Estonia

FICE ESTONIA

FICE International has 2 members in Estonia - Estonian Union for Child Welfare (EUCW) and Estonian Children’s Fund  

 

Estonian Union for Child Welfare (EUCW) is a non-governmental umbrella organisation concerned with the advocacy of children’s rights and guaranteeing child welfare in Estonia. The mission for Estonian Union for Child Welfare is to promote child’s rights in order to create a safe environment and possibilities for full development of children. The EUCW is a politically, ideologically and religiously independent, democratic organisation.

 

EUCW was re-founded in October 1988. The Union followed principles of Estonian Association for Child Welfare that was operating in Estonia in 1918-1940. Today EUCW coordinates the work of 33 regional societies for child welfare.

 

Estonian Union for Child Welfare is an organisation with a long-term tradition and experience in the work for creating a safe environment and possibilities for full development of children. For better fulfilment of these objectives EUCW undertakes activities in cooperation with regional societies, other NGO-s and organisations in public and private sector as well as governmental agencies.

 

President of EUCW is Mr. Loone Ots.

 

Director of EUCW is Mr. Martin Medar.

 

Main activities

  • Promoting children’s rights (through awareness raising, advocacy, capacity building etc.);

  • Providing direct services to children (child camps for vulnerable groups).
     

Members

EUCW coordinates the work of 33 regional societies for child welfare.

 

Contacts
Martin Medar

Address: Endla 6-18 Tallinn 10142, ESTONIA
Tel: +372 631 1128
Email: liit@lastekaitseliit.ee
Web: www.lastekaitseliit.ee

 

Estonian Children’s Fund is managed by a board. Meelis Roosimägi is the current chairman of the board. Mrs Sirje Grossmann – Loot is the executive director.

 

History

Estonian Children’s Fund was founded on February 12, 1988.  Our mission is to improve the quality of life for children and knowingly shaping a child friendly society.

 

Main activities

  • Support groups for parents of ADHD children.

  • Yearly scholarships for foster home children, who are continuing with their studies after high school graduation.

  • Giving support for divorcing parents.

Contacts

E-mail:info@elf.ee
Tel.:+372 6411 18

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