On April 24th 2018, the Austrian State Secretary of Finance – DDr. Hubert Fuchs, the Austrian Ambassador in Chisinau – Christine Freilinger and Austrian Embassy attaché – Gero Stuller visited the day Center and temporary placement ”Petruska” in Tiraspol. The guests brought presents for children: sports equipment, toys and sweets.
”Petruska” was opened in 2006, with the financial support of Caritas Vienna and of Austrian Development Agency. The main purpose of this center is the social and family reintegration of children from underprivileged families. During 12 years of activity the workers of the center helped over 1300 children.
The director of Caritas Moldova, Andrei Bolocan, expressed the gratitude for the help and support Austria is offering to our country, through implementation of various projects- namely those projects which aim to improve the social assistance for underprivileged layers of our society.