Liesti

General Information
 
ROMACT Cycle: 
Closed
Mayor of the Municipality: 
Iulian Boţ
Contact Person within the Municipality: 
Laura Dumanovschi
Facilitators: 
Florin Nasture
Total population: 
10 321
Source: 
2011 Census
Roma living in the Municipality: 
699
Description of the Municipality: 

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Last update: 12/01/2018
 
Lieşti has an administrative surface of 8912 hectares. The municipality is situated at 27 km away from Tecuci, 50 km from Galati and 46 km from Focsani. The main activities that are specific to Liesti municipality are of industrial -agricultural type (more than 70% of occupied population), commerce and services. The local products obtained from agriculture and vegetable farming are sold on the free market in the bigger municipalities from around.
 

The ROMACT Process

In October 2015 Liesti municipality joined the ROMACT program. The Community Action Group (CAG) was created shortly after, identifying its short/medium/long-term needs.
The Local Action Plan for Roma was drafted but not adopted by the Local Council.

Implemented activities from the draft Joint Action Plan
 
Measure: Infrastructure
Activity: Asphalting 1,5 km
Beneficiaries: Roma community
Budget:  282.600 EUR (National Program for Rural Development)
 
Measure: Education
Activity: extracurricular activities (increasing the self-esteem, increasing the interest for school education)
Number of beneficiaries: 60 Roma persons
Funds: local budget
 
Measure: Education
Activity: second chance class
Number of beneficiaries: 30 Roma persons
Funds: local budget
 

Expertise provided to the local administrationBeneficiaries BudgetStatus
Expertise on Human Capacity Operational Program Axis 4.1 Reducing the number of marginalized communities (in which Roma minority population counts at least 10% of the total population) at risk of poverty and social exclusion by implementing integrated measures.The local administration The entire community632 436 EURRejected
Expertise on Human Capacity Operational Program Axis 6.3 - Vectors- Valorisation of Continuous Education through Techniques oriented towards reviving of the school education 571 children at dropout risk and their parents; 83 teachers and school assistants 258 884 EURApproved

Timeline Points

22 Oct 2015
Step 1- Becoming Commited- Signature of the letter of commitment
1 Feb 2016
Creation of Taskforce
15 Oct 2016
Step 2- Agreeing on needs and plans- Community priorities list finalised
30 Mar 2017
End of ROMACT Process
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