Youth Development

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 →

Favorite Mentoring Project

Mentoring Project

There is little known about mentoring children in Romania. There is a strong need for the less fortunate children from orphanages and disadvantaged families to have safe and educational time to learn and grow. Mentoring children is an essential part in any community. Children that come from working families spend … 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 →

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 →