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Building Healthy Communities

Erasmus+ Sport​. Building Healthy Communities, Changing Opportunities is a small-scale partnership in the framework of the Erasmus+ Sport program coordinated by Mundus Bulgaria and with the participation of Asociación Mundus (Spain), Bulgarian Sports Development Association, Volunteer Center of Kielce (Poland) , Agronaftes (Cyprus) and Mine Vaganti NGO (Italy). It is a project through which it is possible to explore sports activities at  a local level, promote equal access to development opportunities, social inclusion and a healthy lifestyle.





About the project

The use of sport as a tool for social inclusion is the axis on which Building Healthy Communities, Changing Opportunities revolves, an initiative funded through Erasmus + Sports, which provides for the development of sports activities at a local level and then shares the results between the different organizations that are part of the project and create a manual for the use of sports activities in different educational contexts in leisure time.

BHC-CO Objectives

  • Participation in a process to implement a new approach and methodology in terms of education through sport in daily activities with young people, in order to strengthen their active partecipation, volunteer in sports and encourage the use of sport to achieve social changes.
  •  Increased participation at the local level in terms of promoting volunteering and the use of sport to work with young people and provide a better quality of life for local youth.
  • Improved network strategies and the potential to connect with local institutions and partners at EU level
  •  Enriched work capacity through the exchange of better practices and the acquisition of new knowledge in youth and sports fields at European level.                 
  • Professional development opportunities for team members and other related figures
  •  Development of a quality framework for international strategic collaboration in a long-term framework, to work in support of policy reforms in the fields of youth and sport at the local level.
  • The potential long-term impact is that partners launch new schemes and programs for the use of sport in the context of non-formal learning with more stakeholders from different sectors and, therefore, work to achieve greater impact in this field at EU level.

Partner organizations

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