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Y.S.C. is a youth NGO that works to promote the human development of youngsters with fewer opportunities as people that have value and need equal opportunities. We have started as an informal youth group that was eager to bring positive changes to the community.

Our Mission: To protect and promote the rights of disadvantaged youngsters by offering to them support and social inclusion in order that they can be empowered to participate actively in society. We work in three main pillars: Human Rights, Youth empowerment and Social Inclusion. During these years of our work, we had created youth groups who are involved in our activities as volunteers. Y.S.C.  has worked at the local level with approximately 200 young people. activities as volunteers. Y.S.C.  has worked at the local level with approximately 200 young people.

We trained them to understand and face cultural shock, and how to interact and participate in a multicultural environment. We also helped and facilitated them to organise among their peer's short information sessions, sharing examples and exercises that they learned from the activities that they participated in. With 15 youngsters from this group, we are working on increasing our capacities in project writing and management.

We were partners in nearly 60 activities organised under YIA. We trained the participants before going in these activities, providing the above-mentioned skills and helping them with the travel. The participants organised at the return short information sessions, which served also as a post-evaluation on their learning outcomes.