Offering health and support services to elderly people and those in need by converting a former vicarage into a community care facility.
Projects & Practice
Supporting vulnerable people and facilitating their re-integration into society through small volunteer jobs on local farms.
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 small community invested in creating a multifunctional sports field to stimulate growth and increase the attractiveness of the area.
At a time when news reporting is often controlled by a few, large media channels, a LEADER project gave voice to small local communities.
Setting up a micro-fund as an alternative way to provide guarantees or loans for small, local organisations.
Supporting the preparatory work for the creation of a 41 km green lane linking up bends the Meuse river between the municipalities of Yvoir and Huy in Wallonia.
A project offering training modules targeting bovine breeders to promote alternative methods to maintain healthy livestock and decrease the use of antibiotics
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.