Monday, 23 October 2017 16:02

Family Festival "My Family is my piece of Heaven"

Family Festival "My Family is my piece of Heaven" was held in village Sirauti, North region of Moldova.  October 22, 2017 was a special day in the village, when many people together with their families gathered in the open air space next to the Community Hall. Lots of activities for the families and their children were organized, including a concert, sport competitions and drawing contests on the topic "Myself in the Family". In addition, speeches that encouraged people to preserve their family united were held from the stage. Also the speakers called on the people to support vulnerable families and those at risk of separation. 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 social worker, village mayor and school teachers. 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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