In order to strengthen and expand the function of a community café as a focal point of the village community, the outdoor area of the old school hosting the café was rebuilt and designed in such a way that community events can be held outdoors.
Projects & Practice
A farm employing people with special needs set up a process line and an experimental kitchen, where non-commercial agricultural produce can be turned into new products.
The project made an Ekso Bionics Exoskeleton available to patients in rural areas. This enables community rehabilitation of patients recovering from spinal injuries, strokes and brain injuries.
Helping a new type of rural enterprise that can support a transition towards a green, diversified rural economy. Coillte Sláintiúil provides services to protect, rejuvenate and replace native woodlands.
A community project in which young people actively participated in shaping their environment and strengthened the cohesion of their community.
Developing an approach to risk assessment for RDPs in Ireland.
Offering health and support services to elderly people and those in need by converting a former vicarage into a community care facility.
A Local Action Group engaged local coordinators to stimulate volunteer action and engagement in grassroots initiatives.
Catch crops supported by the AEC measure in Baden-Württemberg play a key role in reducing the nitrate level in the region.
De Putter is an example of how small communities that are facing a declining level of services can improve their livelihood and promote social cohesion.