Take part in the Concordia programme and help the refugee to improve their lives!

SINGA, meaning « thread » in Lingala, aims to create ties between refugees and their host society by giving refugees the opportunity to participate in a city’s community life through socio-cultural activities, and by facilitating their integration through socio-professional guidance. This last point is the main objective of FINKELA, a programme set up by SINGA to support refugees and locals with their own entrepreneurship projects, all aimed at improving refugees integration


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Organization: Concordia. Concordia is an organization which has been promoting non-formal education and intercultural exchanges since 1950. Our traditional activity is the organisation of international workcamps. These are two to three-week volunteering projects which allow participants to become open-minded and develop non-formal skills, such as autonomy and self-confidence, by meeting and living together with people from all over the world with different cultural and social backgrounds


Duty Station: Lyon, France

Open To: not specified


Timeframe:  4th-13th October 2019 -10 days (travel days included) 


Deadline: 31 July


Job description

This European Training is based on 3 core issues: 

  • Refugees inclusion 
  • The bases of entrepreneurship. 
  • Deconstructing stereotypes and fighting discrimination. For this training, we will work in partnership with SINGA Lyon, local delegation from a social movement created in Paris in 2012, and which is now present in 22 cities and 7 countries. 

During 4 days of the project, participants will be guided by professionals from the FINKELA programme for creating some entrepreneurship projects that can support refugees inclusion in Lyon and the close cities. Refugees from the Finkela programme will be mixed with the group of participants to exchange ideas and set up the projects


Qualifications: not specified


Wage/Fees: Travel costs will be covered based on the unit costs of the program. Please note that participants will be reimbursed the real costs of their transport fees up to a certain limit as per information below. - 100% lodging and food are covered


Application process: It’s necessary to contact the director of the programme. You can find the contact below. 


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Contact Information: 

Estelle Duquesnois Concordia Rhône-Alpes This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Tel. +33 (0) 

edited by

Federico Sconocchia Pisoni

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