Csernák Béla, chairman of the foundation
In 1999, Csernák Béla, knight
of ST. Lazarus order, started an individual/independent
foundation, named Lazarus Foundation, in Biharia, Bihor County,
Romania. In October of 11th, the foundation was
The aims of the foundation, writed in the legal status, are:
establishing human relations between people from different
social-levels, helping their integration; helping old, poor
people , even making old people establishements, creating
proper material and moral conditions for living; colaborating
with social-charity programs oganised by Christian churches,
for rezolving the problems of local needs; colaborating with
other, even foreign foundations, embrancing the yougs and
children; offering material support (money, clothes, medicine)
for the people in need.
The members of the foundation are: the president, a secretar,
and five members – all of them are working as voluneers, without
any salary. Besides them we have one employed person, a social-worker,
with superior-studies, and few voluntears who are organising
and guiding the programs and projects.
Aims and objectives for the future
- Developing the activities already started.
- To help those who have social difficulties to integrate
into the society.
- To help the elderly, the handicaped by creating the necessary
material and moral conditions.
- To establish and to sustain relationships with individuals
and organisations within the country or abroad to fulfill
the phisical and spiritual needs of beneficiaries of the
- To start up activities and programs for the youth, to
train them to accept and help those who have difficulties
to integrate into society.