• Bringing neighbours closer

    Welcome to the Interreg V-A Latvia–Lithuania Programme 2014–2020!

  • Bringing neighbours closer

    Welcome to the Interreg V-A Latvia–Lithuania Programme 2014–2020!

    About the programme
  • Bringing neighbours closer

    Welcome to the Interreg V-A Latvia–Lithuania Programme 2014–2020!

LLI-295 Sustainable, sociable and active Viesite and Rokiškis communities (V-R communities)

The project contributes to the programme priority specific objective – to improve living conditions in deprived communities and territories. It tackles the problems of social inclusion, high emigration rates increasing depopulation, avoiding exclusion and poverty. Promotion of healthy and active life style is an instrument to reach expected results including improvements of living environment. The project solves a mutual regional problem through cooperation between the partners, it is balanced to provide added value. Cross-border challenge addressed by the project is providing communities new opportunities to participate in the local and regional life through interaction between both partners, including social service providers. The activities promote development of deprived communities and contributes to people’s satisfaction with area where they live. The aim of the project is to create conditions that facilitate socio- economic activity of deprived communities and solve defined problems. The concrete objective of the project is to create new social spaces in Viesite and Rokiskis municipalities by promoting active life of social groups in deprived communities to be involved in regeneration activities.

Main activities and expected results:

  • Project management – kick-off meeting organised, Partnership agreement signed, 2 project management group meetings organised, 3 project progress reports submitted
  • Investment – Three public social spaces will be installed in Viesite and seven – in Rokiškis. Construction works of installation of public social spaces – children playground 1 piece, construction work of sports field fence 1 piece and resting playground by Viesite lake 1 piece in Viesite.  Platforms of healthy lifestyle 2 pieces and children playing areas 5 pieces are going to be renewed  in Rokiskis.
  • Implementation
  • Purchase of equipment, joint activities (prevention, medical, etc.) – similar sets in Viesite and Rokiskis;
  • Organisation of events/ training for families – 6 public events organised e.g sports days healthy aging trainings;
  • Creation of the social inclusion enhancement algorithm, its dissemination in neighbouring municipalities and trainings based on algorithm – algorithm carried out 1 piece and 6 dissemination presentations, 2 trainings organised;
  • Communication – project publicity materials – Informative posters 2 units, articles in regional press 4 units and on the websites of partners 6 units, 30 participants in project opening and 30 participants in closing events, T-shirts with project logo for participants240 pieces.

The main outcomes:

Community members ‘participation in joint activities give long-term impact in reduce of social exclusion. The tangible fixed assets will be available to all citizens without any restrictions. Events/trainings for families, young, elderly people and staff of institutions make closer ties between communities in Latvia and Lithuania. Beneficiaries motivation and encouragement will be raised to become more socially involved. Benefits of physical employment to human health, the impact of surrounding environment on the human health are emphasized. Shared activities strengthen co-operation between people, develop mutual dialogue, break down stereotypes. Local recreation and leisure conditions will be improved, openness and social activity increased.

 

Project partners: Viesite Local municipality, Rokiškis district Municipality administration.

Contacts:

Laura Zvirbule, tel. +37127865802, e-mail laura.zvirbule@viesite.lv

Vilma Mečiukoniene, tel. +370 45871407, e- mail v.meciukoniene@post.rokiskis.lt

Social media and contacts:
Phone: +371 27865802
E-mail: dome@viesite.lv
Website: www.viesite.lv
Address: Brīvības str 10, Viesite, Viesītes novads, LV - 5237

30 September 2019

The creation and publicity of the algorithm

The objective of the algorithm is to create a consistent system to increase social inclusion by analysing the current social situation in the regions. It  present steps that are enable to achieve greater involvement in the activities of society, reducing the fears, complexes of the community, as well as increasing their desire to be active, healthy and happy. The work methods, communication features, professional qualifications and experience of the professionals working with this social group is also emphasized.  The developed algorithm is publicized to specialists working in the social, sports, youth, public health and cultural areas of Viesite and Rokiškis. There was 2 presentation events, 1 in Viesite, and 1 in Rokiškis. Each event was attended by more than 20 specialists. The algorithm was also be presented in the territory of the project program. 6 presentation events was planned in the following municipalities: Jaunvelgava, Ilukste, Sala, Biržai, Pasvalys, Panevėžys. Each event was  attended by more than 20 people. Social inclusion algorithm will strengthen interinstitutional cooperation,transmission of knowledge.

The algorithmwas created by experts in English, Lithuanian and Latvian languages within external service –  biedrība “Ūdenszīmes”. The algorithm is used in both partner institutions – by multi institutional cooperation coordinator who works in Rokiskis District municipality administration and is responsible to provide educational, social service and medical support for children and their families, in Viesite by staff of Social Service and involved work group between institutions established by the council. In both partner institutions algorithm is used by social workers, psychologists, social pedagogic staff, after-school activity service providers. Algorithm is published in websites www.rokiskis.lt and facebook for the society of Rokiskis, www.viesite.lv. After Project implementation period the coordinator, social workers together with social workers from Viesite will gather once per year in one  partner institutions and discuss the updation of the algorithm.

An algorithm (a process or set of rules to be followed in calculations or other problem- solving operations) is expected as good guidelines and instrument in social inclusion process. Existing situation, needs, outside and inside factors, cause of problems, ways to solve problems taking into account interaction and chances in the situation. Approach that defines that a person is a protagonist /personality/ to choose the best and the most suitable way. Institutions/services have supportive role. Individual needs are taken into particular account.  Social inclusion algorithm will strengthen interinstitutional cooperation, will be knowledge transmitted. A

The algorithm as a document is maintained by responsible specialists in both partner institutions, it is accepted by local decision makers and is a document of social inclusion.

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30 September 2019

Final Project partner meeting in Viesite

On the 26th of September 2019 the final Project partner meeting (PMG) was held in Viesite municipality. The main aim of the meeting was to analyse the implemented project activities and achieved results and to talk about the future cooperation between Viesite District Municipality and Rokiskis  Municipality.

 

AGENDA

Time Activity
09:30-10:00 Registration, Coffee
10:00-11:00 PP and LP Presentation of project’s results
11:00-12:00 Project evaluation and  feedback
12:00-13:00 Lunch break
13:00-14:00 Preparing to submit report
14:00-15:00 Visiting project objects in Viesite city
15:00-15:30 Closing the event, Coffee
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15 September 2019

Project V-R Communities LLI-295 Healthy Aging events

On the 6th of June in Rokiškis and 4th of September 2019 in Viesīte was held event “Healthy Aging”.   In both event was participated 30 particpants from Latvia and Lithuania.  Aim of the events – Popularised healthy  life style. Objective of the events – to encourage seniors to communicate, battle loneliness to raise their spiritual health. During events in Rokiškis and Viesite participants was taking part in healthy aging trainings and practical activities.

In events theoritical part there was lectures about mental and psychological health, healthy eating, stress and its effects, prevention and control of diseases, includins use of medical products. In practical session participants was hiking to local lake in Viesite and practice breathing exercises and get to know during project purchased equipment – overweight west for adult 1 unit, overweight west for children, 1 unit, parachute (training tool how to work in group and feel as you are a part of community) 1 unit, test tube (as a tool to teach about healthy food), 2 units, gym ball,10 units, game for children which promote children activity, 1 unit, 3D stand visually presenting negative effects of passive life style, 1 unit, magnetical stand for demonstration of material outdoor, 1 unit, 18 units of equimpent  in total.

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15 May 2019

Project V-R Communities LLI-295 Event Sports Day for Youth in Viesīte and Rokiškis

On the 3rd of May 2019 in Rokiškis was held event “Sports Day for youth”.  And in the 8th of May in Viesite Municipality was second event – Sports day for youth. In both event was participated 40 particpants from Latvia and Lithuania.  Aim of the events – formation of healthy and active life style. Objective of the events – to encourage young people to play sports.

During the event in Rokiškis participants was bridging “Manour House Mile”, listening about sports history of Rokiskis, tak a part in physical activity lesson, basketball competitions 3×3, contest of three points shooting, penalties shooting, rope pulling and sports in stadium.  Also they had a swimming lessons in Rokiskis swimming pool and in end of event awarding winners of contest.

During the event in Viesīte participants was take a part in demonstration of the equipment (overweight west for adult 1 unit, overweight west for children, 1 unit, parachute (training tool how to work in group and feel as you are a part of community) 1 unit, test tube (as a tool to teach about healthy food), 2 units, gym ball,10 units, game for children which promote children activity, 1 unit, 3D stand visually presenting negative effects of passive life style, 1 unit, magnetical stand for demonstration of material outdoor, 1 unit, 18 units of equimpent  in total.), biulding up teams, participate in sports games and contests. In closing of event was common meal (soup) and evaluation of the day.

 

 

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14 December 2018

PMG meeting in Rokiskis

On the 11th of December 2018 the  Project partner meeting (PMG) was held in Rokiskis municipality. In meeting  was participating representatives from LP and PP.  The main aim of the meeting was to analyse the implementing process of project activities, discuss about results of the 1st reporting period, financial results. Lead partner, Viesite municipality was informing about risk manamenet within the project. In end of PMG meeting representativ from both countries was discussing about following activities

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24 September 2018

Event “Family fest Bubble day”

On the 16th of September 2018 the event “Family fest Bubble day”  was held in Rokiškis Culture centre and Rokiskis district municipality administration. In event was 50 participants from Latvia and Lithuania.  During the event was performances from Viesite and Rokiškis families. After that was autumn party in the park, fiesta of bubbles. and activities with purchased equipment: overweight west for adult 1 unit, overweight west for children, 1 unit, parachute (training tool how to work in group and feel as you are a part of community) 1 unit, test tube (as a tool to teach about healthy food), 2 units, gym ball,10 units, game for children which promote children activity, 1 unit, 3D stand visually presenting negative effects of passive life style, 1 unit, magnetical stand for demonstration of material outdoor, 1 unit, 18 units of equimpent  in total.

 

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25 August 2018

Family sports event in project V-R Communities No.295

On the 11th of August 2018 in Viesite Municipality Sport complex was held family sports event “Opening secrets of health”. In event was participated  54 family memmbers from Latvia and Lithuania.  During the event, participants was participate in competitions among teams, families and individual demonstration of the equipment (overweight west for adult 1 unit, overweight west for children, 1 unit, parachute (training tool how to work in group and feel as you are a part of community) 1 unit, test tube (as a tool to teach about healthy food), 2 units, gym ball,10 units, game for children which promote children activity, 1 unit, 3D stand visually presenting negative effects of passive life style, 1 unit, magnetical stand for demonstration of material outdoor, 1 unit, 18 units of equimpent  in total.). At the end of the event all participants had informal talks, communication between participants and soup.

 

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30 May 2018

Kick-off meeting in Viesite

On the 26th of May 2018 the final Kick-off meeting was held in Viesite municipality. The main aim of the meeting was to signing the Partnership agreement between The chairman of Viesite Municipality and Representative from Rokiškis District Municipality Administration.  During meeting project partners was presenting their institutions, project team, activities in the project and expected results.  Coordinator of LP and PP disussed about project implementation – establishment of project coordination, management and monitoring system.  Also important question was risk management within the project – identifying the risks, creating prevention plan.

In closing part of kick off meeting partners agreed on publicity requirements and tasks for the 1st period.

 

 

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Project partners working together successfully have finished all the Project activities and achieved all the planned Project outputs and goals and fully implemented the project.

  1. Creation of the social inclusion enhancement algorithm, its dissemination in neighbouring municipalities and trainings based on algorithm – algorithm carried out 1 piece and 6 dissemination presentations, 2 trainings organised – www.viesite.lv

3. Bought Equipment (prevention, medical, etc.). LP and PP was purchase similar equipment that will be used in Rokiškis public health office and Viesite Sports coordination structural subdivision lead by the sports coordinator, Youth initiative centre and will be for public use during events and other planned activities to promote healthy life style. Equipment include:
*overweight vest (adult, child size) – this is a great tool that demonstrates the effects of extra weight on the human body. The vest looks and feels as excess body fat.* parachute – a great way to encourage social interaction between young people of different ages, encouraging them to work together as a team. * model “fast food fats in test tubes“– a model that encourages the selection of a healthier lifestyle. Test tubes vividly illustrate how much fat is contained in certain fast-food products. * comparative model: fat and muscle mass.* gymnastic balls. * game “Get ready, throw and start.” This is a great game that encourages children’s activity. * 3D stand “consequences of a passive lifestyle” * double-sided magnetic board with stand-easel, transport bag and two sets of magnets on the topic of nutrition.

4. In Rokiskis Municipality  Two healthy life style platforms are  installed and 5 children playing areas were renewed, infrastructure for children playing platforms were changed into new.

5.  In Viesite Municipality  one children playground is installed, maded Construction works of  sports field fence and resting playground by Viesite lake.

6. Organisation of events/ training for families – 6 public events organised e.g sports days healthy aging trainings.

7. Project management – kick-off meeting organised, Partnership agreement signed, 2 project management group meetings organised, 3 project progress reports submitted.

8. Communication activities – Informative posters (2 in Viesite, 2 in Rokiskis), Articles in regional press (2 in Viesite, 2 in Rokiskis), Informative publications in websites (2 in Viesite, 2 in Rokiskis), Project opening event in Viesite, Project closing event in Rokiskis (21.09.2019),T-shirts with the project‘s logo (120 for Rokiskis participants, 120 for Viesiteparticipants),2 roll banners.

Last updated: 21.10.2019 09:21