Posts by Ann Swardlick

Kaláka Stories – Playground in Székelyderzs

Posted by on Jul 3, 2016 in Stories | Comments Off on Kaláka Stories – Playground in Székelyderzs

With the generous help of Unitarian Kaláka donors, parents in Szekelyderzs have given their children the gift of a playground. View pictures of the playground taking shape.

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Kaláka Stories: Mom Universal

Posted by on May 6, 2016 in Stories | Comments Off on Kaláka Stories: Mom Universal

Two successful Unitarian Kaláka projects will directly impact the quality of life for village children. Soon, volunteers in Homoródszentpéter and Szekelyderzs will begin work on a daycare center and a playground, respectively, to create safe places to learn and play. Something every mother wishes for her children.

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Kaláka Stories: A Necessary Gathering Place

Posted by on Apr 12, 2016 in Stories | Comments Off on Kaláka Stories: A Necessary Gathering Place

To build a community, people need to connect with each other. And, with all due respect to Facebook, sometimes it’s better to connect face-to-face. This requires a gathering place. The village of Szentgyorgy in Transylvania is taking the first step by fundraising to build a foundation.

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Kaláka Stories: Elder Power in a Transylvanian Village

Posted by on Mar 31, 2016 in Stories | Comments Off on Kaláka Stories: Elder Power in a Transylvanian Village

Kalaka projects aim to reengage young people in Transylvanian villages and often, it is the elders who lead the way by sharing their traditional skills. These elder craftspeople from Firtosváralja are helping to restore their ancient Unitarian church, which has been closed to the community for over three years.

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Kaláka Stories: Bridging the Divide in Datk

Posted by on Jan 24, 2016 in Stories | Comments Off on Kaláka Stories: Bridging the Divide in Datk

Normally, you’ll find Unitarian minister László Major living and working in the small village of Datk, halfway between the cities of Brasov and Székelyudvarhely in Transylvania, Romania. Situated on the border of Székely Land, heart of ancient Hungarian Unitarian heritage, and Saxons Land, strongly Eastern Orthodox, Datk is a microcosm of Romanian ethnic diversity.

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