SICAP Case Studies


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The Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP) 2018-2022 is funded by the Irish Government through the Department of Rural and Community Development and co-funded by the European Social Fund under the Programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning (PEIL) 2014-2020.

Here are some detailed accounts of work SKDP has been involved in through the SICAP programme.

Kerry Social Farming
In 2019 we documented the work of Kerry Social Farming project, where SKDP acts as lead partner.  Across Kerry, there are over 30 people with intellectual disabilities or acquired brain injuries working on 18 farms.  It not only helps the farmers who may be otherwise working alone but provides a social outlet to groups who often experience isolation.

We released a short documentary video on our Facebook channel where it proved very popular, reaching nearly 5000 people and garnering 500 reactions.

Managing Adolescent Stress

In 2018, we did a Case Study on ‘Managing Adolescent Stress’ which can be viewed in this report.

Case Study FINAL 2018