Lampas Foundation is a non-governmental organization of social assistance endowed by the Western “Királyhágómellék” Reformed Church District.
It’s a faith based organization working together with various state institutions, NGOs, churches, national and international partners for a sustainable development and for the well being of the vulnerable groups, allowing them to live under dignified circumstances, where human rights are respected.
Lampas Foundation operates under the tutelage of the “Királyhágómellék ” Reformed Church District since 2008.
The foundation's aim is to provide social support, by its specific assets, for persons in need. It also appears as umbrella organization, embracing the other diaconal activities in the Church District. This umbrella organization is trying to build partnership with the entity engaged in diaconal activities.
The partnership’s aim is to attain the Christian truth which reads: Carry each other's burdens. For us, in the 21st century, it means a common and unified advocacy.
The Lampas Foundation’s vision is to act in Christian faith for social justice, integrity, equity, respect and human dignity, believing in partnership and team work.
Mission: increasing the quality of life of individuals as well as communities of social disadvantages, regardless of ethnicity, gender or religion, thus carrying out various programs and social services.
The foundation's objectives include the continuation of the Church’s charitable work within various social and educational programs.
We offer information, support and assistance regarding European mobility, labour rights and migration risks and prevent all forms of violence - human trafficking for labour and sexual exploitation, domestic violence.
Also, the Lampas Foundation's responsibility is the representation and advocacy of the other foundations and diaconal initiatives, belonging to the Church District. Together we can mediate and protect our interests more effectively. Jointly we can also subservice to build furthermore our relationships with the European and overseas churches, bearing in mind, our local specificity, to become more involved in the ecumenical Church's diaconal services.