A Mentoring Project to Raise Motivated Migrants

Project description

The RISING project wants to integrate the motivational benefits of mentoring into the training and educational curriculum offered to migrants. RISING will seek to provide a set of tools, complementary to projects already being carried out, in order to help mentors fulfilling their roles and to provide additional support for mentoring providers.

The objectives of the project include:

  • Raised awareness on the importance of motivation for migrants to adhere to further education
  • Increased number of mentees interested in entering mentoring programs
  • Improved skills on mentors for migrants, especially on pushing migrants to action
  • Better prepared mentors by putting at their disposal a handbook of resources for mentoring sessions
  • Increased levels of motivation and proactivity among migrant mentees;
  • Improved relationships between mentors and mentees, by a better understanding of what is expected from both roles
  • Better equipped mentoring providers and practitioners, able to provide robust data and evidence-based mentoring, making use of the toolkit for process management
  • Improved skills among partners’ staff and volunteers, enabling them to provide alternative support to migrants and/or their mentors

Expected results of the project

  • 30 mentees shall be accompanied by mentors (5 mentees in each country) 
  • 30 mentors shall be trained in total (5 in each country)
  • 1 pack of interactive resources for recruitment of mentees
  • 1 pack of tools for the impact of the mentoring process
  • 1 pack of info sheets on how to use the interactive resources for mentees
  • 1 handbook with tools and tools and resources for mentors to use with mentees
  • 1 guidelines book containing tips for successful training of mentors
  • 6 workshops for mentors (1 per country)
  • ​6 multiplier events
  • 3 mobilities for transnational learning events


​Stowarzyszenie Interwencji Prawnej – SIP, Poland


KMOP-Social action and innovation Centre, Greece

​San Giuseppe Onlus, Italy

Aproximar, Cooperativa de Solidariedade Social, CRL, Portugal

European Association for Social Innovation – EaSI, Romania

Kadin ve Genc Girisim Merkezi Dernegi – Woman and Young Entrepreneurship Centre Association, Turkey


1/11/2020 – 30/04/2023 (30 months)

More information at: https://www.rising-project.org/

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