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Community building in Gemer region

Občiankse združenie Fundament

Rimavská Sobota, Slovakia

Project description

As most of the project activities take place in the region of Rimavská Sobota, where a significant part of the local community in addition to the majority of the nation are also members of the Hungarian and Roma community, by implementing activities we contribute to the priority of preserving cultural diversity. The city is in South Slovakia, 30km away from Hungarian border. The region struggling many years with the highest rate of unemployment in the country (over 30%), and faces with serious economic and social challenges. These bad social and economic conditions cause strong migration of young people to the Western Europe. Our organisation decided to give local young people positive examples and opportunity to meet other young people from Europe. These circumstances made a need for positive examples, sharing best practice and innovative methods in regional development. The information has the biggest value for socially excluded people, that's why we decided to start a regional news

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

Rimavska Sobota, house

Training during the project

2 trainings

Volunteer profile

from France

Placement dates

A total of 57 week(s) during the period 01/04/2018 to 01/05/2019

Placement location

Daxnerova 33, 97901 Rimavská Sobota

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Placement topics

Citizenship and democratic participation

Placement deadline

No application deadline