Isaccea

General Information
 
ROMACT Cycle: 
Ongoing
Mayor of the Municipality: 
Anastase Moraru
Contact Person within the Municipality: 
Elena Dogaru, Head of Social Assistance Direction
Facilitators: 
Daniel Ganea
Total population: 
5 201
Roma living in the Municipality: 
400
Description of the Municipality: 

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Isaccea is a small town located in Eastern Romania, in Tulcea County, on the right bank of the Danube.
It comprises of Isaccea, Revarsarea and Tichilesti. 
3,85% of the population declared itself as Roma while Local Authorities estimate that another 3% of the population have the same ethnicity. Roma community members in Isaccea are Horahai (Muslim Roma).

The ROMACT Process

ROMACT started in March 2020 with the signature of the Letter of agreement.

The Taskforce for Roma inclusion was created following Mayor's approval in December 2020. 

Local Authorities representatives were trained/coached on:
* Implementing, evaluating & monitoring JAPs

The Municipality benefited of ROMACT expertise for the following project:
* Online schooling equipment for C. Bratescu High-School- CEI extraordinary call for proposals 2020- Rejected

ROMACT Small Grants Scheme
 
ROMACT offers small grants scheme to support the efforts of the municipalities and Community Action Groups to respond together to the needs of the most vulnerable and to multiply the good practices across ROMACT municipalities.
 
Under the scheme of small grants, the following project was supported by ROMACT in Isaccea between April-July 2020:
 
Integrated measures to prevent school drop-out for children belonging to vulnerable groups - Issaccea City Hall
 
ROMACT supported the City Hall of Isaccea with 4439 €, reaching 80+ students to improve and stimulate the participation of children from vulnerable groups in education activities in the special conditions generated by the pandemic. School-start kits were supplied along with an active information campaign and workshops on the importance of education and managing anxiety in the context of the COVID19 pandemic.
 

Timeline Points

13 Mar 2020
Step 1- Becoming Commited- Signature of the letter of commitment
9 Dec 2020
Creation of Taskforce
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