Renovation of the Existing Organic and Supportive Food Processing Laboratory for Workers with Disabilities
Project location: ITALY, Latina
Project start date: December 2011 - Project end date: February 2012
Project number: 2011-19
Beneficiary: Fattoria Solidale del Circeo Cooperativa di Produzione e Lavoro
The project's aim is to improve the activities of Fattoria Solidale del Circeo, a structure that involves disadvantaged people in the organic agricultural sector, offering them the occasion for a good insertion in the work sector.
The Social Farm obtained the organic certificate in 2010 for its cultivations. Environmental conservation and the inclusion of people with disabilities or disadvantages is a mission for the Farm. With this project the organization will renovate its organic and supportive food processing laboratory.
The organic and supportive food processing laboratory will provide employment and a farming contracts to people with disabilities.
The structure of the laboratory will be set according to suggestions of people with disabilities who will work in a way that is functional to their specific needs.
The main tasks to carry out will be:
- Organic and supportive food processing laboratory renovation (according with safety measures)
- Preparation and setup of the organic and supportive food processing laboratory (furniture, equipment).
- Staff training.
This project received a grant from the Nando Peretti Foundation. It aims to:
- Provide employment and a farming contracts to at least 3 people with disabilities;
- Find a placement for people with more serious disabilities (subjects without possibilities to be introduced in other farm activities).