Stand up for children, especially girls, impacted by conflict in Ukraine
There is a rapidly deteriorating situation for children and families stranded in areas with a lack of safe exit routes, who face a daily challenge for survival.
Plan International started operating in Moldova in March 2022 to support the Government, the UN and humanitarian partners in responding to the arrival of refugees from Ukraine.
Over 500,000 refugees have crossed into Moldova from Ukraine since the start of the conflict and around 100,000 have remained.
We’ve partnered with several local organisations to boost their capacity to keep children safe and provide them with a quality education. Through our partners, we are implementing programmes across Moldova, with a focus on the Northern and Southern regions and the municipality of Chisinau.
We support the most vulnerable refugee children with food and hygiene products to address their basic needs. We also support them to access play, education, mental health support, legal services, and other social and emotional support services. All our work promotes children’s rights, mental health and gender equality.
Our current priorities include: