Asociatia pentru Sprijinirea Initiativelor Educationale (A.S.I.E, English: Association for Enhancing Educational Initiatives) is the Romanian partner and is based in Iași, Moldavia, North-East of Romania.
The Association for Enhancing Educational Initiatives is developing a wide range of cultural and educational activities aiming to promote, enhance and develop the link between wide educational entities (such as schools, training centres, counselling centres) and local community. Activities developed by the association sustain projects in sciences, education, career counselling, prevention programmes & campaigns, non-formal education and artistic approaches.
The current core groups consist of 8 active permanent members, 3 board members and over 15 assistants in projects and non-permanent volunteers who work closely together in creating a community change in Iași. The association has the possibility to include a wider range of volunteers which are coming primarily from 2 areas: university students and seniors (mainly recently retired people who wish to remain active socially and professionally).
The Green Bridges group involves:
An A.S.I.E. comment on the difficulties of managing during the Covid-19 shutdown in 2020