General Information
ROMACT Cycle: 
Mayor of the Municipality: 
Gingu Gheorghe
Contact Person within the Municipality: 
Alina Gaitanaru
Marius Parno
Total population: 
5 200
Roma living in the Municipality: 
Description of the Municipality: 

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Bujoreni is a commune situated in Valcea County, formed by villages of Bogdanesti, Bujoreni, Gura Vaii, Lunca, Malu Alb, Malu Vartop and Olteni. There are 2 Roma communities and a political representative of the Roma population in the Local council.


The ROMACT Process

ROMACT process started in July 2018 with the signature of the Letter of Agreement.
The Taskforce for Roma Inclusion was created in September 2018 and the Joint Action Plan was adopted by the Local Council in December 2018.

Trainings provided by ROMACT experts :

Local Authorities (LA):
* Public procurement expert (vocational training)
* Project management ( vocational training)
* Accessing Structural  and Cohesion Funds

Community Action Groups (CAG):
* Land registration

LA and CAG : 
* Funding opportunities under the EEA and Norwegian Grants 2014-2021 programme

The following measures were taken to solve problems in Roma community:
* Support for land registration of properties
* Celebration of Roma Manumission Day
* Cleaning campaign in Roma community
* Extension of the electricity network in Roma Community
* Celebration of (the Small) Saint Mary
* School after school programme

ROMACT Small Grants Scheme

ROMACT offers small grants scheme to support the efforts of the municipalities and Community Action Groups to respond together to the needs of the most vulnerable and to multiply the good practices across ROMACT municipalities.

Under the scheme of small grants, the following projects were supported by ROMACT between September-December 2020:

Supporting isolated Roma against COVID19 pandemic​ – Bujoreni Municipality

ROMACT supported the municipality with 5240 € reaching 250 Roma people. The project covered information campaign on COVID19 and provided masks, disinfectant products, informative flyers for the vulnerable families in the community. Streets in the neighbourhood were disinfected to provide hygiene against the virus.
Safe in school! – Gura Vaii School
ROMACT supported the school with 5090 €, reaching 289 pupils from vulnerable families with poor financial status. The project provided the procurement of school supplies and sanitary kits for each pupil. The project generated confidence in children which resulted in increased school attendance with higher participation to classes.


Timeline Points

17 Jul 2018
Step 1- Becoming Commited- Signature of the letter of commitment
25 Sep 2018
Creation of Taskforce
18 Dec 2018
Step 3- Translating priorities into measures- Joint Action Plan for Roma inclusion adopted by City Council
31 Mar 2020
End of ROMACT implementation
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