Statistics from a ROMA settlement in Examilia, where Children?s Ark is active:
- 150 Households.
- About 850 Persons.
- Widespread illiteracy.
- More than 60 % are minors.
- Almost no toilets.
- Most households without water.
- Many children the basic vaccinations.
- Hepatitis A and B, common.
- 50% of children still not attending public school.
- Physical and mental abuse towards women and children, common.
- Children giving birth to children.
- High crime rate.
- Substance abuse, everywhere.
- No one has steady employment.
- Many without food for the day.
- Child death, common.
- Child labor, common.
- Illegal firearms, everywhere.
Source: Children?s Art