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article • Tuesday, November 6th 2018

SAY YES - Skills for Jobs

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EU4Youth - SAY YES Skills for Jobs

 Duration: 15/02/2018 – 15/02/2021 (36 months)

Total   project  budget:  EUR  1,543,668.00; EU contribution: EUR 1,466,484.00 Budget for Georgia: EUR 1  021 024.00

 Location: Armenia and Georgia.

In Georgia, activities will be implemented in Samegrelo, Samtskhe-Javakheti, Imereti and Mtskheta-Mtianeti region.

Coordinator: World Vision Deutschland

Implemented by: World Vision Deutschland VE (DE), "Global Development" Fund (AM), Association "Anika" (GE)/ Georgia Farmers' Association (GE)

Local Coordinator: World Vision Armenia   

PROGRAMME OVERVIEW

The project under the EU4Youth initiative has been designed by World Vision Germany in close collaboration with World Vision offices in Armenia and Georgia as well as the Global Developments Fund to address unemployment and lack income opportunities for youth in rural areas.

The project will target young women and men aged between 15 and 35 years old, particularly those with fewer opportunities and support them to get a job or start their own business.

 ACTIONS IN BRIEF

The project will establish 16 (SKYE) Youth Clubs  in  4 regions of Georgia ,  in which 320 young adults meet weekly for 2-3 hours to have fun, learn, and serve their communities together. A SKYE Club is typically made up of approximately 20-25 youth (aged 18-26) which helps disadvantaged youth develop the skills, behaviors and attitudes necessary to obtain sustainable livelihoods and participate constructively in their communities. The clubs are led by volunteer SKYE Club Leaders in the community. These Leaders use a curriculum based on experiential learning methodologies to help the members cultivate competencies in the areas of active citizenship, leadership, employability and entrepreneurship. The project will also develop a work-based learning (WBL) tool for three (3) agrarian and agro-tourism professions.

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