On Monday, December 3rd, the International day of people with disabilities was celebrated at “Atlantida” restaurant in Comrat. This event was organized by Fidenjik Rehabilitation Center and Miras Moldova, and financially supported by Rotary Club Chisinau Cosmopolitan.
The objectives of the project were:
1) to celebrate the international day of people with disabilities
2) to provide a nice to day to disabled children and their families and
3) to get the community working with disabled children to get together and meet each-other in order to enhance inter-institutional cooperation in the future.
About 50 people gathered for the event. These consisted of disabled children and their families, representatives of the institutions carrying out support like the town hall, social department, youth and sports department, and representatives of NGOs.
The beneficiaries of the Fidenjik Rehabilitation Centre, helped by dedicated social workers and pedagogues, prepared several songs and dances. The kids were very proud to show what they prepared and the atmosphere was very warm and joyful. The kids showed to all people present that despite having a mental or physical disability, they can express themselves in an artistic way, show their abilities and make a positive contribution!For many kids and families, it was a very emotional day. It was concluded with a lunch at Atlantida restaurant.