Active ageing – Create a cross border team of ambassadors in order to improve the quality of life for Slovak and Hungary seniors

The SKHU Ambassadors project represents an innovative approach aiming at primarily improving the quality of life of seniors by promoting their health, physical activity and socialization.

(project number : SKHU/ 1902/4.1/101) financed by Interreg V-A Slovakia Hungary Cooperation Programme in order to improve the phsysical and mental activity of the seniors on both sides of the Hungarian and Slovak borders.

The projetcts targets the following challenges :

  • migration of the younger generations from both regions
  • elderly generations means challenges to the health care system
  • improve the level of social infrastucture and services for the seniors in both regions

The following activities  will be  implemented:

  • Increasing the quality of life for elderly (60+) through the development of joint cross-border services and creating a space for active ageing seniors.
  • Senior Platform development for elderly by which dedicated services can be accessed.
  • Establishment of new Active Aging  Centers  where educational and physical courses will be held. Implementation of pilot programmes.
  • Enhancing the cooperation between Hungarian and Slovak pensioners, thus increasing social cohesion of seniors in the Slovak-Hungarian cross-border region by organising cross-border volunteer days.
  • Establishment of institutional cooperation through organization of common workshops.

Lead beneficiary :          European Grouping of Territorial Cooperation Via Carpatia Limited (Slovakia)

Beneficiary 1:                  BORA 94 Borsod Abaúj Zemplén Megyei Fejlesztési Ügynökség Közhasznú Nonprofit Kft.  (Hungary)

Implementation Period:              01. April  2021-31 . March 2022

Total budget of the project :       195. 942  EUR

Received ERDF Grant:                  166.55,70 EUR

BORA 94 total budget :                     94.732  EUR

BORA 94 received ERDF Grant :       80.522  EUR


The project is implemented with the support of the Europena Union co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund. The content of this article  does not necessarily represent the official position of the European Union.