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DevelopmentAid @ ICT and MDC 2019

As autumn slowly takes over the city, DevelopmentAid took part in two interesting events. On the 31st of October, Tekwill hosted an informative session for young adults on the brim of deciding about their future career in IT and communication. With many powerful companies of the sector present, young specialists had the opportunity to interact […]

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Beer Friday: Mexican Halloween!

The end of October brought about a pleasant anticipation – besides the traditional end-of-the-month Beer Friday get-together, it coincided with Halloween! The history of this spooky day, celebrated on the night of the 31st of October, is controversial and interesting at the same time. The tradition originated with the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, when […]

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DevAiders at the 5th Chisinau Marathon

The beginning of fall rolled in, and our bravest colleagues put their running shoes on in preparation for a big event – the 5th annual Chisinau Marathon. A courtesy of Sporter, it is a yearly running competition in autumn offering various distances for all ages and levels. Thus, every eager participant had the chance to […]

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Work Anniversaries @Beer Friday

After a hard-working week, most of us look forward to the coming weekend to unwind. Last Friday of September, our colleagues had one more reason to be excited – another Beer event was coming up! This time, the meeting was focused on honoring our colleagues which have dedicated diverse amounts of time to making our […]

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DevelopmentAid @Career Talks

Last week, DevelopmentAid had the opportunity to support and participate in a very informative event – CareerTalks. If you’re wondering what it is about, then you would be pleased to know that it is a cycle of meetings for young adults pondering on their career choice. During CareerTalks, they have the chance to evaluate their […]

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Our Programmer Day at DevelopmentAid

A day feared by many for bringing up unfortunate circumstances turned out to be a big cause for celebration at DevelopmentAid! The 13th of September, which luckily for us was a Friday, internationally marks Programmer Day. It is a day to honor the effort and dedication of all IT professionals working very hard to translate business dreams […]

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Let’s Talk: Gamification

This Thursday, DevelopmentAid offered a chance to all gaming enthusiasts to dive into the topic of gamification within our thematic Meetup. The event was led by Rafael Romo Mulas, Agustin Del Boca, and Leonardo Capello (remotely), which introduced attendees to the world of RPGs and their practical application in business activities. The Meetup was accompanied […]

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First Speechcraft Course

This past Friday marked the beginning of a fun journey for our DevAiders, as 24 colleagues braved their fear of public speaking and dived into the first of 6 Speechcraft sessions led by Toastmasters instructors. Besides the expected jitters due to a new experience, the atmosphere of the event was fun, productive, and very inspiring! […]

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Charity Campaign 2019: Save Anastasia

The principle of karma states that by doing good, good will come back to you. This is the concept which guides DevelopmentAid – by being thoughtful and generous individuals, we strive to change our world for the better and in turn, live better ourselves. This summer, when they found out about Anastasia, our employees had […]

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Beer Friday strikes again!

This past Friday marked another meeting of our DevAiders over tasty beers, hot pizza, and a great mood. This time, we were eager to see our former colleagues, so we extended invitations to them as well, and some graced us with their presence. We started our gathering by celebrating our work colleagues’ experience at DevelopmentAid. […]

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A new learning challenge for DevAiders

As you all know, we are rolling out a brand new opportunity for our colleagues – a Speechcraft course based on the world-renown Toastmasters’ teachings. Thus, we aim to improve our DevAiders’ public art of rhetoric, presentation abilities, and communication knowledge. At the moment, 28 participants managed to register, so don’t hesitate to join our friendly […]

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Beer Friday’s glorious comeback

If you’ve been a DevelopmentAid employee for more than a year, you’ll know what Beer Friday is. Just like the smell of oranges brings back memories of happy Christmases spent with loved ones; the mention of Beer Friday stirs up some strong emotions among Devaiders. Some will recall newly created friendships and romantic relationships; others […]

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IT Academy graduates are now employees

Last December, DevelopmentAid, in collaboration with Codifun, launched an IT Academy. More than 200 students took Full Stack Development online courses and were then selected for boot camp. During their time at boot camp the students trained with Codifun specialists and DevelopmentAid mentors working on specific tasks related to our company’s applications. After three months […]

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Let’s Talk Start-ups Meet-up recap

On June 10 we hosted a meet-up, Let’s Talk Start-ups, which featured a presentation by Asetila Köstinger. Asetila is an entrepreneur, export manager, intercultural manager and multilingual public speaker. Asetila spoke about what makes a start-up a successful business.      During the presentation, many case studies where analyzed which brought the audience to a better understanding of what is key to […]

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Let’s talk Machine Learning Meetup

On May 23, we hosted a meetup – Let’s talk Machine Learning- where two colleagues of ours, Alexandru Sahnovschi & Tudor Coban, Web Developers, explored the topic of automation of data collection and analysis for the DevelopmentAid platform. The speakers reviewed various approaches to solving non-standard tasks, as well as the entire implementation process. As […]

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A Day in the Life of the Marketing Department

Our A Day in the Life of … series continues with four talented DevelopmentAid employees – Mircea Chiriac (Research Analyst) , Dina Caluian (Interactive Designer), Andrei Gasnas (UX/UI Designer) and Ecaterina Lutisina (Corporate Writer and Video Production Assistant). They are members of our Marketing team. The team’s main occupation is to create and disseminate images, […]

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Easter Charity 2019

Every day at DevelopmentAid, we work to make the world a better place. It’s become a holiday tradition at DevelopmentAid to surprise and delight people in need by donating to different charity projects. For this Easter’s charity campaign we collected money, food and other items for 28 elderly people. Our campaign is part of a […]

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A Day in the Life of a Software Developer

We are continuing our A Day in the Life of … series with five exceptional DevelopmentAid employees – Radu Severin, Georgeta Ciorba, Victor Istrati and Tudor Coban. They are Software Developers within our IT Development department. Their main occupation is to develop our website www.developmentaid.org. What made you choose this career? Radu Severin: Ever since school, I […]