Objective : To encourage the integration of of Roma and Romanian persons, and their young children, living in extreme material and moral difficulties in FRANCE. To provide for free distribution of meals and moral support. To restore the human dignity of Roma and Romanian persons, with their young children. To promote children’s rights and their right to education.
Location of the action : NANTES (44), FRANCE.
Means and resources deployed :
July and August 2016 : Our Association sent out a Team of volunteers to organize free distribution operations of meals to Roma and Romanian persons, and their young children, living in extreme material and moral difficulties in NANTES (REZE, FRANCE) and to give them a human and moral support. These operations took place with food gifts of Carrefour Market Nantes, our partner of this summer, and with private funds.
Field for intervention targeted by the European Commission : Europe 2020 Strategy. European Platform against Poverty and Social Exclusion.
European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights : “For more than a thousand years, Roma people have been an integral part of European civilisation. Today, with an estimated population of 10-12 million in Europe, approximately six million of whom live in the EU, Roma people are the biggest ethnic minority in Europe“.(http://fra.europa.eu/en/theme/roma).