Presentation on theme: "Association for Education Neoumanist Vienna 2015."— Presentation transcript:
Association for Education Neoumanist Vienna 2015
Moldova Territory: 33,800 km 2 Population: ~ 3 Mio. Capital: Chişinău
Striking facts Every third person is aged years Women constitute ~ 83% of senior pensioners 14.1 % are over the age of 80 years 2050 the number of elderly will increase 2.5 times The average pension is 1,087 Lei (~ 55 Euro) The minimum consumer goods basket reaches 1,668 Lei (~ 85 Euro) About 82 % receive a pension under 1,300 Lei (~ 65 Euro)
Living conditions Urban Rural 99,9% electricity 92,2% water supply installations 73,0% have water closet within the dwelling 79,8% use natural gas 88,1% sewerage 77,1% have bathroom or shower 53,5% central or autonomic heating 99,9% electricity 50,2% water supply installations 9,7% have water closet (mostly outside the dwelling) 70,7% use gas cylinder 33,3% sewerage 11,6% bathroom or shower 0% central heating
The biggest challenges Unhealthy living conditions Isolation from the community High rate of migration of their children Wages below subsistence level (around 55 Euro/month) Inadequate nutrition High costs for medicines Depression
Life in villages
Mission of Neoumanist Association Improving the quality of life of the most vulnerable groups of society, especially elderly, by providing social assistance and care.
RĂSĂRIT Day Care Center for Elderly
Day Care Center assists over 280 elderly a year. It offers the following services: Public kitchen Laundry room Bathroom Socialization activities Training courses Different rehabilitation therapies
RASARIT Activities Public canteen Women Club Knitting
Impact Before attending the center After attending the center
SPECTRU Home for Elderly
The center offers 24 hours social and medical care, a cozy atmosphere to 20 elderly with different types of disabilities
Hard life in villages...
Single and needy elderly...
Home Care project provides social assistance and care to 40 elderly
Other projects Mobile lunches and medicines for 30 vulnerable elderly in Straseni „Adopt an elderly“ – program Winter help
Makes dreams come true…
CASTANIA - Touristic pension
Fundraising campaigns Dinner for ten 2013 Charity football match 2014
Problems and consequences In 2016: 750,000 pensioners Lack of social reforms Low capacities of nursing homes, day care centres and home-based care
Solutions Elderly as a priority group for Sustainability Development Goals Longer terms of funding of social projects in Moldova Need of social reforms Close cooperation and partnership with state
Thank you! Veronica Ţîmbalari Executive director Visit us: Republic of Moldova, Străşeni, str. 31, Ion Creangă : web page: Weblog:www.neoumanist.wordpress.com