TEENS & YOUTH OUTREACH
Adolescence is one of the most fascinating and difficult stages of life, especially when young people encounter many adult issues for the first time. Our multi-dimensional program involved in the lives of teenagers deprived of parental care and facing heavy psychological and emotional instability.
"At this formative age teenagers are particulary vulnerable to committing serious mistakes that may threaten their future. "
Building resilient communities
The Building Resilience in Vulnerable Communities (BRVC) program developed in partnership with Foundation for Social Change and Inclusion UK to create alternative holistic model of education and integration aiming to transform the future prospects of children and young people together with their families and communities in Moldova as well as other countries of the region.
"Moldova is seen by many of its people as a kind of bus station, somewhere you wait for an opportunity to leave without considering all its consequences and risks. But this perspective need to be changed!"
EARLY CHILD EDUCATION
This program offers an appropriate, stimulating environment and materials for early child development, where single parents can learn in a positive way how to educate their children through understanding their feelings, needs and abilities.
" We are focused on educating mothers and their children, covering the main periods of development and upbringing."
RESTORATION AND THERAPY
Our therapy center is designed to enhance psycho-emotional, mental and social wellbeing of children, teenagers and adults struggling with pain, fears, suicidal attempts, anxiety and other consequences of traumatic experiences in their lives.
" We strive to give ourselves completely to our work and helping families in need."
STUDIO OF INNOVATIVE LEADERSHIP
In seeking to fully understand deeply rooted challenges of individuals and the communities with its complex causes and effects, BOL team launched in 2014 the Studio of Innovative Leadership (SIL) - a creative training platform that involve leaders and their teams in an alternative on-going education and best practices in the local contexts. In SIL leaders are shaped and changed.
"Along with the equipping practitioners, we organize and take part in various conferences and working groups which enable dialogue between practitioners and thinkers, to enforce transformation."
More than 1/3 of Moldova’s population lives in poverty, and these people are at constant risk of experiencing various forms of oppression and marginalization. In response to the desperate situations faced by vulnerable groups, BOL provides humanitarian assistance, which allow needy people cover their very basic needs such as food, clothing and hygiene items.
" We help single mothers, large families, single pensioners and others in need with food and other types of humanitarian aid."
Within the last 20 years BOL has launched over 10 self-sustainability initiatives with different scale, run duration and impact. Art Story is on of those projects which rises sustainability of the organization and gives opportunity for young women at risk, single mothers and victims of social injustice and exploitation to discover their great potential, learn new professional skills and become self-sustainable.
" Our purpose is to enabling vulnerable people to overcome the pressures of poverty and improve their quality of life. "