Supporting vulnerable people and facilitating their re-integration into society through small volunteer jobs on local farms.
Projects & Practice
A project to give a voice to rural youth, to hear and publish their stories and to make them visible in society and its decision-making process.
Organising bicycle rallies as a means of promoting social interaction and integration.
A bottom-up project that mobilised the inhabitants of a small town to create their own development plan.
A small, remote rural community of around 1 300 inhabitants in Finland launched a Digi-Hub for the elderly.
A Local Action Group engaged local coordinators to stimulate volunteer action and engagement in grassroots initiatives.
A small community invested in creating a multifunctional sports field to stimulate growth and increase the attractiveness of the area.
A small family factory used RDP support to equip its new store, which sells its high-quality meat products.
At a time when news reporting is often controlled by a few, large media channels, a LEADER project gave voice to small local communities.
Previously uncultivated and overgrown agricultural land was restored and was used to set up a new competitive and sustainable business.