Projects

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Community for All – Moldova
September 2008 – present
Funded by Open Society Mental Health Initiative (MHI) and Soros Foundation – Moldova
In partnership with global, regional, and local organizations and authorities, Keystone Moldova is initiating a transformation of Moldova’s system of care for individuals with disabilities by creating a community-based system of services and supports. Community for All seeks to build an enriched environment where all people are united in a common spirit celebrating each person’s unique abilities.
Advancing and monitoring the rights of people with mental disabilities in neuro-psychiatric residential institutions
April 2016 – April 2019
Funded by European Union
The Project goal is to empower persons in neuro-psychiatric residential institutions and local CSOs to defend and monitor the rights of persons with mental disabilities in Moldova.
The Project objectives are: promote greater awareness of the rights of people with mental disabilities through their empowerment as self-advocates; capacity-building of CSOs to enhance and to monitor the CRPD implementation in neuro-psychiatric residential institutions; combat discrimination of persons with mental disabilities living in neuro-psychiatric residential institutions and promote community for all.
Social Services for persons with disabilities to increase the confidence between the both banks of the Nistru river
November 2016 – March 2019
Funded by: European Union and IM Swedish Development Partner
Project aims to increase the confidence between both banks of the Nistru River and TAU Găgăuzia through the development of social protection system for persons with disabilities.
The Project objectives are: improved social services delivery for children with disabilities and their families from 5 districts from both banks of the Nistru River through the development of mobile teams and day center; community-based organizations from both banks of Nistru River and TAU Găgăuzia  support the right of persons with disabilities to live in the community; stigma and discrimination of the persons with disabilities prevented through Social Theatre Forum and capacity building of the journalists from both banks of the Nistru River.
Qualitative Social Services for social inclusion of all vulnerable persons
April – December 2017
Funded by: Soros Foundation Moldova
The Project goal is social accountability of public authorities in promoting the rights of persons with mental disabilities to live in the community and alternative social services.
The Project objectives are: support to public authorities on deinstitutionalization reform; support to central Government on developing the policies for UNCRPD implementation; increasing the transparency and responsibility of local public authorities in the process of budgeting social services.
Strengthening and Disseminating Inclusive  Education Model for  Preschool  Children  in  Moldova
February 2017 – June 2018
Funded by:  Open Society Foundations/ Early Childhood Program
The project aims the recognition of the inclusive education model based on a child-centred approach in kindergartens and primary schools, including for ensuring children’s school transition, and an optimal and competent collaboration between the relevant educational services and other community actors based on a shared understanding of quality inclusive education practices.
Support of inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities into society in Moldova
May – November 2017
Funded by: People in Need
Project aims to increase social inclusion of persons with intellectual disabilities in Moldova.
The Project objective is to provide consultancy services on developing the four Supported living Services for people with mental disabilities from Balti, Badiceni, Brinzeni and Cocieri.
Get involved through advocacy and self-advocacy
2014 – 2017
Funded by IM Swedish Development Partner
The Project goal is to ensure inclusive participation of persons with disabilities in social life by empowering them as Self-advocates and empowering organizations / groups of parents.
The project has three major areas of activity:

Developing a national network of Self-advocacy (persons with disabilities); Developing a national platform of organizations / groups of parents; Support CSOs active in the field of disability in promoting the rights of people with disabilities at local and national level.
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