No child without education

by Te Aud Romania
No child without education
No child without education
No child without education
No child without education
No child without education
No child without education

Dear supporter, 

 

We come back to you with an outline of our educational projects for this autumn: 

 

NEW PROJECTS

Partnership with 3M Romania

Te Aud Romania Foundation through 3M Romania partnership will equip three rural schools from Suceava County with computer labs this school year.

 

UA REFUGEE SITUATION

We started Integration Without Borders project - intended to support the social integration into the community of approximately 200 Ukrainian children, who are currently based in Suceava county. The intervention is supported by United Way Romania.

 

Human trafficking with eLiberare

Up until now, 6 schools from the Suceava County have been part of Together for a Safer Future campaign - an awareness campaign on the prevention of human trafficking held by eLiberare.

Vocational testing with the support of We Care Foundation

We continue the vocational testing within Steps Towards the Future program, the project supported by the We Care Foundation / Noua Ne Pasa.

 Last week, we went to NGO LEADERSHIP WORSHOP, an intensive training session in Warsaw (Poland), on how we work with refugees, courtesy of Education for Democracy Foundation, University of Michigan Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia and William Davidson Institute.

Thank you for all of your support in our endeavours!! 

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Creative writing workshops
Creative writing workshops

What we have been up to this summer

 

Mini Rugby for All

15 teams all over Romania (U8, U10, U12) participated at the national tournament organised by the Rugby Federation in Gura Humorului at the end of July.

Rugby Club Gura Humorului

The start of the second half of the season saw four new young players within the team. Marian and Mihai-Iulian, two of our Rugby for all mentees, part of Rugby CSS Gura Humorului, have made the step to senior rugby; alongside Matei, who plays for CSA Steaua junior U19 team.

At the same time, we welcome our first international player from South Africa – Rohan, who had an amazing debut against Suceava, scoring one of our tries, alongside Sebi and Claudiu.

Rugby for All

We are currently receiving submissions for 2022-2023 season. Teenagers between 14-17 years old are welcomed to develop their own skills at the highest degree.

 

 Creative Writing Summer Camp

At the beginning of August, over 35 teenagers from Suceava county’s child protection services took part in a creative writing summer camp. For 5 days, the participants worked around the pandemic theme, writing down their feelings and thoughts on how they handled the situation. The result is going to be a collective brochure of feelings and experiences during the last two years, courtesy of DGASPC Suceava and Suceava County Council.

 

Over 6 months of war

Te Aud Romania has offered logistical, financial and humanitarian support over 900.000 Euros, ever since the Ukrainian refugee crisis has started. All of this was made possible with support from individual donors, as well as a high number of national and international partners that have joined our endeavours.

As a charity focused on non-formal educational programs for children, we will work alongside national and international partners to develop medium to long term solutions to integrate Ukrainian refugee children within the community and provide a safe and appropriate environment to alleviate the pain and grow. The start of the new school year comes with several challenges for these kids, so if you want to get involved, please reply to this email to work along.

TAR have now distributed the 10,000 backpacks from Packed with Hope campaign. Together, we have reached souls and delivered smiles all across Romania and Ukraine.

Sneak Peak into our coming month

September 2022 means new school year, new projects and a lot of surprises: stay tuned to see what’s on.

Mass Media Overview

We shared a series of opinions for Ziare.com on what war means and the impact of our programme, but also partnerships with other NGOs who work with refugees and for whom we provided the backpacks, such as Hope and Homes for Children.

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Rugby Club Gura Humorului

For the first time, Rugby Club Gura Humorului’s match on the 4th June was live on Romanian national TV channel TVR1, starting 12:00. This is our first nationally broadcast match, bringing alongside it a lot of pressure and emotion for everyone involved.

In the next couple of weeks, we will face some of the toughest teams in Romania and our main priority is providing our supporters with good rugby, our players with improvement opportunities, with our player welfare in mind at all times.

Rugby for All

For Rugby for All, May meant several personal development meetings and a series of victories: U19 team gained 4th place nationally, while 8 of the players came out on the 3rd place nationally at U17.

Mini Rugby for All

Over May 2022, we continued with financial education workshops in several schools across Suceava county. Furthermore, we organized two tournaments, one at the beginning of May, with over 100 children, and the other is happening right now, for over 500 children.

Over 3 months of war 

TAR has offered logistical, financial and humanitarian support over 900,000 Euros ever since the Ukrainian refugee crisis has started. All of this was made possible with support from individual donors, as well as a high number of national and international partners that have joined our endeavours. 

As a charity focused on non-formal educational programs for children, we will work alongside national and international partners to develop medium to long term integration solutions to integrate Ukrainian refugee children within the community and provide a safe and appropriate environment to alleviate the pain.

Besides offering backpacks with essentials from both School in a Bag and Packed with Hope initiatives, we also organised the first swimming competition with both Romanian and Ukrainian children.  

Mass-media overview

The initiative Packed with Hope was mentioned on the front page of Financial Times, and we talked with BBC Radio 4 about our activities regarding Ukrainian refugees.

Furthermore, several national TV stations have mentioned the importance of rugby and our work in Gura Humorului, for both children and Rugby Club Gura Humorului team.

Sneak peak into June 

June 2022 will continue with the distribution of our fully equipped schoolbags in schools in Ukraine. 

Steps towards the future program takes place in several schools to encourage children to discover more about themselves.

We are also in the process of organising a series of summer events = for both Ukrainian refugees and children from our communities: sport events and International Summer Camp, amongst others.  

All of this was made possible with your support! Thank you! 

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28th February 2022, Dorset, England.

A 10-year-old boy named Luca returned home from school, having discussed about the armed conflict in Ukraine that had recently started.

Instead of doing his homework, Luca grabbed a napkin and imagined himself in the shoes of a Ukrainian child.

– Mummy, mummy, we have to do something to help them! Said Luca, as he handed over the composition to his mum.

Those words turned Grace, Luca’s mom, into an army general, with a mission to develop a response to her son’s request.

But Grace was not alone. So, for the following seven weeks, she gathered around her a proper army of people supporting this amazing initiative named Packed with Hope.

18th April 2022, Suceava, Romania.

Grace and a small part of the people that have supported her in the journey have landed in Suceava airport, for a week that was about to change not only their lives but also provide important resources for over 10,000 Ukrainian refugee children that are either residing or passing through Romanian borders.

All 10,000 backpacks that have reached Romania all the way from the U.K. are packed with goodies, essential items and educational books in Ukrainian for children, spread over 4 age groups: 0-4, 4- 8, 8 – 12, 12-16 years old. Resources within each backpack come from a variety of companies, including Hewlett Packard and an international publisher that, in record time, translated and printed a mother tongue book for children fleeing away from the war.

But above all, each and every one of those backpacks are Packed with Hope and carry a bit of Luca in them, as Luca inspired over 10,000 British children to write an honest thought of support for Ukrainian children to find within each and every backpack.

Grace (Little Toller Books ltd), Kevin Duffy (Bluemoose Books), Inna Bilonozhko, Ania Osipenko, Lucas Simon, Zoe Fox and Horatio Clare is the entire group that throughout the course of the past week have reached the hearts of hundreds of refugee children across Suceava. And this is only the start of it all.

It has been an intense week for everyone involved with amazing results:

Over 200 children across Suceava county have been delivered backpacks by Grace herself

Schoolinabag (Luke and Zoe) successfully equipped over 300 children, both in Ukraine and Romania, and set them ready for school

Packed with Hope spent two days at the border of Siret

And our promise, as their partner on the ground, is that a Packed with Hope backpack shall reach every Ukrainian refugee child that will pass through Romanian borders and every child that needs hope, now more than ever.

Our special thanks go to award winning writer and journalist Horatio Clare that has gone the extra mile, travelling in one of the lorries with the backpacks, to document it all, for a specially commissioned radio program for the BBC and for the Financial Times.

Every Ukrainian child is entitled to our support, protection, care and above all – our love.

In the news:

BBC - Ukraine war: Refugee children to be sent 10,000 aid backpacks

BBC - Ukraine war: UK publishers take gifted books to children

Over 2 months of war

Te Aud Romania has offered logistical, financial and humanitarian support over 850,000 Euros, ever since the Ukrainian refugee crisis has started. All of this was made possible with support from individual donors, as well as a high number of national and international partners that have joined our endeavours.

As a charity focused on non-formal educational programs for children, we will work alongside national and international partners to develop medium to long term solutions to integrate Ukrainian refugee children within the community and provide a safe and appropriate environment to alleviate the pain and grow.

Our response in figures

  • Over 100 individual cases solved
  • Over 700 children cared for
  • Over 1000 kits distributed
  • 10 LifeStraw community purifiers sent to refugee camps across Romania and in Ukraine
  • 1000 individual transit water purifiers distributed
  • Over 13 refugee centres that we are in close contact with to support with needs and requirements
  • one sports event for Ukrainian swimmers

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Sneak peak into our coming month

May 2022 will continue with the distribution of our fully equipped schoolbags in schools where Ukrainian refugees started to study.

Furthermore, „Steps towards the future” program is taking place in several schools and encourage children to discover more about themselves.

We are organizing a series of summer events - for both Ukrainian refugees and children from our communities: sports events and the International English Summer Camp, among others.

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February 2022. The worst seemed behind us, and no one could have ever imagined something even worse than a pandemic. And the Ukrainian armed conflict emerged.

Located within 70 kms of the Ukrainian border, we have taken on, from the very beginning, the role of support organisation from everyone fleeing away from the conflict.

Whilst the first two weeks of our Ukrainian refugee crisis have been focused on providing immediate response solutions, coordination mechanisms have now started to work and whilst we are still continuing to provide immediate solutions to various situations, we are now at the same time, directing our attention to the development of medium to long term solutions. Because we are all in this within the long run.

Within the past month, TAR invested over 50,000 Euros as a response to the crisis. Our support has taken various forms, based on the correlated need from the ground: immediate response and support for individual refugee situations, accommodation within refugee centres, equipping refugee centres with necessary items, development of transit, baby and children kits, medicine and other medical necessities, transports over the border to support those still left in Ukraine and so on.

Te Aud Romania has offered logistical, financial and humanitarian support over 50,000 Euros, ever since the Ukrainian refugee crisis has started. All of this was made possible with support from individual donors, as well as a high number of national and international partners that have joined our endeavours.

As a charity focused on non-formal educational programs for children, we will work alongside national and international partners to develop medium to long term solutions to integrate Ukrainian refugee children within the community and provide a safe and appropriate environment to alleviate the pain and grow.

  • Over 50 individual cases solved
  • Over 300 children cared for
  • Over 500 kits distributed
  • 10 LifeStraw community purifiers sent to refugee camps across Romania and in Ukraine
  • 1000 individual transit water purifiers distributed
  • Over 10 refugee centres that we are in close contact with to support with needs and requirements

SNEAK PEAK INTO OUR COMING MONTH 

April 2022 shall mark the start of the distribution of our fully equipped schoolbags in schools where Ukrainian refugees started to study.

At the same time, alongside UK partners and institutional national partners, we shall provide the Siret border with over 10,000 goody transit bags for children, in accordance to age, as they cross the border.

Whilst we are constantly working on further integration measures and lifelong support. 

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT! 

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Te Aud Romania

Location: Gura Humorului - Romania
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Gabriela Popescu
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