Category: Ogra Kids

Summer Activities in Ogra

It has been a wonderful summer in Ogra. We had sun and we had rain, but most of all we had the Lord’s blessing and protection through it all. We were able to use the school in Ogra for four weeks to run our activities. Every day from 10am to 12pm we had a program…

Read More
Step by Step

“It doesn't matter how slow you go as long as you don't stop” Confucius Sometimes in our work in Ogra it feels like we are taking small steps, but we are reminded everyday seeing these kids that the important thing is to keep going and not to stop. Three years ago we started enrolling the…

Read More
Christmas Parties Bring Great Joy

  We are in the final stretch of joy-filled Christmas parties for all of the hundreds of orphans and at risk Roma kids we serve in Mures County Romania. We partner with Samaritan's Purse AND supplement the gifts with age appropriate aid, a feast, singing Christmas carols and worship songs, and reading and explaining of…

Read More
Being “Strong and Courageous” with the Ogra kids

This past week, we had a team come from Peachtree Baptist -  Atlanta, Georgia. The team of Georgians dove into the week with fervor and excitement. This week was also the first week of campers from the Ogra ministry. It was awesome to see both ministries combine forces to pour into the lives of these…

Read More
Camp Activities in Ogra

The first two weeks at Ogra have been great! My intern partner Alaina and I have loved every minute and are excited for more time with these precious kids. In the mornings we have the little kids who are 5-7 years old.  They have a bible lesson, singing, crafts, games, and “kindergarten” centers.  After lunch…

Read More
Christmas with the gypsy children of Ogra Village

God blessed our work in Ogra this year with many many more regular children, so we had about 180 gypsy children at our Christmas party!!!  Our teenagers helped with the preparation for the big day.  Some of them were involved in the theater and others made many different decorations, so that the majors’ hall would…

Read More
The Ogra kids in Livada’s day camps

Another week of camp is down, and the summer is coming to a close fast. This week we had the Green Acre's team joining us to tackle the task of the big kids from Orga. Similar to last week a lot of the kids can't read or write because they are not receiving the right…

Read More
More Day Camps in Ogra village

The last two weeks of the Ogra program were very special because we got to interact with kids that are closer in age to us. Watching them grow and develop into the "teenage stage" was exciting and challenging at times. The last week of Ogra camp came and went all too quickly. The middle and…

Read More
Day Camps in Ogra village

The Ogra camp program is four weeks long and takes place at the village school and consists of sixteen team members. Those include two Livada American interns, three Livada staff (Nicole, Niss, Remi) and eleven Romanian volunteers. The program consists of two parts; mornings with younger children (5-6 years old) and afternoons with middle children…

Read More
Update on “Girls Club” in Ogra

Our weekly meetings with the teenager girls this year were very productive. We had a lot of craft work to do and in the last two weeks we started knitting. Nobody knew how that works so Anca, our volunteer, and me (Nicole) had to learn how to knit again. We hope that a little project…

Read More
COPYRIGHT © 2015 LIVADA ORPHAN CARE. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
Make a Donation
Paybal button