Social Enterprise Workshops in Skopje & Bitola

Deadline: 24 October 2013
Open to: interested NGO and youth leaders in Macedonia
Venue: 4-5 November 2013 in Skopje; 6-7 November 2013 in Bitola

Description

Are you interested in learning more about fundraising, building a volunteer network, and engaging the community in your projects?

Expert U.S. speaker Cosmo Fujiyama will hold two 2-day workshops in Skopje, Macedonia on 4-5 November 2013 and in Bitola, Macedonia on 6-7 November 2013.

Cosmo currently works in New York City designing training programs for student leaders around the globe to develop new ventures and launch sustainable social enterprises.

As a university student, Cosmo co-founded the nonprofit organization Students Helping Honduras and successfully raised $1.2 million in four years. During that time, she supervised a 3-year village construction project that built a technology center, a bilingual school, and 44 homes in support of 350 community members. The project also installed a potable water and sanitation system and brought electricity to the village. As a part of that organization, Cosmo initiated 30 university chapters across the United States that send volunteers to this village each year to build homes and schools.

Eligibility

All interested NGO and youth leaders in Macedonia.

Application

To apply to one of these workshops, please send a CV along with your answers to the following four questions to [email protected], subject line: Social Enterprise Workshop. The deadline is October 24, 2013.

  1. Why do you want to attend this workshop?
  2. What does the word “volunteer” mean to you?
  3. Describe a time you have shown leadership.
  4. What is one problem in your city or country that you want to work towards solving?

The official call for applications is AVAILABLE HERE.

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