About

Our mission is to build sustainable social networks that encourage educational pursuits, instill a culture of giving back, and promote mentorship in the Roma community.

We build sustainable social networks that encourage educational pursuits, instill a culture of giving back, and promote mentorship in the Roma community of Eastern Europe.

- Better educated Roma can expect much higher earnings. Compared to Roma with primary education, Roma who complete secondary education can expect to earn 83% more in Bulgaria, 110% more in the Czech Republic, 144% more in Romania, and 52% more in Serbia. ~ Economic Costs of Roma Exclusion 2010, World Bank

- More info from World Bank: http://bit.ly/oTkG5e

1. We envision a Roma community of engaged citizens & positive role models who support each other to achieve educational, financial & personal success

2. Goal: Grow a community of over 500 Roma Professional (200+ from Bulgaria)

3. Goal: Develop a youth alumni network of over 500 total participants from our Zaedno Napred Leadership Camps

4. Goal: Partner with 20+ Universities around the world who have either set-aside financial aid or opened up specific spots for Roma students

5. Learn More: www.areteyouth.org

Donations Go To

ARETE YOUTH FOUNDATION
a 501(c)(3) nonprofit (EIN: 51-0622179)