Youth Bank Program in Armenia

 Beneficiaries Description: Primary beneficiaries of the project  are about  320 youths – contained of  70  Youth Bank members and around 250 young people involved in implementing small community initiatives. Secondary  beneficiaries - affected  by all  50 projects implementation will be around 2500 people. Totally, the project implying to have  around 2820 beneficiaries

Project areas: Shirak, Gegharkunik, Tavush, Lori, Kotayk, Armavir, Ararat, Vayots  Dzor, Syuniq and in Yerevan  

Project Goal: to empower Armenian youth to bring about positive change in their communities and to become leaders.

Project Objectives:

  • To improve the capacities of the members of 10 rural youth groups to lead local community development activities.
  • To develop partnerships among Youth Bank committees in the South Caucasus for the purpose of sharing experience and best practices on youth-led development.
Project Type: Partnership
Start date:May 1, 2009
End date: May 31, 2010
Coordinator / Responsible Person:Gevorg Aboyan
Partner Organization:Eurasia Partnership Foundation
Project Cost by Partner:AMD: 31,563,350  USD: 103,486 
Project Cost by JMF: AMD: 9,380,000    USD: 30,754
Beneficiaries Number: 2,820

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