Regional Fund - IGA, Pazardjik won an international award! Personally Her Royal Highness the Princess Royal presented the International Community Justice Awards!


Regional Fund - IGA was the only non-government organization that won the prestigiousInternational Community Justice Award 2004.

Award for Fund – IGA, handed from the mayor of Madison, Mr. Jerry Gist /USA/, for “demonstrated outstanding ability in your chosen field of endeavor, and have worked for the welfare and progress of Bulgaria” 2007

Award for Fund – IGA by Sofia municipality for “development of an effective model for inter-agency cooperation during the implementation of European projects in partnership with Sofia municipality” 2007.
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Funding source: Operative programme „Learning and Education for an Intelligent Growth”, co-funded by the European Union through the European Sturctural and Investment Funds.

24th August 2016 – 24th December 2018

Leading organization: Crime Prevention Fund – IGA


- 67th primary school „Vasil Drumev” – Sofia
- Region „Vazrazhdane” – Sofia
- Sofia Capital Municipality


The main goal of the project is to assist Roma children from the Sofia capital region „Vazrazhdane” to become citizens of full value and to achieve succesful social and professional realization in society.

Specific aims:
-         To identify and motivate Roma children and families to participate in the educational process;

-         To improve the children’s educational integration through activities for compensating gaps in their education and through additional classes in Bulgarian language;
-         To overcome the negative societal attitudes towards the Roma ethnic group through joint intercultural activities and intitiatives, an information campaign among the parents and the local community, and promoting the cultural identity of the Roma ethnic group.

Activity 1: Organization and management;
Activity 2: Conduction of surveys for the needs of the project;
Activity 3: Development and functioning of a sustainable mechanism for mediation among the students, the parents, and the school;
Activity 4: Improvement of the educational environment at 67th primary school;
Activity 5: Activities with students from the ethnic minorities at 67th primary school for enhancing their capacity and their opportunities for socialization and for receiving quality education;
Activity 6: Work with parents no matter their ethnic origin;
Activity 7: Reintegration in the educational system of young people under 18, who have dropped out of school.
Activity 8: Overcoming negative societal attitudes based on ethnic origin and cultural identity;
Activity 9: Preserving and developing the cultural identity of the students from the ethnic minorities and their peers in an integrating and multicultural environment;
Activity 10: Informing and publicity.