Youth Engaged in Society (YES) 2014-2015

Beneficiaries Description: Direct beneficiaries are 1,700 - 14-17 years old students from 102 schools of Armenia

Project Areas:  Yerevan city and 12 towns: Armavir, Abovyan, Ashtarak, Artashat, Masis, Metsamor, Vagharshapat, Hrazdan, Gyumri, Sevan, Gavar, Vanadzor and 7  rural communities/ villages: Aghavnatun, Karin, Karbi, Oshakan, Dalarik, Qarakert, Lernagog,

Project Goal: to promote the further 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 8, 2014
End Date:May 30, 2015
Coordinator / Responsible Person:Ruben Krrikyan
Partner Organization:COAF
Implementer: JMF
Project Cost by JMF:AMD: 29,160,000  USD: 72,000
Beneficiaries Number:1,700