Essential changes in Romania’s human rights for children – Positive effects for tens of thousands of children

Following our lobbying efforts aligned with ARFO (Romanian Without Orphans Alliance), the Romanian President issued the Decree to enforce the modifications brought to Law 272/2004 on Children’s Rights and Protection. The modifications contain procedural aspects designed to reduce bureaucracy in the child welfare system and to offer greater chances for abandoned children to experience life in…

Help for Ukraine + services for children and families in Romania

The war in Ukraine has brought many changes in current operations of Romanian NGOs, with an impact on their (at least) short-term goals. However, we were pleasantly surprised by the level of involvement we see in Romania regarding all types of refugee support and we are convinced that you were not indifferent either. Tzuby’s Kids  worked with…

What is most needed by an adoptive parent?

We’ve recently had a camp for foster and adoptive parents in a secluded and picturesque settlement in Arges County. During this camp we were able to go into details concerning the competent care of children with a history of trauma. Participating families shared their experiences and we all left the camp enriched and refreshed. While…

An emotional evening for 30 prospective adoptive parents, volunteers and specialists

Yesterday evening we had the opportunity to meet not less than 30 prospective adoptive parents, volunteers working with abandoned children and specialists. We saw excitement and genuine interest in this introductory session of TBRI (Trust-Based Relational Intervention®) as well as a strong desire to help the healing process of children experiencing abandonment, neglect or abuse. Trauma concepts…