29 young people, aged 14 to 16, from the town of Gradačac, Zelinja Donja settlement, Bosnia and Herzegovina, attended a three-day training session on "Life Skills and Financial Literacy".
During the three-day training, young people had the opportunity to learn and explore topics related to prejudices, stereotypes, discrimination, their own strengths, communication, then defining their own role and activism in the community, their own vision for the future and their dream job, aspects of smart savings and spending money, ways to raise funds and start your own business.
The participants pointed out that these are topics that interest them and that more such topics should be taught and covered through regular education.
The aspect of awareness of the responsibility that every right we enjoy as living beings brings with it was especially emphasized.
Funds for the implementation of activities, which aim to contribute to the improvement of life skills of young people, are provided through the implementation of the project Action for Roma Engagement, Entrepreneurship, Employment and Empowerment - ACT4ROM.
The project is implemented by the Medunarodno udruzenje "Interaktivne otvorene skole" (MIOS) Tuzla in cooperation with partner organizations of the project: Partnere per Femijet - Albania, Pomoc deci - Serbia, Skola dokorán- WOS n.o. - Slovakia.
The project is implemented under the Erasmus + program and is funded by the Executive Agency for Education, Audiovisual and Culture, which operates under the authority delegated by the European Commission.