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    Feb 18, 2015
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    • Short history

      Caritas Alba Iulia in Romania is an NGO of public utility, founded by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Alba Iulia.

      At its beginnings the organization was mainly preoccupied in organizing the charitable help coming from abroad. Then a period of organizational consolidation came when structures where reorganized, regional centres where formed in order to help the needy. Meanwhile the main interest was in naming the concrete problems of the local communities, finding ways to collaborate with governmental and non-governmental institutions on local, regional and national level. Our organization is one important pioneer for the development of professional social services in Romania as well as one of the main providers in the Transylvanian region of the country.

      Caritas Alba Iulia is member of Caritas Confederation Romania, the representative forum of the Romanian dioceses’ Caritas organizations. Caritas Confederation Romania is member of Caritas Europa (Bruxelles) and Caritas Internationalis (Rome).

      In 2004 Caritas Alba Iulia gained the status of NGO of public utility, a distinction given to it by the government of Romania. In 2005 the services of the organization were accredited by the institutions of the state.

      The organization has complex projects in the field of social assistance in 6 counties from the central region of Romania.

    • Mission and objectives

      The mission of Caritas Alba Iulia is to promote charity and social justice, while being rooted in the Christian faith and order of values.

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      Our organization’s objectives are:
       to emphasize and advocate the human dignity of each person;
       to advocate and support the reintegration of the poor and marginalized into society, regardless to nationality, religion, race, gender or political opinion;
       to promote the development of the communities by empowerment and support;
       to promote public spirit, individual social responsibility and volunteerism;
       to organize and provide professional social and medical services;
       to ensure qualified and motivated professionals and volunteers for our mission;
       to promote fair, innovative and sustainable concepts and orientations within social policies;
       to cooperate with local, national authorities, with other national and international organizations.

    • Board

      dr. András MÁRTON
      director
      director
      László LUDESCHER
      department director
      director
      György PÉTER
      department director
      Balázs SAJGÓ
      spiritual director
    • Employees

      Caritas Alba Iulia has for the time being 530 qualified employees (Nurses, Caretakers, Social workers, Psychologists and pedagogues, Management and administrative staff) as well as a lot of volunteers, who are active in the different fields of activities within the organization.

      The organization lays a special accent on the professional formation of its employees, organizing many specialized courses for their professional development.