Project Title Disability and Prevention
Type of Contract/Category Grant contract
IPA Component


IPA 1 (2007-2013), Cross border Cooperation Programme: Republic of North Macedonia – Republic of Albania

1st call for proposals

Functional Lead Partner, Lead partner and partners Functional Lead Partner: Poraka Nova – MK

Lead Partner: Defending the rights of people with disabilities MEDPAC – AL

Measure 1.3 Social cohesion
Sector of intervention: Vulnerable groups, social inclusion
Action location/s Struga, Southwest region in MK

Elbasan, Librazhd in AL

Project aim & Objective: The project aim was to contribute to the prevention of disability, through workshops and materials on relevant issues related to early prevention, detection, treatment and rehabilitation. The specific objective was to improve the quality of life of the disabled people and their families, indirect stimulation of the work of institutions dealing with the disabled, as well as increased level of education of the target group and development of joint strategies between the Republic of Macedonia and Albania. The project contributed to the social inclusion and better understanding of the people with intellectual disability in this region
Results: Better accessibility of information and education for the target group; Better understanding of intellectual disability; Improvement of prevention, detection, treatment and rehabilitation; Services’ quality improvement; Set up a network of relevant institutions; Encouraged cooperation.
Facts & Figures The key facts & figures relevant to the project:

Project duration: 12 months

Total Project Budget for the grant beneficiary in MK: € 55,591.58
Total Project Budget for the grant beneficiary in AL: € 40,064.01