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 About The Project :Khatwa

    Introduction:

    Khatwa aims to strengthen youth involvement in civil society in Egypt through active citizenship education. The program aims to empower social change and tackle regional needs by providing capacity building for active young people.

    The individual with its capacities is in the Centre of our approach. Through seminars, training with peer-to-peer facilitators, and project design and implementation, participants are motivated with tools and skills to be active citizens. Khatwa implemented in cooperation between El Sadat Association and Theodor-Heuss-Kolleg.


    Vision:

    To contribute to a plural, transparent, social responsible, and participative civil society in Egypt.


    Goals:

    To empower social change and tackle regional needs through active citizenship education, by providing capacity building for active young people


    Target Population:

    The program targets active youth from all over Egypt.


    Language:

    All sessions will be offered in Arabic. Want to improve your English? For those who are interested, some sessions in the seminar will be available in either English or Arabic. Those who would like to attend English sessions must complete the application in English to demonstrate your level of proficiency (you will be given the choice to complete an English or Arabic application).

    Cost:

    Accommodation, food & transportation will be covered for all participants during the seminars.

    What does a Khatwa participant look like?

    Khatwa participants represent different backgrounds, levels of education, and mind-sets. They come from all over Egypt. They are all connected through a desire and a drive to have a positive social impact in their communities.

    What does a Khatwa participant look like?

    • You live in Egypt
    • You’re between the age of 18-28
    • You have some idea of how you’d like to make a social impact in your community during the three month “project implementation phase” – this is your project idea that you will realize with the support of Khatwa
    • You are available to make a commitment to attend all Khatwa activities as listed previously
    • You are ready to be an active participant in Khatwa

    What benefits and resources will Khatwa participants have access to on completion of the program?

    On completion of the program, participants become alumni. How can we describe Khatwa alumni?

    • They have implemented projects in their communities that have a BIG social impact
    • They are qualified in project management
    • They are leaders and volunteers in their communities, universities, and networks
    • They have access to the Khatwa network - including local and international training opportunities, connection to local NGOs or incubators to continue to support their projects or learning goals
    • They have the opportunity to join MitOst as a member, attend the MitOst festival and gain access to MitOst resources & networks

    Contact Us:

    E-mail:khatwamasr@gmail.com

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    Tel:project coordinator:Khaled Azab : 01123071247



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  Khatwa 2016

    Deadline: :25 July, 2016


    Let’s create an inspirational space for sharing and exchanging ideas, creating actions and projects together! Khatwa empowers Egyptian youth age 18-28, from all regions of Egypt, to be active citizens and change-makers in their communities. This year, the program will focus on elements of diversity- in family, communities, society, and beyond. Up to 60 young change-makers will kick-off the program in August, 2016, to:


    • Connect with other young change-makers from all over Egypt
    • Gain and exchange knowledge about topics such as diversity, project management, and active citizenship
    • Dream, plan, and implement innovative solutions to local community challenges
    • Get support from a network of peers, mentors, trainers, and partners
    • Strengthen the quality and impact of work done at the local level
    • Co-create an Egyptian network of young, passionate change-makers

    Khatwa participants must make a commitment to attend one Introductory Seminar, one Project Management seminar, and the Evaluation seminar.

    ActivityDatesLocation
    Intro Seminar I orAugust 21-26, 2016Delta or Upper Egypt (to be confirmed)
    Intro Seminar IIAugust 28 - September 2Delta or Upper Egypt (to be confirmed)
    Project Management Seminar - Cairo/Delta or October 23-28, 2016Delta
    Project Management Seminar - Upper Egypt October 30 - November 4, 2016Upper Egypt
    Community Project Implementation Phase November 2016 - February 20 2017In your community
    Evaluation Seminar March 6-10, 2017Health & Hope Oasis or Beit el Wadi

    Locations subject to change, but all locations will be confirmed by the time of participant selection.


    Which seminars will I attend?

    Participants must attend ONE intro seminar (you will be able to tell us your preference for which intro seminar you would like to attend in the application), ONE project management seminar (these will be regional, one in Cairo and Delta region and one in Upper Egypt; participants will attend the seminar closest to their location) and all participants together will attend the evaluation seminar.


    Language:

    All sessions will be offered in Arabic. Want to improve your English? For those who are interested, some sessions in the seminar will be available in either English or Arabic. Those who would like to attend English sessions must complete the application in English to demonstrate your level of proficiency (you will be given the choice to complete an English or Arabic application).


    Cost:

    Accommodation, food & transportation will be covered for all participants during the seminars.


    What does a Khatwa participant look like?

    Khatwa participants represent different backgrounds, levels of education, and mind-sets. They come from all over Egypt. They are all connected through a desire and a drive to have a positive social impact in their communities.


    You are eligible for Khatwa if :-

    • You live in Egypt
    • You’re between the age of 18-28
    • You have some idea of how you’d like to make a social impact in your community during the three month “project implementation phase” – this is your project idea that you will realize with the support of Khatwa
    • You are available to make a commitment to attend all Khatwa activities as listed previously
    • You are ready to be an active participant in Khatwa

    What benefits and resources will Khatwa participants have access to on completion of the program?

    On completion of the program, participants become alumni. How can we describe Khatwa alumni?

    • They have implemented projects in their communities that have a BIG social impact
    • They are qualified in project management
    • They are leaders and volunteers in their communities, universities, and networks
    • They have access to the Khatwa network - including local and international training opportunities, connection to local NGOs or incubators to continue to support their projects or learning goals
    • They have the opportunity to join MitOst as a member, attend the MitOst festival and gain access to MitOst resources & networks

    To apply:

    Please send the following documents to khatwamasr@gmail.com with the subject line “Khatwa Application 2016-17” before July 25th, 2016:

    • Complete application and essay questions in English or Arabic
    • Scan or copy of your ID
    • CV
    • They have access to the Khatwa network - including local and international training opportunities, connection to local NGOs or incubators to continue to support their projects or learning goals
    • They have the opportunity to join MitOst as a member, attend the MitOst festival and gain access to MitOst resources & networks

    For questions:

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