Testimonials about ROLDA
from people from around the World #roldafamily

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LENA

From Sweden

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

LAURE

From Switzerland

“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 that in Galati Romania…”

MELISSA

From USA

“Working with ROLDA has been a really great experience. I love working with others who are so passionate about saving the lives of animals, and it’s very clear, in everything…”

ASE

From Norway

“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 på våre…”

AVALON

From Australia

“I cannot speak highly enough of ROLDA; the battles you’re facing on a daily basis would be too much for a lot of people and they would just turn their backs and give up…”

HEIDI

From Norway

“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 det største hjertet…”

CLAUDIA and ALESSANDRO

From Switzerland

“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 from Diabetes…”

ANJA

From Germany

“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 great from minute 1…”

ROBERTA

From UK

“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 of changing…”

YELENA

From Switzerland

“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 to have you…”

MATILDE

From Norway

“Jeg ønsker å ila.livet hjelpe så mange dyr jeg bare klarer, og det å oversette for en organisasjon som ROLDA, ser jeg som en indirekte mulighet til å gjøre nettopp dét…”

MURIEL

From Switzerland

“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 …. this is what we…”

SILJE

From Norway

“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…”

MERRITT

From 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 Defense of Animals…”

LOLITA

From Switzerland

“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 barking…”

HEATHER

From Canada

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

SANDRA

From Sweden

“I got off the train in Galati and Dana picked me up, she drove me to the shelter and it was so nice to catch up with her since it was almost 2 years than my last visit…”

SARAH

From Australia

“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 found her to be…”

STEPHAN

From Belgium

“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 souls…”

PAULA

From Australia

“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 donations…”

FIONA

From UK

“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 near death…”

MATTHIJS VAN BONZEL

From Olanda

“The young generation is the hope for this country to solve its (many) problems…”

KATE NATTRASS ATEMA

From USA

“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…”

CAROL

From USA

“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 my heart…”

HEGE

From Norway

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 work for Rolda…

CATHY KANGAS

From USA

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 and dedication…

SYLVIA

From Germany

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

TOKO

From Australia

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…

SARAH

From Canada

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…

LORI

From USA

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

REBEKAH

From USA

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

BECKY

From Australia

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…

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