Jane Thompson: I support Fiecare Copil in Gradinita because they invest in the lives of children

Nine O’Clock Interview with Jane Thompson, Expert in Early Education: I support Fiecare Copil in Gradinita because they invest in the lives of children, with huge impact on the Romanian society. Jane Krill Thompson has 25 years of experience supporting families and their children with special needs. In the United States, she has worked with […]

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Guess who made the CBS News and Daily Mail online?

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We recently took a Getty Images photographer, Sean Gallup, to see a Roma community from which people are migrating to Western Europe. You can see from the photos why a person would find more hope living on the street in Lille, France than in a house in Ponorata. (If you wonder why everyone is so dirty, well, there are two water pumps for 400 people – and one of them doesn’t work.)

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OvidiuRo’s Christmas Wish

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“Since going to gradinita, my kids behave better. They even know some poems. God, I hope they have a better life than we do.”

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First Day of School?

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17 September is the first day of kindergarten for thousands of children in Romania. But most children living under the poverty line won’t be there — because they can’t afford clean clothes and school supplies. For some, even soap and water is an issue. Please help a poor child start gradinita. Send an SMS to 8860 to contribute 2€ to Fiecare Copil in Gradinita.

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Need your help today

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We’ve just launched our first ever SMS campaign. Please send an SMS to 8860 if you believe education can open the door to a better life for poor children. One SMS is only 2€ and takes about 3 seconds to send.

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What we’ve been up to lately

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Honk if you’ve seen our PSAs!

Have you seen our Public Service Announcements on TV? Or on the radio? On Bucharest subway screens? In Carrefour or in Rompetrol’s Hey cafes? Or in a bus in Iasi?
We used all of these media channels to spread our message about the importance of early education.

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OvidiuRo in the French Press

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We are proud to announce that OvidiuRo has made the headlines in your country.
Below is a list of the main articles.

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“Every child in kindergarten” on TV

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On March 15th, OvidiuRo launched the third “season” of our multi-year public awareness campaign. With the slogan “Every child in “gradinita”[preschool & kindergarten] is everyone’s responsibility”, the campaign stresses children’s need for challenging mental activites from age 3 and the importance of early education.

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An invitation to make a difference

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The environment children live in for their first five years affects their ability to function successfully for the rest of their lives!
Please help educate Romania’s poorest children!

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