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Empowering Roma Women through Education

The Roma community has long been marginalized and discriminated against in Europe. Roma women, in particular, face multiple layers of discrimination due to their gender, ethnicity, and social status. Despite these challenges, education has the potential to be a powerful tool for empowering Roma women and improving their lives and communities. Education provides Roma women […]

Overcoming Educational Barriers

How does one make a journey of a thousand miles? One step at a time.   This old Chinese proverb has significant relevance to the issues facing Roma communities in Slovakia. To rephrase it, “How do you reduce generational poverty, substandard housing, lack of education, and unemployment?”    One step and one person at a time.  […]

The story continues…

There is power in stories. As children grow, they learn through stories told by their parents.  Like peeling an orange, hearing a story has the potential to reveal something sweet.   Stories define values as they sound the call of discovery and adventure.   Stories can heal us as we practice remembrance and they can inspire us […]

Review, reset, revive

The LORD himself goes before you and will be with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged.” Deuteronomy 31:8  Maybe you’ve asked yourself during the present season, “Is anything happening?”.   In 2020, the Roma Learning to Fly team found itself asking this question. At that […]

Chicken Coop Project Update

We are thrilled to report that as of today, we have placed a total of 22 chicken coops in 9 Roma villages. 100 Hens have been ordered and will be placed in the coops this coming week. Each coop will be given 5 hens. In the first two years, hens will produce 600 eggs. This […]

Vtáčkovce Playground Dedication

Mgr, Gabriella Gaborova, mayor of Vtáčkovce and the Roma Learning to Fly team invite you to be part of a Playground Dedication. The playground is the fulfillment of a promise made by the Roma Learning to Fly team and serves as the first of several playground installations in Roma areas in eastern Slovakia. We would […]

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