ERSTE Foundation Roma Partnership Summer Academies 2016

Roma Partnership Summer Camps

This summer three of our partners offered diverse and interesting opportunities for young and talented people in Hungary and Romania. Have a closer look at the summer activities which were realised in the framework of ERSTE Foundation Roma Partnership!

Multimedia Summer Camp in Roadeș
27 June – 8 July 2016

Community Aid Network (CAN) in Sacele is an experienced partner in training young people at their media skills to raise their chances of future employment. This summer CAN organised for the first time am Multimedia Summer Camp for graduates of previous media trainings called Multimedia for Livelihoods programme. 20 alumnis of this programme shared a house and lived together in Roadeș, where CAN hosted a variety of different photo and video workshops on the topic of cultural diversity.


Youth Exchange Camp in Hungary
15 – 28 August 2016

Mid August three different partners of the ERSTE Foundation Roma Partnership were cooperating at a two week lasting summer camp. Association for a Better Life and Caritas Satu Mare appointed enthusiastic members of their organisations to participate in the workshops of Profilantrop Association. Nora Feldmar, an expert of industrial ecology has gained a lot of experience in various projects creating sustainable ecologic interventions in private homes. Alongside demonstrating the usage of natural materials and the effects of saving energy on the long run at the centre of the workshops was the knowledge transfer of these methods from one to another community.


The Future is Ours II in Satu Mare

This summer school of Caritas Satu Mare started with 20 young people from different social and disadvantaged environments. On the long term, the summer school prgogramme aims to develop individual personal and professional capacities in order to raise their possibilities for employment. The mid term approach of the programme focuses on an effective job orientation and consequently becoming an active member of the local community. On short term and during these summer workshops the young participants got the chance to get to know different jobs and gain first experiences in the work environments.