“MCIC NGO Fair”
Organization of National Transport for Participation in the Fair
Donor: MCIC Skopje, RCC “DROM” had a task to organize transport for all who were interested and wanted to participate on the 3rd NGO fair
“National Conference on the Situation of Roma in the Republic of Macedonia”
Description: National conference on the situation of Roma in the Republic of Macedonia, and conclusions for 8 areas were brought and the same were presented on the conference in Budapest (30 June-1 July 2003). Members of authority, Romani NGO’s and political parties participated at the conference.
Donor: MCIC Skopje, World Bank and SOROS Foundation
Educational Center “Future of Roma”
This centre embraces Romani children from Kumanovo that have not visited educational institution at all, and have over 10 years. Beside that, there are 2 classes for preschool education where are embraced Romani children from 3-6 years who are learning Macedonian language.
In 2003, 123 Romani students visited the centre.
Donors: Canadian Embassy and Swiss Embassy
Centre for Support of Education “Time Is“
Primary activity: Helping with homework, preparing for class, and Macedonian language lessons for preschool groups.
Secondary activities: Computer course, excursions, visits of cinema, theatre, ZOO, organizing art workshops.
Aim: Help for Romani students to achieve better results at school. The centre plays the role of second parents, because of the big percentage of illiterate or half literate parents. Educators and assistants work with the children. We cooperate with primary school “Hristijan Karposh” in the project implementation.
Target group: 173 children at the age 5-14 from Zivkova Karpa, Stari Lozja and Bavci.
“Applied Education for Young Roma”
Goal: Decrease in illiteracy with opportunity for employment, and improvement of the situation of young Roma in Macedonia.
Activities: Courses for professions what will enable employments and excursions for Romani students with aim to increase the motivation for education. This program lasts 3 years.
Donor: MCIC through the Danish high school organization Operation Days, and the Danida Fund of the Danish government through the Danish church help