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

  • Jane Nicholson speaks about FARA

    Posted Apr 25, 2016 by superuser

    In a short, newly commissioned video (with Romanian subtitles) Jane Nicholson MBE, FARA's founder and Chair, reflects on all that FARA means to her as the charity celebrates its 25th anniversary year.

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  • Baia children take a first step away from poverty

    Posted Apr 18, 2016 by superuser

    The small community of Baia has a well-equipped kindergarten. But many parents send their children attend only infrequently, or not at all. Now FARA has found a great way to encourage them.

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  • A Royal Greeting for FARA

    Posted Apr 01, 2016 by superuser

    FARA is pleased to publish a message received from our Royal Patron, HRH The Prince of Wales, to mark our 25th Anniversary. We are delighted to have the continuing support of His Royal Highness. His kind words are a wonderful endorsement of our work.

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