Creative association for youth TREPES

Creative association for youth TREPES

Lāčplēša iela 70B-1, Riga, LV-1011, Latvia

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About The mission -to help young people to reach the next step in their personal development by giving practical tools,
raising their awareness of social issues.
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Mission The organization is involved in important aspects of youth personality development activities. Much attention is turned to teaching self-help for personal development, education and awareness.
Description For many years now we have been cheering others with the slogan- Joy multiplies joy!

The Creative association for youth „TREPES” has been established as an interest group in Latvia in 1998 and in April 2001 established as a non-governmental

organization in Latvia, Aizkraukle. In 2008 „TREPES” re-established activity in Riga and was approved by the Ministry of Finance of The Republic of Latvia to gain status of a public benefit organization for the improvement of culture and welfare of low-income and vulnerable social groups.

We have active volunteers between 15-25 year old and youth support persons from age 26. Our members actively involve friends, relatives, peers and well known people in society in voluntary work.
The organizations target groups also get involved in our activities, gaining new skills and enhancing existing ones, creating attitudes and getting involved not just as passive receivers but active members of society. Many of our target groups do voluntary work for other target groups.

The Organization has a co-operation agreement with the Welfare Ministry of Latvia, Riga City Council departments of Welfare, and Education, Culture and Sports.

“TREPES” is also a member of the Riga City Councils Advisory Council on issues of social integration.

We have a successful long lasting co-operation with the Infectology centre of Latvia.

“TREPES” is a member of TB Europe coalition.

We also co-operate with many municipalities in Latvia.
Awards European Voluntary Work Year (2011) Award for quality work in society and important investment in the development of voluntary work in Latvia.
"Good Star", gratitude, Riga City Council, 2011
"The voluntary magnet Riga Region", Ministry of Education, 2012
"The voluntary magnet Latvia", the Ministry of Education, 2012
"The investment in youth work", Riga municipality, 2013
"Youth Month" award, Riga Municipality, 2013;
About Innovation intercultural education,
thanks, Riga Municipality, 2014;
"Working with young people", the youth organization working with groups of social exclusion and promoting youth participation,
nomination, the Latvian Ministry of Education, 2014;
"Youth participation prize" Gold's partner, Riga Municipality, 2014
Founded April 2001
Products Leisure activities (day camps, camps and projects for young people from social risk groups, promotion)
Social Inclusion (motivation, voluntary work, volunteering, activities, civic education, patriotism, community research, employment, work with new mothers)
Volunteering (homeless, seniors nursing homes, animal shelters, orphanage, prison)
Cultural activities (traditions, intercultural)
Motivation (young people from the orphanage and a home for young people, young people from boarding schools, young people with learning and behavioral problems in young people with mental problems, young people from social housing)
Environment and Health (educational games for students, social campaign, co-operation, new methods)
Network of NGOs (voluntary promotion of community)
Intercultural Platform (activities, migration, cooperation)
Youth exchange projects
Training (social workers, youth workers, youth leaders, at risk motivation)
Public Campaign (aid work, participation)

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