Reviving the Villages of Moldova

Reviving the Villages of Moldova / Renaștem Satele Moldovei / Возродим села Молдовы

Right now the villages all over the country are slowly dying, villagers are being forgotten & the cultural heritage is being lost.

Our vision is to revive the villages of Moldova and bring them back to life, by restoring the old traditional houses and creating various outdoor activities & tourist attractions. We want to create a Revival Movement of Moldovan Villages, with a unique starting place in mind, an Architectural gem of Cultural Moldovan Heritage- “Molovata Noua” situated on the banks of Dniester River, minutes from Transnistria border, and only one hour away from Chisinau. Here we will facilitate activities such as kayaking, boat riding, biking, hiking, picking fruits/veggies, horse riding, participating in various arts & crafts masterclasses, and learning how to cook traditional Moldovan food. Together we will make villages accessible & attractive for local and international visitors.

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Success Story:  
A good example of a success story would be- Butuceni, a small village 45 min North of Chisinau which is already being visited by thousands of tourists each year, hosting 3 Traditional Restaurants, a couple of Guesthouses, facilitating national and international Concerts & Festivals. Butuceni is a perfect example of what we are trying to achieve here in Molovata Noua, Dubasari District. 

Our Hero:   
The man with the plan- Ion Ștefăniță, Director of the National Agency of Monuments Inspection & Restoration. His goal is to restore and bring back to life Moldovan villages, starting with Molovata Noua, which will serve as a national example for other villages to follow. 

FUNDING GOALS:

GOAL #1  ($7,000) 
Finish restoration of the  1st House, which is part of the “Peasants’ Museum” Complex by September of 2020, turning it into a Museum by Day & Traditional Guesthouse by night. The  1st House has an underground cellar, a separate summer house, and an outdoor garden that grows fresh fruit & vegetables. It is located on 11 Are territory right in the middle of Molovata Noua Village.  (House has been already purchased, restorations are in process) 

GOAL #2 ($10,000) 
Purchase the 2nd House as an extension of the “Peasants’ Museum” Complex as soon as we get the necessary funding. The house has an underground cellar as well and is located on 12 Are of land, 200m from the Dniester river.  

GOAL #3 ($13,000) 
Restore the 2nd House by September of  2021, turning it into a Museum by Day & Traditional Guesthouse by night. We will build an outdoor kitchen in the backyard, where traditional Moldovan food will be cooked for guests & visitors. The front yard will host an outdoor movie theatre that will play cultural & historical films. 

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Donation Rewards:

$10 Donation 
One Week Museum Family Pass 

$20 Donation 
One Week Museum Family Pass
Traditional Food & Drinks for 2 people (lunch or dinner)   

$60 Donation 
One Month Museum Family Pass
1 Day GuestHouse Overnight Stay (up to 5 people limit)
Traditional Food & Drinks Included (breakfast, lunch & dinner) 

$100 Donation 
One Month Museum Family Pass
2 Days GuestHouse Overnight Stay (up to 5 people limit)
Traditional Food & Drinks Included (breakfast, lunch & dinner) 

$200 Donation 
One Year Museum Family Pass
4 Days GuestHouse Overnight Stay (up to 5 people limit)
Traditional Food & Drinks Included (breakfast, lunch & dinner)

$300 Donation 
One Year Museum Family Pass
7 Days GuestHouse Overnight Stay (up to 6 people limit)
Traditional Food & Drinks Included (breakfast, lunch & dinner)

$500 Donation (12 Donor Limit)
One Year Museum Family Pass
10 Days GuestHouse Overnight Stay (up to 6 people limit)
Traditional Food & Drinks Included (breakfast, lunch & dinner)
Engrave your name onto Guesthouse/Museum main wall  

$1000 Donation (7 Donor Limit)
VIP Card
Lifetime Museum Company/Family Pass 
Lifetime Guest House Overnight Pass (7 nights per year stay, up to 6 people)
Traditional Food & Drinks Included (breakfast, lunch & dinner) 
1 GuestHouse/Museum Room Bearing Your Company/Family Legacy 

$3000 Donation (3 Donors Limit)
VIP Card
Lifetime Museum Company Pass 
Lifetime Guest House Overnight Pass (7 nights per year limit, up to 12 people)
Traditional Food & Drinks Included (breakfast, lunch & dinner) 
A plot of Land (100㎡ on Museum territory) Bearing Your Company/Family Legacy 

Fully Transparent Campaign: 
Ion Ștefăniță will be responsible for the collected budget, providing monthly reports for our donors. All donors will receive their Gift Certificates & Family Passes via email. VIP Cards will be given in person at the Chisinau Office. With your help and support, we can finish the restorations of the 1st “Peasant's House” Museum by September of this year, and the 2nd part of the Complex can be complete by the end of summer of 2021. 

Follow us on Facebook for updates: https://www.facebook.com/PeasantsMuseum

Thank you and God Bless!

Donations

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  • Mary Furdui 
    • $10 
    • 17 d
  • Lilia Plesca  
    • $29 
    • 2 mos
  • Vick Russo 
    • $23 
    • 2 mos
  • Misha Turcanu 
    • $15 
    • 3 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $15 
    • 3 mos
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Fundraising team (3)

Vladimir Keptene 
Organizer
Oceanside, CA
Ion Stefanita 
Team member
Sergiu Galusca 
Team member

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