WHO WE ARE

SHARE helps  people with criminal histories and other disadvantaged groups of the population to develop their employability and self-belief and find a job they can thrive in.

We challenge stereotypes by showing that our candidates make successful and valued members of staff at Moldova’s public and private sector companies.

We work with employers of all sizes across all sectors, change their hiring practices and help them create social value.

We lobby interests of our candidates and shift attitudes among employers, the media and society.

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the actual number of prisoners at 01.10.2019 – 5717, from them 324 women and 5347 men.
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around 60% of all convicted persons are reoffended for the second, third or more times
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the average cost of incarceration aprx. ~100,000 MDL person/year
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released in 2019: 2 411

“The most important thing that a person who has just come out of prison need is trust and support”

Andrey Doronichev, 35 years old. Director of Technical Department, DiVetro

When I was 15, I got my first criminal record. At 17 – the second. On the third criminal record I was supposed to be in prison. But by a happy coincidence, I was not. At 18, I got my first job at a car wash. At the same time I used drugs. As soon as I went into binge, I was fired. For a while I sat at home, then again I found a job, went into binge, got fired and so it went on for about 12 years. Then I got into rehabilitation and my life changed. DiVetro is the first company where I worked for five full years, without interruptions. In total, I have been sober for 6 years. Thanks to this job, I was able to create a family. I have two children, a beloved wife, we often travel. I think that everyone has the right to a second chance. Among the guys who have a criminal record behind their backs, there are a lot of those who really want to work. Each of them has a dream – not to rob a bank or steal a car – the guys dream of starting a family, building a house, giving birth to children. And for this they need a job and a director who will trust them.

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“Even if a person does not have the perfect past, he needs to be given a chance to change, and he needs to be given a job”

Valentina Arabaji, 38 years old. Sales Manager

The first time I tried drugs when I was 14. I finally stopped at 33. First there was weed, then heroin. When all this became unbearable, I went for rehabilitation to the Positive Initiative therapeutic community. After a full course of rehabilitation I was looking for a job, where I would be surrounded by the same people as me – recovering.

Fortunately for me, I found this at DiVetro. We have a team in which we constantly learn, improve our skills, and grow as specialists. I believe that anyone deserves a second chance. Even if a person has stumbled, even if he does not have the right past, he needs to be given a chance to change, and he needs to be given a job.

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Some of the employers we work with