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The main objective...

... of the MESSE project is reinforcing and improving the effectiveness of regional policies in supporting and promoting socially responsible economic development, through identification, analysis, benchmarking and dissemination of best practices in legal, tax and operational instruments adopted by public authorities for enhancing the Social Economy. Within the newly proposed Europe 2020, the European Parliament has identified a need to promote the development of this sector, via the strengthening of the cooperation between public institutions, social enterprises and for profit companies.



Step into the market through theraphy work with addicts

in Sociotheraphy Institute of Zala County (ceramics production)


A1 - Title in original language
Zala Megyei Szocioterápiás Intézmény - Kerámia műhely működtetése, a termékek értékesítése

A2 - Title in English
step into the market through theraphy work with addicts in Sociotheraphy Institute of Zala County (ceramics production)

A3 - Location of GP (national)

A4 - Location of GP (regional)
West-Transdanubian region

A5 - Economic field of activity
R Arts, entertainment and recreation

A6 - Ultimate purpose of GP
To create or conserve employment
To provide educational opportunities
To improve social cohesion/inclusion

A7 - Spatial scale
Regional (large scale)

A8a - Start date
January 2003

A8b - Anticipated end date (if applicable)

A9 - Short description of the GP
People with addictions are trained ceramist and the by them produced products are sale on the market. Employees work on base of employee contract. The work is a complex rehabilitation as part of the therapy.

A10 - Key words relating to the GP
complex rehabilitation
theraphy for addicts
income generating work
market sales

A11 - Objectives of the GP
Complex rehabilitation of addicts with trainings, work and therapy which ensure to return to the open labour market.

A12 - Activities that have taken place

  1. Learning pottery outside the school system
  2. complex rehabilitation of addicts where the trainings and work are part of it
  3. receiving orders, market research
  4. production
  5. sales

A13 - Achievements of the GP
The people who took part in the program acquired skills and became employee. The organisation could appear on the market with the products which were produce by the participants.