This tiny eastern European nation hasn’t escaped the ripple effects of the ongoing war in neighbouring Ukraine.
And yet, God is still at work in difficult circumstances.
Moldovans have welcomed tens of thousands of refugees from Ukraine with open arms. Even though most Moldovans don't have much, they are friendly and welcoming.
The love of God is evident in the generosity shown to refugees in homes and refugee shelters across the country. The Church is rising to the occasion as a beacon of hope for Moldovans and refugees, providing spiritual and material support to communities in need.
While a GO Trip to Moldova is not yet possible because of the war, click here to find out how you can help in other ways.
Moldova has short, relatively mild winters (December-March) and long, hot summers (June-September) with plenty of sunshine.
Pârjoale are meat patties and meatballs made from lamb, pork, beef, or a combination of the three. They are usually served on rye bread with whole-grain mustard.
Eastern Orthodox (90.1%), No religion (5.5%), Other Denominations (1.7%), Other religions (0.3%).
About 75% of the population are ethnic Moldovans, with smaller populations of Ukrainians, Russians, Gagauz, Roma (Gypsies). Moldova is an emerging upper-middle income economy.
Moldovan is the official language, along with Russian and Ukrainian.