About us

ADRA Ukraine is part of the global network of the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA), which operates in more than 130 countries. ADRA International was founded in 1956 as one of the Seventh-day Adventist Church (SDA) branches and has consultative status within the United Nations Economic and Social Council.

The main task of ADRA is to support people in need and the most vulnerable segments of the population, improving their lives, making them more active and successful in overcoming difficult life situations.

The charitable organization ADRA Ukraine has been officially registered and has been implementing humanitarian projects since February 21, 1993. ADRA Ukraine helps victims of conflicts and disasters, IDPs and their families, orphans, social orphans in orphanages and shelters, hospital patients, helps people in hot spots, the disabled and the elderly, and promotes a healthy lifestyle.


Since the beginning of the Euromaidan and the armed conflict in Donbass in 2014, ADRA Ukraine has provided assistance to more than 950,000 people

Michael Kruger, ADRA President

Michael Kruger joined ADRA in August 2014 as vice-president for finance. Kruger graduated as a certified public accountant  in 1992 and soon opened a private practice in Johannesburg. Prior to joining ADRA as a staff member of our management, Kruger provided audit and consulting services to the agency for many years.

Where we work

Our work covers  millions of lives in more than 118 countries. Our field approach allows us to provide immediate assistance in times of crisis and a real partnership with the communities we serve.