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Project to support decentralization of human services in Moldova launched in Chisinau

A project entitled “Public-private partnership consolidation for a sustainable development of community-based services for persons with disabilities” was recently launched in Chisinau. The project worth EUR 273,436 is funded by the European Union and implemented by Keystone Moldova  jointly with … Continue reading

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Business ideas presented in public by persons with disabilities and their families

Thirteen  business ideas, all of them developed by persons with intellectual disabilities and their family members within the Small Business Incubator organized by Keystone Moldova with the support of Open Society Foundation / Mental Health Initiative, were presented publicly. Persons … Continue reading

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We Are The Ones Who Can Stop Discrimination!

The auditorium lapses into silence. Actors on the stage freeze in a stop-motion. The audience remains pondering, waiting for something else to happen – How come? Plays usually have a happy ending, don’t they? Someone makes a sign for them … Continue reading

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Paradigm Shift in Moldova – Implementing the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

A regional roundtable was held in Chisinau, dedicated to identifying and solving the issues of social inclusion of persons with disabilities in Moldova. The conference, entitled “Paradigm Shift in Moldova – Implementing the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons … Continue reading

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Respite Service launched in Orhei district

A new social service for persons with disabilities – Respite – was launched in the district of Orhei on December 5, 2012. The service is located in the village of Peresecina, Orhei and was established within the district Directorate for … Continue reading

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Community Home Opened in Ialoveni District

A Community Home – a social service for persons with disabilities – opened in the village of Hansca, Ialoveni today. The service was established within the district Directorate for Social Assistance and Family Protection, supported by Keystone Human Services International … Continue reading

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Eco-Friendly Social Enterprise in Moldova

A late fall afternoon. In a room filled with humming, two hands are working assiduously on a colorful package. They keep encouraging one another, running over, fixing, folding and caressing the package, trying to tame it… In vain – the … Continue reading

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