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A school accessible to all

Sector: Education

Implemented by: Non-commercial Partnership “Center for rehabilitation and Consultancy” (Базовый центр реабилитации и консультирования «ОСОРЦ»)

Duration: 07 December 2010 – 29 April 2011

Budget: USD 13, 377

Partners: “Ianus Korchak” Rehabilitation Institute for persons with psycho – physical disabilities from Odessa, Ukraine, which offered the methodological support, and provided the trainings within the project.

Status: Concluded. Delivery – 100%. The final report was submitted and approved on 07 July 2011.

Short description: Train young people with psyho-neurological disabilities on working with printing/copying equipment;

– Procure high performance printing/copying and binding equipment for the Centre;

– Ensure new work places within the Centre for young people with psyho-neurological disabilities.

– To encourage the promotion of the Aarhus Convention among environment NGOs from the both banks of the Nistru River

– Improve the level of knowledge and skills of environment NGOs from the both banks in applying the principles of the Aarhus Convention;

– Solve specific local environment problems by applying the principles of the Aarhus Convention in cooperation with the NGOs from the both sides (mini grants);

Beneficiaries: 16 young people with psycho-neurological problems from 15 years and older, and their families.

Results: The Centre acquired a high capacity copy machine, the binding equipment and necessary consumables (paper, toner etc). 8 educators/ teachers from the Rehabilitation Centre have improved skills in working with young people with disabilities 16 young people with psycho-neurological problems trained on working with the copy machine and the binding equipment; the post-training assessment and practical test showed that 5 young people out of 16 are capable to use the equipment at its full capacity, and that is a very good result considering the category of beneficiaries.2 new work places created within the Centre, offering the young people with psyhoneurological dissability the possibility to earn additional money to their basic pension.