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

  • 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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  • Football friendly boosts funds for FARA

    Posted Aug 31, 2015 by faranews

    FARA has just received a generous donation, thanks to the generosity of Scottish football supporters. Here’s how it happened.

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  • Szily's talent wins through

    Posted Aug 23, 2015 by faranews

    Banyi Szilard, known to his friends simply as Szily, is an up-and-coming painter at the Northern Theatre in Satu Mare. His life has been a struggle. But thanks to FARA's Foyer centre his prospects were turned round dramatically.

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