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Informal and Values Education Program for Youth and Seniors

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Source of Funding: Swiss - Latvian Cooperation Programme 2009-2012
Program: NGO Fund of Swiss - Latvian cooperation program

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The project will be implemented in the premises of foundation ―Ģertrūdes fonds‖ in Ģertrūdes Street 8, Riga, Latvia.

The main planned activities and planned measurable results of the project are such as:

  1. A  premise  created  for  a  successful  implementation  of  the  informal  and  values  education program in due the subproject timeline as well as after the closing of the subproject.
  2. Courses provided:
    • 10 informative and educative seminars about actual and problematical questions of the target group (each seminar for ~30 persons);
    • courses in sewing and clothing-construction;
    • courses of English (~60 persons);  
    • courses  in  computer  skills  (~32  persons);  practical  and  useful  internet  usage  skills (~32 persons); 
    • seminars about successful CV and motivation letter writing (~20 persons);
    • seminars about tax refund options (~40 persons);
    • a course in personal finance management.
  1. A spiritual library and reading room created and active working ensured in long term; 
  2. Interest clubs created and provided to ensure the target group with a possibility of quality and safe leisure time spending.
Priority: Akadēmiskie pētījumi
Target group: Children,Young people,Seniors
Legal status of Project Promoter: Religious organisation
Region: Riga Region,Rīga
Amount of Grant Awarded: 18048.20 LVL / 25 680.28 EUR
Project number: 2010.CH04/mic-172
Project Promoter: Riga Old Saint Gertrude's Evangelical Lutheran Congregation
Partner(s): Riga's social service, foundation "Ģertrūdes fonds" Foundation "Campus fur Christus Schweiz"
Start date of project: 01.01.2011.
Project finish date: 31.12.2011.
Place of implementation: Rīga
Legal address: Ģertrūdes st.8, Rīga, LV-1010
Phone: 29136397
E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
www: http://www.gertrude.lv