Friday, 05 April 2013 10:47

Study visit to Odessa

Within March 29 - 31, 2013 period was organized a study visit to Odessa (Ukraina). Visitor group included 16 youngsters and 3 grouup coordinators from Scaieni, Varatic and Rotunda villages. The study visit was organized by MCA under "Empowering Christian Youth to deliver and promote homecare services for elderly" Program, support by Bread for the World (Germany).

Aim of this study visit to learn from experience of staff members & volunteers from several social establishments from Odessa (Ukraine). Group of Moldova visited social center "Жива Надия", social canteen of "Iverskiy" monastery and orphanage, established by "Uspensky" monastery from Odessa.

Young volunteers have benefited from the possibility to communicate with their peers, share their experience and plan for the future. Youngsters have gained new ideas and some advices on better organizing care services for the elderly from their communities. Participants enjoyed friendly atmosphere and constructive dialogue.

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