What we do

We are an adult education and cultural organisation. We support people’s personal growth and creativity as well as an active civil society and the vitality of rural areas.

Our Mission

The Association for Rural Culture and Education is a national adult education and cultural organisation, which supports rural and village-based lifestyles, people’s personal growth, creativity and equality as well as interaction and partnerships between people and nature. Our educational activities are based on ecologically, socially and economically sustainable communities and intergenerational values constructed locally, nationally and globally. Our current activities cover four themes: Education, Environment, Arts, Think tank Alkio

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