On November 22, 2010 the pilot Program on Attracting Remittances into the Economy PARE 1+1 was launched. PARE 1+1 was adopted by the Governmental Decision on October, 2010. The program aims to stimulate the transfer of remittance through official channels, transfer of knowledge and know-how, facilitate the access of migrants to funds, and creation of new working places in Moldova. read more...
Implemented by the Organization for Small and Medium Enterprises (OSME) for the period of 2010-2012, PARE 1+1 will match every 1 leu invested by a Moldovan migrant or his/her 1st grade relative is coupled with another 1 leu from the state for launching a new private enterprise, or the development of an existing enterprise, especially in rural areas. The program will comprise four Components: Information campaigns, Trainings and Consultancy, Financing of the businesses, and Monitoring and Assessment.
The concept of PARE 1+1 is based on good practices of the countries where there is a high rate of emigration flows and was elaborated and adjusted to the Moldovan context by a Moldovan delegation during a previous EU financed project, implemented by IOM. The International Organization for Migration through the ENPI EU financed project “Supporting the implementation of migration and development component of the Mobility Partnership UE-Moldova,” will support OSME in the information campaign of PARE 1+1, as well as in providing grants to several migrants who will demonstrate feasibility of their businesses for the development of the local community.
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