Romani Early Years Network – Bulgaria

The Romani Early Years Network (REYN) is a n initiative of The Open Society Foundation–London and is coordinated in Bulgaria by the Trust for Social Achievement.

Year Area / Project Project Period
2018 Early Childhood Development / Ранно детско развитие Feb 2018 - Feb 2020

The Romani Early Years Network in Bulgaria (REYN) aims to:

  • Offer positive role models in the early childhood development of Roma children by encouraging and supporting students from Roma communities in their pursuit of a career in professional fields such as teaching and nursing;
  • Improve the quality of services for young Roma children through professional development opportunities such as training, local and international exchanges, and the dissemination of international best practices;
  • Integrate healthcare and early education more effectively, such as through the production of handbooks for educators on how to help parents maintain a healthy diet for their children using easy to prepare, low-cost recipes;
  • Unite advocacy efforts to improve access, quality and results for Roma children by supporting its members in promoting success stories and by becoming a respected source for policy recommendations and thought leadership.