Tuesday, 17 October 2017 10:14

"Live in Family is beautiful"

Family Festival "Live in Family is beautiful" was held in village Rotunda, district Edinet, North region of Moldova.  On October 14, 2017 it was a special day in the village. On that day many people together with their families gathered in the Community Culture Center. Lots of activities for the families and their children were organized, including baking contest and hair-dressing contest the participants and winners being awarded with kitchen utensils and other equipment needed in a home. Moreover, the priest, social worker and community Center director held speeches that encouraged people to preserve their family united and to support vulnerable families. About 250 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, Community Center director 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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