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DIVE in Social Entreprenurship
Start date: 01 Aug 2016, End date: 31 Dec 2017 PROJECT  FINISHED 

The key aim of the project is to provide a way for active development of human capital, practical encouragement of social entrepreneurial activities and establishment of effective pathways to youth employment in strategic cooperation with different stakeholders.The project will consist from capacity building activities (kick of seminar and local researches) and mobility activities (seminar, training courses, study visit and job shadowing). Through implementation of the activities we aim to tackle various aspects of social entrepreneurship and develop competencies of all involved actors to effectively fight youth unemployment. The activities will be based on variety of methods and techniques of non-formal education and they will support active role of the participants in the project activities. The activities will target various groups including young people and youth leaders, youth workers, programme managers and project coordinators, representatives of institutions and local authorities. Besides developing capacities of the participants the project also aims to especially support creating cross-sectorial cooperation that is being consider by the partners of this project to be one of the key element in the process of creating support entrepreneurship environment in participants countries. The project will bring several key results one of them will be ‘Guide for Future Entrepreneurs’ that will contain lessons learned through project and practical tips that can be applied by different stakeholders in the communities. The guide will be published online but also each participating organization will realize one activity in form of presentation, discussion, debate where the guide and conclusions from the project will be presented. Other result of the project will be mentoring program that will provide 10 young people interested to develop own social enterprise to take part in mentoring program of Yunus & Youth that will provide them unique opportunity to develop their entrepreneur competencies. After undertaking the programme these young people will be encourage to share lessons learned with their peers in their local communities to raise awareness of youth in the area of social entrepreneurship. Project will be implemented in period from 1.8.2016 to 31.12. 2017 (17 months) and it will include partners coming from following countries: Macedonia, Bulgaria, Turkey, Greece, Romania, USA, Brazil and South Africa.
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