Month: October 2015

Empowering volunteers

One of the purposes of our work within the Gypsy Community in Ogra is to empower each individual to be involved in the activities and desiring to be an example for the others around. One of the ways we do this is by recruiting the teens in the community to be our volunteers. Larisa, graduated…

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Foster to adopt
Steps to Healing – Foster to Adopt

Being aware of the severe impact of trauma on child development that comes from difficult environments, starting this month, we introduced a new area in Foster to Adopt program structure: equipping parents with skills to care for traumatized foster children. This type of training has been adapted from Dr. Karyn Purvis and Dr. David Cross’s…

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Christian Charities
Livada welcomes Vio Gaga

My name is Viorel Gaga, and I was born on January 15th 1961 in Arad, Romania. At the age of nineteen, I received Jesus Christ into my life as Lord and Savior. After high school I attended University and graduated with a degree in Chemistry. It was here that I met my future wife, Daniela,…

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Christian Charities Romania
Prevention of Abandonment Ministry

In November of 2009 Fundatia LOC began a new ministry in the local community, the Prevention of Child Abandonment. The activities take place in Reghin, an area near Targu Mures with almost 2300 gypsies. Our objective is to improve the quality of life for the children and disadvantaged families, prevent school abandonment and prevent the…

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