On 23 February, current, at the Charity Center for Refugees (CCR) took place the official opening of the computer classroomfor refugees.Mr. Peter Kessler, Representative of the High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Chisinau and Mr. Djavid Paknehad, Director and project coordinator of CCR, officiated the opening of the “Volunteers computer classroom” by cutting the red ribbon. After submitting the project, with the UNHCR support, addressed to Microsoft and Hewlett Packard companies, which have shown interest in refugees’ problems, CCR won 15 new computers of high performance.The event has a great importance both for the organizers, who implemented the project, and for refugees who have desired for a long time to have computers. Now you have internet access and you can communicate with relatives and friends from your origin country every time you need, but also with your new friends that you have or which you will make here in Moldova – said Mr. Kessler
Mr. Djavid Paknehad hopes that these computer courses will help refugees to find jobs easier and to integrate more easily into the society. This project represents a significant advantage for them, because besides the communicative flow with relatives, they will get new opportunities in employment – said Paknehad.
In this regard, CCR will cooperate with theState Pedagogical University ”IonCreangă”, which will issue a certificate of specialization for all refugees, asylum seekers and beneficiaries of humanitarian protection that will attend the course and which will assess their knowledge.The refugee Brasil from Liberia says excited that will learn with pleasure to work on computer, because it is a good opportunity to integrate into the society and a good way to find a job. In addition he will communicate freely with his friends and family from his origin country.
Noi calculatoare – noi perspective pentru refugiaţi (rom. eng.)