NGO Club Targovishte

Support for Better Health and Education

Year Area / Project Project Period
2016 Early Childhood Development / Ранно детско развитие Jan 2016 - Jan 2017

The project will be implemented in Targovishte in the Roma neighborhood Malcho Malchev and in three villages in the region: Podgoritsa, Golyamo Novo and Davidovo. The total target population of these settlements is 6700 people and the project hopes to provide services to at least Roma 500 families. The problems that this project will aim to address include unmonitored pregnancies, improving parenting skills for caring for infants and children, limited or no access to health services incl. pediatricians, and no access to screening services for developmental problems. The project includes measurement about the effectiveness of the services for pregnant women and the follow-up of their babies until they reach 6 months. Results will be compared to a control group to assess the impact of the intervention.