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

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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.

You can make a vital contribution to FARA's mission by giving to our 2015 Raising the Roof on Poverty appeal.

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

Latest News

  • Baia pupils go back to school

    Posted Oct 11, 2015 by faranews

    It's back to school for children on FARA's rural development programmes. This can be a challenging time for parents - but rising pupil numbers show they put a high value on their children's education.

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  • Roofs rise in Bahna Arini

    Posted Oct 03, 2015 by faranews

    Renovations at Bahna Arini village are well on the way to completion, thanks to the generosity of donors and fundraisers in the UK.

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  • Happy Birthday Emmanuel Centre!

    Posted Sep 20, 2015 by faranews

    September 14 was the start of the new school year in Romania – and also the first anniversary of the opening of the Emmanuel drop-in centre in Suceava.

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