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@Antoine Salaun thank you for your suggestion. I will check that workshop. All the best :)

There were questions how our proposal fulfills the evaluation criteria. Here is the answer.

1) Patient-centered / human-centered

Our proposal, at all steps of it's development refers to and builds on real life problems our participants encounter. During the first step we organize a workshop/discussion group which will bring to the table all their experiences with bullying and stigma. We will work on that at the same time consulting results of the the discussions with our discussions groups run in internet (over 40 th participants, all either AD patients or relatives of people with AD) through direct questions, presenting of proposals or through questionnaires. Together we will look for solutions which aim at finding best tools, whith which we can equip parents to work with their kids to help them be stronger to further be able to stand up against bullying.
During workshop sessions we will prepare media materials to share: the experience, the views, positive examples, and small tutorials on how to work with kid to help him/her protect from bullying.

2) Anchored in emotional and psychosocial well-being

We are fully and deeply aware of the fact that the visible symptoms of AD can also have a significant impact on the emotional and psychosocial well-being of those living with AD. For the last 10 years we've been running psychological workshops with adults and families. We also constantly work on finding ways that can help educate people about what it means to live with AD, through engaging in external projects or creating own ones.
In this proposal, the core and the main theme of our workshops, discussions and media campaign is based on the inner strength and emotional stability, which are the key to stand against bullying. Also the tools that we plan to create are to help parents work with kids on the psychological level, on building self-esteem.

3) Locally focused

During workshops and public consulting phase we will encourage people to share ideas which bring insights and challenges experienced in their own communities. Understanding of challenges faced in own community will help find stronger solutions. We work with AD community on various levels. We gather around the organisation more that 40 th people struggling with the problem. Our activities planned in the project are all directly deriving and being communicated to the community. We are in constant dialogue and consultation process with those people. Our proposal is easily scalable. Discussion/workshop groups can be created in every country or city around locally active self organizing groups or patient organizations. We will share the scenarios of workshops embracing. Each group can work out their own solutions based on the scenario and use the results created in Poland, copying them or remodelling to best fit their needs. We will be happy to support other organization in running similar project.

4) Measurable

Our project is fully relevant and refers to everything that was voiced by the AD community. We run surveys among our cummunity members, organize meetings where we share concerns, ideas and discuss problems that need to be addressed. We design projects in line with people needs and opinion. Current proposal demonstrates understanding of the unmet need or burden experienced by people living with AD. With this project we will achieve impact - by large scale of media campaign. At the same time we directly refer to the problem of low self-esteem (it is our core topic), bullying and social stigma (through personal stories).
We will measure the impact by number of media materials published, number of viewers of those materials which will be availeble on internet, by number of people which will download the electronic versions of self-protection tools created during our workshops, through surveys made among parents after release of the tools addressing their usefulness.

5) Feasibility

We consider our idea realistic. We will work with partners allowing us to access wide audience through already popular media channels. We have skills, knowledge and experience to run workshops which, fully based on participants experience and ideas, will bring the results expected within this project being useful supportive tools.
We know what we do is practical and expected by the community, as we discussed the idea with the community members.

The implementation time is long as we know it takes time to gather the workshop group (around a month). The workshops will take several sessions all together lasting two to three months. Preparation of media materials recorded during workshop sessions will take, based on our experience, a month or two. Preparation of properly designed self-protection tools will take a month or two and the production/printing will take another month. We decided to strech the timeframe of project realization till December to be able to give it's every stage proper care end attention.

Since you wrote, you were inspired by our project, I looked at your proposal. Within the scope of our possible activities is designing, by the group of adults with whom we will work, tools which could be used by both kids and adults in various situations in order to influence positive perception of people who suffer from AD. I did not get however the mechanics of the game as well as the narration or story of the game. Could you shed some light on it, please?