Our projects


EDUCATION PROGRAMME “MISSION POSSIBLE”

Objective: IM
To attain participation of young, talented and leadership endowed university graduates in field of education , in order to create a positive and progressive environment in schools, raise the prestige of the teachers’ profession, increase students’ motivation to learn, to become active members and creators of society.

Project took place: Year 2007

Web: iespejamamisija.lv

 

 

CHARITY SHOPS NETWORK “OTRĀ ELPA” (SECOND BREATH)

Objective: otra-elpa
To support the developement of charity and socially and environmentally responsible culture and social enterpreneurship in Latvia. A chary shop is an effective way of raising funds to support charity and social projects, as well as provide material support to the needy, the poor and other socially vulnerable persons.

Project took place: Year 2009

Web: otraelpa.lv

 

 

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY FUND

Objective: BIF1
To develop a long-term support system and self-sustained support structure, providing opportunity for people with disabilities to become self-employed and/or start a business. The programme strengthens business skills and attracts knowledge and financial capital, ensuring long-term support for the successful development of ideas.

Project took place: Year 2008 – 2010

Web: apeirons.lv

 

 

PRO BONO LEGAL SUPPORT CENTRE

Objective: pro-bono
To ensure the availability of quality legal assistance to non-governmental organisations and the clients they represent. The Center functions as a mediator and cooperation promoter between NGOs and pro bono legal aid providers – various law firms in Latvia.

Project took place: Year 2010

 

 

PHILANTHROPHY DEVELOPMENT FUND

Objective: fons
To provide financial and non-financial assistance to organizations with a social aim that work to increase welfare of disadvantaged persons, promote civil society and development of charity in Latvia.

 

 

“LANGUAGE FORUM”

Objective: fons
To develop a language programme for persons with disabilities, including an online English language forum.
 

“SHORT-TERM BUSINESS AGENCY”

Objective: fons
To employ people with disabilities (short-term works related to data entry and processing, translation, tele-marketing, accounting, etc), as well as to organize training and expert consultations. The agency also provides companies an opportunity to get reliable workers as well as to reduce fixed costs and attain greater flexibility in job performance.