(…) Drosos Foundation is committed to enabling disadvantaged people to live a life of dignity.

Call for proposal for labour market integration

Drosos Foundation is inviting social enterprises from the German-speaking region of Switzerland, already involved in the area of labour market integration, to elaborate innovative proposals on how to further develop the quality of their offering. Call for Proposal (in German …

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Tunisia

Creating employment opportunities for young people with disabilities

This project focuses on giving people with disabilities, especially young women, access to better vocational training conditions and to decent work opportunities in three governorates. A guidance and coordination system has been implemented between the local employment partners to identify …

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(…) Every individual bears the responsibility for him/herself, for others, for the environment. The Foundation creates aptitudes and promotes skills which enable people to fulfil these responsibilities.

Lebanon

Theatre as a tool of empowerment for young people and practitioners

The project provides drama therapy workshops to 150 children and young people from low income and marginalised regions, as a means of improving their personal and social life skills, through exercises and the presentation of their own plays. In parallel, …

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Morocco

The “Centre of Second Chances”

In the “Centre of Second Chances”, 600 underpivileged fifteen to thirty-year-olds from the Greater Casablanca area receive individual support and coaching on a professional, educational and social level. These activities allow them to not only gain the self-confidence and values …

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(…) The Foundation seeks a long-term impact of its projects. With regard to sustainability and social acceptance, the Foundation promotes cooperation between local partners, authorities or the private sector.

Tunisia

Schools – little islands of creativity and culture

This project is being rolled out in state schools within disadvantaged districts in Tunis and in neglected governorates in Tunisia, with the intention of stimulating children’s interest to learn and experience knowledge and culture, whilst creating a dynamic centred on …

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Germany

“Show what you can do!”

In the eastern parts of Germany, young people with problems gaining a start in life due to their origins are increasingly leaving school without any qualifications. In this context there is significant evidence of a link between educational attainment and …

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(…) The Foundation regards aid relationships as equal partnerships. Project ideas are developed together with the partners, and project implementation is closely monitored by the Foundation.

Switzerland

Colourful Stories

Reading is one of the basic educational skills and is important for learning success. However, children and young people, especially boys, are increasingly under-performing. The “Colourful Stories” project provides schoolchildren at intermediate and secondary level with better access to reading, …

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Palestine

Promoting literacy in a fun way

A small library, available for daily use by up to 50 children, is being established in a newly renovated historic building. The children can use the library facilities, take part in playful activities to promote literacy and learning, or be …

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Egypt

Bicicletta – A bike-sharing model

Over the past decade, several youth groups have initiated cycling as a popular hobby among male and female young people. The main challenge to greater participation is owning a bicycle which can be taxing for most young people. “Bicicletta” introduces …

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Morocco

HIV prevention and healthcare services in prisons

The access to medical treatment and care services for the prevention of HIV, hepatitis or drug use is being improved in five selected prisons in Morocco. UNODC focuses on promoting best practices and develops sustainable partnerships between Moroccan NGOs and …

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Lebanon

Vocational training and work placement for young people

By supporting a network of guidance and employment offices in both private and state technical schools across Lebanon, the project addresses youth unemployment. The offices place 1’ooo students of electrical engineering in jobs, following coaching and extra-curricular courses to improve …

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