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

  • Generous friends donate birthdays to FARA

    Posted Nov 01, 2015 by faranews

    Everyone loves a birthday, including that warm feeling which comes with opening gifts from friends and relations. But recently two friends of FARA gave all this up and urged friends to donate the amount they would have spent on a gift.

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  • School pupils say 'Thank you for the boots!'

    Posted Oct 19, 2015 by faranews

    Children in a small village near Suceava, weren’t looking forward to winter. The next few months brought the prospect of a painful trek through the snow to school each day, wearing leaky boots. Now all that has changed, thanks to FARA.

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  • 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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