Project ROM BAZAAR DescriptionTable of ContentsProject Description *Introduction *Project *Project Location *City of Athens *St. John Rentis *List of TablesTable 3-1 Description of Project Components *List of FiguresFigure 3-1 - Vicinity Map *Figure 3-2 - Location Map *Project ROM BAZAAR DescriptionIntroductionThe Rom Bazaar it is not a project. Is an experiment, an experiment betweenNon Governmental Greek Organisations to show to the Greek governmentthat the Gipsy and rom Persons in Greece they are not only to vote them atelections , and to not take care of them after but they are humans, they haveknowledge for doing big projects also and they can live together with othersand work with them , if the governments can help, just a little!So the project rom bazaar startsThe idea OF ROM BAZAAR is old
For many decades ago roma persons merchandising goods at the greek roadsThey use a car and before a horse to take goods and trade to all placesBut times changeAnd because of that starting big buildings , with many shops together buildin every area, shop malls.And people goes there for more cheep thingsBut also and the roma traders continue to gather at roads and make bazaarswith 200 or 300 cars togetherThose bazaars comes to our cultureWe like to be all together and sell thingsThen the idea comesCan we make a Stable Rom Bazaar?To a Stable place?To every one go in and sell his goods?To have very little payment?To find all people good quality and cheep price?And we startFirst we need humans to share the ideaWe must gather those from around GreeceRoma likes the plan and they also like to helpAlso non- roma from Greek gov likes it.It was a good projectIn our villages we speak about 5 different Rom bazaars to build in 5different areas of Greece!
We make plans and we know that we must have a grate amount of money todo that.Then we start to collect the capitalThe third level non governmental organization P.U.O.G.R. collects frombazaars from all Greece and from roma people money for the projectWe collect in 3 years about 4.000.000 euro!Each one gives . other 5 euro other 5.000 euroEach one helpAll rom help and we had a capital to build the firstAnd then EOMMEX comesWe have a program, a European program were you can put rom bazaar in!Mr MPOLAS the management director of EOMMEX say to us!We can giving 55% of the project with EUROPEAN MONEY!Then how we can do that?No one can help in the startThen my president and me we said.We are till now alone and we come till hereNow the government wand to help with 55% and we let them not to do?We must make alone the project!How? We are non governmental organizationsWe can work for helping our members to do the projectAt their position starts to work all the offices of 62 first level nongovernmental organizations to make the description of the program in allGreece and make all the papers that the program needsIn Greece we have 98% persons that they do not go to any school, they donot know how to reed or write in Greek, so thing how difficult is to make
about 2500 different programs for different kind of business and sent themwith all papers to EOMMEX on timeWe spoken for 5 mallsWe spoken for many different shops in all Greek areaWe spoken for 50.000.000 euro projectsAnd we are on time!At the date that expires the program we have send to eommex 2546programs!And then we waitWe take 1258 aproovals!All papers good!They can give to us project money 23.000.000 euro!But…We must build first the projects , with our own money! Then we must firstpay the 46.000.000 euro and then take back the 23.000.000!Now?The only money that we have are the 4000000 that we collect!OkWe make only one, were?Athens?Were in Athens?In the area with all Malls!Were is that?St. john. RentisThere has the area of the most Malls in Athens
Into that area is the center of 13 different municipalities and covers morethan 2.5 million people.Ok there!How?We must find the land, rent it and also we must know what we can put intoand how and which!And then we start conversations with all the non governmental organizationsAnd times passAnd the dates pass alsoAnd we do not start, we cannot know how, and no one likes to start firstThen again puogr takes the riskOk here we can start, we found that place there, and we rent the place for20000 euro the monthFor 15 yearsNow lets find wich stays and wich go out!Only familys with 4 kids and these that has the nmost needs stays.The other go!56 familiesThe most of the problem on them4 and more kidsHomelessNo workHealth problemsNamed themAll kind of problems
And PUOGR STARTS OPENS SHOPS,Pays for problems of taxes, of problems for insurance, take and paypersonal, start reconstruct the hole area of 5000 sq. metresAnd the project start to build at the start of april of 2009. And persons ofPUOGR go out of Greece to find things for the shops, They go to turkie, toItaly, to india, to china and find thingsThen again PUOGR gives money , to buy that things for the shops , fortransportations, for customsPays attorney for work, pays lawyers for works, pays, pays, paysThen eommex needs papers alsoThe office of PUOGR NOT STOP WORKING!24 hours the day , day and night work, many persons to help, they see theproject , they like to help.!And the ROM BAZAAR BUILDS. The first.People go to eommex take the cheques of the pay back money and theycome to PUOGR , and they give the Cheques to Puogr!They do not wand the money!They wand the shops in ROM BAZAAR.And we give also and the goodsWe hire also people to sell the goods for some families that they do notknow how to shell or how to use the cash mashine!Also we help each one and every one at Rom BAZAAR and 21 ofNovember We open it. IT works till now!5 months till now works!In middle of crises we invest in an idea!Not goes all very goodWe still have problems!
But it exist. Rom bazaar exists. And we are proud of that!It is the first project that NON GOVERMENTAL ORGANISATION ANDmany roma persons and non- roma persons together make in GREECE.And we are very proud!Now we come to speak to you about!And think this is our first project in Greece!And PUOGR is 3 years OLDMany non governmental organizations pass from all areas of EuropeWERE are their projects for Rom, build by Rom?I thing this is the first. LET all try not be the last!Let try to pass that project to all countries to have work the rom personsOur work like non governmental organizations is to help our people.We know how to help, not with words and good letters!Only with workThis is our workBari butiLachi buti!ROM BAZAAR Project
Project Location ST. John Rentis, AttikiThe 5000 sq.m project site is located west of central Athens between thivonroad and Athens Thessaloniki ave, south of Attiki odos ave, and north ofPiraeus ave, as shown on Figures 3-1 and 3-2. The area is used for trade useand houses and the exact position of ROM BAZAAR is at exactly thecenter of that area. We have at our left the Zaharias – Toys building in frontthe Thivon Ave and after that the Nikaias KRATIKO Hospital, at our Writeina bout 1 klm the Aldi And the Marinopoulos market , Behind us THEBUS TERMINAL STATION of Athens and at the same area the VillageCINEMAS AND SHOPPING CENTER, The Star Center, The Carefour, theIKEA, the Germanos Building, The Allou fun Park, the Pasal buildings, andalso 4 gas stations and 3parking areas for any car!Also in front of our dooris the bus stop for busses to Piraeus, Eleysina, Aigaleo, Rentis,and alsothrough that the contact to metro and to trolley!Figure 3- 1 - Vicinity MapFigure 3- 2 - Location Map
Description of Project Components. Table 3-1 lists the project components. Table 3- 1 Description of Project Components Size CLIENTS Use (sq. m.) CAPACITY PER DESCRIPTION OF THE AREA HOUR Shops area 2500 AT THIS PLACE 56 SHOP OWNERS WORKS THE SHOPS ARE DIAVERCE IN 4 2000 ZONES,EACH ZONE HAS A DIFERENT COLOUR THE ZONES ARE FOR DIFFERENT GOODS.FRONT AREA 500 100 THE FRONT AREA IS FOR USE OF THE CLIENTS OF CAFÉ-RESTAURANT PIZZA BAR AT THE FRONT DOOR
WC 100 10 THE AREA HAS 1WC FOR PERSONALWITH SHOWER, 1WC FOR OFFISES OF PUOGR, 1 WC FOR AMEA, AND 4 FOR MEN AND 3 FOR WOMEN CLIENTSCentral Office 400 -- ONE conference room, meeting rooms, and 4offices, AND RECEPTION,YARD AREA 1000 800 THIS AREA IS HALF COVERED AND HALF NOT COVERED THE USE IS TO MAKE OPEN FIESTA OR OPEN MARKET THE SUMMER. IT CAN COVER THE NEEDS OF ABOUT 80 PERSONS TO SHELL WITH 3 METRES EACH FOR PUTTING EACH GOODS Parking 20000 1500 WE HAVE THREE PARKING AREAS 1 AND 2 IN FRONT OF ROM BAZAAR AND THE 3 BEHIND ONE AND 2 CAN COVER TOGETHER ABOUT 700 CARS AND THE THIRD ALONE ABOUT 800 CARSManagementA BOARD OF 9 DELEGATES OF THE SHOP OWNERSAND TWO DELEGATES OF PUOGR HAS THEMANAGEMENT OF ROM BAZAAR