Using Community Development principals WTCDP aims towards equality and full participation of Travellers in Waterford in social, economic, political and cultural life.
The objectives of the project are:
• To empower Travellers through various programmes, equipping participants with the necessary skills and knowledge to effect change
• To promote the appropriate inclusion of Travellers in local development strategies
• To support Travellers (collectively and individually) in their everyday struggles, and to lobby accordingly
• To network, raise awareness and build solidarity with relevant agencies and groups at local, regional and national level.
The WTCDP aim is to work with Travellers living within Waterford City and County with both permanent residents and transient families