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”Helping myself help others – qualitative life for pensioners”

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Source of Funding: Swiss - Latvian Cooperation Programme 2009-2012
Program: NGO Fund of Swiss - Latvian cooperation program

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Overall objective: to pensioner education, improving their social situation, knowledge and skills that enable them to integrate into the life and increase the capacity of self-determination. 
The direct target group is seniors - people of retirement age. 
Subproject implementation site - Kazdanga parish. 
Partners – Kazdanga Town council.
1.02.2011 – 31.07.2011.
1st Physical activity to help improve the physical development and health of retired persons. Sport and team sports activities for pensioners. Educational sessions on nutrition for people age pensioners. Seminar on "Me and my health" 2nd Mental activities to improve pensioners' subjective feelings and mutual relations. Memory and orientation sessions. Literary Club. 
3rd Environmental activities to promote social contacts, meetings with other senior citizens and participation in public life. Culinary classes. Handicraft mintage.
4th Informative activities, which result in retirees should always be aware of that would allow them to be participating members of society. Press Club. Internet World, Latvia in my parish. "

Planned results:

• Pensioners living improvement frameworks.
• Pensioners' physical and mental health improvement.
• Pensioners' interpersonal and communication increased and improved.
• Synergies between the formation of pensioners and the rest of society (government and social state institutions). 
• The latest family member awareness of the importance of paying special attention to the care of retired people and treat them with respect. 
• Improving the care of retired persons directly involved in education and training levels.
• sub encountered successful practice in promoting public and private institutions, which are associated with pensioners.

Priority: Akadēmiskie pētījumi
Target group: Seniors
Legal status of Project Promoter: Association/Foundation
Region: Kurzeme Region
Amount of Grant Awarded: 17504.50 LVL / 24 906.66 EUR
Project number: 2010.CH04/mic-79
Project Promoter: Society "Community Development Center"
Partner(s): Aizpute county Kazdanga parish office
Start date of project: 01.02.2011.
Project finish date: 31.07.2011.
Place of implementation: Kazdanga parish
Legal address: Vīlandes st. 7-16, Rīga, LV-1010
Phone: 28209936
Fax: 67325080
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