Summer at the Samuel Centre

Lunch on the veranda at St Raphael's

An outing to remember for FARA’s extended family  

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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 the poorest and most marginalised children and young people in Romania.

Our vision is of a world in which all children and young people, regardless of 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

  • Seed drill reaches destination

    Posted Oct 27, 2014 by faranews

    Staff at OAT Farm were over the moon earlier recently when a specialist seed drill arrived at its final destination after a long trip across Europe from Worcestershire, England, courtesy of Kimbolton Castle Rotary Club.

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  • A success story - ten years on

    Posted Oct 21, 2014 by faranews

    In May 2003 HRH the Prince of Wales attended the opening of FARA’s OAT Farm in Spataresti. There he was photographed being greeted by four-year old Nelly, an orphan for whom FARA had arranged foster care. Now Nelly has written a letter to us with the story of her life since then, and attached...

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  • Happy Birthday Foyer!

    Posted Oct 16, 2014 by FARA News

    The Foyer Foundation in Satu Mare celebrated its twelfth birthday on 1 October. Since its founding an impressive total of 127 young people have been helped into independent living.

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