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April 10, 2018 STEP – Romania
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GoalIM seeks to raise $2,335.15 to purchase materials locally, provide student lunches and cover utilities for the Obed Day Center in Romania
SummaryThe Obed Day Center provides schooling and programs for the Roma gypsy children. The Student Tuition Education Program provides funds to the Obed Day Center for classroom supplies, snacks, a daily lunch, a backpack and clothing and classroom utilities.
DescriptionBeing a gypsy in Romania means a life of acute poverty, illiteracy, unemployment, no health care and low life expectancy. The Obed Day Center provides schooling and programs for the Roma gypsy children. It runs a preschool program to help 20 children reach their full potential. The Center provides a qualified and understanding teacher to help the children develop good relationships while they learn colors, numbers and letters and play. The Student Tuition Education Program (STEP) provides funds to the Obed Day Center for classroom supplies, snacks, a daily lunch, a backpack and clothing and classroom utilities This project seeks to raise $2,335.15 to purchase materials locally, provide student lunches and cover utilities for the Obed Day Center in Romania. The purpose is to provide 20 Roma gypsy children with a preschool experience that will equip them with basic relationship skills and education before entering school. Project Ruth will manage the funds for the Obed Day Center with oversight by Miahi Ciopasiu.
Suggested Gifts$100 buys 25 picture books. $250 provides toys and educational games. $500 feeds all the students a lunch every day for three months.
Prayer RequestsPray with the staff of Project Ruth and their partners in Romania that support from this mission project will enable the Obed Day Center to thrive and eventually expand to other locations.