Changes happen at HOME, even from thousands of kilometres away
May 10, 2018
“I can’t imagine how I left behind everything at home and moved to Ireland for three years”, says Ion Poia, president of the “Unghenenii de Pretutindeni” Hometown Association while admiring the park’s alleys, which have just been renovated thanks to the locals’ contributions who moved out from Ungheni, their hometown.
A modern dental imaging center opened in Soldanesti, with EU support
May 1, 2018
With a modern dental imaging center, the path to a healthy smile has become more accessible for Soldanesti inhabitants. Hundreds of patients from the left bank of the Nistru River can also benefit from its services. This business belongs to a graduate of the Medical University and was launched with the EU assistance in the framework of the Support to Confidence Building Measures Programme, implemented by the UNDP.
Supported by the European Union, the first development center for children was opened in Ceadir-Lunga town
Mar 26, 2018
She has worked 40 years as a teacher at a kindergarten, and now she manages her own successful business. It is Natalia Petis’s story from Ceadir-Lunga, who opened the first development and recreation center for children in her home town.
Welcome to the kindergarten where dreams come true
Mar 19, 2018
Only yesterday, 35 children from Balabanu village, Taraclia district, regardless of their age and the language they talk, were huddling together in one small room, while the rule stipulates a maximum of 20 in a group. Now, with the EU support, the kindergarten has been fully rehabilitated and children have better education conditions.
EU support: a young man from Tiraspol produces unusual chargers for mobile telephones
Mar 16, 2018
A charger for mobile telephones can also be an element of decoration, if produced in the workshop owned by Ivan Hodacovschi, a young man from Tiraspol, who could start up his business owing to an European Union (EU) grant.
Moldovan woman councillor challenges gender stereotypes in school "Boys may crochet and girls may do wood work, if this is what they want to do"
Mar 7, 2018
Svetlana Mantea started working with students, teachers and parents to challenge gender stereotypes in education, opening up new opportunities for both girls and boys.
“Poienita” kindergarten from Cornesti town switched to green energy thanks to European Union assistance
Feb 12, 2018
This winter is different for the residents of Cornesti town. Children are no longer freezing or inhaling coal smoke to heat the kindergarten. The community replaced the obsolete heating system with a modern and ecological one.
A bridge connecting "two banks of the Nistru River", fully renovated with the EU support
Feb 8, 2018
A modern bridge renovated with European funds put an end to the long-standing problems challenging the communities of Hirbovat, Anenii Noi district, and Proteagailovca, a suburb of Bender.
In “the biggest village in Europe”: a single mother develops a profitable business from ethno-tourism
Dec 8, 2017
Ana Statova, a single mother of two, has recently become a local celebrity in the Gagauzia region of Moldova. News about the traditional touristic complex “Gagauz Sofrasi” built in the village of Congaz has traveled fast. Ambitiously named “the biggest village in Europe”, Congaz is proud of the complex reproduces the setting and charm of traditional peasant houses: stoves with heated beds, small wooden windows, small wall-rugs and traditional carpets made of natural wool.
Buckwheat and almonds are the new raw materials for Moldovan briquettes
Dec 5, 2017
For the time being, renewable energy is the only opportunity for the Republic of Moldova to diversify its sources of energy supply and to improve its energy security.
“Now I say: I will fight for my rights !”
Nov 29, 2017
Ecaterina is one of 15 persons, following a six months internship in UN Moldova within a big Diversity Internships Program for people most vulnerable to human Rights violations, and therefore, underrepresented in the national and international labor market.
A Pill for Life
Nov 22, 2017
The alarm ‘wakes up’ Elena six times a day. It’s been happening for four years since she found out she was seropositive. “I am horrified to forget to take the antiretroviral medicine, so I set the hours when I have to drink my pill on two alarm clocks and on my phone. For a long time, and still, I cannot believe my infection was transmitted from the man I trusted most”, said Elena, a 32-year old woman from Chisinau.
From where I stand: “I am different, but that doesn’t mean that I should be condemned”
Nov 15, 2017
Olga Berdeu, 50, is a woman with disabilities from Chisinau, the capital of Moldova, who attended UN Women’s "We have abilities, we want possibilities!" initiative, which aims to strengthen the leadership skills of women with disabilities in the Republic of Moldova.
Green energy reaches to the Lastarel kindergarten from Falesti
Nov 6, 2017
Winter will mean warmth and comfort for 140 children from Falesti town, as their kindergarten benefits from hot water generated by solar panels and heating from biomass energy thanks to the European Union’s investments.
Government and old people from Moldova say yes to active ageing
Oct 4, 2017
A ‘Learning Centre’ for older persons in Bahrinesti village. Where they can dance, learn to use a computer and will spend the time in the most interesting and useful way for everyone