Youth

Winners of the 'Youth Volunteers Initiative' were announced

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 8:02 PM

ERBIL, KURDISTAN (September 23, 2020) - Rwanga Foundation announced the winners of the Youth Volunteers Initiative Project for 2020. 

For this year of the project, a total of 167 projects were applied and 12 projects were selected and announced as winners. 

The number of received project applications at the closing date was 167 applications from all the selected governorates including (38 applications from Duhok, 35 applications from Erbil, 32 applications from Nineveh, 29 applications from Sulaimani, 12 applications from Halabja and 7 applications from Kirkuk and 14 applications for other governorates).

 

Later, the Evaluation Committee selected the best 12 projects. The committee members were:

 

·       Dilan Botan - HR Manager at Mselect

·       Dilshad Kadir - Regional Oversight and Accountability Coordinator, USAID IGPA/Takamul Project/ DAI

·       Abdulbasit Ahmed Wahab - M&E Officer / Internews

·       Stav Aso - HR Manager / BCF

·       Nsar Farhad – UNV

 

Moreover, (2 projects from Halabja, 2 from Duhok, 3 from Erbil, 2 from Sulaimani, 2 from Kirkuk and 1 from Nineveh) were selected and announced as winners.

 

Winners of Halabja Governorate:

Winner Group: Raha Volunteers Group

Title of Project: Recognizing and Growing Self-Confidence for Disabled People

Winner Group: Book-lovers Volunteers Group

Title of Project: Culturalizing Reading Campaign

 

Winners of Duhok Governorate:

Winner Group: Duhok Youth Volunteers Group

Title of Project: Hand in Hand for a Better Tomorrow

Winner Group: Sarhang Volunteers Group

Title of Project: Together we will Save the Environment from Plastic

 

Winners of Erbil Governorate.

Winner Group: Qasre Youth Volunteers Group

Title of Project: Reconstruction of Qasre Primary School 

Winner Group: Waar Volunteers Group

Title of Project: The Environment Protectors Family

Winner Group: Voice of Volunteers Group

Title of Project: Audio Learning Project for Blind People

 

Winner of Sulaimani Governorate.

Winner Group: Zhyanawa Volunteers Group

Title of Project: First Aid Project

Winner Group: Nwebunawa Volunteers Group

Title of Project: New Life

 

Winners of Kirkuk Governorate.

Winner Group: Future Volunteers Group

Title of Project: Returning Hope

Winner Group: Gasha Volunteers Group

Title of Project: Reconstruction of Namam Park in Kirkuk

 

 

Winners of Nineveh Governorate.

Winner Group: Bahja Volunteers Group

Title of Project: Orphan's Joy

 

Youth Volunteers Initiative is an annual competition held by Rwanga Foundation With the aim of supporting the female and male youth to come up with project proposals and participate in a competition to implement their projects for the best benefit of the public. The project asks the volunteer groups to apply their project proposals in order to get funds for their projects.