Youth Engaged in Society (YES) 2015-2016

Beneficiaries Description: Direct beneficiaries are 2,000 - 14-17 years old students from 110 schools of Armenia

Project Areas:  Yerevan city and 21 towns and villages of RA: Armavir, Abovyan, Ashtarak, Artashat, Masis, Metsamor, Vagharshapat, Gyumri, Sevan, Gavar, Vanadzor, Aparan, Talin, Stepanavan, Alaverdi, Vardenis, Chambarak, Sisian, Kapan, Amasia and Ijevan. 

Project Goal: to promote the further development of civil society by organizing structured debate clubs in the schools

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 in the development of Armenian society, today and later in their adult lives, 
  • adding value to the education system and increasing enthusiasm of young Armenians for learning through participatory methods.
Project Type: Self-developed
Start Date: September 1, 2015
End Date:May 30, 2016
Coordinator / Responsible Person:Ruben Krrikyan
Donor Organization:World Vision Armenia
Project Cost by Donor Organization:AMD: 20,904,960 USD: 43,550
Implementer: JMF
Project Cost by JMF:AMD: 36,685,440  USD: 70,178
Beneficiaries Number:2,000

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