Stand By Me

Guest blog: A proud moment for Cami

Romania Wednesday, 03 August 2016

Cami, the Director of our work in Romania, took the girls of the House of Hope into her hearts and has cared for them as their Mum since they were babies. Three of the girls are now 18. Read her guest blog on why she is bursting with pride for Gabriela. 

A generous Christmas

Romania Wednesday, 07 January 2015

The girls in the House of Hope in Romania had a very happy Christmas and were the recipients of our supporters and sponsors’ kind generosity. The g...

Surprise shoes

Romania Thursday, 18 December 2014

This year, our hope is to give our children a great Christmas with the gift of shoes; protecting their feet, keeping them warm and bringing joy. Th...

Weaving stars

Romania Thursday, 04 December 2014

In September a little girl, Hana* joined the Denisa Day Care Centre in Dobrun, Romania. Hana’s mother asked Stand by Me to accept the young girl in...

Easy as 1, 2, 3?

Romania, Wednesday, 05 November 2014

Maths – you either love it or you hate it. But we all have to learn it, and so do all our children in our programmes around the world. In Romania, ...

Seeing the sights of Romania

Romania, Wednesday, 30 July 2014

The girls of the House of Hope in Romania went on a fantastic trip to Calimanesti, an attractive town located a few hours north of Dobrun and the H...

It was worth every mile

Romania, Thursday, 03 July 2014

Thanks to your generosity, what started as an idea to start a project to help support the work of Stand by Me in Romania has become a success. The ...

Cuddly new friends

Romania, Friday, 16 May 2014

In the town of Dobrun, Romania, 50 teddy bears are receiving a lot of cuddles, kisses and love. The children in our Denisa Day Care Centre were eac...

"Today I got another A"

Romania, Monday, 16 December 2013

Andrea comes from a very difficult family background with her mother being illiterate and her father having a limited education, and this has resul...

Team visit to Dobrun

Romania, Wednesday, 04 September 2013

1st Portadown Church from Ireland spent two action packed weeks in Romania this summer, visiting our children’s home and day care centre in the vil...

Disappointment turns to joy

Romania, Wednesday, 16 May 2012

Six new children are now attending our Denisa Day Care Centre in Romania, after three exceptionally poor families were discovered living in squalid...

Drama in Dobrun

Romania, Friday, 13 January 2012

A Christmas concert was a huge success for the children in Romania as they sang and performed drama sketches, presenting themselves with great conf...

Stand by... almost there...