Business startup in rural areas

Project Sentieri, fundend by the Province of Prato in 2006 with ESF resources, aimed at supporting a group made of nine people, seven of them mentally disabled, in setting up a business in the sectors of mountain paths maintenance, environment protection, management of hospitality and cathering services in rural areas.

To this end, the project carried out training activities and also support activities for setting up the business and launch it. The project was supported by several municipalities in the Prato Area, Legambiente, local authorities in the field of public health.