Author: Nathanael Burke As a very young child, Narcis was abandoned by his biological parents. Fortunately, he was also adopted at a young age by parents who now love and care for him as their own. Narcis’ parents have been trained to understand the impact of trauma on his development and to recognize the influence […]
Do you remember the 3 extraordinary children, with significant medical deficiencies, that through a miracle found families in one of the most difficult periods in human history? Stelian has Down syndrome, Gabriel has tracheostomy and gastrostomy (he breathes and feeds through tubes), and Eric has hydrocephalus, West Syndrome, and at least for now, he can’t […]
Romania Without Orphans Alliance awarded for lobby and advocacy campaigns in the field of child protection and adoption.
Ten’s of thousands of children now have a better chance to find a family. The Romania Without Orphans Alliance (RWO), at the PR Award Gala, on Wednesday, November 25, 2020, received the Gold Award distinction for the best lobby and advocacy campaign of the year. In awarding the distinction, the competition’s jury analyzed how RWO […]
The first Romania Without Orphans online Summit just finished. “Everyone can do something” was the message that stuck in the minds of the participants and the most common response was “it didn’t last long enough”
Stelian, Gabriel, and Eric, three one-year old children, with major medical problems were abandoned in a Bucharest hospital. At a time when such a thing seemed impossible, these children discovered what Christian hospitality and the warmth of a family means. The adventure of them and their daring parents inspires us and challenges us to dream and act more..despite the pandemic.
Historical decision of the Romanian High Court: Family-based foster care can no longer be restricted!
The Romania Without Orphans Alliance (ARFO), represented by the Law Firm of Rațiu & Rațiu, obtained a definitive judgment of the High Court of Cassation and Justice (ICCJ) that cancelled certain restrictive provisions in the law governing the placement of children in family based foster care within the child protection system. Back in 2015, the Ministry […]