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Peer to Peer – an event designed to facilitate the exchange of civic experience between rural communities in Moldova

Peer to Peer – an event designed to facilitate the exchange of civic experience between rural communities in Moldova

Institute for Rural Initiatives (iRi) organized a unique event designed to facilitate the exchange of experience between rural communities in the Republic of Moldova. The event (within the program “Minority Empowerment in Moldova – MEM PLUS”) aimed at empowering a number of partner communities by creating opportunities for dialogue and…

RurACT Academy – an extra chance for rural communities which have initiatives

The Institute for Rural Initiatives (iRi) announces the successful completion of the RurAct Academy – a mentoring initiative developed in partnership with the American organization Great Lakes Community Action Partnership (GLCAP) designed to exchange experiences and good practices with 8 rural communities it has never worked before. In July 2020,…

The first results of Economic Empowerment of rural communities in Moldova

The first results of Economic Empowerment of rural communities in Moldova

The initiative group from Zirnesti, Cahul district created a local Community Workshop to promote the social partnership and the local resources for investments, and to improve the social services at local level. The activities carried out within the Community Workshop are part of the Community Empowerment Strategy (CES) for the…

Development of rural tourism in the community of Cismichioi – benefits for the well-being of each citizen

Development of rural tourism in the community of Cismichioi – benefits for the well-being of each citizen

We gladly visited the local initiative group from Cismichioi, one of the 14 partner communities from ATU Gagauzia where iRi conducts its activity. It is one of those rare communities where we still find local people speaking only the Gagauz language. The history of the foundation of the village tells…

The initiative group from Larga Noua develops a community center to promote the entrepreneurial education among young people

The initiative group from Larga Noua develops a community center to promote the entrepreneurial education among young people

On May 25, our team visited the partner community Larga Noua, Cahul district, a small village (1,527 inhabitants) with Bulgarian ethnicity, but also populated by other ethnic groups (Russians and Ukrainians). The village is located on green and picturesque hills in the southern region of Moldova. The main occupations of…

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