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