Valentyn Lohvynenko from Mariupol wanted to have his own business since he was a child, feeling it was the only way a person could truly be free.
Pupils of the ‘Grigore Vieru’ Primary School in the city of Stefan-Voda in the Republic of Moldova have decided to hurry the arrival of spring by planting flowers in their school, as part of an activity support by the EU4Youth Programme.
EU success story from Armenia: Sveta Khachatryan – the first woman with a disability to pursue a career as a vet in Gavar
Sveta Khachatryan is the first female veterinary student with a disability in the Armenian city of Gavar, Gegharkunik Province.
In spring 2019, a large-scale initiative of watermelon growth testing was launched in the schools of the Homieĺ region in Belarus. For six months, the pupils, together with teachers and local enthusiasts, explored how successfully this beloved round fruit can take root in the south of the country.
“Once a week, sometimes twice, a car would come with water, and we stood in a line with our vessels. We might have got water, or maybe not. The water was arriving in cisterns for 28 years and was very expensive. Moreover, we had to carry water from far away to wash clothes or dishes, and this was…
Yevhen’s story: how one young Ukrainian gained self-belief and capital to start his own business – thanks to EU4Youth
Ukrainian Yevhen Fedyk wanted to start his own company. Entrepreneurship courses gave him confidence, and the grant he won became the starting capital. He received both within the framework of the EU4Youth programme, financed by the European Union.
A Ukrainian, Yana Barysheva, fled the war zone and started a small business on peaceful territory. Her participation in the EU4Yоuth programme: "Better Skills for Better Future" helped her small business to become more resilient.
The unemployment rate is high in Armenia. Many people, mostly men, leave the country to earn money and provide for their families.
Belarus: At the age of 16, he had never even studied music. Now, he is an opera singer: This is Andrey’s story
Until he was 16 years old, Andrey Mikulchik, from the Belarusian city of Maladziečna, had never studied music. However, he went on to become an opera singer, and has already performed in both Italy and Belarus.
Business Incubator in Nisporeni helps beginner entrepreneurs turn their ideas into reality with EU support
The business incubator in the Moldovan town of Nisporeni is one of the largest in the country. Funded with EU support, it now hosts 36 entrepreneurs.