After Manu’s father died, his mother walked out of his life to be with another man. Manu was 16 years old when this happened, and he knew he needed to continue going to school, but he now had no way. He came to our home and is now going to vocational school for car mechanics. He has a chance at life and a good future now. Manu enjoys sports and working. We are thankful that he now has the support and foundation to heal and grow from. Manu is a special young man with a bright future ahead of him.
Abandoned by his mother, Marian has come from a difficult past. His story is hard, but he has shown so much strength. Now that he lives at one of our homes, he has been able to grow and thrive. Marian is able to go to school and is proving to be smart and clever. He is constantly moving and is full of energy. Marian is living in a home that will love him and support him in his dreams. He is learning about Jesus, and learning his own value. Marian is receiving the care for all of his needs, and it is certain that he will grow in many ways to change his community.
A young boy, growing up all alone and forgotten, Sebastian has a broken past. With two parents that were never emotionally present, he had to watch them both succumb to the tragedies of alcoholism. His home life was extremely unstable and was not a safe place for a small boy to grow up in. A neighbor who was worried about the care of Sebastian contacted child protective services about the situation. They decided it was the best decision to bring Sebi out of this broken home to find a home that would give him what he needed. They brought him to one of our supported homes, and he has been able to finally have a home that supports him. He has done great in school, and is determined to live for a better future.
Coming to our supported home, there was little to no information on Radu. The leaders were able to understand that he had been living with his mother, but her boyfriend was abusive against Radu, beating him often. In this state of neglect and abuse, Radu came to our home and was welcomed into a family that was dedicated to loving and helping Radu to heal from his broken past. He came with many issues, but through the years, he has grown to be filled with home and passion for his future. He is learning about Jesus and is on the road of healing.
His parents used to work at a small business where they were given a room for the family to live in. However, when the business closed, the family also had to leave. Having nowhere to go, his father left the family. His mother could not care for her sons, so she asked the Romanian Child Protection Services for help. They in turn brought the boys to Casa Dorca. Here they receive love and care, their needs are met, they have the opportunity to go to school and they hear about a God who loves them and who will not abandon them. Nicolae’s parents seems to have some mental disabilities and these appear to have carried over to their sons. Nicolae has adjusted well to his life at Casa Dorca.
Covaci is a beloved and smart young boy. He is doing very well since being brought to one of our homes by social services. His mother was living in poverty and could not take care of her children any more. Covaci’s father abandoned the family, and has had nothing to do with them for some time. Covaci is now living in a home that will strive to care for all of his needs and to raise him under Christ and to be healthy and responsible. He is being well cared for, and is able to go to school!
Szabolcs needed a safe place to live where he would be looked after and given basic care and education. His mother could not support him after her husband died a number of years earlier. She wanted him to have a better chance at life and to go to school. In our home, he is going to school and learning about Jesus and how to live a honorable life. He has people who are dedicated to his emotional, physical, and spiritual health.
After Nimrod’s father died, his mother did her best to support her son for the next couple of years, but she continued to digress, and was desperate for her son to have a better chance at life. She was worried about his emotional and physical health as she could not provide for his needs. One of our homes in Romania was available to accept Nimrod into their home. Nimrod’s mother was thankful that he could receive education and learn about Jesus. Nimrod is in a safe environment and will be well taken care of.
Izabella’s mother was not able to provide income or education for her daughter. Izabella was doing well in school until her mother made some rash career choices that caused Izabella’s schooling to go under the water. Izabella was held back, and her mother had no stability. At the home, Izabella is able to continue school and fight for a future. She has dreams and goals that she is now able to go after.
For a few years Kati’s family lived on the streets. Her parents tried to support the family on a small amount of income derived from odd-jobs. However, they found that they simply could not manage. So, the mom came to the home, requesting that Katalin be allowed to live there. When Katalin arrived, she was very undernourished. In the time she has been at the home, she has improved a lot. She is attending Kindergarten and her speech is improving.