Flowers for Martisor: EU helps pupils of Moldova to grow flowers for spring holiday

Flowers for Martisor: EU helps pupils of Moldova to grow flowers for spring holiday

18 March 2020
Pupils of the ‘Grigore Vieru’ Primary School in the city of Stefan-Voda in the Republic of Moldova have decided to hurry the arrival of spring by planting flowers in their school, as part of an activity support by the EU4Youth Programme.
EU4Energy Babushka

EU4Energy Babushka’s tips on how to be more energy efficient

13 March 2020
The EU supports energy efficiency measures through the EU4Energy programme. EU4Energy addresses energy supply, security and connectivity issues in the Eastern partner countries, and promotes the use of renewable energy sources.
Victoria Isac – the teacher who raised awareness about bullying in her community with the help of the EU

Victoria Isac – the teacher who raised awareness about bullying in her community with the help of the EU

29 February 2020
Victoria Isac is a psychologist and English teacher in Cantemir, the Republic of Moldova. In 2019, the young teacher was the first to introduce the notion of bullying in her community.
Eastern Partnership start-ups at ClimateLaunchpad event

Eastern Partnership start-ups showcase cleantech innovations at ClimateLaunchpad event

28 February 2020
On 14 and 15 November, the 2019 Global Final of the world’s largest green business ideas competition was held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Known as ClimateLaunchpad, the EU-supported competition recognises companies with the greatest potential to combat the global climate crisis through their…
Georgia: EU-supported social entrepreneurship offers vulnerable people a second chance in life

Georgia: EU-supported social entrepreneurship offers vulnerable people a second chance in life

25 February 2020
Since 2008, the Education Development and Employment Centre (EDEC) in Kutaisi, Georgia, has been tackling various employment and development problems through specific EU-funded initiatives.
The woman that set up a business in a rural area and created jobs for women. Entrepreneur Marina Andreev talks about the obstacles she faced and the grant that saved her

Moldova: The woman who set up a business in a rural area and created jobs for women, with EU support

31 January 2020
Young entrepreneur Marina Andreev talks about the obstacles she faced and the grant that saved her. She was very young when she stepped into the harsh world of business. With ambition, perseverance and hard work, she managed to open a uniform manufacturing company and created 15 jobs for 15 women…
Water, sanitation and hygiene in Georgia: Standard implementation in a multiethnic population

Water, sanitation and hygiene in Georgia: Standard implementation in a multiethnic population

30 December 2019
“Once a week, sometimes twice, a car would come with water, and we stood in a line with our vessels. We might have got water, or maybe not. The water was arriving in cisterns for 28 years and was very expensive. Moreover, we had to carry water from far away to wash clothes or dishes, and this was…
How could an energy efficient medical centre look better and cost less?

How could an energy efficient medical centre look better and cost less?

29 November 2019
Located in Tbilisi, Innova Medical Centre became significantly more energy efficient thanks to grant support from the EU, which the company received as cashback through the EBRD’s Energocredit credit line from the bank Bank of Georgia. The medical centre now saves more than 50% of its energy,…
EU supports Gagauz winery’s transition to renewable energy

EU supports Gagauz winery’s transition to renewable energy

15 October 2019
Producing wine for more than a century, Kara Gani Winery has turned a hobby into a business for the Cerven family. “We are the fifth generation to produce home wine. Gagauzia is a region famous for its good wines,” says the owner of Kara Gani Winery, Larisa Cerven. When deciding to open their own…
Nanotechnology laboratory makes science more accessible to Moldovan youth, with EU support

Nanotechnology laboratory makes science more accessible to Moldovan youth, with EU support

27 September 2019
This article talks about the National Centre for Materials Study and Testing (NCMST) at the Technical University of Moldova, which received €474,000 from the EU’s largest Horizon 2020 programme on research and innovation for the development of biomedical nanotechnology and the training of…