Social Services for persons with disabilities to increase the confidence between the both banks of the Nistru river

November 2016 – March 2019

Amount granted:  EUR 559,968

Donors:  European Union, IM Swedish Development Partner

Partners: Alliance of Organizations for Persons with Disabilities from the Republic of Moldova, Center for Rehabilitation and Consultancy „OSORC”.

Project Goal:  Increased the confidence between both banks of the Nistru River and TAU Găgăuzia through the development of social protection system for persons with disabilities.

Project Objectives:

  • 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.

Main activities:

  1.  Development of 5 “Mobile team” Social services in the rayons Căuşeni, Ştefan Vodă, TAU Găgăuzia, Slobozia and Tiraspol;
  2. Development of a day care Center for persons with disabilities in Tiraspol;
  3. Capacity building for LPA and specialists from Mobile teams and day care Center in case management and quality monitoring;
  4. Offering mini-grants for local CSO’s and journalists for promoting social inclusion and non-discrimination of persons with disabilities;
  5. Developing and strengthening the CSO network   on both banks of Nistru River;
  6. According support to Self-advocates for promoting initiatives and participating in community’s life (autumnal school, monthly meetings, advocacy activities).
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