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The ESF is funding tens of thousands of projects across the Union that make a real difference to the lives of millions of individuals. Here you can find some examples.

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Hiring grants give hope to jobseekers in difficulty

Hiring grants give hope to jobseekers in difficulty (16/07/2014)

A project in Malta provides grants to employers who are willing to offer temporary positions to jobseekers in difficulty so that they can gain valuable work experience.
ESF Contribution : EUR 12 038 125 – Number of Participants : More than 2 000

Increasing the employability of Malta’s youth

Increasing the employability of Malta’s youth (26/07/2012)

Completing education only to face unemployment is always depressing and can have a long term impact on a young person’s chances of getting work.
Number of participants: 5 460 - ESF contribution: € 688 455

ME2 – benefiting people with disabilities

ME2 – benefiting people with disabilities (26/07/2012)

Disabled people are all too often at a disadvantage when it comes to seeking employment. A project set up in Malta is aiming to bring down as many barriers as possible through practical assistance.
Participants: 430 (until December 2011) - ESF contribution: € 1 102 792.55

A boost for Malta’s professional tourism sector

A boost for Malta’s professional tourism sector (20/07/2012)

Malta, famous for its historic monuments and costal scenery, is a popular destination for tourists. The industry generates 15% of the country’s gross domestic product and is an important source of employment.
Participants: 1 380

MCAST: creating world class vocational training

MCAST: creating world class vocational training (16/02/2012)

With 6 000 students and working closely with industry and employers, the Malta College for Arts, Science and Technology (MCAST) is dedicated to equipping people with the particular and practical skills that the country’s industry and economy need ¬– often using ESF funds to do so.
Participants: 6000 - ESF contribution: €5 032 939