Moldova

 
The country of Moldova is located between Romania and Ukraine and is one of the poorest nations in Europe. In 1992, it introduced a market economy, resulting in rapid inflation and causing a serious economic crisis, leaving most of the population below the poverty line. The early 2000s brought the emigration of more than one million Moldovans looking for work (mostly illegally) in Russia and other countries, leaving their children behind and creating a great risk of mistreatment and human trafficking. Some children became street kids, some went to the homes of relatives and some into institutional care. 

Young Life has been instrumental in providing these at-risk kids with encouragement through Young Life clubs and camps by introducing them to the love of Jesus Christ and offering emotional support and modeling.

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Young Life Former Soviet Union Div | 420 N Cascade Ave Colorado Springs, CO 80903-3325

Phone: (719) 381-1774

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