OvidiuRo

The primary beneficiary of The Alex Fund is the Fiecare Copil in Gradinita program (“Every Child in Preschool and Kindergarten”), managed by Asociatia OvidiuRo, a certified Romanian charity founded by Maria Gheorghiu & Leslie Hawke.

Asociația OvidiuRo helps rural Romanian communities successfully integrate impoverished children into the education system at the appropriately early age. Fiecare Copil în Grădiniță is a national initiative to get every child in quality early education programs so they have a chance to succed in school.

The methodology encompasses neighborhood canvassing, teacher training, summer and after-school programs, family counseling and parent incentives.