How one man from Mariupol became his own boss, with help from EU4Youth

How one man from Mariupol became his own boss, with help from EU4Youth

23 March 2020
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.
Flowers for Martisor: EU helps pupils of Moldova to grow flowers for spring holiday

Flowers for Martisor: EU helps pupils of Moldova to grow flowers for spring holiday

18 March 2020
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.
EU4Energy Babushka

EU4Energy Babushka’s tips on how to be more energy efficient

13 March 2020
The EU supports energy efficiency measures through the EU4Energy programme. EU4Energy addresses energy supply, security and connectivity issues in the Eastern partner countries, and promotes the use of renewable energy sources.
Victoria Isac – the teacher who raised awareness about bullying in her community with the help of the EU

Victoria Isac – the teacher who raised awareness about bullying in her community with the help of the EU

29 February 2020
Victoria Isac is a psychologist and English teacher in Cantemir, the Republic of Moldova. In 2019, the young teacher was the first to introduce the notion of bullying in her community.
Eastern Partnership start-ups at ClimateLaunchpad event

Eastern Partnership start-ups showcase cleantech innovations at ClimateLaunchpad event

28 February 2020
On 14 and 15 November, the 2019 Global Final of the world’s largest green business ideas competition was held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Known as ClimateLaunchpad, the EU-supported competition recognises companies with the greatest potential to combat the global climate crisis through their…
The woman that set up a business in a rural area and created jobs for women. Entrepreneur Marina Andreev talks about the obstacles she faced and the grant that saved her

Moldova: The woman who set up a business in a rural area and created jobs for women, with EU support

31 January 2020
Young entrepreneur Marina Andreev talks about the obstacles she faced and the grant that saved her. She was very young when she stepped into the harsh world of business. With ambition, perseverance and hard work, she managed to open a uniform manufacturing company and created 15 jobs for 15 women…
Yanina Sokolova: ‘My sons know for sure that their mother is independent financially, ideologically, and psychologically’

Yanina Sokolova: ‘My sons know for sure that their mother is independent financially, ideologically, and psychologically’

30 January 2020
In EU countries, gender equality is a core value. Women are supported in their rights linked to equal economic independence, equal pay, equality in decision-making, ending gender-based violence, and tackling gender stereotyping. In Ukraine, the EU supports projects focused on protecting women…
A second chance in Donetsk: how EU support gave Olena better skills for a better future

A second chance in Donetsk: how EU support gave Olena better skills for a better future

17 December 2019
An internally displaced person from war-struck eastern Ukraine was able to open her own beauty salon in a new city. Another EU4Youth success story.
From machine engineer to photographer: EU4Youth makes a dream come true in eastern Ukraine

From machine engineer to photographer: EU4Youth makes a dream come true in eastern Ukraine

12 December 2019
A heavy machinery engineer from Ukraine wants to become a famous photographer. A business education and a grant from the EU4Youth programme have helped her to start her own business and make her dream come true.
Yevhen’s story: how one young Ukrainian gained self-belief and capital to start his own business – thanks to EU4Youth

Yevhen’s story: how one young Ukrainian gained self-belief and capital to start his own business – thanks to EU4Youth

03 December 2019
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.