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.
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.