The activities of the non-profit association Caminos are dedicated to the field of education. “Caminos” indicates the importance of finding new paths to reach our goals, to discover individual resources and opportunities to overcome the actual challenges together. We focus on the development and transfer of innovative methods from other countries within the European context to Spanish entities that offer permanent services.
Main objectives include fostering the exchange and communication, improving individual opportunities of development, supporting the social inclusion of disadvantaged people and developing innovative methodologies in the field of training, education and social development through national and international cooperation. The activities of the non-profit association “Caminos” founded in 2014 are dedicated to the field of education and social work. Our name “Caminos” (Spanish for “paths”) indicates the importance of finding new ways to reach goals and discover individual resources and opportunities to overcome challenges together. We focus on the development and transfer of innovative methods from other countries within the European context to Spanish entities that offer permanent services. We are currently collaborating with different organizations and institutions in Andalusia such as:
• Centro de Estudios Andaluces
• Junta de Andalusia – Andalusia Emprende Vélez-Málaga and Torre del Mar
• Municipality of Vélez-Málaga – Youth department
• Municipality of Granada – Youth department
• Municipalities in the Axarquía and Costa Tropical
• Employment Services in the Axarquía and Costa Tropical
• Málaga Acoge – Málaga and Torre del Mar
• Diputación de Granada
• Cámara de Comercio de Granada
• Guadalinfo
• Arrabal AID
• JENIR – Jóvenes empoderados de la zona norte con ideas renovadas
• ALFA – Almanjáyar en Familia
Main objectives include fostering the exchange and communication, improving individual opportunities of development, supporting the social inclusion of disadvantaged people and developing innovative methodologies in the field of training, education and social development through national and international cooperation. Due to our staff experience our main target groups are:
• Young people (professional and personal issues)
• Pupils and teachers
• Staff trainings
• Women and gender projects
• Migrants and their integration
Caminos association provides experienced operating staff and board working with different targets groups in various educational and participatory settings. Actually, we are working in 15 European Erasmus+ KA2 and 1 KA3 projects and are accredited as EVS sending and hosting organisation. Andalucía is one of the European regions with the highest unemployment rates, especially of young people, with an economic structure mostly based on agriculture and tourism.