Chisinau Municipal Council (CMC) voted a series of social projects. Eight thousand pupils in poor families will receive 700 lei for school preparation. In this respect, 5.6 million lei were allocated. Beneficiaries will be selected by directors of educational institutions or social workers.
Needy people in Chisinau will have free lunches in social canteens. According to a new regulation voted by CMC, the beneficiaries will be those who have incomes less than three thousand lei, and not two thousand, as it was until now. Thus, the number of those who will receive a free meal will increase from 700 to 1,200. Lunch cost will increase from 23 to 28 lei.
CMC also decided for the first time that Chisinau inhabitants with vision problems and have incomes of less than three thousand lei per family will be able to ask for free glasses. In order to obtain them it is necessary for the applicants to have medical prescriptions.
The project requires five hundred thousand lei.
Until now, municipal authorities have provided hearing aids machines to people with hearing impairments.