“MAINSTREAM SIGHIȘOARA – European investment for social inclusion”
The project addresses a number of 601 vulnerable people from Sighișoara, and who live in 5 marginalized urban areas (ZUM): Zone 1 (Părângului Street); Zone 2 (Viilor Street); Zone 3 (Ștefan cel Mare Street); Zone 4 (Goldberich Street); Zone 5 (Caraiman Street); Zone 6 (Rora Street); Zone 7 (Dumbravei Street); Zone 8 (Strada Plopilor)
Co-financed by: European Social Fund through the Operational Programme Human Capital 2014-2020, POCU / 18/4/1/102559
Partners: Resource Center for Roma Communities Foundation (Partner 1), in partnership with Sighișoara Municipality (Partner 2), Veritas Foundation (Partner 3), Miron Neagu Secondary School Sighișoara (Partner 4)
Implementation period: 36 months, between August 2017 – October 2020, (the project was suspended between 01.04.2020 – 16.06.2020)
The total budget of the project is 12.635.894,86 lei.
General objective – Promoting equal access to integrated measures of education, employment, entrepreneurship, social services, documents, housing, anti-discrimination for people from marginalized urban areas in Sighișoara, Mureș County, at risk of poverty and social exclusion in marginalized communities in which there is population belonging to the Roma minority.
The specific objectives of the project are:
Objective 1 – Providing and developing socio-medical services, providing support in obtaining property and identity documents, improving living conditions, conducting an anti-discrimination campaign for people in Sighisoara, Mures County at risk of poverty and social exclusion in marginalized communities in which there is population belonging to the Roma minority.
Objective 2 – Development of skills for accessing jobs for 301 people in Sighișoara, Mureș County at risk of poverty and social exclusion in marginalized communities where there is population belonging to the Roma minority.
Objective 3 – Supporting the increase of the quality of education for preschool and school children, young people from Sighișoara municipality, Mureș county at risk of poverty and social exclusion from marginalized communities where there is population belonging to the Roma minority.
Activity 1: Project management;
Activity 2: Information and publicity;
Activity 3: Carrying out the educational process of school tutoring and motivation for 132 children (42 preschoolers and 90 primary school children);
Activity 4: Supporting 301 people in the target communities for increasing their access to the labor market;
Activity 5: Supporting entrepreneurship in the community, including self-employment;
Activity 6: Supporting the development and provision of home socio-medical services in the integrated community center for 600 people in the target communities;
Activity 7: Activities to improve the housing conditions of the people in the target group;
Activity 8: Providing legal assistance for regulating property deeds, identity documents, marital status, obtaining social assistance rights;
Activity 9: Information and awareness campaigns / specific actions in the field of combating discrimination and actions of active involvement and volunteering of community members in solving the problems faced by the community.