Tag Archives: Community for all

The Government of the Republic of Moldova Promotes the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities

A Regional Round Table meeting on “Changes Paradigm in the Republic of Moldova – implementing the UN Convention on the Rights of  People with Disabilities”  took place on Tuesday, September 25 in Balti. The event was organized by the State … Continue reading

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Ringing the School Bell for Inclusive Education in Moldova

For students in Moldova, the first day of school, or first bell, is an important day. It’s a day marked by speeches and ceremonies, and everyone dresses in their finest outfits. At some schools in Moldova, children with disabilities are … Continue reading

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MOLDOVAN GOVERNMENT TAKES HISTORIC STEP TO MOVE PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES OUT OF INSTITUTIONS

On June 8, 2012, the Government of the Republic of Moldova approved a new regulation to reform the system of care for children and adults with disabilities. This is wonderful news! Regulation HG 351 will redirect financial resources from residential … Continue reading

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The World Can Be Changed Through Simple Things

Guest post by Lina Malcoci, communication officer, KHSIMA The scene is set for conflict and exclusion in a school classroom. The characters – an aggressive teacher, a student with behavioral challenges, a concerned parent, two children who use wheelchairs and a … Continue reading

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A new collaboration agreement regarding the reform of the system of social protection of persons with disabilities has been signed in Chisinau

16.12.2011 The Ministry of Labor, Social Protection and Family, together with the Open Society Mental Health Initiative (OSMHI), Soros Foundation-Moldova (SFM), Keystone Human Services International USA (KHSI) and  Keystone Human Services International Moldova Association (KHSIMA) have signed a new Collaboration … Continue reading

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The Integration of People with Disabilities in Society is Possible!

People with intellectual disabilities in Moldova are capable of leading an independent life and enjoying the same opportunities as their fellow citizens. In order to achieve that goal, however, they may require developmental support, as well as appreciation and respect … Continue reading

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Mobile Team and Specialized Family Placement for Adults services launched

The launch of three new assistance services for people with disabilities – Mobile Team from Chisinau and the Mobile Team and Specialized Family Placement for Adults from Telenesti rayon, took place this week. These services have been developed within the … Continue reading

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Supported Living – A New Home for Four Young Men

“Goodbye, bed! Goodbye, cupboard! Goodbye, bathroom! Goodbye, guys!” This was Constantin’s way of saying goodbye, as eager as he was to finally go home. For him and three other young men from the Home for Children (boys) with Mental Disabilities … Continue reading

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Government Approves Mobile Team Service

On Friday, September 30, the Regulations and Quality Standards of the Mobile Team Service entered into force. These Regulations and Quality Standards had been approved by the Government of the Republic of Moldova on September 22. The normative acts of … Continue reading

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A success story

A wonderful video of a boy who reunited with his family after spending several years in the institution at Orhei. He joined his peers at the local school in the community, and now, his mother has “so much courage and … Continue reading

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