Youth Engaged in Society (YES) 2012-2013

Beneficiaries Description: Direct beneficiaries are around 1,605-2,140 school students from 108 schools

Project Areas: Yerevan and 13 towns of Armenia (Armavir, Abovyan, Metsamor, Vagharshapat, Hrazdan, Gyumri, Gavar, Sevan, Vanadzor, Masis, Artashat, Alaverdy and Ashtarak)

Project Goal: promote the development of civil society

Project Objectives:

  • increasing the knowledge and interest of young Armenians in key issues related to the development of civil society, democracy, and human rights,
  • building communication and analytical thinking skills that will permit young Armenians to more actively participate, today and later in their adult lives, in the development of Armenian society,
  • adding value to the education system and increasing enthusiasm of young Armenians for learning through participatory methods.
Project Type: Self-developed
Start Date: September 15, 2012
End Date:May 30, 2013
Coordinator / Responsible Person:Ruben Krrikyan
Donor Organization:Open Society Institute (OSI)
Project Cost by OSI:AMD: 15,092,750   USD: 41,350
Implementer: JMF
Project Cost by JMF (financial):AMD: 14,554,375  USD: 39,875
Project Cost by JMF (in-kind):AMD: 3,777,750  USD: 10,350
Beneficiaries Number:1,605-2,140

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