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People with disabilities from the municipality of Kuklen preserve the traditions and preserve the Bulgarian spirit

Project details

  • Organization name: National Association for Social Cooperation and Partnership – NSSSP | Национално сдружение за социално сътрудничество и партньорство -НСССП
  • Location: Kuklen, Bulgaria
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The project aims to integrate 30 people with disabilities into the cultural and public life of Kuklen by showcasing their potential and skills. The initiative seeks to break down societal barriers through focus groups, meetings with local authorities, and workshops on traditional crafts. The target group includes individuals from minority communities with mental difficulties, psychiatric diagnoses, intellectual deficits, illiteracy, and multiple permanent disabilities. The project includes disseminating experiences and potential expansion to other municipalities, creating lasting changes in societal attitudes.

Grant amount: €15,000

Image credit: National Association for Social Cooperation and Partnership – NSSSP | Национално сдружение за социално сътрудничество и партньорство -НСССП. January 2024.

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MARIO is funded by the Citizens, Equality, Rights and Values Programme (2021-27) of the European Union (ref: 101091387).