General Information
ROMACT Cycle: 
Mayor of the Municipality: 
Cătălin Ștefan Rotea
Elena Popescu
Total population: 
16 114
Roma living in the Municipality: 
1 700
Description of the Municipality: 

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Balș is a town in Olt County, Romania. It is formed by component localities Balș, Corbeni, Româna and Teiș. 
There are 7 Roma communities, from which 3 are compact ones - Strada Cuza Voda, Strada Macului and Strada Nicolae Titulescu;  and 4 more semi-integrated in the neighborhoods, in the areas they are located: Strada Popa Sapca, Mainesti neighborhood, Teiș neighborhood, Strada Petre Pandrea.

The communities are faced with a series of problems including waste management, lack of sewage system, low level of education and employment, lack of medical care and precarious living conditions. 

Bals is part of of the Local Action Group Câmpia Romanaților.

The ROMACT Process

ROMACT Process started in April 2023 with the signature of the Letter of Agreement.

Trainings provided by ROMACT experts :

Local Authorities (LA):
* Project Management 
* Public Procurement Expert

Teachers and Community Members
Coaching on the process to set up an NGO

Timeline Points

27 Apr 2023
Step 1- Becoming committed- Signature of the letter of agreement
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