Language
Lietuviskai

Key facts

Key facts

Project Title

SEMPRE

Social Empowerment in Rural Areas

Objective

SEMPRE aims to equip social service providers in rural areas of the Baltic Sea Region with better tools for service innovation. These tools are based on the idea of empowerment and end-user involvement, which means that their purpose is to give people in rural areas – especially those belonging to vulnerable groups – a better say in their future and to strengthen their ability to get involved in social innovation processes.

Key activities
  • Setting up local and regional networks for empowerment in the partner countries
  • Developing and testing empowerment tools in needs assessment, service development and innovation support
  • Initiating and supporting micro projects as examples for user driven social services
  • Compiling an empowerment handbook and training modules for social service provider staff
  • Collecting good practice in end-user involvement and drawing up a roadmap for organisations in the social sector
Project lifetime
03/2016-02/2019
Funding Source

Interreg Baltic Sea Region Programme 2014-2020 (European Regional Development Fund) of the European Union

Priority 1: ‘Capacity for innovation’

Specific objective 1.3: ‘Non-technological innovation – to advance the Baltic Sea Region performance in non-technological innovation based on increased capacity of innovation actors

Project budget

Total budget: 4.860.664,11 EUR

Programe co-financing (ERDF): 3.827.755,48 EUR

Lead Partner

Diaconie of Schleswig-Holstein (Diakonisches Werk Schleswig-Holstein)

Countries involved (number of partners)

Denmark (1), Estonia (2), Finland (2), Germany (3), Latvia (3), Lithuania (1), Poland (1), Sweden (3)

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“Locally produced joy of life” – A micro project with older adults in Ostrobothnia, Finland

Published: 2018-01-16

The SEMPRE partner Novia University of Applied Sciences works with older adults as our focus group in the SEMPRE project. During last year, a micro project called “Locally Produced Joy of Life”, was developed together with older adults and social service producers in the municipality of Korsholm/Mustasaari.

"Give, exchange, donate" - A micro project with single parents in Lithuania

Published: 2017-11-07

Halfway through the lifetime of the transnational project SEMPRE, the activities of the micro projects gained momentum in many partnership countries including Lithuania. On the first weekend of autumn, a micro project was started in Jurbarkas town.

 

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