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“Spreading Community Life Model: Good practices Exchange in the Field of Community Life and Housing for Socially Excluded People”

 
Ref. N. 2016-1-ES01-KA204-025569 Supported by Erasmus+

 

 

 

This project deals with the desire to exchange good practices in the field of Community Life and Housing of people at risk of social exclusion. All partners are example of what we mean when we talk about “Community Life”. The goal of this project is, throughout the exchange of good practices, to spread “community life” models, improving all aspects that can be enhanced in regard to: Community building, Education, Training and Employability, Eco-Sustainability, Housing giving to professionals dealing with all related issues new and strong competences in order to rise their capacity in managing Community sustainable models and help people at risk of social exclusion in getting a higher social welfare level. During the first year of the project we will elaborate and than adopt methods and improve existing good practices and programmes which are effective in reaching community aims for social excluded people in the 4 key areas selected during the phase of project design ( Community building, Education, Training and Employability, Eco-Sustainability, Housing). After the analysis of study cases, at the beginning of the second year of project, technical expert of the project who participate in Study Visits will elaborate a Tool Box, containing transferable good practices selected during study visits. This will help in the creation of a public web platform to be considered as an important tool for all those professional working in this field.

We’d want this Platform to be an open space for all European Communities working with social excluded people in order to add their projects and good practices in the web and help professionals all around Europe to get a deep vision on key effective activities in community work.During the second year we will organize 2 courses: one about Community Innovative management, community self end eco-sustainability; and another on transferable methodologies on Empowerment – adult education in literacy, ICT basic skills, employability…). During the 6 last months of the project, the activity will be based on strong dissemination and organization at local/regional/national level of stakeholders roundtable about project aims and about spreading of Community new models learned. During this year the partner also will work on the web-site and Web Platform creating a community map of their country focusing on at least 10 community for social excluded people. This second year of project, the aim is to demonstrate the added value and evidence of transnationally explored bottom up activities and to facilitate the streamlining of the lessons learned from these methods and initiatives to European and national private and public bodies for a better governance about Community Life for Social Excluded persons in order to better the deal between public services and third sector.

 


 

Partners:

 

Fundación Escuela de Solidaridad

Description: The Solidarity School Foundation (Fundacion Escuela de Solidaridad/FES) is a no-profit organization located in Sierra Elvira, just ten kilometers from Granada (Spain) born in 1997, even if its activities started in 1995. […]

Web: www.escuelasolidaridad.org

 

Cooperativa Sociale Artemide

Description: The social cooperative Artemide, born in 2000, started its work in the field of social activities focusing mainly on the family universe, that is to say taking care of underage persons and of their mothers. […] 

Web: www.gruppoartemide.it

 

Malteses Albania (Organizata Shqiptare e Urdhrit te Maltes)

Description: Malteser Helps Albania (MNSH) is a well-known humanitarian Albanian NGO founded by Malteser Hilfsdienst. It operates in the north of Albania since 1993 with its headquarter in Shkodra city. The main activities carried out by MNSH, are focused on medical and social field in the districts of Shkoder, Malesi a Madhe, Puka and Lezha . MNSH has been always interested to support the Roma population in the region. Its work with this population consists in four main activities: social, medical, juridical field and organization of summer camps. […]

Web: www.malteser.al

 

Mary Seattle Housing Association

Description: Since its founding in 1986, MSHA has been providing a unique blend of education, training, supported hostel accommodation for young, single, homeless people. Education and training are offered in Societal and Living Skills, Numeracy, Literacy, ICT and other areas in preparation for re-engaging its clients in society and the world of work. MSHA has been meeting the ever-changing legal and social requirements to serve its vulnerable and disadvantaged clients so that they are able to return to mainstream life after training and forward planning. Professionals have praised MSHA for its holistic model as a solution for certain types of intransigent social issues. […]

Web: www.maryseacoleha.com

 

Housing Centre

Description: HOUSING CENTER is a non-profit, non-governmental organization the objective of which is to improve the living conditions of socially vulnerable groups and support to their social integration and independence. Mission of Housing Center is to provide, through different activities (construction of housing units, support in social integration, research, public advocacy, education and other), professional support in better understanding and achieving of human economic, social and cultural rights. […]

Web: www.housingcenter.org.rs/en/

 

Ekologichno  Sduzhenie Predbalakan – Eco-Centre

Description: Sdruzhenie – Ekologichno Sdruzhenie “Predbalkan”, SESP, well-known in the region and abroad as NGO “Eco Centre Predbalkan”, has been set up in 2003 as a public- private partnership between the municipality and the University of Forestry for renovating the old village school and transforming it into an ecological training centre. The Eco centre was bought by University professors and ecologists and registered as non-profit private legal entity with Sofia Court. […]

Web: www.facebook.com/predbalkan/

 


 

Activities of the project:

 

Transnational Project Meeting 1 – Kick Off – Italy

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Transnational Project Meeting 2 – Middle Term – Bulgary

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Transnational Project Meeting 3 – Final Report – Spain

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Courses:

 

Study Visit Italy

Italy Study Visit – 

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Study Visit Albania

Albania Study Visit – February 27 th  – March 3 th 2017

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Study Visit UK

Luton Study Visit – April 3 – 7 th 2017 

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Study Visit Serbia

Serbia Study Visit – May 9  th 2017 

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Study Visit Bulgaria

Burglary Study Visit – September 12-16 th 2017 

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Study Visit Spain

Curse 1 – Spain Study Visit – August 25 – September 7 th 2017

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Curse 2 – Spain Study Visit – August 27-30 th 2017 

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Products:

Dissemination Strategy: 

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Logo:

ToolBox: Map Communities Finder  www.communityworld.eu

 

 


 

Press:

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