New Horizons Foundation-USA

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New Horizons Foundation-USA (NHF-USA) is a 501(c)3 corporation established and registered in the state of Iowa. NHF-USA exists to support the work of the New Horizons Foundation of Lupeni, Romania. An additional focus of work for NHF-USA has been addressing critical needs in Ukraine due to the war. Work and connection in Romania and Moldova continues. Involvement in Ukraine will also continue to be front and center, as appropriate.

The mission of New Horizons Foundation in Romania is to promote top quality experiential education models that advance life skills among youth as a means for sustainable development. The Foundation envisions a world where all young people are empowered to act on behalf of the common good. New Horizons Foundation (NHF) runs non-formal education programs, nationally and internationally, and is primarily geared towards youth aged 12-18/19.

New Horizons Foundation has created multiple innovative non-formal educational programs for youth: the VIATA Program (an adventure education program consisting of an annual summer youth camps in Straja resort), the IMPACT Program (a national network of Community Initiative Clubs for Youth), and under the management of Orthopraxis, the IMPACT Credo program; our collaborative partnership with the Romanian Orthodox Church. The working methods of NHF programs include service-learning, Samaritan strategy and adventure education. In 2006, New Horizons Foundation received the diploma of excellence from the National Authority for Youth in recognition of the IMPACT program’s merits.

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New Horizons Foundation-USA

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4605 W 5th St
Duluth, MN 55807



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