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Approved projects: Strategic projects in programme Democratic culture

About project

  • Executer: Children’s Hospital Foundation
  • Project title: Me and you, We.
  • Regions of execution: Latvia, Riga
  • Project budget: 96 530.62
  • Project status: Closed
  • Cooperation partners from donor countries:
  • Project contact person: Sanda Benefelde, e-mail:, ph.: 26555241

The objective of the project is to promote civic activity and participation in the policy-making process, as well as to improve the public understanding of the role of equality of children with functional impairments in the development of democracy.
Target group: children with functional impairments and their families, as well as Latvian society in general and anyone who cares about the objectives of the project and would like to take action for social justice and better community.
The Project activities:
- Survey of parents “The reality of accessibility of technical aids in Latvia”, “I'm in the community”
- A series of Think Tank discussions “Let’s find a solution”
- A podcast series “Equal opportunities for everyone”
- Joint Technical Aids Reform Plan for 2024 – 2027, developed by parties involved in the project implementation, that will assess the current situation and describe identified problems related to technical aids, as well as propose options for further action and set achievable results.
- Campaign: "Parents as defenders for their children"
- International conference “Children with mobility impairments as an equal part of society"
The outcome of the project: improved public understanding of challenges facing children with functional impairments and importance of equality in daily quality of life, as well as increased overall awareness of inclusive approaches in a democratic society. The project will contribute to the protection of public interests in this particular social sphere, strengthening democratic values laid down in the Satversme (Constitution) and implementation of human rights in Latvia. Technical Assistive Devices Reform Plan for 2024-2027 has been developed.
Project period: 1st December 2021 – 30th November 2023.



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