Since its establishment in February 2016, ROMPRO Foundation - Romanians For Romanians Netherlands has built a strong and dynamic group, which has grown over time, both in numbers and social impact.
Mission and values
We encourage Romanian talents, and to uphold the Romanian identity. Our aim is to inspire the drive to succeed in the modern Dutch society, just as well as anywhere else in the world. We want to know and help each other.
Our values are : Team - We harness collective intelligence together through effective cooperation, Empathy - We are close to the needs of the community and volunteers, Respect - Mutual respect is an essential component of internal and external relations.
Accountability - We honour our commitments, Trust - We are a trusted foundation, Perseverance - We achieve our goals with conviction, tenacity and perseverance, Integrity - All our actions reflect the values and ethics of the Foundation.
Our cardinal points
ROMPRO Foundation organizes activities that contribute to the good reputation of Romanians in the Netherlands, while preserving and affirming the identity of Romanians in the Netherlands.
ROMPRO Foundation stimulates the integration of Romanians into Dutch society, while taking into account their needs
Through partnerships, ROMPRO Foundation strengthens its position in the Netherlands and becomes a point of reference both for Romanians in the Netherlands and for its partners.
ROMPRO Foundation attracts resources and encourages personal development of those involved.
ROMPRO Foundation - Romanians For Romanians Netherlands was officially registered on 16 February 2016 by Cătălina Negru, Dana Popa and Ana-Maria Murariu.
Prior to setting up the Foundation, the three founders had been running various social media groups and events together.
Part of the current team set up Net-Pro in February-March 2015, a professional group started by ING Amsterdam employees, which organised events for the Romanian community in the Randstad area and investigated the possibility of creating a Romanian school and churches.
In 2015, when the Colectiv tragedy happened and the victims arrived in the Netherlands, the group spontaneously organised a network of around 180 volunteers to help patients and carers in Beverwijk, Groningen and Rotterdam.
The Foundation's organisational structure consists of the board of directors, the executive team, the support organisation and a large group of volunteers and supporters.
The three founding members are part of the board of directors, the executive team is made up of department and project coordinators, and the support organisation is made up of the teams:
- Community aid;
- Romanian School Amsterdam;
- Romanian Library Netherlands;
- Interconnections Online School;
- Marketing and communication;
Statute of the Foundation Romanians for Romanians Netherlands
See here the statute of ROMPRO Foundation - Romanians for Romanians Netherlands.
Transparency is essential for us. We are committed to publishing annual financial reports, reflecting these expenditures as well as funding received. See here the reports for 2020, 2019, 2018 and 2016-2017.Please note that the Foundation was launched on 16 February 2016 and the financial report for the current year will be published early next year.
The Foundation operates with the uninterrupted support of volunteers, see here the Foundation's compensation and benefits policy.