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We have grown from an initial one-off challenge involving 200 volunteers to a family extending over the years to 2000 + volunteers from all over the world.

“If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.” We work mostly with disabled young people – and we learn from them. They are the ones who have to overcome the most debilitating conditions and rise up to every challenge that comes their way.

Children belong in a community not in orphanages

We believe in community-based rehabilitation, a sustainable strategy developed by the World Health Organisation to enhance the quality of life for people with disabilities and the deinstitutionalised.

I think once you see the need, you just get on and do the work. – Nigel Squibb, President New Life Foundation

The process of recovery may be slow!

But just so we have time to enjoy, learn and be inspired by every action that takes us closer to a more inclusive, understanding, and wholesome world.

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We are a family of many! In 30 years of activity, more than 2000 caregivers have changed the social landscape of Siret!

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We were teaching them basic things, such as washing, brushing their teeth, simple schooling lessons. But we soon realised that wasn’t really what they needed. The only way to really go forward was to deinstitutionalise.

Simon O’Connor Volunteer O Nouă Viață Foundation

We were able to employ a lot of young Romanians, to provide education workshops, we did exchange visiting between Scotland and Romania. With all that going on, it felt the most natural thing to stay!

Monica McDaid Founder of the O Nouă Viață Foundation

I think once you see the need, you just get on and do the work.

Nigel Squibb President of O Nouă Viață Foundation

I am not afraid of the world anymore. I like to laugh and joke around, cook and take care of my vegetable and flower garden.

Ionica Pârvu Beneficiary

When I first saw the sea, I thought I was dreaming. It was the most beautiful moment of my life. And I went from smiling to laughing with joy.

Adrian Ichim Beneficiary

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