Măcin

General Information
 
ROMACT Cycle: 
Ongoing
Mayor of the Municipality: 
Gheorghe Vacaru
Facilitators: 
Corneliu Petrica
Total population: 
8 245
Roma living in the Municipality: 
400
Description of the Municipality: 

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Măcin is located in the north-western part of the Northern Dobruja region, in Tulcea County.  
According to Tulcea County Office for Roma, there are about 1500 Roma living in two different communities in Măcin. 

The ROMACT Process

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

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 between December 2020 - April 2021:
 
The joy of reading & Stop in the world of knowledge - Macin Municipality

ROMACT supported the municipality with 4858 €, reaching 150 students in the Roma community with the project of “The joy of reading – Stop in the world of knowledge”. The project increased the involvement of the Romani students in the social development of the community and emphasized the primary role of reading in personal development. The procurement of a gazebo with a housetop and speakers, chairs, books, board games created the environment for students to attend in reading and debating topics based on texts.
 

Timeline Points

17 Mar 2020
Step 1- Becoming Committed- Signature of the letter of agreement
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