In 2000, they also held the first training course for camp animators. The training still happens annually, continuing to prepare at least 15 leaders a year to work with youth in camp settings.
In addition, two NHF trainers traveled to Honduras to share about the IMPACT program with partners there. From this training, new clubs opened in Honduras and, a few years later, in the Dominican Republic.
IMPACT trainings also were held with partners in the Republic of Moldova, thus introducing IMPACT into its third international setting.
The IMPACT model began to be recognized as an international best practice in youth development and plans were laid to replicate it more widely internationally through a partnership with World Vision in Armenia. A training was also held in the United States to open IMPACT clubs there.
International IMPACT clubs were opened in Albania, Haiti, Mexico, and Nicaragua through various partners.
The Romania Semester study abroad program was voted one of the top 10 study abroad programs in the world.
International SKYE clubs are opened in Bosnia, the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, Nepal, and Palestine, through partnerships with World Vision.
Lupeni central headquarters
Bv. Păcii, bl. 5, ap. 9 | and in Cluj-Napoca