Ed Dickson 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. Ed has been serving children since that day.
has been working with Loads of Love since 2006. Initially, she was helping children with special needs, and then the Lord revealed a huge opportunity to help adults with special needs. Now she realizes that she was being prepared for this all her life.
When she was growing up, she was afraid of people with special needs, but gradually that fear gave way to compassion. Now she is driven by a passion to give these people a full life
Sergey and Anya Bajenov
have been serving with Loads of Love for over 20 years. They are helping orphan children in Kyrgyzstan.
Regional Director, Middle East
Hanna Massad is our partner in Jordan (where he leads a vibrant group of Iraqi Christians) and Gaza (where he pastored the church for many years).
has been serving with Loads of Love in Ukraine for 12 years. He has witnessed amazing miracles while coordinating surgeries and rehabilitation for orphans and children with special needs. Over 200 very special children have been literally put on their feet through thid work!
Dima gets extreme joy from helping these children and ensuring they receive the care they truly deserve. Dima says, "When we help others realize their dreams — God helps us realize ours!"
Hanna Massad was a poor Greek Orthodox kid born and raised amidst the injustice and violence of Palestine’s Gaza Strip. He hungered for the God he didn’t know and learned to love unconditionally the people who hated him. Loads of Love has partnered with Hanna to provide humanitarian assistance to Iraqi refugees in Jordan.
directs an amazing team who ring crafts, Bible stories and games to children in orphanages in Ukraine. She coordinates summer Bible camps for over 1,000 children each summer and also runs the McJoyful Christmas program!
Program Director, Ukraine
Tanya founded and manages our programs in the public schools of Ukraine.
Program Director, Ukraine
Lena is the pastor of a church in Ukraine and provides training courses for children in public schools and vulnerable families.
has been working with Loads of Love in Ukraine for over 20 years. She serves, along with a group of enthusiastic volunteers, at the Orphanage for Children with Special Needs in Krivoy Rog, Ukraine.
Her team provides food, medicine and other essential goods for the children. They help them with games, crafts get them outside for fresh air and exercise. They even organize birthday parties to ensure that these amazing kids never feel forgotten. Success is seeing the kids realize their potential and receiving the genuine love they give so freely!