Tuesday, 25 July 2017 11:37

MCA organized a training in Blesteni village

On the second week of July, to be exact on July 5 2017, Moldovan Christian Aid organized a training for the multidisciplinary team members in village Blesteni, Edinet district. This team has  been set up recently to participate in the implementation of the project “Improving family protection and preservation at the local level by developing community advocacy capacities”. 9 communities from the Northern part of Moldova are involved in the project activities. The team, which is coordinated by the community social assistant, also includes the village priest, three social workers, local schoolteacher, adult volunteers and young people. The mayoralty secretary of the commune also participated in the training, showing her openness to support the implementation of the advocacy campaign. Altogether 19 people attended the training activities in Blesteni village.

The local team succeeded to learn what advocacy is and skills that are useful in planning an advocacy campaign being involved in several practical exercises and small group work. In the end of the learning sessions they came out with a draft of the action plan to conduct informational community events that will promote family preservation and unity. The training ended up with the usual evaluation session during which the participants completed the evaluation questionnaire. The majority of participants appreciated the training with the maximum mark, being highly appreciated the methods used during the seminar as well as the usefulness of the information received.

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