News - 11.12.2023

Talking about the social inclusion of Roma

On the occasion of the International Day for Human Rights, Médecins du Monde was hosted in the podcast “What’s up?!” of The project manager of the “Rom-boost: empowerment workshop for Roma communities” Elli Xenou talked about the main pillars of the project, while Rahil Martzelou, a mediator on behalf of the Roma community, told a story to show the power and effectiveness of these projects, especially for young children.

Médecins du Monde “Rom-boost” project aims to socially and economically empower Roma populations in Attica through intensive education and skills development.

Listen to the podcast about Médecins du Monde educational program that gives Roma the opportunity they are looking for to learn.


The project Rom-boost is being implemented under the Active citizens fund in Greece by Médecins Du Monde Greece. The Active citizens fund in Greece is supported through a € 15M grant from Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway as part of the EEA Grants 2014 – 2021. The programme aims to develop the sustainability and capacity of the civil society sector in Greece, and to strengthen its role in promoting and safeguarding democratic procedures, active citizenship and human rights. The Fund Operator for the Active citizens fund in Greece is Bodossaki Foundation in consortium with SolidarityNow. More information: