I hope this update finds you all well in the midst of a lovely autumn. I’d like to share with you some highlights from the past two months in which we have been actively running the program with the kids. Since September we have raised over 4,800 MDL (370 USD) by selling handmade greeting cards […]
As the autumn days grow shorter I have begun noticing the increasing darkness. The darkness of a horrendous accident that will affect a teenage boy for the rest of his life. The darkness of the death of the mother of four children. The darkness of an adolescent girl lost in a storm of drugs and […]
by Vitalie Diacenco Educator, A.O. La VIA/Word Made Flesh Moldova Today on my way home I found out that one of my friends who lives on the street and is sick with epilepsy and chronic alcoholism, was placed in a psychiatric hospital (or as his friend said, “in Costiujeni”). I had the misfortune to say […]
Here is a video made by some young people in Moldova, highlighting Chisinau’s beauty and life: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NvyVlUHtCaU
echipa noastră means “our team” in Romanian. take a look at our lovely team’s most recent group photo and celebrate with us and how much we have grown!
We have been busy this spring creating, dreaming, sewing, gluing and cutting to create more handmade greeting cards, bags and purses. We are happy to announce that we sold cards and bags at a local international school in Chișinău and made close to 200 dollars from our efforts. We are excited about this as a […]
Our most recent creations…. We have been working diligently on these greeting cards and will be selling them at a local high school later this week, but first we would like to share them with you….
At the school we are preparing the next edition of the newspaper, and it was interesting to see the students—among those whom I had already interviewed—wondering if I wouldn’t like to interview them again. I think that this question is an expression of more than the desire to stand out or of the desire for […]
Since the start of our after-school program in September, we have a group of adolescents who have been working hard on creating Christmas greeting cards that we sold Monday & Tuesday of this week at a local private high school. Every week our friend and co-worker Annie Keith, has been cooking up new and interesting […]
We are now into the full swing of our after-school program here with the kids, and we’d like to share some more about us: We are now 12 workers from Moldova, Romania, the United States and Ukraine. We work with around 60 children weekly. We provide game time outside and inside in our two game […]