Category Archives: KA-1

The Voice of Invisibles

CoverThe Voice of Invisibles is another inclusion project of Babilon Travwel NGO, financed by the European Union through the Erasmus+ Programme.

The main activity is a training course held in Durres, Albania, between October 1-7, 2018.

The Voice of Indivisibles aims to increase the awareness and develop skills of youth workers on fostering social inclusion and diversity, by involving young people with fewer opportunities in outdoor activities, creativity with recycling, mobility, and volunteering.

VIP Culture – Youth exchange in Macedonia (FYROM)

TeamworkVIP Culture is a brand new Erasmus+ project, in which Babilon Travel NGO is acting as partner and sending organization.

The main activity is a youth exchange that will take place in Krushevo, FYRO Macedonia, during September 24 – October 1, 2018.

The aim of our project is to promote the idea of integration into society and culture of visually impaired or blind young people. The project intends to motivate the participants to believe in themselves, to raise their self-esteem, to overcome their fears, discriminations, to raise their awareness and to become more open towards others. Continue reading…

Codruta about her training in Seville

Image 1The first time I set foot in Spain, more precisely in the wonderful city of Seville, was on 16th -23rd June, 2018, due to an Erasmus+ KA1 training programme. The NGO that chose to send me there was “Asociatia Babilon Travel” through his executive director, Gabriel. Continue reading…

Partnership Building Seminar in Romania

  

 

The first main activity of the Erasmus+ Youth multi-activity project Building Skills Through Inclusion, coordinated by Babilon Travel NGO and funded by the European Union, is a partnership building seminar in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, starting on August 26 and ending on September 1, 2018 (travel days included).

Building Skills Through Inclusion

Logo 02 400x266Babilon Travel NGO Romania is coordinating an Erasmus+ KA-1 project in field of youth.

The aim of the project is to promote and foster social inclusion of young people with disabilities and fewer opportunities by being focused on independent living and employability.  Continue reading…

From Labor Market to Labor Makers

Image 2What: Training course for youth workers in the frame of Erasmus+ Programme, KA105 Youth Mobility.

Who: 24 youth workers who are over 18+ years old from Spain, Bulgaria,  Romania, Portugal, Poland, Slovakia, Croatia, Greece and Italy.

Where: Seville, Spain.

When: 16-23 June. Continue reading…

Act-Ion: New Training Course in Italy

Imagine similarăAsociația Babilon Travel is proud to announce that the brand new project “Act-Ion” was approved for financing, within the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union.

The project, a KA-1 youth mobility one, will be an opportunity for exchanging ideas and best practices among youth workers and educators from 9 countries. It will compare the different realities, the needs expressed by local communities and possible solutions applied to tackle the phenomena of social marginalization. Continue reading…

Swim to Live 2: Continued (Part 2 – Slovenia)

The Swim to Live 2 project, part of the Erasmus+ Sport small collaborative partnership between Slovenia, Italy and Romania, continued with a 3 day transnational meeting in Ankaran, Slovenia, during May 10-13, 2018.

The participants shared their experiences gained during the previous parts of the project, made a lot of indoor and outdoor mindfulness sessions and had a lot of fun. Continue reading…

employABLE: Planning an accessible martial art festival in Dublin

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employABLE will bring together 40 disabled young people between 18 and 30 years old and their carers from Italy, Ireland, Poland, Romania and UK.

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Explore your European Identity

Group of People Waving European Union Flags in Back Lit“Explore Your European Identity” will be a 5 day Erasmus+ KA-1 Youth Mobility training course for youth workers and youth leaders, organized in Bulgaria, between April 5-11, 2018. The project encourages participants to develop a deeper understanding of European Identity and Citizenship, and provides them with skills to support the development of active European Citizenship amongst their target groups.

Tools for Coaching Young People

Tools for Coaching Young People was a multi-activity Erasmus+ project organized by Act Global CIC (Uk), were Asociatia Babilon Travel acted as partner and sending organization.
The first main activity was a training course in Gwersyll yr Urdd Glan-llyn, in Wales, UK, between December 9-16, 2016. Continue reading

All Inclusive: Youth Exchange in Bosnia-Herzegovina

When: October 6-14, 2017

Application Deadline: September 15, 2017

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“All inclusive – Applying Artistic Theatre Methods in Youth Work with Handicapped or Disadvantaged Youth” is a youth exchange inside the Erasmus+ programme of the European Union. The project intends to deliver a model for future school-focused activities of our partners. Participating teamers of the youth exchange will learn to design own workshops. They will learn to implement their knowledge as facilitators under the guidance of experienced theatre trainers and put a theatre play on stage with an international youth group that is consisting of impaired and non-impaired youth. Continue reading…

Be Involved: Youth Exchange in the Tatra Mountains

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Be Involved is a multi-activity project with two separate Youth Exchanges. First taking place in July in Poland and second in Germany.

The youth exchange in Poland will take place in Poronin (Tatra Mountains), between July 21-30, 2017. The participants, age 18-26, are citizens or residents of Lithuania, Slovakia, Romania, Poland and Germany. Continue reading…

Let’s Animate: Redesign Youth Work Through Animation!

LogoBabilon Travel NGO’s brand new project started on April 2nd, 2017.

The main activity consists of a training course that will take place, in Bucharest, Romania, between 9-18 of June, 2017.

It will bring together 24 participants (aged 18+) from across Europe and has been designed for young people and people who work with young people. This could include youth workers, youth leaders, educators, trainers and NGO volunteers who would like to expand their knowledge in the field of animation and to boost their digital skills. Continue reading…

Let’s Go Eco Tourism: Erasmus+ project in Poland

foto3Babilon Travel NGO is partner and sending organisation in a new Erasmus+ project, Let’s Go Eco Tourism, that will have two main activities (youth exchanges): one in Poland, between 16-25 September, 2016 and one in Slovakia, between 1-8 December, 2016.

The first youth exchange will take place in Murzasichle/Poland and will gather 30 participants from 5 EU countries: Romania, Poland, Slovakia, Germany and Lithuania. Continue reading…

Value the Difference: On local, national and international media

ROLL-UP 01The project Value the Difference, financed by the European Union, through the Erasmus+ programme and coordinated by Babilon Travel NGO, has finished the two main activities:

  • A training course for 24 youth workers, educators and volunteers, from 5 European countries, involved in activities with young disabled people. The training was held in Cluj-Napoca and Muntele Băișoara resort, between November 3-11 2016;
  • A youth exchange for 40 young people and youth leaders, coming from the same 5 European countries, România, Polonia, Belgia, Grecia și Italia, youth exchange ment to let some of the youth workers, trained during the training course, to practice their gained and developed competences, regarding adaptive sport and outdoor activities, used as tools of inclusion for young disabled people. The youth exchange took place in Poronin/Poland, in a wonderful mountain region (Tatra), between January 16-23, 2016.

In these two main activities, there were directly involved, as participants, 19 blind and visually impaired young people. Through the activities held at the Special High School for Visually Impaired Cluj-Napoca, the project also involved many blind/visually impaired students and teachers of this institution.

The porpose of this article is to review how the project Value the Difference and its main activities were present in the national and international media. Continue reading…

Value the Difference – Starting the second part

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Cluj-Napoca, 15.01.2016

Babilon Travel NGO has launched the second part of the project

Value the Difference

project funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union

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Babilon Travel NGO has launched the second part of the project Value the Difference, a multi-activity project designed to promote integration (both locally and internationally) of visually impaired young people through sport and outdoor activities tailored to their needs. Continue reading…

Value the difference – Inclusion, sport and much more

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Value the DifferenceBabilon Travel NGO’s main mission is to promote intercultural dialog, inclusion, adaptive sports as instruments of inclusion, active European citizenship among young people, young people with fewer opportunities or disabled. We also promote sustainable tourism, rural tourism, ecotourism, traditions and handicrafts of Romania with focus on the region of Transylvania and the city of Cluj-Napoca, creating tourist tracks suitable for disabled young people. Continue reading

Inclusive Youth Leaders: Erasmus+ Project in Portugal

Beja 01Another international project in which Babilon Travel NGO is involved as partner and sending organization, will take place in Beja, Portugal, between August 20-28, this year.

Inclusive Youth Leadersm is an Erasmus+ project coordinated by Autonomia Descoberta NGO, Portugal. Continue reading…

Project VI – Training Course in UK

visually-impaired-logoAsociatia Babilon Travel is partner and sending organization for the Erasmus+ Project VI, financed by the European Union and coordinated by Act Global CIC UK.

The main activity of this project is a training course that will take place in Swindon, England, UK, between August 17-23, 2015. The 30 participants to this training course will be selected from the following countries: Romania, United Kingdom, Poland, Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. Continue reading…

Social Entrepreneurship Now! Training Course in Sardinia

Uri - Landscape“Social Entrepreneurship Now!” is a Training Course (TC) that aims to gather in Uri, from 9th February to 16th February, 25 participants (youth workers, social workers, youth leaders) from 11 countries (Italy, Spain, Bulgaria, Austria, Poland, Malta, UK, Romania, Croatia, Portugal and The Netherlands). There will be seven full working days.

 The Training Course aims at exploring the concept of social entrepreneurship as an innovative way to solve social problems using entrepreneurial skills and youth voice. Continue reading…

TAKE THE LEAD in Cyprus!

Asociatia Babilon Travel in NicosiaAsociatia Babilon Travel is partner of E-Youth informal group from Cyprus in the Erasmus+ project “Youth Social Entrepreneurship – Take the Lead!”. The main activity is a training course for youth leaders and youth workers that will take place in Nicosia, Cyprus, between March 21-25, 2015.

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Empowering Young Disabled People to Take Action in Europe – Bottom Line

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The Erasmus+ project “Empowering Young Disabled People to Take Action in Europe”, was developed and organized by Act Global CIC UK in partnership with Asociatia Babilon Travel Romania.

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Empowering Young Disabled People to Take Action in Europe Training Course

blindfoldThis training course takes place in Urdd Glan Llyn, Wales, United Kingdom, between 15-22 December 2014 and aims to highlight how to engage with blind and visually impaired young people and support them to get involved into regular international youth activity. We invite participants (over 18 years old) from Greece, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Romania and the UK. Continue reading

(MeToVIM) Non-formal education: methods and tools in the world of visually impaired young people

Babilon Travel NGO launched the new project “(MeToVIM) Non-formal education: methods and tools in the world of visually impaired young people” which considers the testing and development of methods and existing tools and creating new ones,  dedicated to the work with disabled young people. Read more…