Awards for performant social workers

23 September 2016
Best workers in social protection were awarded with the help of Vlad Plahotniuc’s “Edelweiss” Foundation within the Performance Gala organised by the Ministry of Labour, Social Protection and Family.
Awards for performant social workers
Best workers in social protection were awarded with the help of Vlad Plahotniuc’s “Edelweiss” Foundation within the Performance Gala organised by the Ministry of Labour, Social Protection and Family.

At this event those were rewarded who have contributed to social assistance development and promoted the profession of the social worker. The winners include professional parental assistants, social workers and mobile teams.

Ana Fortuna was awarded for her efforts and love offered for more than 25 years as a parent educator at a family-type orphanage in Baroncea village, Drochia district. “First time when I opened the orphanage I had an adopted daughter and knew what it means. I went ahead and brought home five boys and two girls”, said Ana Fortuna.

“This event comes, first of all to thank these people with big hearts, people who work with dedication”, said the Minister of Labour, Social Protection and Family Stela Grigoras.
The Edelweiss representative Lidia Cucos explained the participation of Edelweiss Foundation in awarding of social care workers: “We think it is very important to support the workers in social protection area since they perform a huge amount of work for the benefit of the whole society”.

The prizes included mobile phones, tablets, laptops and home appliances. The winners were selected following a competition organized by the Ministry, with the participation of all workers in social protection area.