Social inclusion, Migration

Solving problems of social adaptation and …


Who is behind this?

Volha Karach

"Our house"


Who is joining forces?

Ministry of Labour and Social Protection in Lithuania


Vilnius Municipality


Confederation of Lithuanian Industrialists


Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Lietuvos Caritas

Idea Sketch | Proposal


Idea pitch

Solving problems of integration of refugees in the EU through the construction of social housing neighborhoods with infrastructure and a mixed population of these districts.The main real problems of social integration of refugees in the common Europe are: lack of access to migrant families in Eastern Europe social housing; as a result - the desire to legal and illegal ways to get into the country with a higher standard of living, lack of employment opportunities in an interesting and well-paid j

Where will your idea take place?

Vilnius city,The Republic of Lithuania

Why does Europe need your idea?

Social adaptation and integration of refugees, improvement of social conditions.
Construction of the social living districts. To stimulate interest in the job search. The refugees, with experience and education can get a job in this districts to maintain the buildings and it's communications. The most important point in our proposal is that its implementation does not need any additional infusions from the city budget. Joint Communication of refugees from different countries with the indigenous

What is your impact?

We offer to the municipality of Vilnius its services to create innovative financial instrument for the implementation of financing social and infrastructure projects of public importance. The proposal is to establish revolving investment fund based on the use of long-term experience in the organization of such funds in the municipalities of the UK, Germany, USA, Canada and many other countries without the involvement of budget funds due to the rapid increase in the value of assets that are creat

How do you get there?

The study of the problem of refugees and socially vulnerable layers of the population - the number, marital status, education, willingness to participate in this project. Create a revolving investment fund jointly with the City of Vilnius, investors for the project. Training activities (seminars, conferences) related to the conduct of this project, the study of public opinion.
Creating a site structure for public review and report on progress
Development of the project tasks and the pilot house, approval in all instances, the project approval.
Development of architectural and construction sketch and layout of the integration of the quarter.
Preparation for construction of the pilot house.

What is your story?


Who are you doing it for?

The main target group - refugees and socially disadvantaged sections of the population of Lithuania, who are out of work and, consequently, the possibility of buying or building their own homes. This project will help to solve a lot of problems (employment, housing, gardens, schools, health services)
In numbers, it looks like this:
Refugees: 41 138 foreigners (December 2015
Socially vulnerable layers of the Vilnius population: 43,284 people

What makes your idea stand apart?

We offer a single plan activities that will help solve the problems in social adaptation and integration of refugees, and to improve social conditions for the citizens of Lithuania.We offer the construction of environmentally friendly, energy-efficient homes. Apartments will not be free, but the minimum price will stimulate interest in the job search. As refugees, they can get a job in these districts to do the maintenance of buildings. Joint Communication of refugees from different countries w

€ 50000,-

Funding requested from Advocate Europe

€ 75000,-

Total budget

Major expenses

Administrative expenses 18000 EUR Travel and accommodation 1850 EUR Conducting public hearings and debate 3540 EUR Conducting sociological surveys 2500 EUR Office expenses 550х12=6600 EUR Information and visibility 3500 EUR Making visualization project sketches 7010 EUR Other expenditure 5% of the amount 2500 EUR Legal support for registration and registration of a revolving fund 1500 EUR Bank charges 6% 3000 EUR Total project costs 50000 EUR


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Idea created on Feb. 16, 2016
Last edit on Oct. 30, 2017

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