IMPROVING ROMA EMPLOYMENT THROUGH EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Project Location: 

Skopje Region: Municipality of Šuto Orizari; Eastern Region: Delčevo, Vinica, Crnik and Trabotivište.

Project Duration: 

24 months: from 29.12.2015  to 30.12.2017.

Overall Objective: 

Increasing the long-term employability of marginalized Roma communities through adult education and training, literacy programmes, and increased access to early childhood education and care.

Specific Objectives: 
  • Increase the integration of Roma adults into the labour market through education and training in order to secure primary and secondary school diplomas;
  • Improve education enrolment and retention rates for Roma children aged zero to six through community involvement and increased access to early childhood education and care;
  • Empower Roma women and combat gender and ethnic discrimination through the establishment of empowerment and education group.
Target Group / Beneficiaries: 
  • Romani children aged zero to six;
  • Romani mothers and fathers who stopped their education before the completion of secondary education.
Activities: 

Adult Education Activities:

  • Education and training for Roma adults who have previously dropped out in order to obtain official, state-issued primary and secondary education diplomas.

Early Childhood Development and Care Activities:

  • Conduct training for pedagogical staff and school administrators;
  • Provide after-school training and support to Roma pupils;
  • Provide enrolment support, transportation, immunizations and vaccinations, and information to Romani children and their families.

Women’s and Community Empowerment:

  • Establish weekly women’s empowerment and support groups;
  • Conduct monthly community meetings to discuss issues pertaining to employment, education, and gender right.

Ромски образовен фонд (РЕФ) – Будимпешта. УНГАРИЈА / Roma Oktatási Alap (REF) – Budapest, MAGYARORSZÁG

Partner Organization: 
Ромски образовен центар во Шуто Оризари „Амбрела“ – Скопје
НВО „Кхам“ – Делчево
Contact Details: 
ROMA EDUCATION FUND – BUDAPEST, HUNGARY
Anasztazia NAGY
anagy@romaeducationfund.org
Albert MEMETI, Project Manager
albert_memeti@yahoo.co.uk
+359 87 896 4701
Skype: albert_memeti

ROMA EDUCATION CENTRE OF ŠUTO ORIZARI “AMBRELA” – SKOPJE
Aida MUSTAFOVSKA, Project Coordinator
aida_mustafovska@yahoo.com
+389 78 596 919

NGO "KHAM – DELČEVO"
Sara JAŠAROVSKA, Project Coordinator
sarajasarovska@ymail.com
+389 77 813 848