EaPTC Belarus – Ukraine Awarded Grant Projects

Social rehabilitation of people with disabilities by creating conditions and training specialists for canisterapy in cross-border region

Total duration 12 months
Location(s) of the actionVolyn region (Ukraine), Brest region (The Republic of Belarus)
EU financing90.000 EUR
Name of the applicantPublic company "Laska"
Partners
  • Belarusian Trade and Economics University of Consumer Cooperatives
  • Chernihiv Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry,
  • Executive Committee of Kuznetsovsk City Counsil
  • Executive Committee of Pryluky City Council
  • Slavutych City Business Support Fund
Contact personBogdana Novarchuk

Contact details

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E-mail:

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+38 (099) 461-96-30

dana_gart@ukr.net


Summary of the action

Overall objective

Social rehabilitation of people with disabilities by creating conditions and training specialists for canistherapy in cross-border region

Specific objectives

  • Creating conditions, training specialists, organization for social rehabilitation of disabled persons using canistherapy
  • Improving the quality of life of people with special needs, infrastructure for canistherapy training, increasing mobility of disabled people
  • Development of volunteerism, increase tolerance, enhance society to the needs of people with disabilities
  • Exchanges to develop social initiatives, raising awareness campaigns in the field of social inclusion

Target group(s)

 

Main activities

  • International contacts, training, and exchange of experience: round tables, learning experience, planning.
  • Organization of trainings: 6 two-day training in UA and BY - 120 hours for therapists, rehabilitators, cynologists including practical training with training dogs
  • Organizing canistherapy: seta and create a database of volunteers for canistherapy, organization works on canistherapy in the shelter in Lutsk, construction areas, enclosures, repair buildings, purchase of a van for wheelchair users, events for disabled people (1 in UA and BY 1)
  • Visualization - 4 telecasts, 500 leaflets, 15 articles in the media, 4 press conferences

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