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  • F o u n d a t i o n  for traditional manufacturing  A p o l d u  de  S u s

    Traditional manufacturing

    We are committed to the promotion of traditional handcraft in Romania and want to support charitable causes whith various projects.

    The foundation was founded in Romania, Transilvania, to act there in the countrysite along whith volunteers for a good cause.

    Social engagement

    The aim is to support the local people to protect them from leaving this unique area , their home and thereby make friends in a unforgettable time

    We are just at the beginning und look forward to active support of people with different professional experience, olso for curios with many good ideas who are willing to get involved in all sorts of tasks from conducting to participating.

    Accommodation of foreign volunteers

    For volunteers and their families there are simple accommodations available for free on two properties of the Foundation in several double, triple , quadruple rooms to large dormitories.

    Within a small radius ( 5 or 9 km) there are good , inexpensive restaurants, but also it can be grilled or boiled together on the property.


    In Großpold currently live only sporadically descendants of German-speaking Transylvanian Saxons and -Landler. But there also is a kindergarten and school ( class 1-8 ) with predominantly German language of instruction, as well as a boarding school for these children.

    The Romanian people represent the second largest group.

    Most of the inhabitants are Roma. Some of them speak their own language, romani.

    We are happy if you contact us to assist us in correcting spelling- and expressing errors on this site.