Youth Engaged in Society (YES) 2017-2018

Beneficiaries Description: Direct beneficiaries are 2,000 - 14-17 years old students from 108 schools of Armenia

Project Areas: Yerevan city and 16 towns and 31 rural communities of RA: Armavir, Abovyan, Ashtarak, Artashat, Masis, Metsamor, Vagharshapat, Gyumri, Sevan, Gavar, Vanadzor, Talin, Alaverdy, Vardenis, Kapan and Ijevan; Norapat, Marmashen, Tsaghkunq,Ddmashen, Oshakan, Ayntap, Urut, Hobardzi, Sevqar, Quchak, Shenavan, Ganzak, Gegharquniq, Noratuz, Tsovazard, Aygut, Vahan, Tsovagyux, Martuni, Mets Masrik, Karchaghbyur, Geghamasar, Shatvan, Akunq, Nerqin Bazmaberd, Shaqi, Angeghakot, Tsoghamarg, Mayisyan, Amasia and Ashotsq  

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, 2017
End Date:June 30, 2018
Coordinator / Responsible Person:Ruben Krrikyan
Donor Organization:World Vision Armenia
Project Cost by Donor Organization:AMD: 23,802,359 USD: 49,077
Implementer: JMF
Project Cost by JMF:AMD: 34,076,941  USD: 70,261
Beneficiaries Number:2,000