Dumitru Braga

Dumitru Braga

  • Name of the social enterprise: Social Insertion Enterprise “Floare de cireș” SRL
  • Country: Moldova
  • City/village: Razeni village, Ialoveni district
  • Contact person: Dumitru Braga
  • Industry: Food, catering and restaurant (also social canteen)

The social enterprise provides catering services for the public, corporate and private events, as well as bakery and patisserie products.Floare de cireş is a vocational training programme for young men and women with disabilities in the field of public catering. As employees, they learn how to cook and to cater to clients. Men and women work together in a supportive and safe space, and at the same time gain work experience. Floare de cireş gives hope, training and support to young men and women with disabilities.

In 2012, the Eco-Razeni NGO founded the first catering social enterprise in the Republic of Moldova – SIE Floare de cireş SRL, which offers training and employment for young people from disadvantaged backgrounds, mainly with disabilities, from rural areas. More than 100 young women and men are already part of our success story. Moreover, the social enterprise supports 36 poor elderly people living alone in Razeni, delivering warm meals to their homes three times a week. Between 2013 and 2020, more than 220 beneficiaries of the social canteen received 30,000 warm meals free of charge.

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