As of February 2020 until May 2021, CSO Pomoć Deci is supporting Roma and other marginalized groups in better and easier access to education. The activities are part of German Development cooperation project   “lnclusion of Roma and other marginalized groups in Serbia”, implemented by GIZ in Serbia, and supported by consortium GFA Consulting Group GMbH in the lead. Measures are carried out in Vranje, Surdulica, and Subotica, targeting Roma returnees, as well as local Roma, up to 40 years of age, who have not completed their mandatory education.

Within the scope of measures, CSO “Pomoć Deci” undertakes the following activities:

  • Informing about the importance and methods of completing mandatory elementary education
  • Supporting as needed, in obtaining the necessary documents (IDs, translation of the education documents obtained abroad, birth certificates, proofs of citizenship), in order to assist those who have not completed the mandatory education to enrol into Adult Elementary Education Schools
  • Providing support to those whose school documents are not available, to have their educational level obtained abroad recognized, to be able to complete the mandatory elementary education
  • Supplementary education for those returning from living abroad
  • Organizing prep-courses for high school entrance exams, as well as providing support and assistance in organizing additional tutoring
  • Purchase of textbooks and school supplies
  • Providing support to those with an elementary school diploma, who wish to obtain additional certification in order to be more easily employable

RTV YuEco news story on adult education in Subotica

For any questions or inquiries, you can reach Pomoć Deci by contacting Svetlana Glodic via email (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or directly by phone (063-7663002) every working day from 9-17.