COUNTRIES: Algeria, Timor Leste
DURATION: 03/01/2022 - 08/31/2022
FUNDER: International Organization for Migration
CONTACTHannah.Zuzek@worldlearning.org

Program Description

With support from IOM, World Learning and partners will contribute to the economic integration and empowerment of host communities and those of migrants living in Algeria while promoting the value of living together and social dialogue. World Learning will work with 4 local partners in Algeria: Adrar, Algiers, El Oued and Oran​.

Program Goals

  • Improve youth and immigrant access to STEM programming and cultural activities.
  • Improve youth and immigrant access to services and means of subsistence.
  • Promote the resilience of host and migrant communities in Algeria.
  • Strengthen cohesion between the different communities, and, consequently, facilitate successful integration of migrants living in Algeria.

Expected Outcomes

I. Social Integration​

  • Increase STEM awareness of 300 young Algerians and migrants (100 per site) via inclusive STEM programming.
  • Increase social and economic inclusion of 300 young Algerians and migrants (100 per site) through language and culture activities: fun games, cultural workshops, volunteer activities, sports events as well as art sessions where they will be practicing target language in a communicative practice environment with the objective increasing their social and economic inclusion.​

II. Economic Integration

  • Increase soft and employability skills of 240 young Algerians and migrants (80 per site) via career readiness workshops and mentorship.​
  • Increase technical skills of 150 young Algerians and migrants (50 per site) via certified vocational training workshops to boost their employability.​
  • Increase entrepreneurial skills and aptitudes of 60 young Algerians and migrants (20 per site) by offering entrepreneurship workshops and mentorship to help participants develop effective business solutions to local economic issues. ​
  • Increase social and economic inclusion of 300 young Algerians and migrants (100 per site) through language and culture activities. World Learning will offer regular workshops for youth to connect via interactive activities aimed at improving their language skills in an immersive setting.