In the period 2012 – 2013 “International Consortium of Solidarity” started implementation of the project “Inclusion of Roma Elders through Community Based Activities” funded by the German Foundation “Remembrance, Responsibility, Future” and the City of Vranje.
The project is being implemented in the municipalities of Bela Palanka, Vranje and Vranjska Banja and serviced 330 users – the elderly Roma survivors of the Holocaust.
The objective is to overcome the marginalization of older Roma in the community and to assist them in playing an active role in their community as dignified members of Roma society.
The project is implemented in partnership with the Association of “Djurdjevdan” from Bela Palanka and “Roma Cultural Centre” from Vranjska Banja.
Project activities are consist of the regular club activities, workshops, social events and gerontological services – home care