This projects was devloped to create an approach to support young people facing mental and social health problems or difficulties coping with their studies. The consorcium of partners come together to develop methodologies and concrete tools that youth workers can use in order to be able to help those youngsters. Bringing together existing skills and by expanding them recurring to the Empowering Communities approach. The project adresses the thematic of mental health problem in youngsters and the innequal challanges they face when comming from disadvantaged backgrounds. The challange is to create new tools that help youth workers in helping those youngsters achieving their dreams. Reunindo as competências existentes e expandindo-as, recorrendo à abordagem Empowering Communities. O projeto aborda a temática dos problemas de saúde mental dos jovens e os desafios desiguais que enfrentam quando provêm de meios desfavorecidos. O desafio é criar novas ferramentas que ajudem os técnicos de juventude a ajudar esses jovens a realizar os seus sonhos.


International Partners
– Trigon – Czech Republic
– Sosped – Finland
– Il Grande Carro Cooperativa Sociale – Italy

National Partners
– Municipality of Beja
– Portuguese Institute of Sport and Youth

– Erasmus+, reference number: _


The main activities of the mPOW project

Partners meetings

Initial meeting between partners to start the project, and other intermediate meetings to accompany the develop of the project and planning further activities.

Handbook on Building Empowering Communities

This handbooks is a compendium of information about the Empowering Communities methodology and is destined to youth workers who want to develop further knowledge on this topic.

Two training modules

The training modules are destined to youth workers and youngsters who want to gain and develop skills on the Empowering Communities approach, and also to be able to support young people who are dealing with mental health problems.

Website with a self-reflection test

The project website reunities all the information and content produced within the project, and will also have a self-evaluation test to help youngsters understand their difficulties and needs. 

Methodological Framework

The partners of the project will develop a methodological framework that contains theoretical knowledge of the topic of the project.


During the project, we will share all the content produced and the acess to the oficial website

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