BENITA (Grassroots partners in Romania) have just sent photos of the families and children receiving their second emergency parcels of food, and household necessities. This time funded by your generous donations. Quite a process! The need of these families is extreme… but the shopping by the team was done in Lidl! … we were also […]
We sent this email out today…. Every sponsored child in Romania is part of a family with great need. Many of the families’ main carers cannot work due to long term illness, with a high proportion suffering from cancer. So when the government, in response to the growing Coronavirus epidemic, ordered a lock down, BENITA […]
Big push today. Team worked to their limits. Lights installed and #solarpanel so could go on #building the #bedroom! Roof done. #Render started. Bedroom wall nearly done. Tomorrow is last day, we #plasterboard the ceiling, finish the bedroom and render.
In reverse order (take a look at the last pictures first. They show where this family was living before Grassroots started building them a home.), here are pictures of the Grassroots team in Romania this week. Some have been interviewing sponsored children (£8 per month supports a child in ways that dramatically change their experience at […]
Today the interview team and the building team merged. The children who will be living in the new home being built by the team were taken onto the Grassroots sponsorship scheme. The children are now more than excited about their new home and sponsorship provides them with the school things they are lacking to help […]
Sharon and Ruth are in Romania this week visiting all the children sponsored via Grassroots. This involves driving long distances to their homes which are often in quite remote settings. The scenery is stunning. Building stability and value into a child’s life takes time. It has been wonderful to meet children for the first time […]
This is the place this family lived in before… then they knocked it down and started to prepare the site … and the family started living in a shelter until the build could be done… then the UK team members set off from Luton airport to join the Romanian team members… on […]
Back in January a house burnt down in Silivasu, Romania. Iacob Murza, who works with us to try to help the most needy families in Romania to have adequate homes, started working on fund raising to so he could get the family a new home. They are a poor family with 4 children. They were […]