Help us complete a house for family and guests

Campaign Created by: Bogdan T.

The funds from this campaign will be received by Bogdan Torai.

Goal: RON lei600,000
Raised: RON lei 82,450

We are a young married couple at the start of our life together and we are looking for your kindness and help.

For the past years we have been planning and working to build our family-pension house. Unfortunately, due to ever increasing construction materials- and labor-associated costs we have hit a deadlock and are unable to find a solution or path to successfully finance the ongoing construction alone and complete our project.

The project consists of an amenity building (garage, storage, and technical & main heating room) and the main house building (eco-friendly and energy-efficient A+), which will in part host us, and hopefully a baby in the near future; the other part of the house is a pension “project” which we envision it to be a retreat place for people visiting this beautiful area. Staying at our pension house, guests can escape the busy city-life and reconnect with nature and themselves.

Our journey began about 4 years ago when we decided to use our savings, and income into bringing to life this dream of living together as a happy family, while helping others reconnect with nature. We hope our family-pension house will provide guests with a quiet and healthy retreat place. One could visit the wonderful and remote surroundings. The area where we are building the house is close to the mountains with beautiful views, historical and natural monuments, monasteries (one of which is part of the UNESCO world heritage), and remote monk sanctums. Local activities such as pottery art creation, pottery museums and fairs (also part of the UNESCO world heritage), traditional farming, fishing, as well as hiking trips to mountain paths, among some connecting to remote monk sanctums, or motorized quad travels through the nearby forest paths to find wild mushrooms and mountain berries, or even truffles or just to enjoy the view, are all to help one disconnect from the noise of modern life and allow them to connect with nature and traditions.

To date, we have used ALL our savings into to bringing this wonderful project to life. We managed to start 3 years ago – in 2019 – from getting all the permits necessary for the project, to land preparation and project implementation. Due to excessive (from 30% up-to +250%) price increases in both construction materials and associated-labor costs in the past 2 years, we’ve hit a deadlock due to cost estimates being excessively overreached, and so we are unable to successfully finance our project and finish it before the construction and implementation permits expire in May 2023.

So far, from the implementation and construction perspectives, we have: managed to fully fence the property, plant over 400 Thuja trees (July, 2019 – from 12 cm all growing healthy to over 1.7 m high), execute land preparations for construction (property access road/entry, excavations, post-excavation structure wall, water and sewerage works, under-terrain drainage, electrical power and internet connection), construct the foundations and the resistance structure, mark the power and the heating channels for the two buildings; as well as construct the walls for the amenities building.

Unfortunately, our monthly income as a family does not provide for a realistic roadmap which can allow us to continue and finish the project in due time, and not encounter more obstacles – such as new permits required past May 2023, ever-increasing prices to all construction-related materials, services and labor. Therefore, with our future guests in mind, we thought of YOU–a great community which could help us bring this project to life!

In this, we are giving it a try for this fundraising campaign which we see more like as a “loan” – we'll detail below how we envision this mutual help that can provide for this beautiful project to be successfully implemented; it will bring happiness, joy and hope to us as a family, and to many other people in our country and around the World choosing to retreat to our place.

Mark 9:23 And Jesus said to him, “‘If you can’! All things are possible for one who believes.”

As a reward to your cherished donation, aside from our deepest appreciation and love, we thought of a plan to either:

  1. Fully reimburse you for your contribution*
    We pledge to return your donation to you, PLUS we pledge to contribute a percentage of it (not from it), to a different campaign, either of your choosing, or of our choosing.
    * Please note: We will start to reimburse donations under this Rewards category (1.), starting Sept. 1, 2022 based on the first-donated - first-reimbursed basis. Meaning, we will start to reimburse our donors that have chosen this Rewards category (1.) in chronological order.

    -OR-

  2. Provide our knowledge and experience in the IT/Web field as a service to YOU**
    This helps YOU bring YOUR projects to life, or help you move forward and advance your current projects.
    We have vast experience (15+ years) in Web Design and Development of landing pages and complete websites, as well as in Email Concept and Marketing (design, development and implementation within various ESP's). We offer our skills and experience to provide as a reward in exchange for your donation.
    ** Please note: We will start to provide our services under this Rewards category (2.), starting June 1, 2022 based on the first-donated - first-served basis. Meaning, we will start to offer our services to donors that have chosen this Rewards category (2.) in chronological order.
    Before committing to donate and want to check the status on our end projects-wise and timing, we strongly encourage you to “Contact Us” before so we can address all questions or concerns that you may have.

Please contact us and we can provide for either reward in exchange for your much appreciated help.

Thank you for your time to read our story and thank you for your kindness! God bless!!!


1 Peter 1:3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy, he has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.

UPDATES

Update #2
February 23, 2022
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Hi everyone!

We have added to our campagin gallery a series of images showcasing the land and construction work from 2018 to 2022.

Thanks to your much appreciated recent donations we have been able to re-start the work. We are going to finish the sewage system for both buildings, followed by finishing the construction to the amenities building.

We are hoping to be able to start the constructions of walls and concrete works for the second building (house building) early this Spring.

We greatly appreciate you taking time to read our story and we deeply appreciate your contributions.

Don\'t forget to select one of our \'perks\' or \'service\' if you decide to contribute to our project!

Thanks again to ALL of you!    ❤️

God Bless you and your loved ones!!!

Update #1
February 17, 2022
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We are so grateful to ALL of you! Thank you to our close friends and family for supporting our effort so far. Your contributions will help us continue the work starting next week, Feb. 21.

We try our best and will do so moving forward! We hope to be able to work closely to this project forward and with God\'s help to find all resources we need to bring it to life!

Thanks again to ALL of you! ❤️

God Bless You!!!

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