From the start it was obvious that assistance towards education would be a huge asset to all communities. School extensions were built, students sponsored, and basic toilet facilities provided. To ease the daily life of villagers in remote areas, various building and transport issues have been addressed. These include building a footbridge over a crocodile
Casa Ion is our family home where long-term volunteers Claire and Ionel Melinte live with their five children. Casa Ion was constructed in 2008 specifically for three local children, recently orphaned and sent to the state “Placement Centre” where they were miserable. After a year of difficult negotiations, red tape and court cases, in 2009
Outside the gates of Casa Bridget there is a continual need to assist poverty stricken families. Many still live in difficult conditions. Families with many children live in single room shacks made of clay and straw, without basics such as running water or electricity. There are also a number of elderly and disabled villagers who
After years of handing out donations in the village we realized that the best way to try and break the poverty cycle is through education. Therefore, in 2007 we, together with our Italian friends “Noiperloro” built a Day Centre on the grounds of Casa Bridget. This project provides schooling, hot meals, washing facilities and clothing to 40
Casa Bridget is a home in the village of Nicoresti, in the Galati County, South East Romania for 16 special needs young adults formally resident in appalling state orphanages. Our residents are thriving under the love and care shown to them by our qualified social assistants and also benefit from our in-house physiotherapist and nurse.