Our residential training centres give young adults the skills they need for lifelong employment    

Our community homes help damaged and disabled young people reach their full potential

Our education and social support programmes provide lasting solutions to rural deprivation

Our small family homes offer traumatised and vulnerable children security and love

Your donation can bring joy to the children and young people in our care    

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Introducing FARA

FARA provides a loving family life for some of Romania's most vulnerable and neglected children. Based in Bucharest and two rural areas we provide:

• family-style homes

specialist therapy programmes

special-needs education

in-school support programmes.

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Our Mission and Vision

Our mission is to transform the lives of some of Romania's poorest and most vulnerable children and young people.

Our vision is of a world in which all children and young people, whatever their social status, ethnicity or religion, grow up with freedom and dignity in a loving, protective environment.

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Each life saved is a miracle, for these are children who were lost, as if they never existed.

Latest News

  • Jane Nicholson is 'Woman of the Year'

    Posted Mar 01, 2015 by faranews

    FARA Foundation’s Chairman Jane Nicholson was in Bucharest on 24 February to receive a prestigious award from the Romanian magazine Avantaje.

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  • Let it snow, let it snow!

    Posted Feb 15, 2015 by faranews

    Half-term holidays have been a special treat for children in FARA’s family homes. Even the winter weather didn’t stop them from having a great time in Romania’s stunning outdoors.

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  • St Teresa's children inspired by local students' visit

    Posted Feb 08, 2015 by faranews

    Even the smallest children in FARA’s family have an answer to the question ‘What do you want to be when you grow up?’ And if you were now to pop that question to those attending St Teresa’s complex needs centre in Falticeni the chances are you’d get the reply ‘A student!’.

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