – European Youth with Environmental Awareness

Child and Youth Education and Development Center of Hungarian Baptist Aid organized an international youth program at the end of June 2012. 5 nations (French, Romanian, Polish, Italian and Hungarian) met and worked together with the support of Youth in Action (Fiatalok Lendületben Program). They stayed at the International Youth Camp and Center in Égervölgye (Égervölgye Nemzetközi Ifjúsági Tábor és Központ) which is situated next to the Aggtelek National Park (Aggteleki Nemzeti Park).

Two HBAid representatives in Vojvodina, Serbia

The media attention on the distressful situation of the predominantly Pakistani, Afghan and Indian refugees, hiding in the woods and wetlands around Subotica, a town in the Vojvodina region of Serbia, has intensified during the past weeks. HBAid paid a joint visit to the refugees together with Zoltán Nyúl, a Vojvodina member of our staff. Two representatives of a peer organisation, the Eastern European Mission, Hungary now maintain an everyday relationship with the refugees and currently provide food and medicines for 20-30 people. There were several instances when hospital treatment was secured for some of the refugees as well. The Eastern European Mission’s resources are limited, and in many cases, they represent the only hope of survival for the refugees.

Rescue 24 in the Front Rank of the World

Rescue 24, the special rescue team of Hungarian Baptist Aid took second place in the international rescue team contest called Rallye Rejviz 2012, held this year in the Czech Republic. The Rallye Rejviz contest, where the best lifesavers of different nations put their abilities to the test, has a fifteen-year-long history behind it.

Presentation in Tamási

Hungarian Baptist Aid set out on a country-wide instructional tour to draw the attention of Hungarian secondary school students to the dangers of human trafficking.

Moderate Earthquake in Haiti

A 4.6 magnitude earthquake hit southern Haiti last Wednesday. The epicenter was in the southern region of the country, close to the capital, Port-au-Prince. There was no serious damage, but because of the memory of 2010 earthquake, people fled to the streets frightened.

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