Youth Engaged in Society (YES) 2016-2017

Beneficiaries Description: Direct beneficiaries are 2,000 - 14-17 years old students from 108 schools of Armenia

Project Areas:  Yerevan city and 21 towns and villages of RA: Armavir, Abovyan, Ashtarak, Artashat, Masis, Metsamor, Vagharshapat,  Gyumri, Sevan, Gavar, Vanadzor, Aparan, Talin, Stepanavan, Alaverdy, Vardenis, Chambarak, Kapan, Sisian, Amasia and Ijevan. 

Project Goal: to promote the further development of civil society by organizing structured debate clubs in the schools

Project Objectives:

  • increasing the knowledge and interest of young Armenians in key issues related to the development of civil society, democracy, and human rights,
  • building communication and analytical thinking skills that will permit young Armenians to more actively participate in the development of Armenian society, today and later in their adult lives, 
  • adding value to the education system and increasing enthusiasm of young Armenians for learning through participatory methods.
Project Type: Self-developed
Start Date: September 1, 2016
End Date:June 30, 2017
Coordinator / Responsible Person:Ruben Krrikyan
Donor Organization:World Vision Armenia
Project Cost by Donor Organization:AMD: 23,080,359 USD: 47,103
Implementer: JMF
Project Cost by JMF:AMD: 33,426,941  USD: 68,218
Beneficiaries Number:2,000