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DSC_0064On Tuesday February 25th we had the opportunity to spend a day with Mrs. Inga Magistad, Ambassador from the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Bratislava, and we had a chance to introduce her our fieldwork and its results.

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2Lenka Kováčová, led out by suggesting that children participate in a program named „Creative Hands“ in community center in Košice – Šaca. The result of children′s work can be seen in the picture on the left.

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Every community in which ETP Slovakia operates is different and has its own particular needs and ways of doing things.  Social field workers, teachers, employees of the Bureau of Labor and other people who are involved in various ways of integrating and improving living conditions of socially disadvantaged communities know the specifics of their various communities the best.

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IMG_3319On Thursday February 20th the exhibition Časť bez účasti opened in the Medium gallery in Bratislava. Karol Horváth (21), the son of Irma Horváthová, the leader of the ETP Slovakia community centre in Moldava nad Bodvou, was one of the artists. He presented his own pictures from the ghetto budulovska in Moldava nad Bodvou. This exhibition is Karol′s first but he hopes that it won’t be his last.

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We invite you to the presentation of projects of visual art addressing the problem of segregated and disadvantaged Roma communities.  The exhibition,  named Časť bez účasti, has been organized by the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in cooperation with the civic associations Mnémosyné and Association of the first of May. The grand opening is planned for Thursday,  February 20th at 6 p.m. in Medium gallery in Bratislava. At the exhibition you can see not only pictures by professional photographers, but also photos by amateur residents of Roma communities from chosen towns and villages. After the exhibition opening, a series of discussions and lectures will begin, aimed at monitoring of problem of social exclusion, poverty and social and cultural activism.

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DSCN1949Lukáš Turták with his wife Michala are some of the first homeowners in Rankovce. They built their new house by themselves with assistance from the project Building Hope. Lukáš′s father also helped with the construction as he has experience working construction. Today, the couple lives in the house and step by step they will furnish it as they are able. Lukáš and Michala enjoy their own home and enthusiastically talk about what they have already purchased and furnished and what else they would like to do. They have warmth in the house thanks to the new furnace.  They purchased a kitchen table, have furnished the living room and have obtained many other necessary things, although, as they say, at the beginning they had nothing. 

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Karol Horváth (21), the son of Irma Horváthová, the leader of the ETP Slovakia community centre in Moldava nad Bodvou, started with photography when he was 13 and later he attended private art school in Košice.

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DSCN1644On Friday January 24th Ing. (M. Eng.) Štefan Chudoba, PhD., State Secretary of the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak republic, visited the Primary school Veľká Ida. Secretary Chudoba was accompanied by representatives from the Department of Schools for Teaching the Languages of National Minorities and Roma Communities, including the head of the department, Mgr. (Master) Ján Jaraba.

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In October, we participated in the competition ReStart Slovakia 2013 with our project Building Hope. In ReStart Slovakia,  27 projects with ideas of how to start the social changes using web and mobile applications were submitted. In the final competition, our project Building Hope won a special award, receiving free hours of legal consulting up to the amount of 3,500 €.  This was awarded to ETP Slovakia by the leading international law firm Taylor Wessing, for which we are very grateful to them.

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