Asociatia Tinerilor Formatori pentru Promovarea Dezvoltarii Rurale

poza 2.jpgATFPDR Association has been doing entrepreneurial education activities in rural communities since 2014. The experience gained in implementing these activities, the qualified staff at our disposal urges us to initiate this new volunteer project. By this time, ATFPDR has set up rural clubs of youth in 5 rural communities in Vâlcea county. The 5 clubs were founded in the period 2017-2018 and are currently administered by local volunteers.

ATFPDR has over 7 years of experience in volunteer project management and is a member of

several networks of organizations interested in non-formal education through volunteer activities.

 In the short term, the project aims to achieve the following goals:

- providing young participants and local volunteers with clear opportunities to engage in solidarity activities;

- working solidarity and personal development skills for 10 ESC volunteers and 75 other local


- facilitating the transition on the labor market for the 10 ESC volunteers and local volunteers;

- promoting social inclusion among 5 rural communities in Vâlcea County, including rural Roma


poza 1.jpgThe project "Volunteering for rural development" comes to meet the activities implemented by

ATFPDR in rural communities from Valcea County. During the last 5 years, ATFPDR has been

distinguished by implementing programs for personal development, communication, civic education among young people with reduced opportunities, including young Roma from rural communities in Valcea County.

The specific objectives of the project are:

- Personal and professional development for 8 EVS volunteers who will participate for 12 months at an EVS stage.

- promoting the European Solidarity Corps in rural communities from Valcea County.

- providing both individual and group learning experiences, in a non-formal context.

- the acquisition of entrepreneurial and civic competencies by the 8 EVS volunteers in a non-formal context.



1.Pauline Migaud-France.

2.Baptiste Arnaud-France.

3.Laura Perez Fernandez-Spain

4.Ruslana Stepanova-Ukraine

5.Ana Kuzanashvili-Georgia.

6.Yauheni Karaulau-Belarus

7.Seda Yildiz-Turkey

8.Luka Tservadze-Georgia.

logo3.jpgThe "Book(s) for EVS" project is a follow up of another EVS project, which was implemented by ATFPDR between 1 June 2015 and 30 May 2016. (
One of the valuation and follow-up measures of the EVS project "Discovering the rural traditions" was the realization of a new EVS project, which involved new partners. For this purpose has been formed a team of two former EVS volunteers (Ana Montahna and Fatih Yusuf Ocuklu) who together with ATFPDR team’s started up the realization of this new EVS project. 
The specific objectives of the project are:
- The social inclusion of 8 young people belonging to the NEET category, by their involvement in voluntary activities in support of the local Vâlcea community.
- Promotion of social entrepreneurship among 8 EVS volunteers and 200 young people with fewer opportunities in the Vâlcea community.
-Promoting active citizenship, non-formal education, tolerance and solidarity among 8 EVS volunteers and 300 young people from the local community.
- Initiation, development and implementation of 3 non-formal education methods specific to voluntary service activities.

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„More opportunities real equity!” project is a follow up of another voluntary project- "Young volunteers for rural entrepreneurship"RO-21-169-2013-R3, project financed by Youth in Action program – Action 2 (
The specific objectives of the project are:
- promoting transnational mobility through voluntary participation of a total number of 6 young people in voluntary activities in support of Roma communities in Valcea County.
- reducing the school abandon and increasing the interest for the educational act in Roma communities where the voluntary activities will be implemented.
- increasing the spirit of tolerance and the fighting against any form of discrimination and xenophobia against Roma communities.
- promoting non-formal education as a way of acquiring new knowledge and skills both by volunteers and by beneficiaries of voluntary activities.
- increasing youth interest in participating in the project for sports and outdoor activities.

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  On 8 September 2015, at "Antim Ivireanul"Rm.Valcea library took place the launching conference of a new project lead by ATFPDR.The project is financed by Erasmus + project. Mobilities for young people-European Voluntary Service.
   The launching conference started with a welcome speach from head of public library (Grigorescu Remus,former Valcea county prefect,former head of County Valcea school inspectorate), welcome speach from Tatiana Marandici(head of Casa Corpului Didactic Valcea) and welcome speach of Roxana Croitoru (head of european departament of School Inspectorate Valcea).






   Than was a presentation of the project (aims, objectives, activities, results) and a film presentation of volunteers.The film was made by volunteers special for this event.