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"We can only do this together! There is no discrimination in nature"
YEAR
2017
GRANTEE
Association of Parents and Guardians of Disabled People “Spring Children”

With the Foundation’s support, "The Spring Children", the Non-Profit Association of Parents and Guardians of Disabled People in the Prefecture of Imathia implemented the action "We can only do this together! There is no discrimination in nature". The aim of the initiative was to raise awareness and educate local people with disabilities about environmental issues, in order to help them in their social integration.

The beneficiaries of the Association, aided by volunteers of the environmental organisation iSea, participated in indoors and outdoors environmental actions, such as information and awareness-raising on recycling and animal welfare, as well as cleaning near-water areas.

Through observation and recording of the environmental education activities, a manual (in Greek) was created to be used by employment and training centres for people with disabilities that aim to approach the objectives of special education in the light of the basic principles of Environmental Education. Key features of the programme and the manual are the experiential approach; active learning; personal participation; the use of everyday environmental experiences; building new ventures based on already acquired knowledge; field study; and opening up to society.

This action is implemented under the "Points of Support" programme, which aims to support innovative social initiatives with maximum impact on vulnerable social groups, to promote innovation and improve effectiveness as well as to maximise social impact in the field of NGOs. The programme is an initiative of the John S. Latsis Public Benefit Foundation, the TIMA Charitable Foundation, the Hellenic Hope charity organization and the Bodossaki Foundation.

GRANTS

SOCIAL WELFARE & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Upgrade of the National Health System Programme

Grant of University Scholarship

Paediatric Surgery Clinic, University General Hospital “ATTIKON”

Support of the Operation of the Child Safety Care Unit – “Sophie Varvitsioti”, Athens General Children’s Hospital “P. & A. Kyriakou”

Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children - ELIZA  

Initiative “Never Alone - Building our future with children and youth arriving in Europe”

European Programme for Integration and Migration (EPIM)

Ενίσχυση Λειτουργίας

HOPEgenesis 

Creation of Stray Companion Animals Shelter

Paros Animal Welfare Society - “PAWS”

“Epikentro” Multi-Purpose Venue for Action and Change

THALES II Programme: “Mapping and Evaluation of Greek Non-Profit Organizations”

University of the Peloponnese - Department of Political Science and International Relations 

Support of the “Incubator” programme

Higher Incubator Giving Growth and Sustainability (HIGGS) 

Olympic Preparation Scholarship Programme 2019

Prevention and Examination Centres “Checkpoint”

Positive Voice

Documentary: “Container”

WHITE HIGHLANDS LLC / DAPHNE MATZIARAKI 

E-book: Αssessment of accessibility of the School of Information and Communication Technologies of the Department of Informatics of the University of Piraeus

Career Sign

PROGRAMME: “Points of Support”

“Building Bridges of Cooperation”

Association of Parents, Guardians and Friends of People with Autism of the Prefecture of Rethymno 

PROGRAMME: “Points of Support”

Summer Camps for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

EPILOGI KOINSEP 

Management of mourning and loss by people with mental disability

KOINSEP Puzzle

PROGRAMME: “Points of Support”

Second Round of the "Collaborating for Health" Programme

PROGRAMME: “Collaborating for Health”

Legal Support for individuals living with HIV/AIDS

Centre for Life

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