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Musical Stop for reducing children and young people exclusion in Jelgava Old city

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Source of Funding: EEA Financial Mechanism 2009-2014
Program: NGO Project Measure (2009-2014)

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Aim of the project:
To promote Jelgava Old city region’s persons who are at social exclusion risk integration and inclusion in society by implementing set of creative and social measures.
Project target groups:
150 at social exclusion risk children and young people in Jelgava, 20 families and 15 seniors.
Planned activities:
1. Project Management;
2. Thematic leisure time activities’ centre establishment;
3. Ensuring accessibility of thematic leisure time activities’centre;
4. Activities for target group to develop talents, raise motivation and improve creativity and self-expression;
5. Strengthening of Jelgava Old city community and improvement measures of life environment of the region as well as promotion of volunteering;
6. Publicity.
Project results:
Strenghtened community of the Jelgava Old city, improved social and living environment of the territory by implementing complementary activities, activating local society, improving integration and Ensuring of thematic leisure time activities’centre accessibility for children and young people at
social exclusion risk.

Project results: The project was very important initiative to ensure accessibility of the meaningful thematic leisure time for children and young people at social exclusion risk in the Jelgava Old City.
All aims set up in the project was fully reached. All indicators of the project were achieved, some of them was even strongly exceed – project activities were attended very actively.
One of the most important project activities was establishment and running of the thematic leisure time activities’ centre in the Jelgava Old City. Centre worked every work day afternoon and provided different interesting and meaningful possibilities to spend free time, communicate, learn something new instead of spend time on the streets. There were 193 unique target group persons who visited the centre (planned indicator – 150)
Complementing thematic leisure time activitie’s centre project organized 20 musical classes, 5 motivation seminars – creative evenings, 4 concert-lectures of the popular musicians, 3 volunteering cleanups, 2 creative intergenerational poetry – music evenings and one creative evening with children and youngster and their parents.
Musical classes and lectures developed talents, raised motivation and improved creativity and self-expression.
Creative evenings and volunteering activities strengthened Jelgava Old city community and improved measures of life environment of the region as well as promoted volunteering.
Influence of the project was appropriate to the micro project – project was very important initiative in Jelgava Old city perspective.
Main target group addressing tools were – social networks and individual approach. Families and parents were addressed by e-mail communication. There were informative flyers developed before important project activities.
Project partner – Jelgava Senior organization is also located in the Jelgava Old city. Organization involved seniors in the project activities. Participation of the partner was very important project aspect, without it would not be impossible to reach aim that strengthens Jelgava Old city community.


Supported by the EEA Grants. Case number: LV03. Programme name: „NGO fund”

Project number: 2013.EEZ/PP/1/MIC/098
Project approval date: 14.05.2014.
Project contract date: 18.08.2014.
Status of the project: Pabeigts
Name of Project Promoter: Association “Children and Youth Music Club”
Type of Project Promoter: Association/Foundation
Name of project partner: Jelgavas Pensionāru biedrība
Place(s) of implementation: Jelgava
Project implementation region(s): Zemgale Region
Project duration, months: 12
Total eligible costs (Programme co-financing and Project Promoter’s contribution): 21879.21 EUR / 15 376.80 LVL;
Programme co-financing (EEA Grants – 95%): 18676.25 EUR / 13 125.74 LVL;
Programme co-financing (State budget – 5%): 982.96 EUR / 690.83 LVL;
Project Promoter’s contribution: 2220.00 EUR / 1 560.22 LVL;
Legal address: Druvu iela 6, Jelgava, LV-3002
Phone No.: 26326436
Fax: -
Website: www.bjmk.lv

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