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AMURT Romania 2012 News

Direction of activities resulted in a microcosm of society, a “micro-company school” where the youth were exposed to the outside world through their own activities of rudimentary company management. Starting with “Design and Planning” department and executing the plans through other departments, made the learning fun, challenging and interesting. Read more

Izvorul Sperantei “The Fountain of Hope” Social Center Panatau

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Author’s Name
Didi A. Devapriya
Project website www.romania.amurtel.net
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Project director name: Sanskrit / Legal Cristina Rusu
Project location: Village, Sub-district, District, Province, Country Village: Panatau, Sub-district: – , District: Buzau, Province: – , Country: Romania, AM Sector:Berlin
Project type: Disaster Relief/ Development Project Development
Project accomplishments 1. The project is a partnership with the local Mayor, AMURTEL and a Dutch Foundation and received a 30,000 euro grant. 2. Despite opposition, being able to maintain the vegetarian diet, and successfully open the center.
Project lessons learned 1. just opened – still learning!
Project needs currently: human, in-kind, cash Human: volunteer teachers, In-kind: flooring for the study room, Cash: sponsorships to cover the food cost – about 2000 euros more needed
Project support sources Individual sponsorships mostly from within the AM community
Project director’s contact: email and tel number(s) Email: amurtel@gmail.com, Mobile: +40748011229
Document large ver. in FTP? No
Project Sector: Education / Sanitation etc. Education
Project starting date June 2007
Project staff: No. Staff (Paid/Volunteer) Paid: 3, Volunteer: 0
Project expenses (yearly) 5000 euros to pay for the hot meal program, the other running costs are provided by the mayor
Published
Tue Dec 18, 2007 4:23 pm
An afterschool center designed to break the cycle of rural poverty by providing homework support and hot meals to 25 economically disadvantaged students aged 7-14.
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Familia Panatau – AMURTEL Romania Children’s Home

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Author’s Name
Didi A. Devapriya
Project website www.romania.amurtel.net
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Project director name: Sanskrit / Legal Sanskrit: Gopi , Legal: Cornelia Fischer
Project location: Village, Sub-district, District, Province, Country Village: Panatau, Sub-district: -, District: Buzau, Province: -, Country:Romania, AM Sector:Berlin Sector
Project type: Disaster Relief/ Development Project Development
Project accomplishments 1. Raising of children to independence; 2. Developing leadership and professional skills in local staff; 3. Providing running water to the village
Project lessons learned 1. It is important to carefully nurture local relationships and provide visible services to the local community so as not to remain isolated. 2. It is very difficult to undo the traumas. 3. It is important to have government support.
Project needs currently: human, in-kind, cash Human: A new director to replace Gopi; In-kind: Reconstruction of a burned down barn; Cash: funds for continuing education of children leaving the home
Project support sources Currently the home is sustained by a Swiss foundation specifically set up for that purpose by Gopi from personal contacts. However in 2 years, when Gopi goes into retirement, the foundation will be dissolved, so we are in need of long term sustainability
Project director’s contact: email and tel number(s) Email: amurtel@gmail.com, Phone: +40238522002, Mobile: +40740457504
Document large ver. in FTP? No
Project Sector: Education / Sanitation etc. Children support
Project starting date 1992
Project staff: No. Staff (Paid/Volunteer) Paid: 13, Volunteer: 0.
Project expenses (yearly) 30,000
Published
Tue Dec 18, 2007 4:58 pm
Familia AMURTEL was founded in order to provide an alternative to the massive

abusive state instutions for abandoned children during communism. It has been the home for 26 children, though

currently we have 16 living in the home. It is located in

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Domnesti Children’s Home – ROMANIA

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Author’s Name
Dada Rasatmakananda
Project website amurt.ro/home/
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Project director name: Sanskrit / Legal Dada Rasatmakananda / Markku Jaakko Sosimäki
Project location: Village, Sub-district, District, Province, Country Village: Domnesti, Sub-district: -, District: Bucharest, Province: -, Country: Romania, AM Sector: Berlin Sector
Project type: Disaster Relief/ Development Project Development Project
Project accomplishments 1. Well established home. 2. Well organized and good relation with donors and sponsors. 3. In year 2008, all boys completed compulsory school years.
Project lessons learned 1. Children’s homes must be run by a paid staff. 2. Not to start a home if not prepared to maintained for min. 10 years.
Project needs currently: human, in-kind, cash Human: – , In-kind: – , Cash: – .
Project support sources NA (please check the project website –> click sponsors)
Project photos location NA
Project director’s contact: email and tel number(s) Email: rasat@theamway.com, Phone: +40-21-3515106, Mobile: +40-720924494
Document large ver. in FTP? No
Project Sector: Education / Sanitation etc. Children support
Project starting date 1993
Project staff: No. Staff (Paid/Volunteer) Paid: 3, Volunteer:
Project expenses (yearly) US$ 30,000
Published
Wed Oct 24, 2007 1:01 pm
AMURT Romania was established in 1990 shortly after the onset of the social revolution. The initial needs assessment for Romania revealed a pressing need to help the numerous homeless children in the country.
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