Put It On the Map - Začrtaj V Zemljevid
Start date: Mar 1, 2015,
End date: May 31, 2015
"Put It On the Map" is a multilateral, international youth exchange held between 17-25 of April 2015 in Metlika, Slovenia. 36 youngsters with fever opportunities, unemployed, creative artists, designers, painters, youth workers from Portugal, Poland, Romania, Republic of Macedonia, Serbia and Slovenia will have a great chance to create a unique artistic city map, and on it point out local companies and their products with the main goal of raising the awareness of local producers, farmers and small self sustainable communities. This youth exchange is responding to youth needs due to difficult economic conditions in the participating countries and their will to improve self employment with developing skills and competences. The main aim is to focus on a very important subject -unemployment and how to deal with diferent aspects of it and allso helping participants on improving skills for employment and entrepreneurship.
During the exchange various and challenging activities of non-formal education methods and tools will be used. 36 youth workers and volunteers coming from 6 different European countries will learn how to launch their own business ideas by getting different entrepreneurial skills and a practical knowledge. Participants will create a city map using different materials, techniques, design methods which will point out local craft-makers and their products. With creating this map they will gain very valuable and appreciated knowledge on how to start up their own business, step by step, as they will have to communicate with local producers, farmers and business owners which in the process will explain and demonstrate how they started and are still running their business.
Main objective of the project is to raise confidance with self initiative and entrepreneurship that helps to increase peoples' possibilities for employment in the competitive labor market. Adopting those entrepreneurial skills can also help young people adapt to other career paths and an inter-cultural working environment, especially in nowadays with a high migration rate in Europe.
With creating this unique map, participants will increase awareness of inter-cultural dialogue which will help in the exchange of European values among youth.
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