In Romania the public schools are free but parents have to pay for supplies and books; otherwise, the children aren’t accepted. Carrying the Roma stigma, immersed in cultural poverty, most accept this as their place in society and simply put their children to work. One of our partnering pastors has helped us connect willing donors to needy children. Twenty five dollars sends a child to school for one year. In the past three years more than 320 gypsy children have attended school for the first time.
Love is learning to read and write …
- $25 sends a Roma child to elementary school for one year
- $35 sends a Roma child to high school for one year