"The situation in Macedonia is very serious because of the refugees and also our own political crisis. We ask your prayers:
- For resolving the refugee crisis
- For our AGAPE team's protection in the volatile Tabanovce camp
- For our daily needs
- That our team members can be a real testimony and a sign of hope to these people
God bless you,"
Mircho Andreev, President of AGAPE, Macedonia
"On the northern border at Tabanovce we had another big problem. Around 1,500 migrants are stuck in the camp which is only a transit centre towards Serbia. In the UN tents, there is probably space for only 200 people, but now, there are around 1,500, mainly Afghans. We used to provide one meal a day here, but now we have provide for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The problem is becoming bigger and bigger because of the NGO's resources are being weakened.
"People are staying in the UN tents in the belief that they will still get the opportunity to go towards the West, but the reverse is true.
"We, AGAPE, are present there every day and our main tasks are to provide fruit, bread and boiled eggs, through which people are getting vitamins and protein. Every day we distribute large quantities of bananas, oranges, apples, kiwis, dates and between 1,500 to 2,000 boiled eggs. Also, every day, 600 to 1,000 cups of tea - we need money for tea, sugar plastic cups...