“disABILITIES Beyond Limits – Empowering young women to build a better future” is a transnational project coordinated by the Federation for Accessibility of Romania (FAR).
This project is implemented in partnership with three other organizations:
– Association of Consultants and Experts in Social Economy Romania (ACE-ES Romania);
– CENTRO SUPERIOR DE FORMACION EUROPA SUR – Spain.
– NCDP – Greece
The project started on October 1, 2022, has a duration of 18 months and is developed with the support of the European Commission, through the Erasmus+ program, KA220-YOU – Strategic Partnerships for Youth.
Overall Objective: To support increased capacity of partner organizations to create inclusive environments based on improvements and new approaches that empower young women with disabilities for civic engagement, participation and community contribution to manifest their full potential.
The main results of the project are:
STRATEGIC OUTCOME: A strong partnership that promotes inclusion and diversity as the most relevant pillar among practitioners to increase the capacity of YWwD and empower them to lead healthy, engaged and productive lives in their communities –
Beyond limits! These are seeds for a better future both for the young women and their families and for the community as a whole.
a) Inclusion Support Circles methodology for practitioners with two parts: one focused on face-to-face sessions; others on virtual sessions that include best practices and tools for online facilitation.
b) a virtual portfolio with 2 applied training modules: Leadership&Community and Problem Solving.
c) DISABILITIES Civic LAB: online compendium of 12 scenarios created by young women with disabilities themselves, together with practitioners, by practicing those transferable skills/leadership and problem solving.
d) 1 transnational training program: “Building Scenarios”+ 3 national sessions (ToT) to transfer know-how to other experts working together with YWwD on various scenarios for more applicative and inclusive contexts.
The result of the entire project is the formation of a solid partnership that promotes inclusion and diversity as the most relevant pillar among practitioners to increase the capacity of young women with disabilities for a healthy, engaged and productive life in their communities -Beyond Limits! These are seeds for a better future both for the young women and their families and for the community as a whole.