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In this page you can find short news about partnership meetings, the kick-off. The whole partnership gathers every six month and discuss the status of the project.
What is SENTINEL about?
From the 1st of June 2017 the Hungarian Charity Service of the Order of Malta is cooperating with 9 Central European partner organizations for a 3 year period to implement a transnational project aimed at developing and testing tools and methods for helping social enterprises.
Demographic changes have started in recent years, increasing social segregation and disintegration, especially in rural areas, represent serious economic challenges for the countries of the Central European region. In these regions social enterprises, if they are helped by a supportive environment, can be real drivers of social inclusion and work integration. Sentinel can help here, first of all, as a guardian or a mentor to encourage these social enterprises, which in many Central European disadvantaged regions provide almost the only job opportunity for local people.The main goal of the project is to reduce regional inequalities in the participating countries and to strengthen social enterprises.
What makes social enterprise viable? How can people, who are living in underprivileged region and don’t have a job, get one? The Hungarian Charity Service of the Order of Málta are looking for answers in 6 Middle-European countries with 10 partner organisation in a new programe called SENTINEL.
You can read and download here the documents: country reports, joint report, pilot activity concepts, communication deliverables of SENTINEL. The main goal of the project is to reduce regional inequalities in the participating countries and to strengthen social enterprises, to be able to play a prominent role in their local economy.
3 years Duration
The local public television TVP Rzeszów prepared a series of documentaries called “Społeczne podkarpacie” (Social podkarpacie) presenting prosperous social enterprises. TVP Rzeszów broadcasts the series but it is also possible to watch all the episodes free of charge.
ARTmijeMAR, is engaged in the promotion and sale of Slovenian home and art crafts, and souvenirs. The cooperative doesn’t only offer a selling point, but also strongly supports them in the promotion of their products: honey, pumpkin seed oil, marmalade, and handmade jewelry, clothes and bio cosmetics.