Tuesday, 10 October 2017 12:47

Family Festival "Together in a Family"

Family Festival "Together in a Family" was held in village Alexandreni, district Edinet, North region of Moldova.  October 8, 2017 was a special day in the village, when many people together with their families gathered in the open air space in the center of the community. Lots of activities for the families and their children were organized, including song contest and drawing contest on the topic "Happy Family". Moreover, speeches that encouraged people to preserve their family united and to support vulnerable families and those at risk of separation. About 200 people from the whole village participated in the event.

The Festival was organized by the local multidisciplinary team as part of the community advocacy campaign within the project “Improving family protection and preservation at the local level by developing community advocacy capacities”. The organization of the event was possible due to the great involvement of local team, especially of the priest and social worker. The project is implemented by Moldovan Christian Aid in partnership with Nursing Association from the Republic of Moldova and Hilfswerk Austria with the financial support of the European Union and Austrian Development Cooperation within the program Social assistants in Collaboration for Social Change in Eastern Neighborhoods Countries.

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