The Association for the Education and Valorisation of Aveiro Region (AEVA) (www.aeva.eu) was founded in 1998 as a non-profit organisation to meet the needs of local businesses in tackling skills mismatch by bringing education and the working world closer together. In this scope, AEVA is an umbrella association of competences with 13 brands, including the largest private VET school in Portugal, EPA (www.epa.edu.pt), and offers various education IVET, CVET, TVET and RVCC paths, targeting both young and adult people, most of them facing fewer opportunities.
INNOVADE LI LTD is an SME based in Cyprus, with a team of professionals with several years of experience in entrepreneurship, innovation, startup development, entrepreneurship eco system development and culture infusion, adult and vocational training, financial management, forensic consulting, strategic visioning, business evaluation, business development, performance improvement, use of technology to affect positive change, and academic development and training. INNOVADE works with organizations to help them streamline technological advancements and develop and use productivity, communication and marketing tools into their processes to ensure that they improve performance, and increase their profitability. Its core objective is to continually adapt to new ideas, technologies, and operational methodologies as they relate to the needs of its clients and the current operational and business eco-system with particular focus on the social progress of the youth. INNOVADE is interested in the healthy development of new businesses and it is involved in various local and regional initiatives that promote (social) entrepreneurship, innovation, and creativity especially among young people.
Aldaima was born in 1998. Since then, we work for the protection and support of the most vulnerable children and adolescents. We are one of the first entities to manage the Foster Care Programmes for minors. Since 1999 we have been working to promote family foster care in the province of Granada and to offer children who need it a family environment in which to grow up, as an alternative to institutionalisation. We offer specialised therapeutic support to children who have experienced crisis situations or family violence. We work to favour integration and prevent the appearance of violent behaviour in adolescents and young people at risk. We also develop projects based on solidarity and social commitment, as tools to ensure the protection of children and adolescents.
Learning Unlimited is a not for profit social enterprise that specialises in adult and family learning, ESOL and integration, literacy, numeracy and teacher education.
We believe in learning as empowerment and engage adults and families in local communities who face a wide range of issues and barriers to social inclusion. We also train the volunteers and professionals who work with and support them.
We lead on local, national and international projects, develop and publish books and resources, and do a wide variety of consultancy work.
Meath Partnership is a county-wide local development company responsible for the design and implementation of local, rural and community development programmes in county Meath. We focus on building the capacity of communities through the delivery of a range of services and initiatives tackling persistent incidence of exclusion and disadvantage, playing a strategic role in the development of the County. We are a not-for-profit charitable organisation. Our activities are guided by a bottom-up approach directly responding to the needs of our target groups, customers and local partners. We are funded by national and EU funds and currently employ 33 people.