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…
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…
Olesea Lisai turned her childhood hobby into a successful business

Olesea Lisai turned her childhood hobby into a successful business

07 March 2019
Olesea Lisâi has been working in the field of wedding services for several years now and recently opened her own bridal and evening attire salon.
Women who change Moldova: Olga Diaconu believes legal education needs to start early

Women who change Moldova: Olga Diaconu believes legal education needs to start early

05 March 2019
Olga Diaconu is a lawyer and member of the Young Lawyers Association from Moldova.
Irina Fusu, dentist and entrepreneur who wants to digitize curing process in Moldova and educate her patients about dental ethics

Irina Fusu, dentist and entrepreneur who wants to digitize curing process in Moldova and educate her patients about dental ethics

04 March 2019
At just 31 years old, dentist Irina Fusu is in the final sprint to open her own dental clinic, a business designed together with her husband, who is also a dentist.
Nadejda Chetraru: the woman who is helping improve Moldova’s disaster risk management

Nadejda Chetraru: the woman who is helping improve Moldova’s disaster risk management

28 February 2019
Nadejda Chetraru’s entire career since university has been linked to the Republic of Moldova's General Inspectorate of Emergency Situations.
“When she was born, nobody explained anything”. How mobile teams help families that have members with special needs in Moldova

“When she was born, nobody explained anything”. How mobile teams help families that have members with special needs in Moldova

03 December 2018
A little over a year ago, a new social service called “on wheels” appeared in the Republic of Moldova. The idea behind the service is that mobile teams consisting of psychologists, kinetotherapists and social workers visit families that have members with special needs and help them to solve their…
How the EU is helping Moldovan women to change their country

How the EU is helping Moldovan women to change their country

06 March 2018
From working on soil protection or conducting civil society development training, to helping institutions become more publically visible or implementing a dream project in their home country… This article presents the stories of five women from the Republic of Moldova who were inspired, empowered,…
How is the lady with the umbrella doing or how did the living sculptures/statues from the Botanical Garden “fall asleep”

How is the lady with the umbrella doing or how did the living sculptures/statues from the Botanical Garden “fall asleep”

02 October 2017
Do you still remember her? The lady with the umbrella. Right next to the piano player. Both of them were standing close to the scurry of mischievous squirrels. 
Earthquake, chemical leak, floods… EU MOLDEX 2017 exercise brings together rescue teams from nine countries

Earthquake, chemical leak, floods… EU MOLDEX 2017 exercise brings together rescue teams from nine countries

02 October 2017
A 7.5 magnitude earthquake on then Richter scale occurs in the Vrancea Mountains, 255 km away from Moldova’s capital city, Chisinau. It causes the collapse of buildings in Cojusna and Ialoveni and the breach of a dam resulting in the flooding of Ghidighici Lake, while a leak at the “Aroma” Factory…