Project Duration: 01.04.2018 - 31.03.2020
ERDF Financing: 636 081.39 euro
The economic crisis in Europe, disastrous proportion of immigration in Lithuania and Latvia exacerbates social problems of small towns as new types of social risk families appeared: low-income families, single-parent families where one parent works abroad, families where youth live without parents or with distant relatives. The problems that the project are focused on are lack of effective social inclusion measures in Visaginas and Dagda for at-risk youth and disabled youth as well as lack of favourable social infrastructure that can be used as efficient measure to solve social problems. During the project implementation period new social inclusion measures that is focused on reducing social inequalities by improving literacy in the field of healthy lifestyle and ecology among a-risk youngsters and disabled children will be created and implemented.
The overall objective of the project is to improve accessibility and efficiency of social, sport and educational infrastructure for effective implementation of new social inclusion measures in boarder regions of Dagda and Visaginas.
Partners will jointly conduct “Healthy life” research to find out the level of knowledge about Healthy life and Ecology among at-risk children and youthand to collect information for 8 new non-formal educational programs “Ecology”, “Bad habits”, “Healthy eating”, “Active living” in Lithuanian and Latvian languages. Later, 32 youngsters from target group will take part in pilot testing of the programs during 7 month period. Also project partners will jointly organize two summer camps, International sports game and competition „MasterChef for youngsters”.
Public stadium in Dagda will be reconstructed to create favourable conditions for sports activities for target groups, o educational premises in Visaginas will be reconstructed to create comfortable educational conditions for educational activities and job-related activities for at -risk youth and children as well as for young people with disabilities.
Successful implementation of the project will significantly improve social infrastructure in Dagda and Visaginas and will create favourable conditions for target group. It is planned that more than 800 people per year will be able to use the improved infrastructure in Dagda and Visaginas and 60 children and youngsters every year will gain new skills in new non-formal educational programmes. International sports game in Dagda and competition “Master Chef for youngsters” in Visaginas will become annual events and will attract more than 140 participants every year.
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Last updated: 19.04.2018 11:08