Category: Ogra Kids

Be Our Valentine

Valentine's Day, celebrated on February 14th each year, is more than just a commercial holiday filled with chocolates, flowers, and heart-shaped cards. At its core, Valentine's Day is a celebration of love and affection between intimate companions, a day dedicated to expressing love and appreciation for those we hold dear. This tradition, rooted in both…

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Winter Boots for Kids in Ogra


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4/4 For Friends Action

We want to extend our deepest gratitude to everyone who made the "4/4 FOR FRIENDS" action at Liviu Rebreanu Primary School in Târgu Mureș such a resounding success! The children of this school wholeheartedly participated in this initiative, dedicating their time and effort to collect gift-boxes filled with clothes, school materials, and games as a…

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Summer Clothes Drive 2023: Welcome to the LIVADA SUMMER STORE!

We currently are working with approximately 500+ children/teens in orphan group homes and in our prevention of abandonment ministry. ALL of them need new athletic shoes, socks, and underwear. For the abandoned kids in state-care and the LOC kids in our private full-time care, we also need approximately 270 complete summer outfits. Please consider joining with…

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School Supplies From Stichting Livada

Pavel, Nina and Adelin happy for their new supplies It’s September again, which normally would mean school is back, even though this year we were nervous things would change, we were happy to know we will start school again in person, in September. Things did change, hugs and kisses were replaced by fist bumps and…

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Ogra High School Students Preparing for Winter

Children, after all, are not just adults-in-the-making. They are people whose current needs and rights and experiences must be taken seriously. — Alfie Kohn A few years back we strated our continuing educational program in Ogra, by supporting the teens that graduated 8th grade to be able to attend high school or vocational school in…

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School Supplies for the Children in Ogra

“Education is not to reform students or amuse them or to make them expert technicians. It is to unsettle their minds, widen their horizons, inflame their intellects, teach them to think straight, if possible.” -- Robert M. Hutchins This quote represents best what we are trying to do with the children from the school in…

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The Fruit of Our Work!

This end of spring has been very celebratory for us, as we had so many of our children from different departments graduating High- School and also the university. I remember for years ago, the first week of school in 9th grade for Elemer, Larisa and Denisa, as they walked in the school yard nervous of…

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Meet Our Staff -Nicole Triff

In 2012 I moved to Romania to work with the LOC Foundation in a Roma community in the Prevention of Abandonment Department in Ogra. I originally planned to stay 5 years - 5 years in which I wanted to invest in these people; families, children, adolescents. At first we had different programs with children, where…

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Springing into Programs at Ogra

For the second semester of this school year, we’ve been able to expand our afterschool programs at Ogra in order to give the kids more consistency. This semester, we’re working with around 20 kids from 1st-3rd grade. Each class comes for an hour of homework help, math practice, and reading exercises three days a week.…

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