Testimonials about ROLDA
from people from around the World #roldafamily

SHARE THIS





Veronika

From USA

Ambassador ROLDA

Thank you for all you do to help the dogs and animals from ROLDA…your kindness shows animals that not all humans are selfish and cruel.

Lex

From USA

Reporter and Senior Editor

The work you are doing for animals is INCREDIBLE. Thank you for your dedication, and we hope to work with you again in the future!

LISA

From Sweden

President of Association ROLDA Sverige

I have been with ROLDA since 2014 and at first I had no experience with street dogs at all. I traveled to Romania where I met Dana and the organisation in Sweden…

BARBARA

From USA

Donor

Thank you, Dana! I must praise you for your undying work on behalf of our animal companions who need all the help we can give them. They are wonderful…

SARAH

From UK

part of ROLDA UK Team, Adopter, Volunteer

I have always been an enormous animal lover, dogs being my absolute favourite animal of all. I have three gorgeous rescue dogs, one of which I adopted…

BIANCA

From Romania

Volunteer visitor

This is the first time when I volunteer at a foundation for animals. For me, the ROLDA Foundation is a place full of love where you can find yourself…

ANCA

From Romania

Volunteer

Until the moment I started working with ROLDA, I didn’t think that the animals on the street live such a hard life and can be subject to some unbelievable…

JENKA

From Sweden

part of ROLDA Sweden team, Adopter, Volunteer visitor

ROLDA is my greatest passion , it truly gives my life meaning and a great purpose to help the Romanian dogs . With the COVID crisis just like any other…

MATILDE

From Norway

part of ROLDA Norway team, Volunteer translator

The first time I offered to translate for ROLDA, it was on impulse. I saw a request for help and offered to translate a little. But after only a couple of translations…

MICHELE

From Switzerland

President of ROLDA Suisse, ADOPTER, Volunteer visitor

I have been supporting ROLDA since 7 years. I heard about ROLDA when I read a post on Facebook requesting some help for the trip of the first dogs to…

BECKY

From Australia

Donor

I pray that you will be there to continue your marvelous work for the animals and to spread the word to all around about how great the rewards are when…

REBEKAH

From USA

Donor

I think you and your staff are compassionate, genuine individuals. I trust you and honor you for the selfless work you do.

LORI

From SPCAI

Partner charity, grant maker

We truly appreciate all the information and your transparency with the way you run your organization. These are the kind of partnerships we like…

SARAH

From Canada

Donor

Thank you for all of the amazing work you do! I know it is not always easy, especially at this time of year, but please know that there are so many people cheering…

TOKO

From Australia

Donor

Your doing a massive job thumb’s up to you!! it comes from the heart, your reward comes from the response of those beautiful animals you heal, transforming…

SYLVIA

From Germany

Adopter, Volunteer translator

Die Hunde mit den traurigen Augen Man sieht sie immer wieder vorbei kommen auf dem Internet. Traurige Hunde, dreckig in verkommenen, zugigen…

CATHY KANGAS

From USA

Board member of HSUS, Adopter, Donor

We are impressed with what ROLDA has accomplished with a small amount of support. There are no other non-profits in Romania with ROLDA’s reach…

HEGE

From Norway

Founder of ROLDA Norway, Adopter, Volunteer visitor

I have worked with Dana and Rolda since my family adopted 2 dogs from Rolda in 2011. Dana has always been professional and passionate about her…

CAROL

From USA

Donor

“The first time I read about ROLDA I knew in my spirit that this organization was the real deal. Your work to alleviate the suffering of innocent animals struck…”

KATE NATTRASS ATEMA

From USA

former IFAW Director

“The Pawzup Centre sounds like a fantastic and much-needed initiative that, I’m sure, will make a huge difference to the animals and the local community in Galati…”

FIONA

From UK

Donor

“I am so pleased to help, in some small way, the magnificent work you do in saving the lives of abused, abandoned dogs living in appalling conditions and often…”

PAULA

From Australia

Donor

“I extend the hand of friendship to you and your workers and wish you success in saving all the dogs that need saving and that you are able through peoples…”

STEPHAN

From Belgium

Adopter, Volunteer visitor

“To shelter more than 600 dogs you need to have a good notion of organization and responsibility but more than that also a sense of respect for living…”

SARAH

From Australia

Public officer ROLDA Australia, Volunteer

“Dana is working relentlessly towards creating an amazing charity to help and protect animals.I have been working with her for the last 6 months and have…”

HEATHER

From Canada

Volunteer

“ROLDA was founded by Dana Costin. She has put together an international team of volunteers and staff that are almost all women. I believe…”

LOLITA

From Switzerland

Founder of ROLDA Suisse, Adopter, Volunteer visitor

“After passing the gates of the large shelter ROLDA, the first thing that you’ll be struck by is the silence, almost unreal of this place… and then by the thunderous…”

MERRITT

From USA

Co-Founder of ROLDA USA

“In a village on the outskirts of Galati, beyond the steel mill, beyond the end of the paved roads, Dana Costin had constructed the first Romanian League in…”

SILJE

From Norway

Adopter

“Thank you for giving me this experience, I have felt so welcome and taken care of here and Fiorella.. I can never thank you enough for her…”

MURIEL

From Switzerland

Adopter, Volunteer visitor

“Difficult to express in only some words the emotion felt coming to visit ROLDA shelters. I was expecting to see dirty dogs lying in bad conditions…”

YELENA

From Switzerland

Adopter, Volunteer visitor

“I enjoyed it very much, to see the dogs, cuddle most of them, it was a little hard to see the big shelter for me, but then I realised how lucky they were…”

ROBERTA

From UK

Adopter

“Wow I just looked on your page it brought tears to my eyes with happiness , your work, mission and most of all those children being involved is a crucial part…”

ANJA

From Germany

Co-Founder ROLDA Germany, Volunteer

“My name is Anja, I live close to Hamburg and I’m 29 years old. How did I come to join this project? First of all I met Sabine last year via Twitter. We got along…”

CLAUDIA and ALESSANDRO

From Switzerland

Adopters, Volunteers

“2013 November 21 is a date we will never forget : It’s the day where our little “Pantera” passed away; she reached almost 16 years and had suffered…”

HEIDI

From Norway

Donor, Volunteer translator

“Jeg har kjent Dana (grunnleggeren av ROLDA);i flere år nå, og hjelper henne bla. med å oversette tekster til norsk. Hun er en fantastisk dame med…”

ASE

From Norway

Adopter, Volunteer visitor

“Åse bor i Bergen, Norge. Hun har adoptert hunder og katter fra Norge og Spania, og nå også en hund, Maja, fra Romania. Det bor rundt 600 andre hunder…”

LAURE

From Switzerland

Adopter, Volunteer visitor

“Dana: I want to tell you such a big thank you for your kindness. You do such an inspiring job for all those dogs. I’m feeling so blessed to have experienced…”

LENA

From Sweden

Volunteer visitor

“The ROLDA sanctuaries are run by the devoted Dana Costin together with her co-workers. Today there are more than six hundred dogs, and…”

No more testimonials to load...

with your help

We’ve funded
802 social projects
increased the number of animals helped by 23%
reaching a total of 2561
See more of our impact