Several non-governmental organizations get involved and support the Revive Moldova project

22 May 2014
Today, representatives of major non-governmental organizations, which gathered in a debate organized by the Institute of Mother and Child in Chisinau, have announced their intention to support the Revive Moldova fundraising campaign. Experts in health and social protection highly appreciated and mentioned that the way the Institute of Mother and Child is trying to collect funds for modernization is “welcomed ", " unique " and "courageous “.
Several non-governmental organizations get involved and support the Revive Moldova project

Today, representatives of major non-governmental organizations, which gathered in a debate organized by the Institute of Mother and Child in Chisinau, have announced their intention to support the Revive Moldova fundraising campaign. Experts in health and social protection highly appreciated and mentioned that the way the Institute of Mother and Child is trying to collect funds for modernization is “welcomed ", " unique " and "courageous “.

"My congratulations for this initiative! The fact that the Mother and Child Institute built a local partnership with Edelweiss is something wonderful and thus I want to congratulate Edelweiss for involvement. It is very important to improve people's access to quality services, especially among vulnerable groups. And we, at UNICEF, all work in this direction, "said Angela Capcelea, program coordinator at UNICEF Moldova.

The Swiss Cooperation Office in Moldova will assist the Revive Moldova campaign in finding donors and sponsors, to help collect funds for repair works planned for this year. "The needs are much higher than possibilities and thus any involvement is welcomed. Doctors need good conditions to perform well and treat people. We are ready to collaborate, to share all the knowledge we have on finding donors needed regarding future activities, "said Valeriu Sava , Health Program Coordinator in the Swiss Cooperation Office.
Boris Galca, Deputy Director at UNFPA, spoke about the effect of this campaign at a national level. Also, the UN representative said that together with the country's road towards EU integration, these innovative projects will be more visible and Moldova will have access to more external funds.

An optimistic message was also conveyed by Lara Moraru, CEO of Edelweiss Foundation, which supports the Institute of Mother and Child in Revive Moldova project. “The renovation of the Institute will require an ongoing effort from behalf of all who can help. Now that the civil society is with us, I am confident that the Revive Moldova project will be successful one and will be an example of social involvement, “said the Representative of Edelweiss Foundation founded by Vladimir Plahotniuc.

A roundtable was organized by the Institute of Mother and Child, where the debate moderator was Stefan Gaţcan, the Director General himself. He said that since the launch of the campaign, there have been significant donations for the renovation of motherhood, and the repairs have already begun.