Promoting family care services for the elderly in sparsely populated regions in Lapland and Koillismaa.
Projects & Practice
Reducing the gap between generations and promoting social cohesion in order to reverse population decline in rural areas.
A project to help keep elderly people living at home safe and happy.
A community centre used support from the rural development programme to enhance its services and premises in order not to exclude people with Dementia.
Turning an abandoned park area and its gardens into a community hub to create opportunities for social interaction, training and employment.
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.
Establishing a network of local integration actors between partner regions and offering them an opportunity to exchange knowledge and experiences.
A Finnish NGO used EAFRD funding in a transnational project to exchange and develop best practices for integrating immigrants and refugees in rural areas.
An on-demand local bus service, ‘Bwcabus’, tailored to the needs of rural passengers has helped improve accessibility, reduced car dependency and assisted in lifting rural communities out of deprivation.