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Pofta de carte in Iași county

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Reporter: I see you also received a book for the kid to take home.Do you think it will be useful? Mother: Of course. What I want for my child is that he can learn and … open his mind! I’m very glad when he can learn something new! The “Poftă de carte” Caravan started off […]

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10.000 picture books for children in marginalized communities

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Thousands of children whose parents never had the means to buy them a book will receive one for free through a project initiated by OvidiuRo – an NGO who supports children in disadvantaged communities. The project started in Bihor and throughout the coming school-year ten thousand books will find their way to less fortunate children. […]

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Teach for Romania meets Șotron Summer Schools

Jurnal pentru copii of Digi24 national television wanted to know how do Sotron Summer Schools work and who are the teachers who gave up two weeks of holiday this summer and prioritized poor children’s education. We went together to Cutuș, Crizbav, Brașov county the village where a Teach for Romania teacher Andreea Fierăstrăeru accepted the Sotron Summer […]

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20 grants for new kindergarten groups in poor communities

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Local teams in poor communities can apply until July 1st for one of the 20, 2500 Eur worth, grants made available by OvidiuRo for the creation of new kindergarten groups for the 2017-2018 school-year. The Hai la grădiniță! grants are open exclusively to disadvantaged communities. OvidiuRo launched the invitation to apply to over 400 such communities: the ones […]

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(Interview) Romanian Stories: Leslie Hawke, The Woman Who Dedicated her Life to Philantropy. She Helped Thousands of Romanian Poor Children Go to School

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‘Pofta de Carte’ Read-Aloud Caravan Begins!

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10,000 disadvantaged children will receive their own picture books to take home and 1000 kindergarten teachers will get “Big Books” Asociația OvidiuRo announces the start of the school-year long Read-Aloud Caravan “Pofta de carte”. The project is designed to raise awareness of the importance of reading aloud and also of a healthy nutrition for young children […]

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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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Digi24: Inside reportage. The european country where millions of people live in extreme poverty

(Română) Un material foarte interesant, despre cercul vicios al sărăciei și despre soluțiile propuse, cu intervenția Mariei Gheorghiu, cofondator Asociația OvidiuRo.

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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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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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Without education dreams vanish…

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Download PDF here(available in Romanian).

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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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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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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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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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