Providing education for 150 children in Armenia

 
$23,830
$31,843
Raised
Remaining
During the vocational training
During the vocational training

In the framework of our project Shushanik Harutyunyan came back to school for continuing her education. Here is her message:

I came back to school to continue my education. I realize that my education will help me to find job in future. I thank members of Zartonk-89 NGO for their assistance and useful work which they do for their beneficiaries.

Assist in our project in order each working child receives basic education in local community.   

The benefiters at work
The benefiters at work

“Providing education for 90 children in Armenia” is aimed at helping labor children to obtain qualitative knowledge and get a profession.

Within the framework of the project our organization has provided benefiters the following services:

  1. Basic Education
  2. Professional education
  3. Psychological support
  4. Legal Advice

As a result of the services that we have provided our benefiters have obtained basic knowledge, professional skills. Due to this many of them work in the profession and have got social stability. Psychological support and legal advice have also been very important for labor children. It helps our benefiters to get integrated in society, communicate with their peers and feel more protected. While caring out our project we have made progress: 30 per cent of the children have returned to their schools to proceed education, and others have obtained skills and now work in the profession.

Cooperating with educational complex of Mkhitar Sebastaci we’ve managed to provide 10 labor children with school activities. They do some easy jobs in the library, in the computer center and in the canteen.

The donation allotted by our donors has been aimed at granting basic education and obtaining professional skills by labor children.

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Provide non formal education to the beneficiaries
Provide non formal education to the beneficiaries

We implement “Providing education for 90 children in Armenia” project with very scarce resources, which give us an opportunity to make contribution for the improvement of working children’s education. We can provide them psychological and legal assistance with the help of volunteers work. We meet with employers; reveal children’s working hours, type of work and employment. In the result they have obtained knowledge on social sustainability and integrated in society. During the implementation of our project we have had progress, helped the children return to school and continue their education, provided them with formal and non formal education, and protected their rights on labor abuse, they work illegal and not registered as an employers.  Based on this problem the organization has worked out a new project which will be ongoing. Amounts received from GlobalGiving are mainly directed to our beneficiaries’ education and stationery.      

Training on professional education
Training on professional education

Now we have 10 beneficiaries, with whom we implement the following activities: o Meet with employers, inform them about child working rights, protect their interests to employers, o Give the beneficiaries knowledge about their working rights o Provide psychological services

Now our beneficiaries have progress, they get in touch with each other, they are self confident, and they protect their rights themselves to employers.

For future we have plans, we have worked out project the aim of which is to fight against child labor exploitation and assist in working child to integrate in society.

The aim of the project is - To decrease the number of people who have lack of knowledge. - To provide our beneficiaries of various age groups with corresponding education, according to state project.

According to the aim of the project we could provide knowledge, specialization, work possibilities during the last phases of the project implementation. In the result our beneficiaries had work places with their gained specialization. Last year the following was done in stated terms of project. The preparatory works were mainly done by the assistance of the volunteers and the main stuff of our organization and school teachers. The plane of our project has changed, because of financial needs. It was late, but the other actions are passing by the plan of the work. As far as we were lack of financial means the plan of the project was changed and we had to implement it partially. Currently we have 10 beneficiaries. The donation for the above mentioned project during the last year was spent on the following activities: 1. The volunteers visited schools, for taking the addresses of those children who didn’t go to school. 2. The volunteers had meetings with the beneficiaries, employers and their family members. 1. Our specialists have done initial knowledge check of our beneficiaries. 2. The beneficiaries learnt their work rights. 3. Psychological assistant with the beneficiaries. 4. Organizing regular trainings 5. Stationeries for the training 6. Raise of knowledge level. 7. Checking of knowledge in fiscal year.

For continuing the project we are in serious financial needs. After which we can implement it in Mkhitar Sebastatsi Educational Complex, half correspondence methodical courses for 80 children (12-16 years old) who have serious educational omissions.

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Project Leader

Silva Vardanyan

Responsible for Foreign Affairs
Yerevan, N/A Armenia

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