The Network for Early Childhood Development in the Roma Community in Bulgaria (REYN Network) strives to offer positive role models in the field of early childhood development, to increase the quality of education, to integrate health care and early childhood education more effectively, emphasizing on nutrition, and to join advocacy efforts in the area of early childhood development with a focus on improving access, quality and outcomes in this area for children from the Roma community.

The REYN network achieves its goals by offering the following services to its members:

· Participation in national and regional events and conferences;
· Preparation of opinions on draft proposals that are important for the members;
· Publishing success stories, good practices, manuals, news and other materials to help, support and develop experts;
· Publication of resources and information materials from foreign experience;
· Advocacy initiatives;
· Opportunities to increase capacity;
· Local and regional exchange visit programs between experts working in kindergartens, as well as international exchange opportunities;
· Internship program for students;
· Financing of micro projects; 

Who can be a member of the REYN Network?

Institutional membershipIndividual membership

Non-governmental organizations working in the field of early childhood development in the Roma community;

Institutions that are directly involved in the provision of activities in the field of early childhood development in the Roma community (kindergartens, nurseries, centers for services for children, hospitals, health centers).

Employees and members of non-governmental organizations working in the field of early childhood development in the Roma community;

Specialists working in institutions that are directly involved in providing activities in the field of early childhood development in the Roma community;

Representatives of state bodies that are directly involved in the creation, control and implementation of state policies in the field of early childhood development for the Roma community.

Membership benefits

Membership type

Institutionally

Individually

Access to useful information

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Participation in trainings

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Participation in national programs for the exchange of good practices

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Participation in international programs for the exchange of good practices

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Participation in advocacy initiatives

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Funding of project ideas and support in the search for external funding

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Participation in internship programs

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Participation in setting the strategic priorities of the network

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* *Have priority

Applications for REYN Network membership are accepted online at: https://reynbg.com/bg/%D0%B0%D0%BD%D0%BA%D0%B5%D1%82%D0%B0/

Membership in the Network is indefinite until the member himself expresses a desire to terminate the membership or until he is excluded from the Network due to a systematic violation of the commitments made in this Memorandum. The decision to accept and terminate membership in the Network is made by the “Trust for a Social Achievement” Foundation.