„Avdives, khetanes” (translated as „Today, together”) aims to increase quality of life, inclusion and, empowerment for Roma communities in two marginalized regions of Romania – Belin commune, Covasna County and Ferentari neighborhood, Bucharest.
“Avdives, khetanes” facilitates access to educational and health services for 300 vulnerable Roma children; services for skills development for increasing professional competencies and improving health services (and also maintaining a good health) for 350 vulnerable adults from Ferentari neighborhood in Bucharest. These will translate in providing occupational and also medical services, as well as a cultural program for 400 Roma person; 20 teachers will be trained in experiential and inclusive pedagogy, 10 specialists will be in Roma inclusion, and 45 specialists and Roma leaders will be trained in advocacy.
The educational proposed services and the personalized actions will also address the functional illiteracy and the necessary knowledges for graduating 8th grade, as well as motivation, self-esteem and encouraging students. The projects aims to reduce the risk of dropping out of school and improving school results for at least 100 students.
The project is implemented by Amfiteatru Foundation in partnership with Belin Community Development Association for Belin commune and by Amfiteatru Foundation in partnership with the City Hall of Sector 5 for Ferentari and benefits from a 856.678 euros grant from Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway through the SEE and Norway Grants as part of the Local Development Program.
For more information about SEE and Norway Grants visit www.eeagrants.ro