Asociatia Tinerilor Formatori pentru Promovarea Dezvoltarii Rurale

The project ”Young volunteers for rural entrepreneurship” is an EVS group project, which will be held in five rural rroma communities from Valcea County: Valea lui Stan, Bolovanu, Lunca, Valea Cheii,Vladesti and Goranu. The thems of the project are: “ Rroma communities” and “ rural/ urban development”.


The specific objectives of the project are:
-       Voluntary participation of 4 young people to activities of supporting rural and rroma communities from Valcea County.
-       Development of friendship and tolerance spirit among the five volunteers
-       Promoting non formal education among young people coming from rural rroma communities;
-       Promoting the active participation of young people to the community’s life;
-       Developing a sustainable partnership between youth organizations from Europe and countries from Eastern Partnership.

The EVS stage will have a duration of 12 months and will be held in the period June 1th, 2014 – June 1th 2015. In the project will participate 4 volunteers from 4 different countries: Georgia, , Portugal, Armenia and Turkey.
The activities implemented will be:
-       organizing workshops of painting, drawing, informatics, photography, film and communication for rroma pupils from rural areas;
-       organizing outdoor and sport activities for pupils and young rroma from rural communities;
-       information campaigns  of young rroma about European construction
-       organizing a traditional festival of rroma community
-       activities to combat poverty and marginalization.
The above activities will be implemented using a range of non formal education methods as: street animation, socio-educative animation, world cafe, photo voice, film voice, debate, open space, forum theatre, intercultural games.