Protecting Childhood in

Moldova

In 2001, we pioneered a new approach to child protection by working in the private sector to give children the chance of family. Today, our national-level work is driven by years of experience in supporting youth aging out of residential care and helping vulnerable kids and families thrive.

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Our Work

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Youth Support

We provide life skills training, education and housing support, and counseling to youth without a family as they transition into adulthood.

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Alternative Care

Through foster and kinship care, we help children grow in a loving family and give caregivers the support they need.

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Refugee Assistance

We work with partners to provide critical services to refugees with a focus on unaccompanied minors.

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Capacity Building

Our nationally recognized trainings build up the country’s child protection workforce to strengthen vulnerable children and families.

August 18, 2023

The story behind CERI’s beginning

April 3, 2023

Roma refugee family’s struggle for education 

February 28, 2023

One year in: Helping Ukrainian refugees rebuild their lives

December 5, 2022

Speech therapy changes boy’s life

June 24, 2022

Helping refugees in Moldova

February 24, 2022

Russia Invades Ukraine: Is Moldova Next?

Childhood in Moldova

0
kids are left behind each year by parents who migrate
0%
of children in the country live in poverty
0%
of youth are unemployed, twice the adult rate
0%
of kids with disabilities live in orphanages
Sources: UNICEF

Our Team

IRINA ROTARU
IRINA ROTARU
National Director
moldova
Alina Grecova
ALINA GRECOVA
Case Manager
moldova
ALIONA VOZAN
ALIONA VOZAN
Case Manager
moldova
Elena Chitic
ELENA CHITIC
Marketing & Communication Specialist
moldova
Document Type
Country
Year
2019
Che mare a de a fi Părinte
Project Report
2019
The Calling of Parenting
Project Report
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2017
The Calling of Parenting Conference
Project Report

Resources

Get Involved

Choose how your taxes are being used and protect childhood by redirecting 2% of your income taxes to CERI Moldova. Fiscal code: XXXXXXXXX.
Questions? Email info.moldova@ceri.org

Give your time to make a difference in the lives of children and families.

Questions? Email info.moldova@ceri.org

Help a child today by donating food, clothing, and supplies. Bring donations to our Chisinau office.

Address: Valea Trandafirilor 6/2 MD-2001
Phone: +373 22 624 440

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We train organizations in all areas of child protection.

Our Partners

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In The Press

Help children in Moldova thrive! Offer them a family today.

Recent Highlights 

May 25, 2022

Providing blankets and pillows

Our team in Moldova continues helping refugees by delivering food and hygiene items and providing counseling. We also provided blankets and pillows to a shelter housing 26 children and over 60 adults from Ukraine.
May 17, 2022

Refugee kids from Ukraine

This week, we visited with children from Ukraine at a refugee center. These kids are among the 46,000+ children from Ukraine seeking refuge in Moldova.
Refugee kids from Ukraine
April 30, 2022

War in Ukraine is now closer to Moldova

The war in Ukraine is now closer to Moldova after this week’s explosions in Transnistria. All staff and children in our programs are safe and we are doing everything we can to support them.
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April 13, 2022

$330,000 helping refugees

We are on the ground in Moldova helping women and children in need of safety and support. $330,000 has been spent to date to help Ukrainian refugees in Moldova.
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