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Country/partner countries

Project lead partner/organization and contact person (e-mail, links) project website
Centre for educational integration of children and students from ethnic minorities

Sofia, 1797, 52 A G. M. Dimitrov blvd. floor 1

offices 109, 110, 119, 120

tel./fax: 02 873 52 31, 02 873 51 25


Project information – start and end date (if available)
Starting date : 01.03.2012
Ending date: 30.06.2012

Summary (goals and purposes of the project)
To ensure the equal access to quality education for 85 Roma children by creating preconditions for successful socialization of children and their families covered by the project - trained 122 children in interests groups.
To establish the necessary preconditions for successful social inclusion of children and their families.
To provide preschool education activities for bringing the children from "Iztok" neighborhood which population is mainly Roma for their integration in mixed groups in kindergartens.
To preserve and develop the cultural identity of children from ethnic minorities.
To make the ethnocultural diversity into a source of mutual understanding, respect and cooperation.

Results of the project
Trained 122 children in interests groups - 40 hour activities by month for each group with continuiation of 4 months.
Organized 7 interests groups.
Involved 11 teachers and 4 assistant - teachers.
Organized trips in parthnerships for children and parents with cultural and educational aims - involved 112 children, 15 teachers, 8 assistant-teachers, 36 parents, 4 medical professionals.
Organized group meetings between Roma and non-Roma students and parents.
Covered 6 children from kindergarten № 3 - Dimitrovgrad - Marijno neighborhood; 20 children from kindergarten № 4 - Chernogorovo village; 20 children from kindergarten № 5 - Yabalkovo Village; 36 children from kindergarten "Dr Stoilov Tenyo"- Merichleri.
Organized exchange visits and joint activities with the participation of non-Roma children from kindergartens in the municipality.
Organized trips with children in the country with cultural and educational aims.
Imrpoved communication between Roma and non-Roma children and their families.

Who will benefit from this project (target group)
All beneficiaries: 122
Roma beneficiaries: 86

Sources of funding
Centre for educational integration of children and students from ethnic minorities