Green kindergartens for sustainable future (Green kindergartens)

Project code:CB006.1.11.079
Project call:CB006.1
Priority axis / Specific objective:1.1 Environmental protection and sustainable use of the common natural resources of the CBC area
Type of project:Investment
Project duration in months:18
Project final contract amount:398574.35 €
Project EU co-financing rate:85.00 %
Project start date:17.10.2016
Project end date:16.04.2018
Project intervention field:085 Protection and enhancement of biodiversity, nature protection and green infrastructure
Project summary:

The project aims to environmental protection and sustainable use of the common natural resources of the CBC area and it contributes by investing in green infrastructure and energy education in the cross-border region, particularly in kindergartens and with pre-school children. 
The project addresses: small scale investments in EE and RES in kindergartens in Strumica and Kyustendil (remodeling; equipment for “green” classrooms; construction of “green” playgrounds); implementing a joint capacity building programme for teachers; educating kindergarteners and parents on environmental protection and sustainable use of common natural resources, etc. Contractors will be engaged in order to perform reconstruction and other investment activities in the kindergartens in Strumica and Kyustendil. Further, external experts will be hired in order to develop and implement capacity building programme for teachers, to provide trainings to kindergarteners and parents on environmental protection and sustainable use of common natural resources, etc.
The kindergartens in Strumica and Kyustendil are expected to become “green” in order to environmental protection and sustainable use of the common natural resources and energy saving; Kindergarten teachers, kindergarten children and their parent areexpected to increas the knowledge on environmental protection and sustainable use of the common natural resources of the cross-border area; Cross-border networking and cooperation between kindergarten teachers, children and parents will be established.

 

Project wesite:

www.greenkindergartens.eu/

 

Facebook page:

www.facebook.com/greenkindergartens/

Partners

Leading partner
Public local institution for children - kindergarten DETSKA RADOST - Strumica
South-East region
PP2
Kindergarten PYRVI JUNY Kyustendil
Kyustendil