Project information

Beginning of Life

We rescue girls from sexual exploitation and people trafficking in Moldova. We work to overcome the poverty and abuse which makes girls as young as 10 vulnerable to the sex trade.

Ongoing - until solved

Charity information


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  • Need


    Sexual Exploitation and trafficking of vulnerable girls and women.


    By rescue and rehabilitation of affected girls, giving them skills to lead a life away from this trade. By work in schools and elsewhere to educate young people about the dangers. By ongoing assistance to the poor, including young single mothers, who are very vulnerable.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    To rescue girls and women rom being abused, forced into prostitution, and trafficked


    » Contact through family networks with those at risk. Provision of safe house, counselling, rehabvilitation, training, and building a new life.

    Success will be...increasing numbers of rescued girls returned to normal, stable life. New transitions home built.

    Aim 2

    Work in schools and other venues, warning and teaching about the ever-present danger.


    » Regular classes in schools, clubs. Publication of attractive magazine. Challenging social attitues.

    Success will be... making it harder for pimps and traffickers to recruit victims.

    Aim 3

    Publicising the acute need in Moldova.


    » Working with other organisations globally to alert people to this need. Helping to organise conferences, especially within former-USSR.

    Success will be...concerted action on all levels to stamp out this trade.

  • Impact


    New and happy life for the girls and families conderned, and a better civil society for Moldova.


    Violence and attacks from those with a vested interest inthe trade - mitigated by awareness and careful security.

    Abuse by BoL workers - mitigated by good working policies and practices.

    Lack of funds.


    Donors will receive quarterly reports of current work in Moldova, which will include personal stories of girls and families who are being helped. Our staff are always available to answer questionds or respond to requests for more information.

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £144,350

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      Amount Heading Description
      £26,300 Schools Prevention work in schools
      £27,337 Magazine High-quality magazine for youth with prvention message.
      £26,043 Rescue Safeguarding girls at risk / under threat
      £64,670 Rehabilitation Safe house, counselling, re-integration, training

    Current Funding / Pledges

    Source Amount
    WorldShare supporters £40,000 Conditional
  • Background


    Moldova - the capital Kishinev (Chisinau) and in other regions.


    Women and families in Moldova.

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    Through our partners Beginning of Life, we can bring over 10 years of local expertise to bear. Wide social networks ensure BoL find out about girls in need in time to help. WorldShare has extensive experience workingi nthis kind of partnership.

    Read more about the Charity running this project.


    John Rose

    CEO of WorldShare since 1989. Has long and widespread experience in manageing long-lasting partnership and projects.

    Vladimir Ubeivolc

    Co-founder of Beginning of Life and leadeer of there 20+ staff. Visionary, organised, compassionate, widely-known and trusted.

    Iulia Ubeivolc

    Co-founder, Professional pschologist. In charge of rehabilitation and counselling. Commitment to best practice and highest standards.