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So far YouthBuild Cluj has created 22 blog entries.

The YouthBuild Cluj 2016-2017 promotion

On Wednesday, May 10th, we celebrated the graduation of the 26 YouthBuild Cluj students of the last two groups. The young participants, who didn't have a workplace and weren't following a form of education or training, gained a professional qualification that is recognized by the labor market. The qualification courses were completed by English classes; [...]

By | 2017-05-11T15:54:01+00:00 May 11th, 2017|Program Journal|0 Comments

How the members of the Day Center for Elderly no 1 became models at our professional courses

An important component of YouthBuild Cluj is the professional qualification that the students receive during the program. The young people learn to be hairdressers, make manicure and pedicure, or drive transport cars (lorries). In the hairdressing and manicure-pedicure courses, it is very important for the young students to practice what they get to learn [...]

By | 2017-04-07T16:41:16+00:00 April 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The third YouthBuild generation will graduate in May

A new group of 19 YouthBuild students have started their activities at the beginning of March. The young people, with ages between 16 and 35, have applied to the program to obtain a professional qualification, a driving license and participate in nonformal education activities and English classes. The first course was an opportunity of [...]

By | 2017-03-31T16:22:58+00:00 March 31st, 2017|Program Journal, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The second YouthBuild Cluj generation

In November 2016, a new YouthBuild generation of 12 students, started their courses and activities. The young students, aged up to 26 years old, hadn’t been in employment, education or training when the opportunity of participating in the YouthBuild program showed up. Some of them were struggling with being out on their own, after having [...]

By | 2017-02-06T16:19:29+00:00 February 6th, 2017|Program Journal, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The most famous Romanian pianist is playing for YouthBuild 2016

Three exceptional artists will go on stage Wednesday, at the Gheorghe Dima Music Academy in order to build with musical notes, a better future for young people in Cluj who are not in employment or education. Horia Mihail, one of the most appreciated Romanian pianists, Cristian Mandu, violin player, but also pilot and captain of [...]

By | 2016-11-15T13:23:29+00:00 September 8th, 2016|Program Journal|0 Comments

25 young people graduated the first edition YouthBuild Cluj program

When the YouthBuild Cluj program started, the moment of their graduation seemed far away and hard to imagine. But at the start of november, the graduation event of the first generation of YouthBuild Cluj took place. After three months of intensive program, the young participants can write down in their CV the following: a professional [...]

By | 2016-11-15T13:23:29+00:00 June 2nd, 2016|Program Journal|0 Comments

We were on the news

We were proud when our pilot program attracted the attention of the press, who wanted to make national news about the way the YouthBuild Cluj participants are learning for new jobs. The first exposure was with the Digi24 Cluj-Napoca team, who filmed interviews at the theoretical courses organized by the Craftsmen Association, and on the [...]

By | 2015-11-02T12:13:42+00:00 November 2nd, 2015|Program Journal|0 Comments

We’re contributing to My Town – Home 2.0

Today we organized the first community action of the YouthBuild Cluj program. We helped the team of the Urbannect Association to prepare the furniture for the moving event of My Town - Home 2.0, in which the Association takes on the neighbourhoods of Cluj-Napoca and transform a public place into an Urban Living, in order [...]

By | 2016-11-15T13:23:29+00:00 November 2nd, 2015|Program Journal|0 Comments

We started the pilot project

We started the activities on the 27th June, together with 28 young people that are part of the Pata Rât communities. The young people are participating in a construction work qualification course, nonformal education activities and personal development. The practical work of the course will be done on the Habitat for Humanity Cluj worksite in Jucu, [...]

By | 2016-11-15T13:23:29+00:00 October 27th, 2015|Program Journal|0 Comments

All you have to know about the YouthBuild program

The YouthBuild Cluj program is built on the model provided by YouthBuild International, which exists to help disadvantaged youth from all over the world to find their potential and build a better life for themselves and their community. Before telling you the story of our local program, we wanted to share with you some bits [...]

By | 2016-11-15T13:23:29+00:00 October 26th, 2015|YouthBuild International|0 Comments