Volunteering

Favorite Mentoring – The Pilot Project

Mentoring | Group Picture

In 2007, I realized that one of the main issues for the children from Romanian disadvantaged families and orphanages is the lack of a positive mentor figure. In the disadvantaged families, the parents usually had no time to spend with their children being too busy with work to ensure family … Read more →

Mentoring Project – Planetarium Visit

Mentoring Project | Planetarium

In the Mentoring Project we tried to form partnerships with many other organizations, from non-profit to commercial and the public sectors. I was happy to see that the large majority of the organizations that we approached for help with our project replied positively and sometimes ended up getting more involved … Read more →

Mentoring – A Day at the Zoo

Mentoring Project | Zoo Visit

As part of the Mentoring Project activities, the mentors and mentees spent a great, sunny day at the Zoo. It was a much needed day. First, the children enjoyed learning about each animal while enjoying snacks. The mentors always love to feed them a ton of sweets before taking them … Read more →

A Safe and Colorful Place to Play

Playground | Oarja

In the Habitat Community in the village of Oarja there are now over 100 children living. They did not have a safe place to play since the area is far from the city and is near a busy road. After seeing the children playing in the street while cars sped … Read more →

Mentoring Project – A Weekend in the Carpathian Mountains

Mentoring Project | Carpathian Mountains Camp

The culmination of the Mentoring Project was a weekend in Bran, in the Carpathian Mountains. The children were so excited to get there. They had been anticipating the fun activities and time to spend with their mentors for months. When we arrived at the camp ground, we were first served lunch. The … Read more →