Community-based learning, action and spaces

6. Mutuality of personal and community interests

Example of good practice from Slovenia: Fruit growers' association Artiče; Culture and art Association ''Oton Župančič'' Artiče, Tourist Association Artiče. (weblink)

Three associations in Artiče, Slovenija, especially Fruit growers' association Artiče, are proof that older man can be very active in local community if they meet their interest/occupation. Members of associations acquired new skills, knowledge, values, etc., and they also see themselves as important members which help in the development  of their community. They are willing to prepare ideas, suggestions, discuss and co-decide about the development of their local community.