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Kindergartens from flooded villages received educational kits from UNICEF and the Ministry of Education

  • A total of 700 early age children (3-6 years) will benefit from the aid

  • UNICEF and the Ministry of Education have distributed educational kits to the preschool institutions from 3 villages affected by the flood during this summer.  Another 4 kindergartens with many children, that do not have toys and books, will receive similar kits

  • The financial assistance is provided by the Swiss Development and Cooperation(SDC)

Chisinau, 22 September 2010 - Ministry of Education jointly with UNICEF started today the distribution of  educational kits for kindergartens in villages Obileni, Nemteni and Ivanovca, Hincesti rayon, strongly affected by summer floods

Early Child Development (ECD) kits contains toys, books, cognitive games, pencils, pens, T-shirts and puzzles for those 144 early age children (3-6 years)  that attend kindergartens in villages affected by floods.

In addition to those 3 kindergartens from Hincesti, other 4 kindergartens in the country will receive similar sets. These are large kindergartens with many children - about 550 children – that  do not have toys, books and other cognitive development materials.

 The support provided by UNICEF and the Ministry of Education is part of a series of action came as a response to floods in  Nemteni, Obileni and Ivanovca villages happen this summer.  UNICEF and the Ministry of Education have distributed in August cash to those 1184 children from homeless families and those left landless. Children from directly affected families received $ 120 each, and those indirectly affected - $ 50 each. The money are designated for preparation to the  new school year.

The assistance to the flood victims is made out of the money offered by the Swiss Development and Cooperation Agency (CDC).



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