New Skills Allow Young Moldovan Designer to Find Work at Home.

Project Success Story | January 10, 2019

The Moldova Competitiveness Project, funded by USAID and Sweden, enhances local companies by training workers like Victoria Andries, a 23-year-old shoe designer who feels closer to achieving her goals because of the project.

The Moldova Competitiveness Project (MCP), funded by USAID and Sweden, invests in targeted design, technology, and business-knowledge training for workers in the fashion industry. The project addresses education gaps and equips workers with creative and technical skills to increase the competitiveness of businesses. Through MCP, OldCom, a Moldovan shoe company, not only employs but improves the skillset of workers like Victoria Andries, a 23-year-old manager of a design team in the company.