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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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Orphan Outreach Spring Update

We are enjoying the nice weather at our weekly after-school program in Reghin. It is fun to be able to run around and bond with the kids when they first arrive, before we move on to lesson and organized game time. Recently, we watched an animated version of the story of Jim Elliot. After which…

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Enjoying Spring at The Baby Hospital

Livada’s ministry at the baby hospital continues. Highlights tend to come with cute expressions or delighted smiles or laughs as the children experience life. It’s the little things, whether that be learning to roll over, clap hands, stand, or, for the older children, just getting out of their cots and being able to run around…

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Chickens at Casa Juliana

This spring, the Casa Juliana homestead has expanded to include 10 chickens. The kids and Remi worked to build a new and improved chicken coop last summer and fall, and have been waiting all winter for our spring chicks to arrive. Having chickens in the yard is great as it provides an opportunity for the…

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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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Birthdays Should Matter for Everyone

Kid’s birthdays aren’t about the size of the party, it’s about how special they feel on their birthday. A child is going to remember who was there, not what you spent on them. They outgrow toys and outfits, but they never outgrow time and love. This is what we wanted to do with the children…

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Follow Up February 2019 Update

The kids have been back to school for over a month now and our weekly program in Reghin is back in swing. We are currently working our way through the end of the story of David. This past week we created a new activity that we will do each week with the kids. We bought…

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Meet Our Staff- Gabriella Simon

In my 14 year of work at LOC Foundation I had the opportunity to work with all the children from different departments with whom LOC worked with.  I started in 2005 as a social mom for 10 children at Casa Ana, then continued as a mentor, living in an apartment with three of the girls…

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Baby Hospital Update

As we start this new year we are continuing in our work at the baby hospital with a few new changes and faces. We are very thankful to have a new member join us on staff with the cradle care ministry. She officially stepped into her role with the ministry at the beginning of February.…

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Warm Boots for Children in Ogra

„Life isn’t about getting and having, it’s about giving and being” Kevin Kruse This quote always reminds me that no matter how much I have, I will not be trully fulfilled unless I invest my time and energy into helping others that are less fortunate than me. I believe this is what our volunteers and…

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