People from Vadul-Rascov reconstructed their traditional costumes
Jun 25, 2019
Three stars of luck and a tree of life – the symbol of eternal youth and life without death. This is how the traditional “ia” (shirt) looks like, sewn and worn by women from the Vadul-Rascov village, Soldanesti district, since the early XIX century.
EU grant: A family from Causeni modernized sheep cheese-making manufacturing
Jun 21, 2019
A family gave up their city life with all its facilities and moved to the countryside, where they started a business in sheep-breeding. Two years ago, thanks to an EU grant, the young people modernized the production process. The grant was provided within the framework of the EU „Confidence Building Measures” Programme, funded by the European Union and implemented by the UNDP.
THE WORLD OF FORENSIC LABORATORIES IN MOLDOVA
Jun 4, 2019
BETA Judicial experts of the Moldovan Police have now modern equipment and all the necessary instruments to perform their job “by the book”. Moldovan judicial experts "read" the crime scene evidence and contribute to the delivery of justice. They are specialists in different domains: chemistry, biology, IT, physics, or mathematics. Many would not have imagined themselves in such a role.
From where I stand: “A woman brings added value to business because she focuses on social responsibility”
Mar 25, 2019
Victoria Danila is a 34-year-old entrepreneur from Chisinau, the capital of Moldova, who designs clothes and other products tailored to the needs of premature babies with her brand Davitex Neo. Each is carefully designed in consultation with neonatologists, and with consideration for the medical procedures that these babies must endure.
A teacher in Moldova learns to lead: “I want to bring the change in the community I was born”
Mar 12, 2019
A local teacher in a remote village in Moldova helped improve the lives of her students and now has her sights set on local leadership, after participating in the UN-Women supported "INSPIR-O!" (Inspire it) Mentorship Programme.
Femeia care visează să poată cumpăra case pentru toate supraviețuitoarele violenței în familie
Mar 7, 2019
Angela, 44, is a mother of six and a survivor of two violent marriages.
Collaboration between police and civil society = prompt support offered to survivors of domestic violence
Jan 16, 2019
The police station nr. 3/Buiucani from Chisinau is the first one redesigned to support community policing, being accessible and open to engage with community members. This police station piloted a new way of partnering with civil society. So, a space was dedicated to host various community activities, briefings with citizens, consultations by the representatives of NGOs offered to victims of offences.
Allowances for parents with children, 8 clicks away
Dec 26, 2018
From the beginning of 2018, through the electronic service “e-request. Allowances for Families with children" over 12,000 applications were received.
How a social project helps young people with disabilities to have a better life
Dec 24, 2018
After Mihai and Maria decided to marry, Keystone Moldova supported them to leave the institution and to adapt to life in the community.
The only “Made in Moldova” tractors are assembled in Tomai
Dec 22, 2018
The only local enterprise that assembles “Made in Moldova” tractors is located in the southern part of the country, in Tomai village, ATU Gagauzia.
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.