Youth Psychological Aid Centre

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Youth Psychological Aid Centre

Lithuania
Project Stage:
Scaling
Budget: 
$1,000 - $10,000
Project Summary
Elevator Pitch

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Ricardas Liskauskas's youth volunteer program enables young people to see their own worth and to gain the necessary confidence, skill, and social commitment they need to become productive workers, and ultimately, community leaders.

About Project

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Who is better positioned to connect with young people in trouble, Ricardas reasons, than those who come from similar backgrounds, having made similar choices in life? Ricardas has developed a program in which at-risk youth draw on their own experiences with broken families and drug addiction to help themselves and other young people and to make significant, positive contributions to society.In Ricardas's model, young people develop solutions to the same problems that gave rise to many of their own difficulties. His organization provides a framework for educating its volunteers about the value of teamwork and equips them with a set of skills necessary to establish their own organizations, social clubs, and community service programs.