Name of the project: Better YOUth Youth Exchange
Date: 2nd until 11th July 2021
City/Country: Klaffer, Austria
What was the main topic of the event?
Vladislav Virtonen – People with special needs, disabilities and marginalized groups
Julia Divonina – Inclusion of people with disabilities
Anfissa Jerjomina – Problems of disabled and vulnerable groups
Margarita Skripkina – How support vulnerable groups of society
Veronika Afonina – Disability
Bika Mustafayeva – Disability
Robert Grankin – Disability
What was the biggest learning moments on the event for you?
Vladislav Virtonen – Nobody can push me to participate- i can only motivate myself. Motivating others as i knew it doesn’t work. My willpower starts from me, thoughts are far more powerful than i thought
Julia Divonina – How to communicate with people with disabilities
Anfissa Jerjomina – How to communicate with different kinds of people and how to work with them.
Margarita Skripkina – Work in teams
Veronika Afonina – I really remember the first day, the first tasks, I began to think about how people can live the truth
Bika Mustafayeva – For me the biggest learning moment was debate, I guess it is useful for future.
Robert Grankin – the best leadership is leading by example
Do you have any plans to continue active in the field? If yes, what?
Vladislav Virtonen – No, but would like to contribute to integrating marginalized groups in my main work making my social contributions more accessible – getting more feedback from different clients
Anfissa Jerjomina – I would like to participate in same type of projects in the future and spread knowledge.
Margarita Skripkina – i will work in the field, which connected with connections with people, so this experience would help
Bika Mustafayeva – Now I don’t know, but maybe in future.
Robert Grankin – Planning to participate in more youth exchanges
Would you recommend it to your friends? I yes, why? If not, why not?
Vladislav Virtonen – Sure, but mind age gap. Nice networking with a chill vacation and little learning
Julia Divonina – Yes, very interesting experience
Anfissa Jerjomina – Definitely yes, because it is an amazing opportunity to get new experience and knowledge.
Margarita Skripkina – yes, it is nice to practice of english
Veronika Afonina – Of course, I’ve already told you how to help people
Bika Mustafayeva – Definitely, in my opinion it is challenge and you need to win.
Robert Grankin – Definitely yes. Going out of your comfort zone is always good for development. and skills to make new connections fast is really helpful in life
More comments or anything else you would like to share? You can add here in your own language, if you want!
Anfissa Jerjomina – Все было супер, спасибо!
Margarita Skripkina – It would be better, if organization will be planned before the project
Bika Mustafayeva – I want to thank organizers, how they do projects like this. I really appreciate that!
Robert Grankin – Thank you to all the organizers, coordinators and trainers to make this amazing exchange possible
This Project was financed by European Commission’s Erasmus + Programme