Grant Participant: ADPARE

Country: Romania

Humanitarian connection:

  • Support Services for Victims of Trafficking

Year Founded: 2003

ADPARE was founded by Romanian psychologists and social workers in response to the growing crisis of trafficking in their country. The mission provides reintegration services for Romanian victims of trafficking both within Romania as well as for Romanian nationals trafficked across the border.

Categorized as a significant source country for sex and labor trafficking victims throughout Europe, Romania is experiencing elevated tragedy of this nature, with children accounting for nearly 50% of all victims of sexual exploitation. (US Trafficking in Persons Report- Romania 2023).

ADPARE provides a personalized response for each victim of trafficking through a holistic and therapeutic process that includes a practical plan, critical tools, and necessary skills to make empowered decisions for their future.

Drawing from her extensive background of mental health services, their founder established methods aimed to secure physical safety, address emotional healing, and stabilize the social and economic sustainability for those victimized by trafficking. Combined with access to education and vocational opportunities, ADPARE provides restoration services and effectively reduces recurring exploitation.

Additionally, public education and advocacy to raise awareness about human trafficking serve to combat and minimize occurrence, addressing the human issue at the source as well as the impact.

Investment Opportunities

  • Food, Hygiene, and Basic Needs

  • Medical Care

  • Educational/Vocational Scholarships

  • Legal Assistance

  • Mental Health Services

Numbers at a Glance – 2024 Budget

Description Cost Number of VOT Total Cost (USD)
Food & Hygiene Products $472 9 $4254
Medical Care $366 9 $3297
Education/Vocational Training $366 9 $3297
Legal Assistance $366 9 $3297
Mental Health Services $261 9 $2355
Total $1833 9 $16500
Partial Team Salaries $5265
TOTAL NEED: $21765

of identified trafficking victims in 2023 were sex trafficking victims.


Children represent nearly 50 percent of identified trafficking victims in Romania.


The number of victims of human trafficking who were assisted by ADPARE in the year 2023.

DID YOU KNOW: For $1833, you could support a Romanian victim of trafficking for one year, providing for her food & hygiene, counseling support services and education/vocational opportunities.