A dying village in rural Lithuania is saved by rebuilding the intergenerational community around folklore songs, reviving the village centre, and bringing current and former inhabitants together in a social media group.
Reconciliation through Storytelling
Local Peace Committees (LPCs) were formed following the retaking of Mosul and the Ninewa Plains from IS control in 2017, consisting of male and female youth from all ethno-religious groups, working to promote social cohesion, peace-building, and reconciliation as people return and work to rebuild their cities and lives.
Municipal Flats for Senior Citizens in the Centre of Ostrów Wielkopolski
Accessible municipal housing in the city centre meets the needs of senior citizens, allowing them to vacate their former family residences, which have become oversized and impractical for them.
Lighthouse Keepers and Area Hosts
Area Hosts and Lighthouse Keepers guide residents through the complex renovation project of the historic city centre and provide tailored support to help with displacement.
Self-Governed Nursery in Rzekuń
An environmentally sustainable and modern nursery provides state-of-the-art facilities for young children, and more flexibility for parents.
A well-equipped shelter with a multidisciplinary team not only offers refuge to women and children fleeing domestic violence, but also assists them in administrative and legal procedures, and offers further activities to help them regain their self-confidence.