IFALL – Integration För Alla (Sweden) is the coordinator of Motivate Project. IFALL is founded 2013 in south of Sweden in Örkelljunga as well as IFALL Klippan too. We have been working with several local organizations Refugee Centre, Employment Centre, Örkelljunga Education Centre, Municipalities in order to enlarge our network and experiences. There are 25 active volunteers, 10 staff and 15 weekly activities that works with integration.
The main objective of the organization is to promote integration between cultures and counteract violence between cultures in Sweden and in other countries. With culture we mean individual. In this way we would like state that we are not only working with integration of refugees/minorities/immigrants but also we are working with integration of cultures in different level.
The organization fulfills the main objective through :
• giving help to self-help so that the individual’s understanding of her/his own culture and self-esteem amplifies.
• providing multi-cultural meeting places where the exchange of experiences, values and cultures promote individual’s life quality
• building social network between different cultures
• encouraging the individual to take responsibility in society
• developing and practicing effective and creative approaches/methods for integration, both formal and non-formal.
• spreading information in order to increase awareness of the meaning of culture and different cultures.
Contact Information :
Kungsvägen 22, 286 34 Örkelljunga, Sweden
Charlotte MELETLI firstname.lastname@example.org
Centre for Social Innovation (CSI) (Cyprus) is a Research and Development organization which focuses on fostering social innovation that can bring about a positive change to local, national, regional and global contexts. CSI belief, is that the four pillars of Social Interaction, Education, Development and Economic Rationalization coupled with fundamentally sound and sustainable solutions as well as disruption to streamlined solutions to systemic social problems can lead to creative solutions that impact significant change to the social fabric of every society.
CSI is working closely to address social, economic and cultural challenges with governments, local administrative agencies, non for profit agencies, commercial entities, and educational institutions. We identify and address systemic challenges through evidence based research, state of the art investigation of global, national, regional and local solutions, developing solutions by taking into consideration the local ecosystem, cultural dynamics, meet the stakeholders needs and implementing those solutions as we keep constant vigilance to ensure continual feedback loop and adjustments.
The feedback mechanisms and processes we employ allow us certainty in keeping in touch with our stakeholders and continually update our social solutions proposition. CSI team is composed of open-minded, fully equipped researchers, educators, social workers, social entrepreneurs, project managers, trainers and Information Technology Developers.
CSI encompasses the capability and capacity to identify social needs, design and implement adjusted initiatives and project and provide for sustainable growth.
The areas of expertise are in the fields of social justice, labor market, education and e-learning, social entrepreneurship, project management, project evaluation services, product validation, and training.
Role in Motivate Project
CSI’s role in the MOTIVATE project is to be in charge of the ICT, both within the products preparation and for consortium use. CSI will be in charge to assess the learning outcomes of the initial staff training, the local piloting with the partners’ staff, the mentors’ preparation and the results and level of development of the migrants in the pilot activities. Hence, the CSI team will take care of all the technical aspects of the training and support the partners all along the project’s duration.
Contact Information :
Address : Rigenis 62 (1st floor) – 1010 Nicosia, Cyprus
KulturLife (Germany) is an independent, non-profit organization for intercultural exchange based in Kiel, Germany. Together with our partner organizations, participants and volunteers, we work for a world in which people live together peacefully and on an equal footing.
Our main focus lies on the learning opportunities that result from encounters between people of different cultural backgrounds. We believe that the understanding for other lifestyles and views can lead to international understanding, respect for other cultures and international cooperation. In this way we make an important contribution to a tolerant way of working together characterised by trust and openness.
Through our work, we are committed to making a wide range of educational opportunities accessible to different target groups and to promoting inclusion. Our projects aim to prevent discrimination and racism; these goals are also set up in our Code of Conduct.
Role in Motivate project
KulturLife gGmbH acts as a partner organization within the MOTIVATE project and wished to contribute in its best way by using our:
1) expertise in the project’s topic of social inclusion:
Throughout different programs and projects KulturLife engaged in the promotion of social inclusion and especially supporting refugees and people with a migrational background to enter society and the labour market. We are therefore familiar with challenges individuals might enface and try to tackle these by implementing relevant projects.
2) contacts with the project’s main addressees (migrants, refugees and asylum seekers):
Through our daily work in several project formats dealing with the above topic, we are in contact with the addressees themselves, relevant stakeholders in the field and respective networks. We believe that an inclusive and supportive approach in all areas of social life is the cornerstone to successful integration.
3) experiences with the project’s methods focusing on non-formal learning processes:
In all our programs we focus on the opportunities and the added value of non-formal learning methodologies. KulturLife is not only experienced with designing non-formal learning settings but also delivers these in trainings on a regular basis while respecting different perspectives and needs.
Contact Information :
KulturLife gGmbH, Max-Giese-Str. 22, 24116 Kiel, Germany
Constanze Rassbach email@example.com
Faal (Turkey) is an association has been established to increase communication and interaction between cultures and to prevent possible problems and violence between cultures. For us, culture is the whole of the individuals that make up it. Every individual is a part of this whole. And it enters our field. Among these individuals, individuals in disadvantaged groups have priority.
The main priority of our association is to provide opportunities for individuals to develop themselves in line with our objective, to prepare the environments in which they can express freely, to take an active part in the society and to be a part of the change.
In the light of these goals, we organize local, national and international events, participate in different events and realize projects both under Erasmus + and different platforms.
Role in Motivate project
According to Motivate project’s aim, our role is to fulfill our responsibility as a partner of this project by arranging local activities and training course for serving migrants, refugees and disadvanteges groups in a good manner.
We need to offer that to these groups with a more efficient way to increase and develop of skills and fostering their ability.
We will be a host for our one of the translational meeting in Turkey.
We will be in charge to arrange the learning outcomes of the initial staff training, the local activities , the trainer’s preparation and the results of these activities.
Contact Information :
Cumhuriyet mh. Sakarya cd. 13/84 – Ankara, Turkey
Mehmet MELETLI firstname.lastname@example.org
Câmara Municipal de Lisbon (Portugal) is a public authority with more than 8000 workers, legal person of public law engaged in meeting public needs and management of the city of Lisbon with expertise skills in a wide range of areas like Development and Training, Entrepreneurship, urban planning, urban, environment, management public space, tourism, urban hygiene, mobility, social rights, migrants and refugees, culture, adult education.
The organization works also with Vocational Education and Training for more than 30 years, providing training in all the areas of its intervention, empowering people through the recognition of its competences as well as by providing Digital Courses to its citizens that need to enhance their digital literacy.
The Department has a specific Adult Digital program to combat the exclusion and isolation of communities and neighborhoods, as well as to combat gender exclusion. A program that was exclusively conceived, designed and implemented by the council and won the First Prize in Digital Literacy to adult people.
In 14th of November 2019, the Department team won the 2nd VINCE PRIZE 2019, the Erasmus+ project Validation to the Inclusion of new Citizens in Europe. The council integrates also an empowering dimension in what concerns entrepreneurship towards Women’s, having an alphabetization program ongoing with CEPAC-Centro Padre Alves Correia, an organization that works with migrants/ Refugees.
Contact Information :
Rua António Patrício, nº 26,2º – 1700-049 Lisboa, Portugal
Luisa DORNELLAS email@example.com
Mine Vaganti NGO (Italy) is a no-profit organisation born in Sardinia in 2009, whose services encompass Education and Training, Project Design, Research, International Mobility and Consultancy.
MVNGO has 4 offices in Sassari, Uri, Olbia and Tempio Pausania covering all the North of Sardinia with other branches in the rest of Italy. Mine Vaganti NGO managed a Youth Centre in Sassari, under a convention stipulated with the Municipality of Sassari for 2 years (2014-2016).
MVNGO promotes intercultural dialogue, social and green entrepreneurship, social inclusion through Sport, Formal and Non Formal Education including disadvantaged targets as migrants and people with disabilities. MVNGO is part of 3 international networks such as YEE, ISCA and MV International.
MVNGO is an educational training provider at local and European level. MVNGO has a consultant role for public and private bodies in order to promote and develop European and trans-continental projects in Youth/Adults/VET/HEI/Sport Sectors.
MVNGO works on Erasmus+, Horizon 2020, Cosme, Europe for Citizens, Creative Europe, EuropeAid, EaSi, Life+, IEE, the United Nations programmes (UNDEF) and with foundations such as EYF, Fondazione con il Sud, Anna Lindh and Open Society
Contact information :
Via del Fiore bianco 13A, 07100, Sassari, Italy
Roberto Solinas firstname.lastname@example.org