Tag Archives: disability

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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How can you change reality?

The curtain opens to reveal a classroom full of students talking with each other. –         I’d like to go to the birthday party. –         What birthday party? –         Mircea’s birthday, your classmate. –         Oh, I didn’t know he was  celebrating. … Continue reading

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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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