Project Description

FITNESS (FOR ALL) ALFA: LEARNING DISABILTY PROJECT

The project aims to promote the rights, quality of life and opportunities of people with learning disabilities and their families. Raise awareness of support and information available to people with learning disabilities. The idea of the project comes from the philosophy of ‘survival of the fittest’. The question we intend to answer is who will help those who are not fit to survive. We aim to make people with learning disabilities fit to benefit from society in which they live by raising awareness that they are people too.

This project includes hands-on activities such as: African drumming, dancing and cook and eat. It offers advocacy, outreach, befriending and special mediation and mentoring to people with learning disabilities and their careers.

The purpose of the project is to show that people with learning disabilities are people too. The purpose is to intensify that everyone has got the right to enjoy life to the maximum and that is why the project operates according to Equality and Human Rights Strands which are: Age, Disability, Gender, Sexual Orientation, Race and Ethnicity.

What we are doing with people with learning disabilities, which prohibits discrimination on the ground of disability, is in line with European Directive 2000/78/EC of 27th Nov. 2000. The project reduces discrimination and prejudice against people with learning disabilities as it supports Equality and Human Rights Strands which are Age, Disability, Gender, Sexual Orientation, Race and Ethnicity. It encourages the awareness of the needs of people with learning disabilities.