Fun at camp

Children up and down the UK will be looking forward to their summer holidays in a just a few days time, and it has also been holiday time for our children in Romania too!  Towards the end of last month we were delighted to be able to hold a summer camp for the children of the rural community in Negresti, Romania.   Continue reading

Success for Roshan

Child Sponsorship does more than just provide a lifeline for children and young people; it also helps they break the cycle of poverty by investing in their education. Some are lucky enough to go on into higher education and Roshan from Nepal is one of these young  people. Despite struggling to make ends meet Roshan is doing really well and his work was recently selected as an ideal paper to use for future lessons. Continue reading

Anti Trafficking Programme kicks off in Romania

The city of Iasi, where we work in Romania, has the dubious title of “sex capital of Romania”, and each year thousands of adults and children are trafficked within the country and internationally. These people end up involved in enforced slavery, prostitution and drugs. Our aim is to protect the young people that we work with from the horrors of human trafficking and for that reason we have begun a new and improved Anti Trafficking Programme.  Continue reading

Latest Appeal: A Tractor for the Micro Farm

free tractorWe have been amazed at the progress that the Micro Farm has made in the relatively short time that it has been up and running. The next step to grow the project is to purchase a tractor and this  is now a real necessity for the Micro Farm. There are many things that can’t be done without machinery; at the moment they are only able to use horses which require care and have to be looked after and they are not able to use these horses to plough for cereals, meaning that it must all be done by hand.
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Winter at the Micro Farm

IMG_5128The Micro Farm in Romania continues to grow from strength to strength and through the winter we have seen how preserved foods and poly-tunnels have allowed the farm to be productive and feed the community all year round! The animals are doing well (in fact you will read below about our new additions) and the people in the village are able to farm them so that they have a constant supply of meat for the canteen which feeds the community.  Continue reading