My Riga

Aim: to promote the participation and inclusion of refugees living in Riga - Ukrainian civilians in Latvian society, as well as to promote intercultural dialogue and the interaction of newcomers with the host society, encouraging them to become aware of themselves as new residents of Riga.

Activities: 1) 6 educational-creative activities together with representatives of the host society to get to know Latvian culture and nature, participate in creative and sports classes and visit important cultural and environmental objects of Riga; 2) 2 psychological support - group therapy measures for Ukrainian civilians in an emotionally difficult situation; 3) regular sports activities for children of Ukrainian civilians who, while living in Latvia, study remotely in schools in Ukraine and do not study in Latvian educational institutions.

Duration: 01.06.2024.-31.12.2024.

Funding: project financing is provided by the European Union within the framework of the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund

Number: RAIC-24-109-li 

Ukrainian women in Latvia - strong and brave

Aim: to provide support measures in Latvia for Ukrainian civilians, especially women fleeing from Russian military aggression in Ukraine.

Activities: 1) 3 psychological support groups for Ukrainian women; 2) entrepreneurship course, consulting and support services for Ukrainian women in matters of starting a business; 3) a study of the opportunities and needs of Ukrainian women who are fleeing the Russian military aggression in Ukraine and have found refuge in Latvia.

Financed by the European Union Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund.

Duration: 01.11.2023.-30.06.2024.

Number: 2023.LV/NVO_UKR/28 

Lab Futura for promoting gender equality

Aim: to strengthen the capacity and performance of Lab Futura, Latvian non-governmental sector and wider society in the field of gender equality and women's empowerment.

Activities: 1) Online campaign to promote gender equality and empower women; 2) An online course for the non-governmental sector in the promotion of gender equality; 3) Mobilizing resources for promoting gender equality and empowering women.

Duration: 01.01.2024.-31.10.2024.

Funding: NGO fund, funded by the Latvian government

Number: 2024.LV/NVOF/MIC/010

FARM HUB. Work in the Nature

Aim: Training local activists and educators on the co-design of smart and co-working centres in rural areas used for social and inclusive activities for people with fewer opportunities; Providing NGOs and social associations/workers with smart centres in European rural areas through their design, creation & connection; Enhance the opportunity for social workers and educators to improve the quality of their work in contact with nature.

Activities: Online/offline training for local activists/educators/adult educators in Latvia and Italy; 1 international training course implemented in Latvia; Co-design of 2 Farm HUBs in Italy and Latvia by qualified staff and educators as smart outdoor and green centres for the social inclusion of disadvantaged people.

Financed by the Erasmus+ programme.

Duration: 01.03.2024.-31.01.2025.

Partners: Foreste Urbane (Italy)

Number: 2023-2-LV01-KA210-ADU-000174748 

MY TOWN - Local Creative Guides

Aim: development of 4 new Creative Routes with theatrical and/or interactive interventions in rural towns/townships to safeguard the local intangible cultural heritage, gather and acknowledge the value of local stories and memories, boost the development of local community and create new business and employment opportunities for the local community experiencing social and economic challenges

Activities: 1. Development and launch of creative routes in 4 towns/townships in Germany, Latvia, Poland and Italy using storytelling, role-play, gamification, and other theatrical and interactive interventions. 2. Creation of an online course based on the local guides training courses and capturing the experience in developing creative routes. 3. International Webinar to foster the spread of knowledge from local to global.

Financed by the Erasmus+ programme.

Duration: 01.02.2024.-31.07.2025.

Partners: ZiB-Zentrum für interkulturelle Bildung und Arbeit e.V. (Germany), Project School (Italy), Stowarzyszenie "Aktywne Pogranicze" (Poland)

Number: 2023-2-DE02-KA210-ADU-000175859


Me - Rigan and a businessman!

Aim: to promote the integration of Ukrainian civilians living in Riga, who fled Russia's military aggression in Ukraine, into society, paying special attention to the promotion of Ukrainian civilians' entrepreneurial abilities and interaction with local entrepreneurs.

Activities: 1) Preparation of business course for Ukrainian civilians and translation of the course; 2) Implementation of business course and provision of consultations to Ukrainian civilians; 3) Organizing a discussion for Ukrainian civilians with stories about starting a business in Riga/Latvia.

Duration: 01.10.2023.-31.03.2024.

Funding: project financing is provided by the European Union within the framework of the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund

Number: RAIC-23-18-lī

Cultural orientation courses and integration events for Ukrainian civilians

Aim: to provide cultural orientation courses and other integration measures for Ukrainian civilians living in Latvia to promote cooperation between Ukrainian civilians and Latvian society.

Activities: 1) Cultural orientation courses for Ukrainian civilians in the amount of 24 academic hours; 2) Measures that promote cooperation between Ukrainian civilians and the host community; 3) Online business course of 16 academic hours for Ukrainian civilians in Latvian and Ukrainian.

The project is financially supported by the Society Integration Fund from the allocated Latvian state budget funds.

Duration: 01.09.2023.-31.12.2023.

Number: 2023.LV/UKR_KO/2/11

Strengthening the operation of Lab Futura

Aim: to strengthen the capacity and performance of the association "Lab Futura" in order to promote the achievement of its goals in the areas of activity of the association, with a special emphasis in this project on the field of gender equality.

Activities: 1) Online campaign to promote gender equality and empower women; 2) The association's participation in policy-making and decision-making processes; 3) Support for ensuring the basic activities of the association.

Duration: 01.01.2023.-31.10.2023.

Funding: NGO fund, funded by the Latvian government

Number: 2023.LV/NVOF/MIC/001/42