Alex Fund and OvidiuRo co-founder Leslie Hawke gave an interview to the Romania Insider website earlier this year. Her answers shed light onto the motivation for supporting early education in poor rural Romania and OvidiuRo’s role. Why the decision to withdraw from the daily activity of OvidiuRo and leave Romania? What factors played into it? Maria Gheorghiu […]read more
10,000 disadvantaged children will receive their own picture books to take home and 1000 kindergarten teachers will get “Big Books” Asociația OvidiuRo announces the start of the school-year long Read-Aloud Caravan “Pofta de carte”. The project is designed to raise awareness of the importance of reading aloud and also of a healthy nutrition for young children […]read more
On September 2016, The Romanian post company “Poşta Română” launched a book donation campaign benefitting children from the pilot FCG program in Gura Șuții, Dâmbovița. The Campaign’s call to action – “Donate a book for the kids who need one” was communicated among “Poșta Română” employees and during the “Strada de C’Arte” Festival and book fair, between September 21 – 25. More info […]read more
September 2016 – For two months, OvidiuRo’s team has roamed the country in search for nearly 100 of Romania’s poorest communities in 15 counties. The Summer FCG Caravan meant field trips to the most destitute communities recommended by county authorities, door-to-door recruitment of preschool children, Read Aloud sessions in kindergartens and in communities, providing poor parents with […]read more
Last week, Cluj City Council approved an agreement with OvidiuRo to implement Fiecare Copil in Gradinita in more communities.
For the poorest children of Romania that need glasses, like Adriana (5 years old, video), a visit to the doctor’s office could mean spending the family’s monthly income. Therefore the parents can’t afford to take them to be examined and the issues only get worse. All over the country, hundreds of kids have medical problems that remain untreated.read more