31 Mar In the framework of the Project “The Mobile School Travels” of the Union of Ladies of Drama-H.O.H. Education on healthy eating in Roma children of Filippos.
With undiminished interest, the Roma children of Filippos attended the educational action on healthy eating that was organized last Monday, March 28, as part of the three-year project “The Mobile School Travels”.
In collaboration with the nutritionist Maria Moukou, and the psychologist Gogo Karagianni of the Accompanying Measures of TEVA PE Drama, the Roma children talked about their favorite foods, if they know the healthy, the least healthy and the unhealthy foods and prepared the meals of the day. Finally, they discussed the importance of proper nutrition for health, while painting their favorite fruits and vegetables. In the framework of the project “The Mobile School Travels”, in addition to interventions, parallel educational activities and trainings are carried out, which are related to sex education, personal hygiene and nutrition.
After three years of interventions only within Drama, the Mobile School, from 2020 until today travels three times a week to areas of Drama, Kavala and Xanthi, in order to reach Roma children who are excluded for either social or family reasons from school communities and cannot have regular attendance.
The project “Mobile school travels” is implemented within the framework of the Active citizens fund program, with the implementing body the Union of Ladies of Drama – H.O.H. The Active citizens fund program, amounting to € 13.5 million, is funded by Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway and is part of the European Economic Area (EEA) funding mechanism for the period 2014 – 2021, known as EEA Grants. The program aims to strengthen and enhance the sustainability of civil society and to highlight its role in promoting democratic processes, enhancing citizen participation in the community and defending human rights. The management of the Active citizens fund program in Greece has been jointly undertaken by the Bodosakis Foundation and SolidarityNow. Read more here: www.activecitizensfund.gr