Olga Gaidet, professor "Media Education" optional course, "Alexei Mateevici" Theoretical Lyceum, town of Cricova
Media education lessons are very useful for the young generation in our country and help them become responsible citizens. Thanks to the dialogue based on the topics in the media manual, made with support of the American people, students learn about mass-media, are able to distinguish between actual and false news reports, and can freely express their opinions.
Eugen Sîrbu, patrol officer, National Patrol Inspectorate in Balti
We are an example of the means to promote a healthy way of life fort he citizens of Balti. With the implementation of the bicycle patrol service, supported by the American people, the monitoring of public order in the recreational areas and crowded places of the city has become easier and more personal.
Diana Grosu, president of the Lex XXI Human Rights Association
Participation in the U.S. Professional Fellowship program helped me develop my activity in the non-governmental sector, improving my leadership skills and abilities. Upon returning home, I managed to strengthen my organization as well, and thanks to the support of the American people we launched an anti-corruption project, through which we are raising awareness and influencing public opinion in Balti.
Danu Macrii, student, „Alexei Mateevici” Theoretical Lyceum, Soldanesti
New technologies have already become part of our lives. I like what I do and I'm glad we have the opportunity to practice robotics during computer study classes. Thanks to the contribution and support from the American people, through USAID and other donors, we are the only school in the district that benefits from robotics lessons.
Victor Vutcărău, founder of ATU Winery
I am grateful for the support offered by the American people, through the USAID Agricultural Performance Project in Moldova, in purchasing equipment for the heat treatment of grafted vines. Thanks to modern technologies we will increase the quality of the plants and as a result will create new vineyards that will not be affected by disease.
Diana Vlasiuc, head of the Legal Department, Agarista Agricola
The first step that an agricultural producer in the Republic of Moldova must take is to learn about export conditions and international standards. Thanks to the support from the American people, through the USAID Agriculture Performance Project, our company has obtained the GLOBALG.A.P. Certificate, and today Moldovan plums are successfully sold in hypermarkets in Germany.
Tudor Zabulica, farmer,Soroca
We, the residents of Soroca, are grateful for the support of the American people in rehabilitating the Sarateni to Soroca highway. Now,freight transport is much more accessible on the renovated road, which is a great advantage for farmers.
Ana Petrov, English teacher, Anenii Noi.
Thanks to the support of the American people, we are already working for the third year in partnership with a U.S. Peace Corps volunteer, which has opened new horizons in our teaching methods and the educational process. I am convinced that through this cultural exchange, the additional resources and the efforts made daily in our activities with students, we are contributing to the creation of a more conscious and educated society.
Simion Sirbu, Director of the non-governmental organization for the rehabilitation of "Artemida" aggressors
Thanks to the support of the American people, the specialists of the "Artemida" center, as well as decision makers from the police and judicial system were trained in the sense of rehabilitating the family aggressors. Our results are overwhelming: 70% of the aggressors no longer return to violent practices and easily integrate into society.
Ecaterina Popescu, popular craftsman, Clisova village, Orhei district
Thanks to the support provided by the American people, through USAID and other donors, we managed to rebuild the "Arta Rustica"Folkloric Craft Complex, transforming the love for our heritage into a cultural tourism destination.
Svetlana Senina, owner of the Valea Stincii agrotourism pension:
''I returned home after 14 years of work abroad and opened the "ValeaStincii” agrotourism guesthouse. Thanks to the support of the American people, through USAID and other donors, my dream has come true, and today I can contribute to the development of the Republic of Moldova.''
Sergiu Racoveț, farmer
Thanks to the support of the American people, through the USAID High Value Agriculture Activity Project, we have benefited from consulting and modern technology, which helped us maximize the agricultural land we have and thus develop our family business.
Olga Radu, president of the COR Association of Creative Industry Companies
Artcor is the place where creative communities meet, connect with economic sectors, develop together and learn to become sustainable.This was made possible by the support of the American people through USAID and other donors, who launched the first Creative Industries Center in the Republic of Moldova in the summer of 2019.
Ana Chirita, ATIC Executive Director and coordinator of the Tekwill project
Tekwill has become a national business card for the IT sector. Thanks to the support from the American people through USAID and other donors, Tekwill is a true driver of Moldova’s economy and supports a large-scale sector of the economy.
Alina Resetnicov, president of the Regional Education Association in the north of the Republic of Moldova
We are glad that, thanks to the support of the American people, we have the opportunity to work with a U.S. Peace Corps volunteer. Together we have learned about the importance of organizational development strategy, as well as how best to promote the products of the organization made by the beneficiaries. And it is an experience through which we, citizens of Moldova, have gotten a taste of American culture.
Maria Borta, head of the Costesti Public Library, Ialoveni
The library in Costesti required an urgent renovation. In 2014, we benefited from this change thanks to the support from the American people, through the Novateca program, supported by USAID and other donors. And instead of a mere library, today we have a modern community center, which gathers users of all ages: children, parents, grandparents.
Carolina Tulgara, ZIPHouse Executive Director
Light industry in the Republic of Moldova is a very young branch, and the domestic producers needed help, which came from the American people, through USAID and other donors. Thanks to the consultancy we received and the investments in promotion and design, today, our producers have become more competitive on the market.
Natalia Țurcanu, Executive Director, ANTRIM
With support from the American people through USAID and other donors, we have opened the Tourist Information Center in Chisinau.This has contributed to development of the tourism industry, an increase in the popularity of Moldova as a destination for foreign tourists, and an increase in access to information about Moldova as a tourist destination.
Florin Cazac, robotics teacher, Tekwill
With the development of educational robotics, I transformed my passion into a profession. Thanks to the investment and support of the American people, through USAID and other donors, hundreds of Moldovan students have the opportunity to study engineering from an angle different from the one taught in school – a captivating and applicable one.
Elizaveta Mămăligă, graduate of the YTILI program
The future of the business environment in the Republic of Moldova depends on the young entrepreneurs’ training and degree of information. Participating in the YTILI exchange program, supported by the U.S. State Department, helped me return home with innovative ideas and continue developing the beekeeping business that I wish to be environmentally and consumer friendly.
Elena Zbârnea, creator of the Sophie brand
Thanks to the support from the American people through USAID and other donors, we benefited from training at the best design universities in Italy, positioned ourselves better to meet the demands of the market, and presented Sophie's brand creations at international fashion exhibitions in Romania and Paris. This would have been harder to achieve on our own, given the conditions in Moldova.
Maria Romanenco, director of kindergarten Nr. 2, Hulboaca village
Today, our children benefit from a healthy diet, and the educators have all the conditions to successfully conduct educational and fun activities. We thank the American citizens for their financial support and their direct contribution to the kindergarten renovation.
Stella Jemna, graduate of the Fulbright Master's Degree Program
The Fulbright Master's Degree Program, supported by the U.S.Department of State, gave me a new perspective on creating a united community for the resolution of local problems. There I came to understand the practical way in which research, argumentation and critical thinking can support improved public policies, and now I have returned home to implement what I learned.
Svetlana Bargan, parent, Children's Recovery Center Ceadir-Lunga
I am very pleased with the progress my children are making at the Ceadir-Lunga Children's Recovery Center, renovated with the support from the American people. We do our best to come to treatment sessions twice a year and after each procedure we see progress in the development of our children's communication and mobility skills.
Andrei Novak, founder of Novak Winery
Today, at the international events we participate in, we are perceived at the level of the countries that have a rich wine industry, such as France or Italy. Thanks to the support of the American people, through USAID, winemakers in our country now reach the world standards of the wine market.