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Review for Livada Orphan Care Inc, Plano, TX, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

I have volunteered with this ministry for many years. I have seen incredible blessings on the children within Livada's care. As they enter a family atmosphere for the first time in their lives, they begin to blossom. As they are discipled, they learn to walk in faith. For those who have attended Livada summer camps or Bible clubs, they hear God's truth spoken and lived out so their hearts are moved to live in God's light. Babies who are confined in state "baby hospitals" receive love and attention but even more, they work with manipulation and care. It's amazing to see a four-year old child take his first steps, preparing them for Livada's Foster-to-Adopt program! The vision for Livada continues to grow and touch the lives of more at-risk orphans and gypsy children.

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Quite well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

Role:  Volunteer
 

Review for Livada Orphan Care Inc, Plano, TX, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

I have been involved with Livada's Romanian work since it's inception, first as a camp volunteer in Romania and now as a donor and volunteer in the U.S. The impact of the ministry cannot be overestimated.

Having seen firsthand the hopelessness of the hundreds of thousands of social and real orphans who had been institutionalized by their own government, I have seen Livada bring hope and opportunity, light and encouragement to so many children. Now the children enrolled in Livada's efforts are prepared to face the real world once they are removed at age 18 from their institutions. Further, some children have been moved out of the extremely miserable conditions in the orphanages into group homes.

The laborers at Livada serve with deep passion for the children. They have great hearts and a willingness to serve humbly and faithfully.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

I have kept in touch with some of the children I worked with and they have been greatly blessed by the opportunities Livada has provided. They are better able to relate to the world, hold a job, look to the future. Many have come to salvation knowledge in Jesus Christ.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

encourage more people to travel to Romania and see the work firsthand, get involved and make a difference.

Role:  Volunteer & Taught VBS at camps for the orphans in Romania.