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September 2010 – Mentorship for life

Project Name: Mentorship for life
Financer: Soros Foundation Romania
Partners: Policy Center for Roma and Minorities
Implementation time frame: September 2010 – September 2011
Budget: 23000 USD
Objectives:
  • Helping 20 Roma and non-Roma children from the vulnerable community of Ferentari realize another
    alternative to life in the ghetto
  • Stimulating improvement in the academic field and reducing the dropout rate
  • Identifying skills and competences of 20 Roma and non-Roma children
Results:
  • One mentoring and counseling program addressing the development and learning needs of 20 Roma and
    non-Roma children. The program involved 10 mentors and included recreational, educational and sports
    activities which took place outside the ghetto area, in order to show them other perspectives.
  • One educational camp for 20 Roma and non-Roma children from the vulnerable community of Ferentari

Mentorship for life