Social Bike service Program

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Country/partner countries

Project lead partner/organization and contact person (e-mail, links) project website
Youth Information Foundation
Kápolnai Zita

Project information – start and end date (if available)
Start date: 01.03.2015.
End date: 29.02.2016.

Summary (goals and purposes of the project)
Erzsébetváros is one of the inner district of Budapest where the proportion of Romas is extremely high which indicates several social problems between the locals. The majority of young people haven't finished school, and have no jobs. This initiative aims to help disadvanted young people by creating a community bike repair service and train 6 young people to be bike mechanics.

Results of the project
The participants will be mentored as well and they will be hired in the shop.

Who will benefit from this project (target group)
6 disadvanted young people to be bike mechanics.

Sources of funding
Amount: 19.604,00 Euro