Balkan Sunflowers has been running education programs aiming at the successful integration of Roma Ashkali and Egyptian communities since 2003. Through education, play, art, sport, work and celebration, and in compassionate response to traumatic experiences, they serve the communities with whom they live.
At the Plemetina Learning Center, where we offered our donation of school equipment:
– Only one child in Plemetina dropped out of school this past year
– Girls’ school attendance has increased and there are currently 58 girls in primary school
– 75% of all registered Roma children in Plemetina attend the learning center.