15 people took part in a two-weeks trainings programmes in Barka’s Network between July and August. The trainings were financed by the European Comission through Leonardo da Vinci Mobility 2012 Programme. Barka IE and Barka UK received grants which enabled the two organizations to organize trainings in Barka Poland for the representatives of local governments and civic organizations. During the trainings the participants had the opportunity to gain practical and theoretical knowledge of social economy market. They learned about the mechanisms of functioning of the Communities, Centres for Social Integration, partnerships, social co-operatives and social enterprises. They also had the opportunity to meet representatives of local authorities and employees of Social Welfare Centres and civic organizations.
Within the Leonardo Mobility programme over 40 participants will come to Barka Poland for the two-weeks training. 11 of them were from Ireland.
Training programme August (PDF file)