Fakulteta is the name of a part of east Sofia, just a few kilometers from Bulgarias capital center.
Though the country is part of the European Union poverty is still enormous. People have to live here without water supply - electricity is only available to those, who can afford it. Because of traditional structures the level of education is quite low. Girls usually marry at an age of 14-17 and give birth just at the same timerange for the first time.
Home to more than 7000 Roma, Lunik IX is one of the biggest Roma-Settlements in Slovakia. Build between 1981 and 1989 as home for the middleclass, Lunik IX soon turned into a Roma-Ghetto.
It's situated just a few kilometers from the centre of Košice (European Capital of Culture 2013)
Some parts of Lunik IX will be teared down in autum 2013 - Though hundreds of families are living in these buildings, new homes are not provided by the government. Many of the affected families try to escape to Belgium or the UK.
Plavecký Štvrtok is the name of a little village in western Slovakia just 30km form Bratislava, 60km from Vienna and 15km from the Austrian border. Though in the heart of Europe poverty here is still quite a big issue. About 600 roma are living in a selfe-built colony, well separated by a fence from other citizens of Plavecký Štvrtok.
Many people can't afford the annaul fee for the pre-paid water tap, so rivers in the area serve as their water supply.