The Project

The innovative solution of parentbank

parentbank Enhancing the social inclusion of
low income
single parents’ is an Erasmus+ Strategic
Partnerhsips in Adult Education project, financed by
the European Commission through A.N.P.C.D.E.F.P.

It has a duration of 2 years (2019-2021)
Project Number: 2019-1-RO01-KA204-063798

The project aims at facilitating the labor market integration of low-income single-parents by promoting their access to childcare and other service that they may be unable to afford through the time-banking (providing services to one another) and by developing their skills and entrepreneurial spirit, which can improve their employment status.

What is


Time banking is a reciprocity-based work trading system in which hours are the currency. It is a form of community currency, which enables a person with one skill set to trade hours of work with someone with another
skill set, without any money changing hands.


To support single parents who are low-skilled/qualified in order to foster their employability.

To extend the competences of professionals, who support single parents, in the teaching of numeracy, entrepreneurial and digital skills.

To encourage low-skilled/low-qualified single parents to develop and upgrade their literacy, numeracy, digital, entrepreneurship competences.

To promote access of low-income single parents to childcare and other services through time-banking, that can support their entry into the labor market or further training.