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  Ferentari - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ferentari is a neighbourhood in the 5th district (sector) of Bucharest, Romania.
It stretches from between S─âlaj Street (westernmost point), Progresului Street in the North West, The border between the 5th and 4th district in the South West, Prelungirea Ferentari in the East and Bucharest City Limits in the South.
It is the only neighbourhood with 2 police precincts and 2 "jandarmerie" precincts in the city, police presence in Ferentari being twice the one in the rest of the city.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ferentari   (322 words)

 Ferentari - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Ferentari   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Here you will find more informations about Ferentari.
Very little public transport (3 bus lines and 3 tram lines compared to 11 tram lines, 22 bus lines and 1 trolleybus line in equally sized Rahova).
Locals refer to Ferentari as Ferentexas or Ghettoland (Ghetoulanda) due to the fact that it is the only place where dilapidated Communist blocks, with no windows, and partly burnt by improvized heating, resembling ghettos can be seen.
www.encyclopedia-glossary.com /en/Ferentari.html   (333 words)

 FloridaCBF.org - Missions > Romania > Mike Bufford's Diary
Following a word of greeting from T Thomas who talked about the need in the "City of the Dead" in Egypt for a Gypsy missionary, I had the privilege of preaching.
Ferentari is the neighborhood where Providence Baptist Church is located.
I preach tomorrow morning at Ferentari and tomorrow night in the sponsor church (Ploiesti) to the Gypsy church in Mazille.
www.floridacbf.org /fl/missions/mbdiary.htm   (5921 words)

 Gipsy Strike
Children clustered around their parents or played on the improvised cardboard beds, plastered with signs proclaiming, "Hunger strike for a house".
They were demanding houses in Ferentari district of Bucharest, a neighborhood populated mostly by Gypsies.
On Friday, October 7th, Stefan Gheorghe said three studio flats were going to be handed out in the Ferentari area and the strike would soon be over.
www.nyu.edu /globalbeat/ROMANIA/romgabriela.html   (1555 words)

Founded in 1997 by Ovidiu and Viorica Filipescu, the Phillip House Foundation is an officially recognized NGO providing humanitarian support for disadvantaged children and their families in the Ferentari Extension district and the Nehoiu Valley in Buzau county.
Our projects are located in some of the most impoverished urban and rural areas in Romania, namely the ghettos from Ferentari Extension Area and the village of Nehoiasului Valley in Buzau County.
Without intervention by the Phillip House Foundation, the outlook for the children in these areas is bleak.
www.caminul-phillip.ro /general.html   (519 words)

 Project Ruth - The Story so Far
PROJECT RUTH and Providence Baptist Church are located in Ferentari in south-west Bucharest.
Ferentari is a poor area with a large Gypsy population and many social problems stemming from poverty and illiteracy.
As in many other countries in Europe, the Gypsies are a disadvantaged minority group in Romania.
www.projectruth.ro /story.html   (707 words)

 School Development and Individualised Education
Above all cultural anthropological values, we can state that, generally, the public schools' practice restores the elimination of differences, based on an instruction "equal for all".
On the other hand, the efforts of schooling the Roma as well as the ones of alphabetising in Roma language, which are undertaken nowadays on a large scale by all the important Roma organisations, remain imperceptible, concerning the affirmation of the minorities worth in assorted communities.
The club had invited children from classes I-IV of the 136th School from Ferentari, Roma as well as Romanians, and had worked with them in weekly gatherings.
www.osi.hu /iep/minorities/ResBook1/SchoolDev.htm   (2058 words)

 International Baptist Church ..::Bucharest, Romania::..   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Fellow missionaries Bill and Kathy Richardson, S. McLaughlin and Romanian members of Ferentari Baptist church were core participants in the new undertaking.
They were helped by John Robinson, Pastor Oti Bunaciu and young people from Ferentari Church.
In early 1993 the international fellowship made plans to organize into a church and seek a pastor.
ibchurch.us /history.php   (515 words)

 Council of Europe Deputy Secretary General in Romania to attend ministerial conference on employment and visit Roma ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Strasbourg, 27.10.2003 – The Deputy Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Maud de Boer-Buquicchio, is due to visit a Roma community in Bucharest before participating in a ministerial conference on employment in south-east Europe on 30 and 31 October.
Gheorghe Ivan, Under-Secretary of State at the National Office for Roma, will accompany Mrs de Boer-Buquicchio on her visit to Zabrauti – part of the Ferentari district of Bucharest which has a large Roma population – on the morning of Thursday 30 October.
The aim of the visit is to further develop dialogue and co-operation between the Council of Europe, the Romanian authorities and Roma communities, particularly with regard to fighting racism, intolerance and social exclusion and the need to guarantee equal access to the labour market for minority groups.
press.coe.int /cp/2003/530a(2003).htm   (312 words)

 Fire by fire » Rational Review
Bogdan Iancu, a recidivist, has ended his mission on Earth after having stolen a handful of jewels from the home of Iovan family.
He was just getting ready to return to Ferentari base.
The operation was a half success as the owner of the villa in Primaverii St. no longer waited for the hare hunting season to begin and discharged the weapon for such game into the body of the 27 year old man. Right to the target.
www.rationalreview.com /content/2149   (309 words)

 Photo Essay - Roma
It probably deserves its horrible reputation: It’s known for its drug dealers, its old, derelict buildings, its stench, its poverty, its unemployment, and its truant children.
For me, this is an opportunity to earn money for my family, but it also gives me a chance to learn how I can get involved in improving the condition and image of the Roma.
I have faith that my neighbors who are in school or working will be able to improve life in Ferentari.
www.worldpress.org /photo_essays/roma   (753 words)

Of all the children supported by our foundation, the story of Claudia stands out as one of our greatest successes.
Ten years ago, Ovidiu and Viorica Filipescu began working in the Ferentari area, one of the poorest areas in Bucharest, with a large number of illiterate ethnic Romany children, with ages ranging from 9 to 14.
Among these children there was a special girl, well-behaved, submissive, eager to study and to become someone.
www.caminul-phillip.ro /risk3.html   (462 words)

 CommDH(2002)13_E   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
A State Secretary has also been appointed; this position is currently filled by a member of that community.
On the occasion of the meeting with the NGOs and of my visit to Ferentari, a Roma/Gypsy area of Bucharest, I had an opportunity to talk to Roma/Gypsy representatives and to observe the deplorable living and hygiene conditions afflicting part of that community.
Insure greater protection and assistance to victims of domestic violence by the adoption of a new law, efficient implementation of the Penal Code provisions and the opening of shelters;
www.coe.int /t/e/commissioner_h.r/communication_unit/Documents/CommDH(2002)13_E.asp   (8154 words)

 Amazing Tram Travel ~ Riding the Bucharest Maze
The tram system has been in service for over 125 years and the preferred choice of city travel for over a million people a day.
A $1.50 day fare or 15 cents a ticket will get you just about anywhere from the commercial center - to the Bucharest slums at Ferentari to the wealth of Colentina — to the Chitilei suburbs - the circus or zoo — Ceausescu’s resting place at Ghencea cemetery - even the Baneasa Airport.
There is of course always the infamous Bucharest Taxis to choose from and the overloaded bus lines where passengers push their way in till coat tails hang out through the crack in the door.
www.escapeartist.com /efam/36/tram_travel.html   (1305 words)

 Club Personnel
Started plying his trade on the Spanish coast with newly relegated Ilovethisgame but had a drunken jaunt with the chairman's daughter when lashed on the tiles with his new mates.
Was quickly transferred to Deportivo Ferentari in Romanian Series II.2.
Their chairman has two sons but no daughters.
www.geocities.com /musey888/personnel.html   (950 words)

 World Press Review - Resources for Students and Educators
Photographs of the neighborhood by Belgian photojournalist Layla Aerts illustrate the story.
A Roma woman in the poor Bucharest neighborhood of Ferentari.
Individual and group activities that ask students to consider the conflict from both perspectives and think about such issues as media bias, objectivity and communication.
www.worldpress.org /edu.htm   (644 words)

 More Hilarious Miracle Action of God in Romania
By God's grace it seems that some things were cleared up.
On Wednesday night (April 6) my partner in ministry here, Cornel, took my to a new gypsy church in the infamous Ferentari district of Bucharest.
A new church has just been opened by a gypsy pastor/evangelist in a dilapidated old building which was formerly a theatre.
www.christian-faith.com /testimonies/Romania-healing2.html   (1152 words)

 Mandolins in church - This Is The Black Country archive   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Wollaston Free Church will be visited by a Romanian mandolin orchestra and choir this month.
The Romanians, from Ferentari Baptist Church in Bucharest, perform at the church on Thursday July 20 at 8pm.
They will also perform on Sunday July 23 and Thursday July 27.
archive.thisistheblackcountry.co.uk /2000/07/06/66020.html   (92 words)

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