July 2019 – OvidiuRo’s Sotron Summer Program started all over Romania!

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With the beginning of summer, dozens of Summer Programs started all over Romania. By the end of August, over 1500 preschool teachers from around 500 communities signed up for the 2-week educational module that brings children from disadvantaged rural and urban areas to the kindergarten over the summer. In June, the volunteer teachers attended at […]

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June: Regional trainings for 2019 Sotron Summer Programs begin!

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This year Sotron Summer Programs start in June, with 4 days of regional trainings in Focsani and Sibiu. Hundreds of preschool teachers are expected to join the trainings – teachers who volunteered to organize a Sotron Program this summer, in a disadvantaged rural or urban community – for at least 10 children age 3 – […]

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May: 12,000 Children Will Receive a Book to Take Home, with UiPath Foundation Support

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Starting September 2019, due to UiPath Foundation support, over 12,000 children in rural areas in Galați and Vaslui counties and Ferentari (București) will receive a book to take home. Also, around 100 kindergartens in disadvantaged areas will get a KinderLibrary (a child-friendly bookcase and a selection of age-appropriate picture books), while over 1600 preschool teachers […]

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May: Every Child Deserves a Story & STEM Volunteer Readers – partnership for promoting reading aloud

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Asociatia OvidiuRo and Progress Foundation have recently signed a partnership in order to support each other in implementing projects that encourage children’s access to books and literacy – Every child deserves a story and STEM Volunteer Readers. The common goal is to make available books and educational materials so that children will have access to […]

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April: Circle of Security trainings for parents and teachers

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In April, OvidiuRo and Fundatia Noi Orizonturi held the first meeting with parents and preschool teachers within the newly launched pilot-project on parental education – based on the Circle of Security concept regarding early interventions to increase attachment and security in parent-child & teacher-child relationships. The pilot project is implemented in Gura Sutii, Dambovița County […]

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Over 16,000 Children Got Their Own Picture Book to Take Home (January – March)

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Between January – March, 2019, A Story for Every Child pilot program brought 16,400 picture books in the hands of preschoolers living in rural areas, in 12 counties (HR, GR, OT, VS, IL, VN, BH, AR, AB, TR, MS, CL). Also, 500 Master Teachers in these counties were trained by OvidiuRo, in order to conduct […]

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The First Medical Caravan in 2019 reached Stana village, Satu Mare

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On March 16, 2019, OvidiuRo organised, together with Caravana cu Medici NGO, the Paediatric and Women’s Health Caravan in the village of Stana, Socond, in Satu Mare County. For one day, 137 children and 87 women received free consultations for the specialties: paediatrics, radiology, ophthalmology, dentistry, gynaecology and oncology. A total of 52 specialist doctors, […]

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January 29: Sotron Summer Program 2019

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Starting January, preschool teachers around Romania can apply for being a volunteer in OvidiuRo’s Sotron Summer Program. The challenge for 2019 is to have a volunteer teacher in every community in Romania. The application form can be open here: http://bit.do/eGVcd. Structured as a 2-week module, Șotron Summer Program provides the basis for a new learning […]

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January 9: “A Story for Every Child” continues

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The pilot program that improves the children’s vocabulary – A Story for Every Child – continues. By the end of 2019, OvidiuRo will equip and train teachers in all Romanian counties. The program was launched last autumn, and between September and December, 12 counties benefited from a mix of interventions consisting of teacher training at […]

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June 29: The selection for 40 more Povesti sub Lupa literacy and science corners started!

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The application form can be found here: https://tinyurl.com/yb4rmdqc The first 10 Povesti sub Lupa pilot-centres have already reached some of the poorest kindergartens in Romania, this spring. Starting September, a reading and science corner will be assembled in 40 more kindergarten classrooms, in the most disadvantaged villages around the country. Also, the preschool teachers working […]

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