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The resaults of project Work therapy in Rezekne

10.05 2017 Uncategorized

Ziņa publicēta 10.05.2017.

As we informed before last two years in LatRC Rezekne branch project “Work therapy” was realized. The project was organised in a colaboration with Norwegian Red Cross Oppland branch.

The project funds were used for 12 families with children to buy seeds of vegetables, herbs and berries in order to plant them in families` gardens or to maintain the gardens, thus motivating to ensure their daily needs by themselves. The families were from 4 different districts – Kaunata, Makonkalns, Dricani and Berzgale, and each family received EUR 83,00.

During the „Work therapy” every family had one Rezekne regional social worker as a supervisor who followed the working process. Each of the participants created a journal/diary, where they wrote down the work progress and expressed it together with photos and childrens` drawings.

Last autumn Norwegian colleagues visited families to find out about the results of the project and one of them informed, that they are planning to continue to build a farm and buy farm animals. Considering this great idea Norwegian colleagues donated EUR 65,00, to help family to realize these plans.

First there was planned to buy a goat, but then it is necessity to build a barn, and now family has no enough money, that is why there was decided to buy chickens and cook. The family already has made a place, where birds can live.

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