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September, Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Every year, the month of September brings with it an opportunity for us to pause and reflect on our mission, which is closely tied to the fight against childhood cancer.

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Certified charity of public service

Daruieste Aripi is a non-profit organization delivering services focused on innovation in paediatric oncology in Romania. The Government awarded us the certification of "charity of public service" on 9 September 2022.

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Dara online platform

First digital solution for integrated continuous assistance for children with serious illnesses in Romania.

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Home care for children with cancer

Visits to the homes of children with cancer, in Bucharest and 9 other counties, for medical procedures that can be performed safely at home, under the supervision of the doctor who owns the case.

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The Toy Closet

Ongoing new toy collection campaign for children in the pediatric oncology wards, and for those enrolled in the home care program.

We innovate for children with cancer in Romania

The National Plan for Combatting Cancer (section G. Pediatric Cancers)

Together with the Romanian Society of Pediatric Oncology-Hematology, we have submitted our proposal to the Ministry of Health for transparency in decision-making. Our proposal is fully incorporated into the bill voted on by the Romanian Parliament.

Development of the Romanian National Child Cancer Registry

The project won the European Parliament award European Citizen’s Prize 2020.

Modernization of the Pediatric Onco-Hematology and Rheumatology Unit at the Constanta County Hospital

Development of medical services and the ongoing support for the daily activities of the unit.

Home care for children with cancer (2018 to date)

Original project delivering integrated hospital-home care assisted by medical staff from partnering hospitals.

First research on the survival of children with cancer in Romania

A project in partnership with the European Commission Joint Research Centre.

Development of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Units

We develop partnerships with hospitals across the country running pediatric cancer units, providing top-rated medical equipment.

Our mission

We increase the survival rate for children with cancer

We are developing the National Child Cancer Registry in Romania, an invaluable tool that collects cancer data to measure progress, drive action and improve treatment for all children.

We improve the quality of life for children and their families

We send medical personnel for the treatment and monitoring of children with serious illnesses, at their homes, and develop campaigns to increase their quality of life.

We develop health services for children in Romania

We re-build and modernize hospital units in the public healthcare system. We improve the clinical capacity of pediatric units, equipping them with much needed equipment, and we support the further training of medical staff.

We encourage people who want to support our work

We organize volunteering and fundraising activities addressed to those of you who want to get involved in the life of your communities, in the spirit of paying it forward.

We won the prestigious award
European Citizen’s Prize 2020
awarded by the European Parliament


children helped through our programs


travelled in 2022 to provide home care for children with cancer


invested in helping sick children in Romania


medical staff benefitted from our support during the COVID-19 pandemic

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