Association Thumende Valea Jiului

Association Thumende is an independent TV production with an educative dedication. Thumende makes advocacy for community development and promotes Roma culture, language and civilization in the region Hunedoara, especially in the Jiu Valley. It is a community media providing access for all citizens to speak about tolerance in a multiethnic society.

Production Thumende TV, registered juridically under Association Thumende Jiu Valley, produces live television programs. The topics of discussion include media independence, citizen participation in decision-making processes, youth activism, human rights, religious freedom, ethnic tolerance, education of Roma children, among others.

Production Thumende TV is a member of, an international network and non-profit media outlet from nine countries in Central, Eastern and South – Eastern Europe.

We are organizing campaigns and round tables for discussion, mediating interethnic conflicts and inviting people from all segments of the Romanian population to our forum. Our main intention is to help Roma people be equally accepted in the Romanian society.