Make it Happen was a Youth Exchange with the mission to combat youth unemployment promoting the entrepreneurship as a path of creativity, a solution of unemployment in Europe, and a path for self-fulfillment.
Delivered by Heimat Foundation and financially supported by the European Union under the program Erasmus+ for youth. The project took place in Ommen, the Netherlands between 13th -24th of March 2019. As an international project, the Training Course was supported by its international partners:
Solidarity Mission – Greece
Rota Jovem – Portugal
Smokinya – Bulgaria
Vagamonto – Italy
Colectivo Gentes– Spain
Re-creativity – Hungary
The objectives of the project were:
- To bring 35 young people together and to allow them to work on entrepreneurship as a tool to combat youth unemployment.
- To increase their key competences during the Youth Exchange.
- To create an online campaign on social media platforms about initiative and entrepreneurship in youth during the youth exchange of the project and after.
- To promote the active citizenship and social inclusion for all young people.
The project was funded by the European Union, through the program Erasmus+ and the National Agency of the Netherlands, NJI.
“Some people want it to happen,
some wish it would happen,
others make it happen.”