On February 2 and 3 our NGO hosted the kick-off meeting of the “EU-WISE: Young Citizen Consumers” project, which is financed by the Erasmus+ Program of the European Commission. The online Zoom meeting was attended by project coordinators and financial managers from all partners, 10-12 people in total.
During November, December and January we have been mainly working on the curricula of the second group of tailormade workshops for a new group of young adults with disabilities, this time collaborating with the Orban Foundation from Odorheiu Secuiesc and with their young and young adult clients with disabilities. keep reading
In its final stage the 3 year long Erasmus+ Strategic Partnership called “TRY – Educational Approaches and Self-Management Practices (TRY)” shares the main project’s results and outputs with the objective to facilitate the implementation of Non-Formal Education for the promotion of Participation, Autonomy and Sustainability.
In the May 2021-February 2022 period we, the Youth Association from Transylvania, will host 10 volunteers from the EU for 9 months, in the small town of Cristuru Secuiesc, Romania, through an already approved European Solidarity Corps project. The candidates have the choice to be active in 8 different areas: support person for entities working with disabled youth (1), for kindergartens (2), for herbalists (3), for the www.keresztur.info news portal (4) and for the host organization (5), manager of up-cycling education (6) and puppet show group (7) and as promoter of rural traditions (8). keep reading
We are glad to announce that the European Commission has approved our Erasmus+ project called “EU-WISE: Young Citizen Consumers” which was submitted by us within the call EACEA/34/2019, social inclusion and common values: the contribution in the field of education and training. The project started in the beginning of December, this year and will last 2 years until the end of 2022. The project is coordinated by us and the partners are Equo Garantito from Italy, Fair Trade Advocacy Office, which is based in Belgium, Polish Fair-Trade Association from Poland and Project School, also from Italy.
NIKOLAS VARGA- SLOVAKIA• My name is Nikolas. I am 23 years old and I’m from Tvrdosovce- one of the larger villages in Slovakia.
Even though the past months have been difficult due t the COVID-19 pandemic, we and our Greek, Lithuanian and Spanish partners have finished the first set of artistic workshops and video tutorials linked to those. We have managed to directly work with 17 youths and adults with various disabilities and with the tutorial videos made wth them, to inspire and teach countless others. keep reading