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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June 27: 2018 Sotron Summer Programs regional trainings have started!

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The preschool teachers who want to volunteer this summer to run daily sessions in their kindergartens – a two-week educational module designed and supported by OvidiuRo – are invited to attend one of the regional trainings we are organizing, as follows: Bistrita county (June 20 – 22), Covasna county (June 25 – 29), Valcea county (June […]

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April 27: “Povești sub Lupă” brings 50 Reading and Science Corners in poor kindergartens

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OvidiuRo launches Povești sub Lupă, a project supported by Raiffeisen bank that is building infrastructure for literacy & science in poor rural communities by equipping 50 kindergarten classrooms with Reading & Science Corners, while creating a network of 50 master teachers working with poor children. Besides a rich experience in kindergarten, the project also provides […]

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February 23: Fiecare copil merită o poveste! Caravan begins Over 20,000 picture books will be distributed in disadvantaged communities.

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The caravan has began in February, in Satu Mare county, and aims to increase children’s exposure to new vocabulary and the world of books in kindergartens and, also, to train preschool teaches for Sotron Doi and Ateliere de Vara educational modules. The project will be implemented with the support of ‘host kindergartens’ in poor areas […]

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February 9: Hai la gradinita! grants for the 2018-2019 school year

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OvidiuRo has launched the second edition of Hai la gradinita! grants. The school directors can apply by March 30, by filling in an on-line application form provided by OvidiuRo. The project is financed, for the second year in a row, by NN Romania, and it aims to support local teams in the poorest communities in […]

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November 3: OvidiuRo’s Focșani training session in the regional media

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Monitorul de Vrancea was present at OvidiuRo’s training session in Focșani and covered some important aspects that followed OvR’s 2017 Summer Program in the Vrancea county. “Volunteering is beginning to speed up in Vrancea county, especially after successful projects like OvidiuRo’s 2017 Șotron Summer Schools. Vrancea is in the top counties where preschool teachers voluntarily organized […]

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