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The Pofta de carte Caravan in Olt county

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The “Poftă de carte” project aims at raising awareness around the importance of reading-aloud as well as that of a healthy nutrition for children. Preschoolers from Ipotești, Olt county, were invited to the local kindergarten to take part in an interactive read-aloud session along with their parents. The campaign is an initiative of OvidiuRo, the association […]

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Șotron Schools 2017

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Start for the 2017 Șotron Two Schools! Șotron Two is addressing children aged two or older, who – for some reasons – have not yet been registered in preschool. May-June is the timeframe we advise teachers to use for organizing weekly training sessions for both children and parents who have not yet become familiar with the kindergarten and […]

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TvPlus-Summer Caravan in Suceava

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GREEN LIGHT for Fiecare Copil in Grădiniță Law

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Asociația OvidiuRo (OvR) announced the passage of the Government Decision approving the secondary legislation for Law 248/2015 regarding “preschool participation stimulation for destitute families and distribution procedure for the social coupon incentives”. The secondary legislation underwent the required 10-day public consultation procedure from 5-14 January and the program will officially start on 15 February 2016 – the first day of the second semester.

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Carrefour donates school supplies for 5.000 impoverished children

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Bucharest, 14 september 2015 Carrefour Romania wanted to make sure that all impoverished children in our Every Child in Preschool program and their classmates are all set for the next school year so they donated 5.000 school supplies packages for them. Thank you! Download PDF here (available in Romania).

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Carrefour fundraising at the cash registers

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Carrefour is supporting OvidiuRo with a new fundraising campaign, that encourages clients to donate at the cash register. From the 1st of September, until the 4th of October the customers will have the chance to support our Every Child in Preschool program, in any of the 28 store in the country.

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Librarians, teachers and children-partners for diversity & equality

Sorry, this entry is only available in Română.

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Every Ambassador in Kindergarten

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British Ambassador Paul Brummell visited Fiecare Copil in Gradinita program in Valea Stanciului, Dolj County. On June 26, he met the teachers, the children and parents, and the whole local FCG implementation team. Visiting the house of Elisabeta Coanda, Ambassador Brummell spotted on the wall, proudly displayed, the Best Parent Diploma she received from OvidiuRo […]

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A day to remember at the kindergarten!

The Minister of Labor,  the Norwegian Ambassador and a cavalcade of other officials paid a not-quite-surprise visit to the Fiecare Copil in Gradinita program in Drăgăeşti-Pământeni. The program has raised the daily attendance rate from 50% to 63% since it started last fall. Labour Minister Rovana Plumb  is a vocal advocate of the national expansion of the Fiecare Copil in Gradinita model because it helps get poor children in the habit of attending kindergarten. The Norwegian Ambassador Tove Bruvik Westberg […]

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Atelierele de Vara 2014 have begun!

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The summer school has started in Budila! Our colleagues, Maria and Nadia will be spending the next threeweeks with the kids.

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Național TV:Am ales să fiu rOMân-Maria Gheorghiu

OvidiuRo cofounder Maria Gheorghiu talks about our children and their chance to a better future.

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The Halloween Charity Ball is back!

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After a strategic hiatus for three years, the famous Halloween Charity Ball at Palatul Parlamentului will happen again this year on 25 October. Leslie Hawke, co-founder of OvidiuRo says that it’s time to celebrate how far the country has come in its awareness and concern about the under-education of poor children, and the resulting lost human potential, especially in the rural half of Romania.

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The Halloween Charity Ball is back!

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After a strategic hiatus for three years, the famous Halloween Charity Ball at Palatul Parlamentului will happen again this year on 25 October. Leslie Hawke, co-founder of OvidiuRo says that it’s time to celebrate how far the country has come in its awareness and concern about the under-education of poor children, and the resulting lost human potential, especially in the rural half of Romania.

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Pro TV: Fun experiences for the preschoolers in Tarnava, Sibiu

10 Keep Calling Volunteers spent the day with the “Fiecare Copil in Gradinita” kids in Tarnava.

They set off by visiting the community and assisting the OvidiuRo team in showing the children basic hygiene habits like how to wash their hands properly.

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Transilvania Look TV: Blue horse, blue horse, what do you see?

27 February 2014 Our cofounder Maria Gheorghiu was spotted by Transilvania Look TV and other Cluj local media working with the children in the Bontida kindergarten.

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The gift that keeps on giving

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Offer your loved one the best Valentine’s Day present and give a poor child a chance to a better life through education.

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The beginning of a beautiful friendship

Raiffeisen has been a sponsor of OvidiuRo since 2006. Recently, Raiffeisen’s support has evolved
into a truly collaborative and substantial CSR partnership. This year, your company and its employees are making it possible for over 260 severely impoverished children in Judetul BRASOV to go to preschool as a result of our program Fiecare Copil in Gradinita.

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2014 Ambassadors’ Early Education Initiative

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This week’s luncheon at Italian Ambassador Diego Brassioli’s residence was attended by 11 ambassadors to Romania. Subject: Early Education for Roma Children. Concern about the migration of uneducated, unskilled EU citizens is helping drive foreign efforts to increase educational opportunity for Romania & Bulgaria’s poorest children.

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Media Brunch Day Cluj

On the 11th of February, we will organize this year’s first Media Day in Cluj. The event will host our local partners: Cluj City Council, Cluj School Inspectorate, The General Direction of Social Asistance and Protection of the Child and the UK Embassy.

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