NATIONAL PROJECTS Archives

  • Ser Leirosa, Ser Mais

    NATIONAL PROJECTS

    Ser Leirosa, Ser Mais (2017-2018) is a project developed under the National Programme“Escolhas 6ª Geração” and promotes social changes for youngsters through non-formal education regarding their priorities and life goals. It started in 2017 in Leirosa, a fisherman community that lack job opportunities for young people, remarkably with low educational level and school absenteeism. This […]

  • IdoVis

    NATIONAL PROJECTS

    The IdoVis project was launched in March / 2016 with the aim of creating groups of independent elderly people who were visiting other dependents (ULDM, ERPI and SAD), after adequate training for this purpose. The main objectives of IdoVis are: To improve the emotional and affective state of elderly people in a situation of dependency; […]

  • CriArte

    NATIONAL PROJECTS

    CriArte is a social entrepreneurship project (2016-2019) that seeks to leverage the autonomy and employability skills of people living in social neighbourhoods, with a particular focus on Roma women, creating a professional and different range of craft products that may be sold, activating social co-responsibility with other civil society organisations and raising awareness to solidary […]

  • MIND & GAIT

    NATIONAL PROJECTS

    MIND & GAIT MIND & GAIT is a project funded under PT2020 (FCT – European Regional Development Funds 2017 – 2019), involving six PT partners and intends to develop a combined intervention to older adults, composed of a program of cognitive stimulation (by computer and through assisted animal therapy) and a program of physical activity. […]

  • Primer Cog – Brain training

    NATIONAL PROJECTS

    PrimerCog is a platform of cognitive stimulation and training developed by MediaPrimer that can be used in computers or tablets and allows the customization of therapeutic intervention programs for rehabilitation or cognitive maintenance specific to several types of cognitive disorders. Caritas Coimbra participated in a pilot to validate the technology with several older persons during […]

  • Sementes do Saber

    NATIONAL PROJECTS

    Sementes do Saber (Seeds of knowledge) is a project developed by Caritas Coimbra since 2011, at São José Community Centre. It helps schoolchildren and teenagers (between 6 and 17 years old) without financial conditions to support educational costs such as books and related materials. At the beginning of the academic year Caritas calls for sponsors […]

  • Tice.Healthy

    NATIONAL PROJECTS

    Tice.Healthy (http://tice.healthy.ipn.pt/) was a four-year mobilising (large scale) national project, which aimed at developing an innovative ecosystem of ICT-based applications in the area of Health and Quality of Life. The main result of the project was an ICT platform called eVida, that provided to carers an effective link between the formal and informal care systems […]

  • REFUGEE SUPPORT PLATFORM (PAR – PLATAFORMA DE APOIO AOS REFUGIADOS)

    NATIONAL PROJECTS

    Cáritas Coimbra is host institution in the program of welcome and integration of refugees, as well as Interlocutor, requested by the Coimbra Diocese, of the people received in this geographical area. The mass migration in Europe, which has followed the daily lives of the Portuguese people since 2015, gave rise to many local initiatives, from […]

  • Lucas 10,35

    NATIONAL PROJECTS

    Lucas 10,35 is a volunteering program aimed at s older persons. Considering the demographic challenges in Portugal – social isolation and health and economic frailty – this initiative aims to engage local volunteering groups to “stay, do and live” with older persons from their region that are alone at their homes or institutionalised. With the […]

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