Development of creative and professional skills of children from vulnerable families of Speia village, Grigoriopol district based on Filocalia experience on the right bank of Nistru River

Sector: Social

Implemented by: Filocalia Association in partnership with Hope and Future NGO («Надежда и будущее») from Speia community, Grigoriopol district

Budget: 21,485 €

Duration: November 2013 – November 2014

Short description: 11 master-classes organised for 45 children (25 girls and 20 boys) in decorative arts were moderated by teachers from the right bank and volunteers. Winter traditions were promoted in Speia by 45 the children. Exchange visits were organised to the right bank, including visit to a theatre in Chisinau, trips to monasteries, and participation in joint International Children’s day celebration in Costesti;

  • Civic education has been cultivated to 33 young people from both banks (10 boys and 23 girls) through volunteering trainings and practical fund raising campaigns. Fund raising Campaign “Help the school bell ring for every child” was held on the left bank during which 200 USD were gathered for clothing and footwear to contribute to schooling of 20 children from socially vulnerable families from Speia;
  • 3 decorative arts workshop rooms have been equipped in the Speia local school: woodwork, tailoring, and decorative arts. 583 decorative art works manufactured: 135 in tailoring, 75 in woodwork and 373 in decorative arts, 10 Christmas decorative boots, 30 postcards, 60 ribbon bracelets, 80 Martisori, 20 decorative Easter baskets, 13 postcards painted on pellicle, 20 stained glasses, 7 pin cushions, 8 kitchen aprons and 9 carved wooden works.