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Completed projects and Initiatives

Completed projects and Initiatives


Project: ‘Roma Income Generation and Integration’

(December/2013 – December/2015)

The goal of the project is to further extend the support for implementation of business initiatives by Roma families who belong to less advantaged communities in Bulgaria.

Tasks:

  • Increasing the number of beneficiaries of Roma origin who have access to assets;
  • Increasing the number of beneficiaries of Roma origin who got employment and income as a result of supported business initiatives;
  • Increasing the number and improving the capacity of the partner organizations which apply the model, developed by LSoI Foundation for providing support for Roma communities;
  • Raising the social awareness about the success stories resulting from the project and overcoming the existing stereotypes.

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The support of foundation ‘Land – source of income’ is insured by foundation ‘Trust for Social Achievement’. The statements made here are only by foundation ‘Land – source of income’ and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of foundation ‘Trust for Social Achievement’, or its partners. Trust for Social Achievement

Project: “Grant programme for high-school students, 2013-2014”

(September 2013 – June 2014)”

The project goal is to support high-school students, who live in peripheral neighbourhoods or study in neighbouring towns, to be able to afford attending school. The support covers travel expenses, textbooks and other school related books. The eligible candidates should come from low-income families, should be motivated to go on their education and should have good grades. 

The project was implemented by the Land – Source of Income Foundation  and financed by the Social Achievement Trust.

The support of foundation ‘Land – source of income’ is insured by foundation ‘Trust for Social Achievement’. The statements made here are only by foundation ‘Land – source of income’ and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of foundation ‘Trust for Social Achievement’, or its partners. Trust for Social Achievement

Project: ‘Roma Income Generation and Integration’

(May 2010 – April 2013)

The project is targeted at decreasing the unemployment rate in the Roma communities in the rural regions of Bulgaria through the implementation of a model developed by the LSoI Foundation. The model combines developing skill for farming and entrepreneurship with financial support for the Roma families. 

It is developed and implemented by the Land – Source of Income Foundation – Plovdiv in partnership and  with financial support of the America for Bulgaria Foundation. The America for Bulgaria Foundation assists in strengthening a vibrant market economy and the institutions of democratic society in Bulgaria, helping the country to realize its full potential as a successful, modern European nation. The founding of the America for Bulgaria Foundation (ABF) in 2008 was made possible by the success of the Bulgarian-American Enterprise Fund (BAEF), an investment fund created by the United States of America, acting through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), to support the development of the private sector in Bulgaria.  The grants provided by ABF represent the relationship of good will and friendship between the peoples of U.S. and Bulgaria. 

The goal of the project is to support Roma families in gaining income and employment. 

Tasks:

  • Dissemination of the model developed within the programme Land – source of income in other regions of Bulgaria; 
  • Continuing the implementation of the model in Plovdiv region and its further development;
  • Setting up local partnerships for successful integration of Roma families living in the rural regions of Bulgaria; 
  • Intercession for improvement of the policies for rural development and for integration of Roma communities at the local and national level. 

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Project: “Providing access to professional education and training to Roma families dealing with agriculture”

(August 2008 – July 2009)

The project encompasses activities on the territory of two municipalities in Plovdiv region – Peroushtisa and Purvomai. The direct beneficiaries are Roma families from the towns Peroushtitsa and Purvomai and the activities are targeted at improving the qualification of teachers to work in a multicultural environment. The teachers work in schools in different places of the two municipalities  where Roma population prevails. The goal of the project is to improve the capacity of Roma families in the rural areas of Plovdiv region to successfully function as qualified farmers.

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Project: “Rising teacher and trainer motivation for a knowledge-based society” (SUNRISE)

(November 2007 – October 2009)

SUNRISE is a project for innovation transfer supported by the Lifelong Learning Programme of the European Commission. This was a project for adapting and adopting three innovations, which had already been implemented in some European institutions, in other EU member states: (1) Education in authentic environment;  (2) Certification of competences acquired in advance; (3) Training on the working place. The goal of the project is to promote contacts among teachers and trainers from various countries on the basis of continuing education (Lifelong learning).

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SUNRISE: проект за трансфер на иновации, подкрепян от Програмата „Обучение през целия живот” на Европейския съюз за образование и култура „Леонардо да Винчи”


Project: “Integrated support for small farmers in regions populated with mixed ethnic communities”

(January 2007 – December 2009)

The project is a stage of the implementation of the Land – source of income Programme implemented in cooperation with S.E.G.A Foundation. The goal of the project is to support Roma families in the rural areas of Plovdiv region and other regions in Bulgaria to achieve financial independence through acquiring assets, knowledge and skills to efficiently practice agriculture.

Towards this goal there three groups of activities:

  1. Developing the capacity of Roma families in the rural areas of Plovdiv region to efficiently practice agriculture and market agricultural products;
  2. Disseminating the model for effective support of small farmers, developed in the Land – source of income Programme;
  3. Increasing the capacity of the LSoI Foundation for efficient management of the programme and for developing projects within the National Operational Programmes financed through EU funds.
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Project: “Training of farmers from regions populated with mixed ethnic communities for applying new efficient technologies.”

(August – December 2006)

The project offers a solution to one of the most serous problems in the field of agriculture in Bulgaria – the limited access to information, consulting and training for the use of new technologies by families making their living by agriculture. The project targets developing the capacity of small agricultural producers in regions populated with mixed ethnic communities who have limited access to specialized services in the field of agriculture.

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Programme: “Land – source of income” 

(2003 – 2006)

The programme is implemented in partnership with S.E.G.A Foundation – Sofia. It is targeted at solving problems of the Roma community in the rural areas of Plovdiv region stemming from the lack of opportunities for permanent employment. Its main goal is to helm poor Roma families in the villages in Plovdiv region to become owners of agricultural land and generate incomes through cultivating it.

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