Admission of applications for the Learn from Real Life program of the HoT Academy was closed on August 4. It was preceded by the announcement of the call for applications for the program through various social media platforms, the information session in Sevan and promotion of the program among young people by regional partners.
Who is DP
Development Principles is a local non-profit organization that has been operating in Armenia with proven success since 2004.
Since 2015, the DP NGO is the program successor of the Armenian Branch of Heifer International,
a US-based international charity organization that has worked in 125 countries and 38 US States to end hunger and poverty world.
OUR NEW PRODUCT
HoT Academy is a journey in 4 Acts
Act#1. Learn HoT from real life
Expose 200 proactive young adults (HoT Students) to practical, demanded and original non-formal short-term education. The education consists of 7 Modules. In 2023 graduated HoT Students are invited to apply to the remaining 3 programs. “Learn HoT from Real Life” program starts September 2022.
Act#2. Learn from proximity or HoT Portal
Develop and operationalize career and entrepreneurial partnerships between the private sector and young adults through provision of quarterly shadowing and career speed dating rounds. Starts from 2023 year.
Act#3. Make HoT Idea Happen
Support competitive business ideas of entrepreneurially mature young adults with mentorship, seed-funding and access to new partners. Start HoT starts from 2023 year. Grow HoT starts from 2024 year.
Act#4. Make HoT Career Happen
Support competitive and proactive young adults to excel in hospitality related career through deep instruction and practical exposures with peers. Starts from 2023 year.
On July 29, the first HoT info session was held at Sevan Business and Innovation Center. Finally, we had the opportunity to talk to the Gegharkunik youth, to introduce them the “Learn from Real Life” program and the expected results in an offline format.
Within the framework of EXCELTOUR project the Armenian NGO Development Principles
organized an offline conference to present results of the project. It was held on June 30 in
the premises of Ani Plaza hotel in the center of Yerevan, Armenia.