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Community Education Outreach

An after school programme for students at risk of school dropout from disadvantaged rural areas

Drawing in the community

About the Project

Our Community Education Outreach programme for students at risk of school dropout from disadvantaged rural areas is designed with a clear purpose: to break down barriers to education and ensure that children from socio-economically disadvantaged families have the opportunity to complete their compulsory schooling.

With the participation of 150 children aged 6 to 14 years, who are at high risk of dropping out of school due to various socio-economic challenges, our program aims to equip them with the necessary competencies and skills for successful integration into the formal educational system and improved academic performance.

Through a range of activities, we strive to support these children in their academic endeavours and provide them with essential protective skills and habits for both physical and emotional well-being. Our remedial education sessions offer tailored support in lesson preparation, homework completion and addressing any gaps in knowledge. Additionally, we focus on developing socio-emotional skills through engaging activities such as thematic games, discussions and therapeutic techniques aimed at fostering self-regulation and emotional intelligence.

Recognising the importance of health education, we provide informative sessions covering various aspects of health, including hygiene, self-care and nutrition. By promoting responsible and healthy behaviours, we aim to instil lifelong habits that contribute to overall well-being. As part of our commitment to supporting these children, we also ensure they receive hot meals during lunchtime, addressing nutritional needs and fostering a sense of community and care.

Our program targets children from families facing unemployment, unstable employment, and financial hardship, where low educational levels and other familial challenges may further exacerbate the risk of school dropout. By providing comprehensive support and resources, we aspire to create a supportive environment where every child has the opportunity to thrive academically and personally.

Stefan

Remedial education

Aimed at supporting and guiding students in preparing lessons, completing school homework, reinforcing knowledge acquired at school, and addressing gaps in information accumulated during the educational process.

Iustin & Petru

Activities

For developing socio-emotional skills. These include thematic games, watching thematic videos, free discussions, reading stories that develop socio-emotional intelligence, and applying specific therapeutic methods and techniques for socio-emotional self-regulation and art therapy.

Iustin

Health education

Through information sessions and free discussions, promoting correct knowledge about various health aspects, forming attitudes and habits for responsible and healthy behaviour, educating children about nutritional values, rational selection and portioning of food, proper food preparation, identifying authentic nutrition, caring for their own bodies through a balanced and appropriate diet, and raising awareness of the importance of nutrition for a healthy lifestyle.

Cristina enjoying meal

Nutrition

Providing a hot meals at lunchtime for the children.

Updates from the Community Education Outreach

Matteo on arrival

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Our cosy home Casa Maria opened its doors once again to welcome a new member to our little family, because hospitality and serving are the core of our mission.

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Marius Daniel Florea (Bubu)

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Mihaela in pushchair

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Robert Serban

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