Who is behind this?

Ksenja Perko



Idea Sketch | Proposal


Idea pitch

Evoke and make visible the collective intelligence of lovely small place in Europe.
Increase people’s capacity for action and good work for community.
Engage people in creative and inspirational conversation leading to collectively informed actions.
Grow local community.
Make just society.

Where will your idea take place?

Vipava, S

Why does Europe need your idea?

We believe that by building capacity of local community we can create better platform for young people and common future in Europe. Early school leaving is recognized in Agenda 2020 as one of the biggest problem of Europe that lead to high youth unemployment rate. One of the reasons is that schools have no efficient answer to problems they encounter during their formal education. Besides formal they need additional “school for life” and supportive environment to take an active role in society. With the realization of ideas the community will gain know how for creating new opportunities and perspectives of active local community, hope and courage for dreams. Program is also transferable to other sectors, organizations, countries.

What is your impact?

- Encouraged and enpowered local community for future, where individual is able to see their opportunity, connect with others into the network and implement ideas to build better society;
- the rural area of Vipava will become supportive environment for new initiatives and people with new ideas;
- 7 realized local projects;
- 20 people educated and supported to become internally motivated, to use their potential, creativity and open source for future changes;
- 20 people will know how to prepare idea for realization (process from wish to realization);
- 7 ideas will be awarded with financial support and mentoring;
- 10 local entrepreneurs and successful individuals will help them with new knowledge, open horizons and assist them in the creation and realization of their ideas.

How do you get there?

Project will inspire people to make the move towards their wishes. With methods of creative thinking they will transform their wishes into ideas. Every idea will have feasibility study and support from the group and experts. We will deliver the knowledge how to prepare action plan for the future and how to build the social network. They will learn how to present ideas and pitch them. We will improve soft skills for employability and new enterprise creation, in particular social entrepreneurship. We will support development of smaller community orientated actions to local business orientated projects. We will also give financial support for realizing ideas what can bring added value to learning experience of creating not only virtual ideas but business opportunity for real.

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€ 49800,-

Funding requested from Advocate Europe

€ 57900,-

Total budget

Major expenses


What do you need from the Advocate Europe community?

We are interested in related project ideas and people who thinks that community work is essential for changes.



Idea created on April 12, 2015
Last edit on Oct. 30, 2017

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