Roemenie 2016 in brief In September was het dan zover,na veel voorbereiding zijn wij met een groep afgereist naar Roemenie. Voor een aantal was het de eerste keer zei keken hun ogen uit. Roemenie is een mooi land waar je trots op kan zijn. Als groep hebben we ons ingezet voor de gehandicapten en ouderen […]

The end of January brought a beautiful end to the Orange Elephant workshops as well. De WesterCirkel is partner in this project, implemented by Zmeul Albastru Association and financed by AEDC (Association for Comunitary Education and Development). The project started in December and it benefits 35 economically vulnerable children from Cărpenișu. They took part in […]

De WesterCirkel Foundation was a partner in the 2015′s edition of the project “Letters to Santa”, developed by Vodafone Romania Foundation. After writing Letters to Santa in an event in November, together with Santa’s Elf, actress Veronica Natalia Popescu, the children were invited to a wonderful event on Saturday, 12 December 2015, at Radio Hall […]

Gaiseni School, supported by De WesterCirkel Foundation and Zmeul Albastru Association, organized, on 7 November 2015, a special event meant to help young people choose a career. Along important people from Gaiseni community – entrepreneurs, teachers, stylists, sportsmen or trainers, the children were inspired by our two special guests: loved actress Ileana Popovici, as well […]

On 31 October, all children from Carpenisu gathered to Dutch House to spend a fabulous Halloween! It was their first Halloween party, organized by De WesterCirkel volunteers, along with Zmeul Albastru Association and Gaiseni School staff. Although we did not ask the children to bring costumes, they all surprised us with their creativity. Our house […]

The beginning of November brought great joy to the children of Carpenisu! Fifty primary school children gathered, enthusiastic, to Dutch House, our center in Carpenisu, to write letters to Santa Claus. To help them, Santa sent his elves! A team of Santa’s elves – actress Veronica Popescu – and Santa’s official photographer (Valentin Tache) visited […]

October has been a very busy month for our team. We continued our daily after school program in Carpenisu, joined by volunteer teachers and students. We also took part in several events meant to promote our activity. One of the most interesting events was organized by National College Sfantul Sava, in Bucharest, in honor of […]

It was a very emotional day for our team. Together with our partner, Gina Mateescu, we organized a wonderful event for children and elderly alike. Pupils invited their grandparents, grand-grandparents, neighbors, former teachers and other older persons to school, for a surprise. Two hours of poetry, beautiful memories, teary moments and hugs followed! While the […]

The second week of our after school program passed and we are very content. The children visited our house in spite of the rainy weather. They did their homework, they learned songs, exercised their Reading and Maths and practiced their English. The teachers from Carpenisu School joined us and we also got help from our […]