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A narrative and story approach to empower cooperation, cohesion and change in communities through non-formal education.

Raising Strong and Resilient Communities

Raising Strong and Resilient Communities

Introducing our communities

We are pleased to be able to show you the variety of communities we were able to enthuse for our project. As you know, the aim was to work with a varied range of communities to find out which kind of narrative approach will fit best given certain situations and issues in different (cultural) contexts.

If you want to read more information about the backgrounds, click on the link!

 

 

AccoglieRete (Italy)

 

Short description of the community

The Guardians community of Accoglierete (the Association for the Protection of Unaccompanied Minors) in Siracusa provides support for and integration / inclusion of young boat refugees. The group of guardians is very heterogeneous: several religious, political and social statuses are represented. So there is also a very heterogeneous approach to the role they are playing...   read more

 

 

CLUTUREX (Spain)

 

Short description of the community

The selected community is Cáceres city, involving mainly entrepreneurs and all local small companies, and other stakeholders in the field of tourism and related sectors, as well as any citizen of Cáceres interested in participating...   read more

 

 

SFV (Finland)

 

Short description of the community

The Kvarken Archipelago consists of two parts, one north (A) of the city of Vaasa and one south (B). In the south there are two municipalities (Korsnäs and Malax) that have some parts of their archipelago on the list, in fact it means parts from two villages Molpe (in Korsnäs) and Bergö...   read more

 

 

Soros Educational Center Foundation (Romania)

 

Short description of the community

The northernmost and biggest settlement of the Upper Ciuc Basin is Sândominic formed at the meeting of three valleys. Sandominic is a post-industrial village. It is the most populated settlement of Upper Ciuc with a number of inhabitants around 6400. It was named after Saint Dominic. The settlement lies in a beautiful setting, having a fine view of the...   read more

 

 

OZARA (Slovenia)

 

Short description of the community

In our everyday work we face many challenges in integrating the Roma population (some of the also with disabilities) into the community. There is still a lot of stigma and prejudice persisting in the general population towards this ethnic group. Since the Roma population have a strong traditional storytelling tradition, we see the RSRC project as an innovative approach towards a better integration and co-existence of the Roma minority...   read more

 

 

STORYBAG (Netherlands)

 

Short description of the community

Java eiland is (together with KNSM eiland) part of a double island in the river IJ in Amsterdam. It has been an island in the river for a long time and has been (architecturally) re-designed and built as a ‘city-village’ in the 1990ies. Currently there are 3.500 inhabitants, of which 60% are house owners and 40% are tenants. Approximately 70% are 30-45 years old with...   read more

 

 

Czech DEX (Czech Republic)

 

Short description of the community

People 50+ (50-65 years old) are increasingly facing problems with their employability. Not only are they seen as older and slower at work, with not enough IT and language skills, but also as people with not enough potential in comparison with younger people. Therefore, people 50+ are loosing jobs, cannot find new jobs in this age category as easily as others, and face many prejudices among employers. They can lack some basic skills (IT, languages) necessary today to get a job...   read more

 

 

CERES EUROPE (NI) LTD (Northern Ireland)

 

Short description of the community

The selected community is the area called the Roe Valley, which is a beautiful rural area along the North Coast of Northern Ireland, not far from the Giant’s Causeway, one of the 7 wonders of the World. Ireland is a small island with a very big “footstep” in the World because of the potato famine which forced so many families to emigrate to other countries. The Irish War...   read more

 

 

IN DIALOGUE (NL/DEN)

 

Short description of the community

In Dialogue has been so far involved with two communities. Yet as the contact person of In Dialogue for the RSRC project lives in Denmark (even though In Dialogue is registered in The Netherlands), these communities are in Copenhagen and Odense, both in Denmark....   read more