Promoting confidence building measures through the construction of a local community market in the village of Firladeni

Sector: Social

Implemented by: UNDP Moldova in partnership with Firladeni local administration and local implementation committee

Duration: September 2012 – July 2014

Budget: 138,400 EURO

Short description: For years, the vendors had to sell their good beside the road, in the open air. The local authorities were only able to spare a little money for just a few stalls, which deteriorated over time. More than 5,000 people from eight villages, including from TN region, came here twice a week to buy fresh food and more important, to communicate contributing directly to confidence building Thus the LPA addressed a request SCBM Programme to support the reconstruction of the local market

Beneficiaries: over 4000 people from Firladeni, Gisca, Protegalovca, Parcani villages, Bender town and local authorities

Results: The project team helped to establish the local implementation committee. The technical design documentation was elaborated. Also through an open competition a specialised company was contracted to build a new community marketwith a capacity of up to 150 places. The construction was completed in December 2014 and the market currently is fully-operational.