If after watching these reports about the plight of Romanian children on ABC or reading about them on ABCNews.com, you want to help, here are some organizations you should check out.
www.idc.ro The Institute for Child Development conducted the Bucharest Early Intervention Project, which tracked the physical and mental development of Romanian children.
www.focusonromania.net This Irish non-profit organzation helps provide alternative group homes to former residents of Negra Voda.
www.Livada.org This American organization helps Romanian orphans.
Pentru Voi Foundation This group runs community-based services for the disabled in Timisoara, Romania.
ProChild Romania Federation and Federation of NGOs Active in Child Protection, Romania These are both formal networks of non-governmental organizations working to promote child welfare in Romania
Save the Children Romania Part of the International Save the Children Alliance, this group fights for children's rights.
www.sera.ro A non-governmental organization that works towards bettering the lives of special needs children. Their programs range from training staff to offering alternatives to institutions.
SOS Children's Villages -- Romania This group creates families for children who don't have them.