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Member Profile Category: Educational
“EDUFONS“ is a non-governmental and non-profit civil society organization which was established
to strengthen social community through lifelong education, informing, promotion of active
democratic citizenship, respect for diversity and earning key competences.
Our mission is: To contribute to the strengthening of the community through the promotion of
democratic citizenship, positive valuation differences and non-formal educational programs
creating the best conditions for lifelong learning for all citizens.
The organization is concerned with improving youth policies, and adult education with special
emphasis on marginalized groups. The organization fosters and advocates volunteerism as a
master builder form of activism based on the ideas of self-help, mutual aid and philanthropy. In our
work, we use tools of non-formal education and methods of intercultural learning.
EDUFONS through its activities performs a permanent impact on the society and urges the
necessity of acquiring key competences for the exercise of everyone’s rights to education with the
belief that education has fundamental role in the development of every person and decisive impact
on the social and economic development of the community. We advocate freedom, equality and
solidarity for everyone and a society in which people have control over their lives, in an economic
and every other way. This is achieved by spreading knowledge about social relations in the modern
world and creating a space for critical analysis, encouraging cooperation and dialogue in the region
and Europe, developing different concepts.
Edufons has many contacts with VET schools and with youth groups with geografical and economical obstacles in Serbia.