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Providing life experiences and opportunities to orphaned and abandoned children and young adults in Romania since 1991…

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“School for Life Romania has changed these people’s lives by providing education and activities for young adults who would not otherwise have received it. They have employed Romanian special needs teachers who work alongside these young adults and support their journey towards independence.”    Robert Carlyle OBE, Patron

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Sian, Olivia and Anjali’s return to Siret, July 2014

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Building on our work last summer promoting intensive interaction with the Speech and Language Therapy Department at Leeds Metropolitan University

Read about their experiences here!

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We are a small charity run entirely by volunteers in the UK so we can ensure that over 99% of all your donations go directly to our project in Romania and to those that need it most, all admin costs and visits are privately funded.

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Rodika and Linuta who live in our supported housing

Lenuta and Rodika who live in our supported housing

Romanian Orphan

Lenuta and Rodika both grew up in the neuropsychiatric hospital for 510 children in Siret. They now live in School For Life Romania supported housing, working in town and helping out at our school.

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“I love my work here, teaching the lads and working around the house. I love teaching them sport and how to look after animals, and the colour games and how to draw. I am very happy to help the students from the hospital, they are just like me, there is very little difference. I feel confident about the future and what I’m doing and feel that I’ll be able to do whatever I choose to.”
Lenuta

“I like the girls and enjoy talking with them and helping them. If they are unable to come one day they will stay in their rooms and cry. I am teaching myself to look after myself. I have taught the students how to look after the garden and they love it… when they grow up they will have their own house and will need to look after themselves. I like everything here, I can’t lie, I like it all!”
Rodika

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