The construction of a kindergarten and a nursery to increase rural pre-school provision, contribute to improving local services, and help retain young families from the rural areas.
Projects & Practice
Revitalising a declining rural community by developing a sustainable ecovillage through learning and networking.
An association used RDP support to turn the ‘disadvantages’ of long periods of cold and darkness in northern Sweden, into a unique selling point for tourism.
A community centre used support from the rural development programme to enhance its services and premises in order not to exclude people with Dementia.
A sports club used RDP support to renovate its facilities and offer a space that contributes to the integration of immigrants in the local society.
The project supported the construction of a water supply network in the village of Reka, ensuring that all inhabitants have adequate access to water.
A project that supports the integration of young immigrants into Swedish society and is organised by young immigrants themselves.
The GrowBiz approach to enterprise support is based on building long-term relationships with businesses and encouraging them to connect, collaborate, share and network with other enterprises in their local community and further afield.
Turning an abandoned park area and its gardens into a community hub to create opportunities for social interaction, training and employment.
A newspaper offered training and mentoring, so that local people could become correspondents and give visibility to the daily life of small rural communities.