In May, Motivation Romania Foundation organized in Sibiu and Bucharest, two other regional meetings to present the results of the “Advocacy for community access of wheelchair users” project.
The meeting in Sibiu, which took place on May 11, was attended by wheelchairs users, participants in various project activities, as well as representatives of some public institutions and organizations, such as the General Directorate of Social Assistance and Child Protection (DGASPC ) Sibiu, the Directorate of Social Assistance (DAS) Sibiu and the Diakoniewerk Sibiu Association.
On May 17, in Bucharest, a similar event was organized, which also marked the end of the project, which was also attended by wheelchair users participating in the project, as well as supporters of inclusion in #TeamMotivation, as well as representatives of the General Directorates of Social Assistance and Child Protection from the Bucharest sectors, of the National Authority for the Protection of Children’s Rights and Adoption, of the Bucharest Social Assistance Directorate, of the Segoia Association, partner in the project and of the financier of the project – the Active Citizens Fund Romania program. During the meeting, the tools developed during more than two years of implementation were presented, as well as the results obtained.
The participants were invited to share their experience within the project, and to propose actions for the continuation of activities for the involvement of the community in supporting and promoting the inclusion and rights of people with disabilities.
The “Advocacy for community access of wheelchair users” project is carried out by Motivation Romania Foundation in partnership with Segoia Association, with the financial support of Active Citizens Fund Romania, a program financed by Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway through the EEA Grants 2014-2021. The project aims to support the social inclusion of people with disabilities by improving the mobility and health of wheelchair users.
More information about the project can be found by accessing the link https://motivation.ro/abilitatile-si-drepturile-conteaza/
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