Success stories

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Success stories
At Blue Heron Foundation, we try to speak for those vulnerable members of the Romanian society who are unable to speak for themselves. But as these orphaned and abandoned children gain the support they need in life, their voices begin to ring loud and clear. We have much to learn from their stories of overcoming obstacles and finding a place for themselves in the world despite their many challenges.
2018 7/Nov
sergiu-c

M.A., Romanian Literature in European Context, Ștefan cel Mare University, Suceava The year 2012 was one of the most significant and beautiful periods of my life. Among the many blessings of that year I count the scholarship received from the Blue Heron Foundation. When I applied for the scholarship, I had to write The Story

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2018 31/Oct
ioana-ciurea

M.A., double-major „Environment Security Management and Food Safety” and „Management in the Food Industry, Consumer Foods and Special Nutrition”, „Ștefan cel Mare” University Suceava In 2010, I became a Blue Heron student. The BH family gave me a helping hand during the most important time of my life and provided all the support I needed

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2018 29/Aug
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Back in 2004, when I was about 17 years old, professor Calaican (BH member) came to visit me in the orphanage ‘Casa Maria’ and talk to me about this new project – BH’s college scholarships. I was the first girl in many generations in our orphanage who aspired to go to college, so professor Calaican’s

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2018 23/Aug
ramona

I was in the care of SOS Children’s Village ever since I was a little girl. My parents couldn’t care for me, so they did what they thought was best and left me there. They thought that, this way, I would get better access to the things they couldn’t provide, such as a good education.

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2018 21/Jun
Nicolae Comaritan- alumni donator

I lived in social care until I was 25 years old. My mother abandoned me in the maternity ward because she has no means to take care of me. I grew up in several different placement centres. In every one of these places, I met teachers and social assistants who contributed to my development. They

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2018 20/Jun
daniela

Being an orphan and lacking material resources, I didn’t dare imagine studying in a well-known university in Iasi. As a Blue Heron scholarship recipient, I had the privilege to improve my life both at the professional and personal level.

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2018 25/Apr
andrei

I am still institutionalized in a Children’s Home until the end of my university studies. I do not regret growing up in this place. It is, basically, the home of a very big family. At present, I am a student at the Faculty for Environmental Engineering, at the University ”Vasile Alecsandri” in Bacău.

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2016 27/Feb
catalin

I always think fondly of the Blue Heron family. I like to call it a big family because over the past three years (2006-2009) while I was a grantee of the foundation, I met generous and gifted people.

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2016 26/Feb
cosmina

I want to start by thanking all the Blue Heron contributors, as well as Prof. Lidia Starica who first introduced me to the Blue Heron program. In addition, I want to thank my mentor, Mrs. Corina Musteret, who came to have a very special place in my life and in my heart.

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2016 26/Feb
elvis

I feel honored to be invited to share with you some thoughts about myself and the way the Blue Heron Foundation changed my life. My childhood was deprived of the warmth of a loving family.

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