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.
Projects & Practice
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.
A community project in which young people actively participated in shaping their environment and strengthened the cohesion of their community.
Offering health and support services to elderly people and those in need by converting a former vicarage into a community care facility.
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.
Digital Clare used training, mentoring and regular online exchanges to improve digital skills in rural County Clare and create a locally recognised name for digital innovation and networking.
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.
RDP funding helped convert a disused building into an inspiring renewable energy visitor centre in Feldheim – Germany’s first village to be supplied with 100 % renewable energy.
The ‘Meine Gemeinde – Heimat für alle’ (‘My Community – make yourself at home’) project brought together local stakeholders into inclusion working groups using LEADER support to develop a range of activities promoting migrant integration.
A young entrepreneur diversified his farm by setting up an agricultural day care centre.