The project supported the construction of a water supply network in the village of Reka, ensuring that all inhabitants have adequate access to water.
Projects & Practice
This project is an example of how villagers can get access to high-speed broadband networks even in remote and sparsely populated rural areas. It is the winning initiative of the 2019 Rural Inspiration Awards in the 'Rural Revitalisation' category.
The Rural Broadband project is a national intervention to close the digital divide in remote and sparsely populated rural ‘white areas’.
Offering health and support services to elderly people and those in need by converting a former vicarage into a community care facility.
A small, remote rural community of around 1 300 inhabitants in Finland launched a Digi-Hub for the elderly.
A community broadband initiative delivered fast broadband access to hundreds of residents in a sparsely populated region of Kuhmo in eastern Finland.
The local community of Ballstadt created a financially self-sustaining combined village shop and café, which acts as an important meeting place for the local community.
A Latvian association that promotes social integration of visually impaired people, used EAFRD support to purchase 3D printing equipment for producing signs, maps and educational material.