PROJECT: Promotion of adequate, dignified and safe living conditions in Moldova among the victims of the armed conflict from Ukraine| 25.03.2023
Description of Project
The proposed project, forming part of a bigger program, aims to promote improved, dignified and adequate living conditions for conflict-affected people in Moldova. Specifically, the project will work on covering the living needs in Moldova through voucher assistance and strengthening the human rights and dignity of children and adult refugees in Moldova. Once focusing on Moldova in this proposal, there are 1.230 persons in Moldova will receive voucher assistance. To strengthen protection mechanisms, a nationwide training program is established in Moldova for 136 local authorities throughout the country (Border Police, the Migration and Asylum Bureau, lawyers, and social workers). In order to help refugees, become better informed about their rights, a series of podcasts, training and information material will be distributed to benefit 10.186 people.
- To contribute to promoting improved, dignified and adequate living conditions for conflict-affected people in Moldova.
Result: Refugees and their families in Moldova received vouchers to satisfy their food and non-food needs
Cash assistance via the voucher system enables 615 refugees and vulnerable households to meet their basic needs, mitigates protection risks, including the use of harmful coping mechanisms, and directly supports the Moldovan economy and the local market. It is planned that each beneficiary will receive support vouchers of about 2,000 MDL (104 EUR) per month for a duration of 2 months. The amount is linked to the minimum food basket per person in Moldova, which is slightly above 2,000 MDL (104 EUR) as of 2021. Thus, the vouchers will cover the needs for 2 months and amount to 200 EUR.
- 615 refugees have received vouchers to satisfy their basic needs
Location: Multipurpose voucher distribution will be distributed in the centre and north of Moldova: Balti, Glodeni, Floresti, Telenesti
Disclaimer: the localities might differ during implementation phase, being adjusted according to specific needs identified on the field level.
Result: Refugee children have access to online education
For the targeted beneficiaries, tablets will be provided (1 tablet per family), so children can follow their respective Ukrainian education programmes. The tablets will be set up with several apps developed by the Ukrainian Government to enable children to follow the Ukrainian school curriculum, along with apps to promote children’s well-being and Romanian language courses. The apps to follow the Ukrainian education program ensure that children have facilitated and direct access to the respective classes. In addition, psychosocial support apps will be added to the tablets, and training will be ensured by HEKS and its partners to make sure children, and adolescents’ well-being is taken care of in times of distress.
- 100 refugees’ children have received a tablet to improve access to online education
Location: Tablet distribution will be done in the centre and north of Moldova: Balti, Glodeni, Floresti, Telenesti.
Disclaimer: the localities might differ during implementation according to specific needs identified on the field level
The project “Promotion of adequate, dignified and safe living conditions in Moldova among the victims of the armed conflict from Ukraine” is implemented by A.O. “CASMED” and A.O. “Pro Regional Cooperation” in partnership with HEKS/EPER Moldova, with the financial support of the Austrian Development Agency (ADA), the foundation NACHBAR IN NOT(NiN) and Diakonia.