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Girls Who DO 3.0

Study Visit

12-16 October 2015 | ─░stanbul, Turkey

Five-day study visit in co-operation with Finland and Sweden to south-east part of Turkey in the field of social entrepreneurship, social innovations and alternative business organisation models for young women. The applicants from SE and FI can apply.
The third part of this trilateral practice-based study visit will be linking theoretical knowledge and practical experience in the field of social entrepreneurship, social innovations and alternative business organisation models seen in local context in ─░stanbul, Turkey. By visiting initiatives focused on local social and economical development, it is aimed to give a space to discuss issues of empowerment, social innovation and entrepreneurship in a gender perspective (particularly young women). Aims and objectives - To empower the participants through useful and practical knowledge and skills to support young people to initiate and carry out their own projects - To inspire the participants to innovative idea creation by visiting organisations working with non-conventional methods of empowerment of young entrepreneurs. - To enhance cooperation and exchange of good practices and information among participants. - To inform young people about national and European resources (methods, funding) useful for sustainable local development. - To introduce the participants to social entrepreneurship business models for sustainable local development. - To promote a discussion about implementation of different innovative business models in other countries and environments.

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Training overview

This activity has already happened!

This Study Visit is

for 24 participants

from Finland, Sweden

and recommended for

Youth workers, Trainers, Youth leaders, Youth project managers, Professionals working with empowerment and support of initiatives of young people, women and social entrepreneurs. The participants should be willing to disseminate the knowledge acquired during the activity in their corresponding organizations

Working language(s):



Turkish National Agency; (National Agency)

Contact for questions:

Handan BOYAR


Phone: 00 90 312 409 61 37

Before applying please contact the NA of your residence country to check if it is involved in this concrete project and committed to cover travel costs. NB! Learn about possible participation fee and other relevant rules.


This project is financed by the Erasmus+: Youth in Action Programme. Being selected for this course, all costs (accommodation, travel, visa, etc.) relevant to participation in the course will be covered by the NAs involved in this project - except a participation fee which varies from call to call and country to country. Please contact your Erasmus+: Youth in Action NA to learn more about the financial details, and how to arrange the booking of your travel tickets and the reimbursement of your travel expenses.

This training activity is funded by:

The Erasmus+ Youth in Action Programme

Participants are entitled to receive a Youthpass certificate from the organiser, for recognition of their competence development during the activity. Read more about Youthpass:

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