“Don’t Abandon school!”

We are five months in to our project to prevent school abandonment and we are really pleased with the progress we've made. We are working with 14 children who are currently in their final year at the village school. At the end of the school year they will take national exams in Romanian and Maths

Happy New Year 2016

We would like to wish all our friends a very Happy New Year and thank you for all your support. Thanks to you all 2015 was an amazing year and here are just some of the highlights of 2015.... Our Special Needs Residents;  kept progressing and developing every day, all benefitted from regular massages, speech

Exhibition August 2015

Today some of our talented Day Centre children attended an exhibition of their work at the library in our nearest town, Tecuci. They all loved seeing their work on display and were all awarded with a certificate! Afterwards our lovely Irish volunteers, Laura, Meabh and Dervla treated the gang to ice-cream in the local park

Happy Valentine’s 2015!

Here at Casa Bridget, we use Valentine's Day as yet another excuse for a party and a celebration of our love for our residents! We had different races, competitions and games all modified depending on different capabilities, followed by music and dancing. We enjoyed eating sweets and home-made, heart-shaped cakes. It was a lovely day

Good luck Liliana!

We'd like to wish Liliana the very best of luck on her first day at school in IRELAND! Liliana  and her family have been supported by the foundation for a number of years and in a variety of ways. From 2007-2013 Liliana attended our Day Centre where she developed into a bright, kind and caring

Happy Halloween 2014

Yesterday we celebrated Halloween with a fantastic party for our residents; everybody dressed up, we danced and we ate delights such as "witches fingers" and "boiled mice"! Then we went outside to chat around the bonfire, light our pumpkins and set off Chinese lanterns! It was also Ionel's Birthday and he had a great time

Summer Camp 2014

This year we were very happy to welcome back fantastic volunteers, Aoife Clarke, Zoe Nevin and Síomha Ni Mhurchu, along with their friend, Meabh Temple, who came out for her first trip. The girls set up a "Summer Camp" with our Day Centre children doing different activities every day - brilliant arts and crafts, games,

Thank you, Isobel!

A huge thank you to a fantastic volunteer! Isobel Taylor has just spent the last 6 weeks with us and we are so sorry to see her go! Isobel got stuck in from the very first day, covering for staff holidays and bonding with the residents. In her spare time she helped out in our

Aisling’s School project

Crosscause volunteer Aisling Neary from MAYO, has completed the second part of her own personal project, to provide education to the young people of Anyiboboe village, Volta region, Ghana. 2 years ago Aisling completed a kindergarden and primary school for 117 children, now a beautiful new 6 classroom junior high school offers a great future