Murgeni

General Information
 
ROMACT Cycle: 
Ongoing
Mayor of the Municipality: 
Eduard Cazacu
Facilitators: 
Corina Mihaila
Total population: 
7 119
Source: 
National census 2014
Roma living in the Municipality: 
2 800
Description of the Municipality: 

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Murgeni is a town in Vaslui County, in eastern Romania. 

The town administers six villages: Cârja, Floreni, Lățești, Sărățeni, Schineni and Raiu.

According to the National census 2014, there are 1 046 Roma living in Murgeni. However, in 2021, local authorities estimate the population to be about 2 800, with a majority of Caldarari and Ursari Roma.  Most of them live in “Tiganie” area, where part of the houses are illegally built.

 

The ROMACT Process

ROMACT Process started in February 2021 with the signature of the Letter of Agreement.

The Taskforce for Roma Inclusion exists but was not formally adopted by a Local Council's decision. 

The Municipality benefited of ROMACT expertise for the following projects:
* A chance for the future,  Enhancing Roma Inclusion and Empowerment - Small grants scheme, FRDS
Status: Under evaluation

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 October 2021 - February 2022:
 
Arrangement of playground for children - Murgeni Municipality
ROMACT supported the municipality with 5000 € for the implementation of the project. The establishment of the playground created a safe space for children where they can socialize and develop interactive skills in a common place that is inclusive of all.
 

Timeline Points

24 Feb 2021
Step 1- Becoming committed- Signature of the letter of commitment
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