From where I stand: “We must fight this perception that what happens in the family remains in the family”
Dec 5, 2018
For Ina Grădinaru, a psychologist with a women’s centre in Moldova, her work with survivors of violence is much more than a job, it’s a social responsibility and her life mission.
EU support: An entrepreneur from Tiraspol produces eco-friendly twine for vineyard
Nov 19, 2018
Andrei Climenco is one of over 70 young people from both banks of the Nistru River who were awarded European grants in the amount of up to EUR 13,500 to start up or develop their businesses. Moreover, they also benefited from personal consultants’ services for 14 months, who helped them manage their businesses in an efficient way.
In Musaitu village, a local market was built with the support of the European Union
Oct 25, 2018
Every Thursday, people of Musaitu village in Taraclia district, populated mostly with Bulgarian ethnics, have a new meeting point, right in the heart of their small community – the agricultural market, recently inaugurated. This was possible thanks to European Union’s support, offered in the framework of the “Support for agriculture and rural development in ATU Gagauzia and Taraclia district” (SARD) Programme, implemented by the UNDP
Liza Mamaliga turns Moldovan honey into pots of gold
Oct 12, 2018
Moldovan entrepreneur Liza Mamaliga started her Dulce Plai honey company out of frustration.
Quieting the river flow in Vulcanesti
Oct 11, 2018
Each heavy rain used to bring disaster to the houses and gardens of Vulcanesti town. Cahul River, that crosses the town, would overflow, letting waters and silt freely gurgling in people’s basements and cellars. The river itself was full of silt, having not been cleaned for years and years.
Ludmila Culidobri, teacher: "Many pupils will quickly forget the math or chemistry formulas, but not what they learned during my course"
Oct 5, 2018
"Are the beauty standards imposed on us by media correct or not?" This question, addressed by teacher Ludmila Culidobri, rounds up a lesson of "Health Education" at the Theoretical High School "Ion Creangă" in Cahul, South of Moldova.
Video observation transforms the treatment of tuberculosis in Moldova
Oct 3, 2018
It has been more than half a year since Maria* treated herself for tuberculosis and since she came back to work at the Chisinau high school where she is a teacher
Festival of Lights reaches remote village of Gagauzia
Oct 2, 2018
It is evening in Moldova, around 8 p.m. One can say that the sun has hesitated to set. Probably, it decided to enjoy more of the murmur of Dezghingea village. Parents and children walk holding hands, grandparents watch them, leaning on their canes, and the young ones cannot wait to hang out on the streets. Village’s roads are in plain sight and future looks bright.
World Contraception Day: “They told me that I needed to protect myself… but no one told me how to do that”
Sep 26, 2018
Together with the World Health Organization, UNFPA provided technical assistance in the development of the country's National Programme on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, which was recently adopted. The programme, a pioneer in the Eastern European Region, lays the foundation for providing age-appropriate education on sexual and reproductive health rights in schools.
“With tap water, we are now in heaven”
Sep 20, 2018
More than 27,500 people from ATU Gagauzia and Taraclia district benefit from quality water thanks to European Union’s assistance.
It’s time for more women to join the police force in Moldova
Sep 4, 2018
Ever since she was a child, Eleonora had wanted to be a police officer. But no one quite expected that by the time she turned 21, she would already have one year and a half of experience on the force.
Sun and biomass bring clean energy to the kindergarten of Lozova, Straseni
Aug 22, 2018
Solar and biomass energy bring clean energy and reduce the bills for heating and hot water in the kindergarten “Speranta” from Lozova village, Straseni district. Since autumn, the institution will have a modern biomass heating plant and solar panels.
At Palanca, it takes a passport to go digging
Aug 19, 2018
People go digging their land plots with their passports in the pockets. This has been an ordinary experience for years for the villagers of Palanca, Stefan Voda district, who own land plots over Odessa-Reni highway.
The sun, wind and water – allies of the Moldovan young eco inventors
Aug 9, 2018
In recent years, dozens of Moldovan young people developed systems that offer cheap and effective solutions to environmental problems, thanks to the educational initiatives launched by the EU-funded Energy and Biomass Project, and implemented by UNDP.
With EU support, a family from ATU Gagauzia produces honey-and-nuts
Aug 9, 2018
A couple from southern of Moldova has spent a life working abroad but decided to return home. To earn their living, the Civirjic family started a bee farm, and the European Union’s support enabled them to produce honey-and-nuts.