Our therapy centres offer parents a lifeline of fresh hope for their children's future    

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  

Make a difference! Become a FARA child sponsor today!      

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

  • New FARA documentary launched

    Posted May 23, 2016 by fara-news

    We're delighted to launch a new documentary, completed to coincide with our 25th Anniversary celebrations: a great introduction to our current work in Romania.

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  • Ewen's run boosts FARA funds

    Posted May 08, 2016 by fara-news

    FARA supporter Ewen Gibson ran the London Marathon to raise money for FARA Shops' Therapy Centres appeal. Thanks to his generous sponsors, donations are now miles above the target.

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  • Read Nydes' story

    Posted May 02, 2016 by fara-news

    In this newly published testimonial Nydes Ishiwatari describes his remarkable and inspiring journey from a state orphanage to a new life in Japan - and explains how FARA helped make this possible.

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