Training "Basics of Programing" was held on October 17, 2016 by IDEA Center of NGO 'Parostok' (Sprout), working in Vinnytsya. The participants were students of Vinnytsia Institute of Economics and Social Sciences, of the Ukraina University. Durinng the trainning, youth gained knowledge and skills in coding that can be useful for their further study and work.
On September 20, 2016 a museum of the victims of Soviet political repressions was opened in Kaspi Gymnasium. The museum is located in the basement of the gymnasium, which used to be a former Militsiya (police) building during the Soviet Union, where the victims of political repressions were detained.
An essay writing workshop for the students of MT program partner schools was held in Ateni Gorge. The workshop was facilitated by the journalist Nino Chibchiuri. Nino was a participant in an essay contest in Egypt and her essay on the topic “Religion and Democracy” was one of the best.
Students of Village Bejano Armenian-language public school in Samtskhe-Javakheti region carried out an advocacy campaign to arrange conference hall in the school with the support from MT mini-grant project.
Students of Ivane Javakhishvili School of Borjomi initiated a project aimed to integrate their peers with special needs into society and involve them in decision making process. The project started with training on inclusion of children with special needs.
Village Odzisi public school students in the framework of MT mini-grant project decided to create a working space at school where students would be able to plan, organize and conduct different activities.
Students of village Purtio public school carried out community survey to identify critical problems for their community. Cutting of the trees was identified as one of the problems. Students prepared short video on a topic and showed it in a meeting with environmental office representatives and community members.
Students of Abasha public school #1 decided to renovate a school gym in the framework of MT mini-grant project “Our choice is healthy lifestyle”. Students, parents and teachers took part in the cleaning action. Students met with representatives of Abasha Municipality and school alumni to get additional money for gym rehabilitation.
Today, one of the key, and the most important and affordable ways to find work is searching for work in the Internet. There are many specialized resources, where one can pick up a suitable vacancy, post the resume, contact the employer. However, young people do not always have enough knowledge to make this search effective, which is why IDEA Center of NGO "Institute for Public Development" Ortega-y-Gasset " periodically provides consultations on job search online. During consultations held in August 2016 year, they addressed key areas of job search on the Internet and especially the use of each of these areas. Participants received tips on work with internet services for more efficient job search. After the consultations, participants can do a search for their dream work more efficient, safe, and effective.