Youth Engaged in Society (YES) 2013-2014

Beneficiaries Description: Direct beneficiaries are around 1,950-2,600 school students from 130 schools

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

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, 2013
End Date:June 30, 2014
Coordinator / Responsible Person:Ruben Krrikyan
Donor Organizations:Open Society Foundations-Armenia (OSF), World Vision (WV)
Project Cost by OSF:AMD: 28,350,000   USD: 70,000
Project Cost by WV:AMD: 10,125,000     USD: 25,000
Implementer: JMF
Project Cost by JMF (financial):AMD: 10,854,000  USD: 26,800
Project Cost by JMF (in-kind):AMD: 3,726,000 USD: 9,200
Beneficiaries Number:1,950-2,600