These are located at Iasi and Ploiesti. The name Geneza is taken from the first book of the Bible, Genesis, which means ‘origin’. Our aim is to provide a new beginning for our participants, most of whom come from the poorer neighborhoods of the cities.
We offer ‘soup, soap and salvation’ through:
After School programs for children
Spiritual guidance from our officers (church ministers)
Our aim is to help families construct a solid foundation from which they can build their own future and children completing school. This will also assist them to find their place in the wider society.
This project is designed to have classes for music offered to people in the local community of the Bucharest corps. The classes are particularly directed to the children in the local community. The plan is to have classes three times a week for the duration of the school semesters over two years.
This project is for homeless and disadvantaged people living in the city of Craiova. The Salvation Army has been working with and serving these people for a number of years. Through this project it is planned for approximately 20 homeless people to shower, get a haircut and wash their clothes each week. The beneficiaries will be served with hot drinks and food. They will be offered socks and underwear and, if necessary, they will be given a change of clothes and shoes from donations that the corps receives. All the activity will take place in the corps building and with the support of the church volunteers.
Aim: Improving life quality of homeless people and of disadvantaged families, with the possibility to ease their life in society.
During these three years, homeless and disadvantaged people have access to weekly shower
During these three years, people have access to washing facilities for their clothes
During these three years, each beneficiary can receive a meal consisting of tea and sandwiches.
Integrated Children’s Education
Programme for Roma and Romanian Integrated Children’s Education in Bucharest, Craiova and Bacau
This project is designed to help 350 children of approximately 130 underprivileged families in general education support, family integration and counselling and anti-trafficking education. There is a small amount of material support to be offered within the project. The project is aimed to run over three years and will enable the corps involved to seek out sustainability opportunities and find local resources to extend the project past the project duration. The project has direct connection to the local corps centre and it is hoped that people in this program will be attracted to the corps spiritual activities.
Aim: Improve the life of children and their families through education and for the corps to strengthen relationships with families and communities.
To provide support in classes and after school activities to 300-350 children, over 3 years, to be better positioned to interact and achieve academically in the local education system.
To help children’s education standards while helping prevent trafficking and situations of abuse by activating 6 counselling and support groups with families of participating children, and others in the local area.
To improve the nutritional health of 250-300 children through the provision of 150-200 meals per week, and providing 80-100 families with information on good nutrition.
To become self-sustaining within the 3 year period of the project, by establishing local funding or in kind support for the continuation of the project.