Summer at the Samuel Centre

Lunch on the veranda at St Raphael's

An outing to remember for FARA’s extended family  

With your support we can bring joy to Romania's children

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Introducing FARA

FARA provides a loving family life for some of Romania's most neglected and abandoned 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 by providing care, recovery, training and integration, special needs education and social support while giving Christian values and hope for the future.

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

Latest News

  • Celebrations at St Gabriel's

    Posted Sep 08, 2014 by FARA News

    FARA’s St. Gabriel’s home has just celebrated its 15th anniversary. It was in 1999 that it opened its doors to the first group of abandoned children and offered them a home where they could always feel cared for and loved.

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  • A helping hand for a Baia basket weaver

    Posted Sep 01, 2014 by faranews

    Thanks to financial support from sister charity Open Hands, FARA has been able to assist nine poor families in Suceava County. The Arsenoaia family in the village of Baia is typical.

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  • A special day at St Gabriel's

    Posted Aug 22, 2014 by faranews

    In late August, children from St.Gabriel’s welcomed a special visitor: graphic designer Dan Horja, who stayed with them for the day. Dan told the children about traditional Romanian pottery and ceramics and then taught them how to shape and paint clay. In turn, the children and the volunteers...

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