Maria Gheorghiu and Leslie Hawke received The 2016 ALIANTA Award for Humanitarian Work and Social Involvement

OvidiuRo cofounders Leslie Hawke & Maria Gheorghiu received Alianta’s 2016 Award for Achievement in Humanitarian Work and Social Involvement on September 27, at The ALIANTA Award Gala 2016 in Washington. The ALIANTA Award is an acknowledgement of the long history of fruitful partnership between Gheorghiu and Hawke in fighting poverty through promoting the access to education of […]

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Pro TV: Parenting trainings to poorest families of Romania

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President signs landmark legislation encouraging early education for all

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28 October.  President Klaus Iohannis signed the bill that will finance a national program to encourage impoverished parents of 3-5 year old children to send their children to grădiniță every day. Based on OvidiuRo’s highly successful Fiecare Copil in Gradinita model, parents living under the poverty line throughout Romania will receive food coupons worth 11 € per month if their child attends preschool every day. Read the law, here.

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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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Jane Thompson: We need to let poor parents know how very important they are to their child's development!

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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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232 impoverished children and adults from Horezu Poenari village received free medical tests

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For two days, the school in Horezu Poenari were transformed into a clinic for the Medical Caravan. On the 10th and 11th of October, 40 volunteer specialists and students from the Universities of Medicine in Bucharest and Craiova consulted and recommended treatments for 232 poor children and adults from Horezu Poenari, Valea Stanciului, Dolj County. The […]

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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. Download PDF here (available in […]

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ProTV News: Sotron summer school

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Dolj Media Day Report

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13 May 2015 Download PDF here.

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