KCDMI provides computer, English and oratory courses to students of Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian community
On 25 October, Kosovo Center for Development and Multicultural Integration organized in Gjakova in the premises of the Center for Social Work, computer, English and oratory courses in the framework of the project titled “Economic empowerment of youth from non-majority communities: Roma, Ashkali, Egyptian, with a focus on girls”. These courses were attended by a total of 8 girls and 7 boys from Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian community from Gjakova Municipality and its surroundings, trainers Gjuljeta Shehu, Nexhmije Hana, Olsi Turtulli and two representatives of Kosovo Women’s Network (KWN).
Taking into account that the majority of youth from Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian community face enormous difficulties in finding jobs, despite the fact that they have completed high school and university, KCDMI organization started to implement this project in order to build the capacities of youth from non-majority communities in Gjakova Municipality.
The first course, organized on Wednesday, 25 October, was the computer course, taught by prof. Gjuljeta Shehu. During this class, the attendees learned more about using PowerPoint. Until now, they h ave finished and learned how to use Excel and Word. The topics scheduled to be lectured on until the end of this project include using the Internet, preparing official documents, using photocopying and printing machines.
The second course organized on that day was the English course, taught by prof. Nexhmije Hana. The beneficiaries of this course are still at the beginner’s level. This level is scheduled to be complete by the end of this project.
The last course organized on that day was the oratory course taught by prof. Olsi Turtulli. During this course, the attendees learned more about topics such as: exercising the jaw, lips and tongue in a few variants; breathing; voice; diction; and the importance of all of these when communicating.
These courses continue to be offered every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday until the end of November, when the KCDMI-led project ends.
This project was supported by the Kosovo Women’s Fund (KWF) of the Kosovo Women’s Network (KWN) and funded by the EU Office in Kosovo.


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