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Pay It Forward! 2 Euro Monthly SMS Donations to Provide Poor Children with Their First Book

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OvidiuRo’s 2017-2018 SMS Draw Campaign to Support Early Quality Education and Literacy in Poor Rural Communities OvidiuRo call all supporters to Pay It Forward – donate 2 Euro / month for the acquisition of books for the poorest children in Romania and contribute to the quality of early education in disadvantaged communities.  The campaigns aims to explain […]

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Romanian Ministry of Education supports OvidiuRo’s best practices for quality early education

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OvidiuRo – Ministry of Education agreement for the national implementation of quality early education best practices  Minister of National Education, Liviu Marian Pop, and Executive Director of OvidiuRo, Maria Gheorghiu, signed, on September 19th, a collaboration protocol regarding the implementation of quality education best practices central to the Fiecare Copil în Grădiniță (FCG) pilot program. The protocol’s main objective is ensuring logistic […]

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Series of 8 training session for teachers in poor communities

Opportunity in 8 Counties for Dedicated Teachers to Participate in Training Led by International Team of Experts It is a well-known fact that cognitive stimulation in the first five years of life is closely linked to school and professional success. That’s why it’s so important for our poorest children to also have access to quality early […]

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School supplies distributed to all poor children in Sibiu County

On Children’s Day, Sibiu County Council announces the distribution of another 1200 coupons for school supplies to kindergartens across the county, an action that was part of the broader “Rechizite pentru Fiecare Copil în Grădiniță” (School-supplies for Every Child in Preschool) Campaign. The school supplies are meant to support the quality early education of children from disadvantaged […]

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April, the Preschool Law info package month

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This month, 15,000 Fiecare Copil în Grădiniță desk calendars have reached the local teams involved in the implementation of the Preschool Law (Law. 248/2015)*. Social workers, mayors and principals across the country can now rely on a useful instrument for following and meeting their legal attributions and deadlines. These desk calendars mean to support local […]

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TVR Iasi-The FCG caravan arrives in Botosani and Iasi

The Eastern Romania regional branch of the national TV broadcaster – TVR Iași, covering the subject of the high risk of poverty among Romania’s children, the details of the National FCG Program and OvidiuRo’s recruiting Caravan in two of the counties with the highest numbers of potential beneficiaries of the food coupons for kindergarten. TV feature only available […]

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An Alternative Weekend in Oraselul Cunoasterii

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30 teachers from the FCG communities benefited from an Applied Science Class, thanks to our partner GSK Due to this, during the “Saptamana Altfel” program (Alternative School) , the teachers will work and experiment with the children in their classes on how to be “detectives of the subtances”, how to make liquid soap and many […]

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Peter Hurley: I became teacher for a day, and got a lesson for life!

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My little boy goes to a new public kindergarten in a working class suburb of the capital city. It’s got an extended programme that keeps him busy until evening. He has his own locker for changing his clothes. He has his own bed for a sleep in the afternoon, with his own pillow and pyjamas. […]

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Transilvania Reporter: Cluj, ahead of New York on early education for the poorest children

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“Meal coupons are a great incentive for poor parents and that’s how we give severely impoverished children have a change to be integrated in our society” noted Maria Gheorghiu.

Leslie Hawke added that ” Maria and I have been working on this for 14 years and we concluded that kds who attend preschool have a much better chance of succeeding in life”

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More kids to benefit in Cluj

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Last week, Cluj City Council approved an agreement with OvidiuRo to implement Fiecare Copil in Gradinita in more communities.

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Pro TV: OvidiuRo provides glasses for the poorest children of Romania

For the poorest children of Romania that need glasses, like Adriana (5 years old, video), a visit to the doctor’s office could mean spending the family’s monthly income. Therefore the parents can’t afford to take them to be examined and the issues only get worse. All over the country, hundreds of kids have medical problems that remain untreated.

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