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Building resilience of the elderly on Aruba

Vooruitgang: Implementation
Budget: € 71923
Looptijd: 2017-11-30 - 2021-06-29


Supporting the elderly in increasing their resilience through creating a safer living environment and increasing their social networks Elderly people are often lacking a social network as family members migrate away from Aruba, and loneliness is a big issue on the islands. With an increased social network, they can alert others of their situation, and social activities increase the well-being of individuals. Volunteers will also assess the safety in the homes of beneficiaries with the aim to improve their living situations. Aruba


Through social activities, courses and home visits, elderly people will increase their social networks and safety in their immediate surroundings.


100 elderly

Type ramp: Civil unrest and other situations of violence Disaster prevention and preparedness Prevention / Mitigation
Donateur: The Netherlands Red Cross
Uitvoerende partners: Red Cross Aruba

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