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Flower power: passion blossoms in Lithuania


A woman using tablet while standing in a florists surrounded by flowers
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An ESF funded project has reignited the floral passion of a woman in Lithuania.

Discover Yourself identifies young people aged between 15 and 29 who are not involved in work, study or training programmes. The project encourages participants to find an activity that interests them, with a view to gaining skills for future employment.

Sandra Kinelytė always dreamed of being a florist. When she became a mother at a young age, she postponed those dreams to work and raise her daughters. Through participating in the project, Sandra rediscovered her interest in floristry and enrolled in a course. She has learned communication skills, gained confidence and found a renewed motivation for her career. Sandra now dreams of opening her own florist business.

Discover Yourself is financed by the European Social Fund and will run until September 2018.