Spóldzielnia cooperative

Spóldzielnia cooperative
The partnership’s aim was to popularise the idea of social economy through the creation of a unique place, a Café-Bookstore “Spóldzielnia”.
Social Purpose: 
It offers coffees, and snacks, but also organises sociocultural events, such as debates, discussions, literary meetings, film festivals, book swapping, exhibitions and others. Besides having a good coffee, persons are given the opportunity to also get involved in local initiatives. The café-bookstore serves as a place for professional and social activation of people at risk of social exclusion. For the second time in a row, it was also awarded the title of a parents- and children-friendly place.
Social Impact: 
All players support the institutionalization of cross-sectoral cooperation as a new and more effective form of local governance. Therefore, it is necessary to pay attention to representation of all possible sectors, i.e. public, social and private. Each partner fulfills own tasks which eventually aim to develop an innovative model of comprehensive support for people at risk of social exclusion both at the local and national level.
Innovative Character: 
The innovation in this caseis the involvement of institutional partners, as well as those representing the social economy and private sector. The partnership’s aim was to popularise the idea of social economy through the creation of a unique place, a Café-Bookstore “Spóldzielnia”.
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