Hope for the Community

Helping to improve the lives of people in the Oltenia region of Romania.


Social Projects

Helping to meet the basic needs of people in our community

Self-Sustainability Initiatives

Helping people to help themselves

Hope for the Community Association is a non-governmental organization serving in the Oltenia region of Romania.

Our mission is to help people improve their lives through education, social projects and self-sustainability initiatives.


We believe in the power of education to transform lives, especially in children and youth.


We believe in helping people maintain their human dignity by helping to meet basic needs.

Self-Sustainability Initiatives

“Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.”

Recent News & Upcoming Events

Day Center

Hope for the Community Association does not currently have a location to call its own. Space for activities such as After-School is limited.


Getting a college education is a great opportunity for a child in poverty to change their future. However it is expensive for many families.


Summer often leaves children with a lot of free time. We have offered different types of camp experiences to help continue a child’s education as well as providing a safe and fun place to spend their summer days.

Kids English camp 2018

UPCOMING OPPORTUNITY!! This summer we will be hosting 3 weeks of English Camp for the children of Draganesti-Olt. We are hoping to provide an educational experience filled with fun lessons and activities. If you would like to donate to make this camp the best it can...


Last month we celebrated a month of thankfulness with After- School. Kids were encouraged to become aware of all they have to be thankful for in life. We also had a special visit from some people from Holland where the kids got to play some new games. The children...

After School

Many children in poverty are not encouraged in school and therefore often do not receive a full education. We provide a daily program in order to offer children from the community homework help and additional educational opportunities.

Fun activities

This week was a special week at school in Draganesti, where education and learning was promoted through more fun and creative activities. At After School the children participated in a variety of fun activities including creative sandwich-making as a reminder to eat...

Decent House Project Ian 2017

O familie din Draganesti-Olt, a carei casa necesita reparatii majore la acoperis, a avut parte de o bucurie imensa in luna ianuarie a acestui an. Cu sprijinul Ramonei Louvier, o partenera a Bisericii Speranta, s-au strans fondurile necesare pentru a inlocui o mare...