Zorig Foundation was founded in memory of the late Zorig Sanjaasuren in 1998. Zorig Foundation aims spread democratic values and ideals throughout Mongolia with a vision of shaping a society in which citizens are informed and are engaged and guided by democratic values and through effective partnerships and building of communities. More at www.zorigsan.mn
GerHub is non-profit social enterprise that seeks to find innovative and crative solutions to some of the most pressing issues in ger district of Ulaanbaatar. More at www.gerhub.org
Mongolia Education Foundation
Luby-Jenkins Student- Exchange Program (SEP)
The Luby-Jenkins Student-Exchange Program was founded by Mr. Walter Jenkins, Chairman of Mongolia Education Foundation and implemented by Zorig Foundation. The aim of eight-month program is to educate Secondary-school students in obtaining leadership skills, and to help them become socially responsible and capable citizens in society. The program consists of leadership skills and English language training, gaining knowledge about society and two-week long program in Denver with no fees for selected students.
Young Leadership Program (YLP)
The Zorig Foundation Young Leadership Program (YLP) is an eight-month long program designed to develop the leadership and management skills of young Mongolian professionals and broaden their knowledge about the world and their communities. The program consist of skills training and project development classes and workshops and field trips to organizations contributing to the development of Mongolia. Since its founding in the fall of 2003, the YLP has graduated more than 300 alumni, all of whom are positively contributing to their personal careers as well as to their communities.
Junior Internship Program (JIP)
The Junior Internship Program (JIP) is a three to four months program that was launched in 2018. JIP’s main purpose is to provide its students with the necessary knowledge and skills in choosing their professions through dedicated interpersonal competencies training series, workshops, and a 2 week internship experience.
The Junior Internship Program is a highly selective and competitive program with over 300 applications each year due to the current demand present in our society. So far the program has directly impacted 70 high school 11th grade students since its conception.
The program invites professional guests and experts to guide and mentor the students. JIP facilitates its internship component in partnership with leading diverse multi-purpose organizations in Mongolia such as National Commission for UNESCO in Mongolia, And Systems LLC, ITools LC, Golomt Bank, UB Songdo hospital, ArdGroup, IRIM, UBP Media, Zorig Foundation, Parliament TV, Institute of Applied Psychology, Mongolian Academy of Science, General Court Commission, Civil Aviation General Authority, Economic Policy and Competitiveness Research Center (ECRC), Mongolian Art Council, National University of Mongolia (NUM) and so forth.
Through JIP, students have been able to identify themselves, get invaluable advice, change their prospective professional trajectory, determine their passion, gain personal development skills, get practical experience, and make life-long friends.
Environmental Fellowship Program (EFP)
Environmental Fellowship Program (EFP) is an 8 month program designed for young professionals desiring to extend their knowledge on various environmental issues of Mongolia. The program is open to University graduates under 26 years of age who are willing to extend his/her understanding on environmental and sustainable development issues and to take part in resolving issues. Participants will also strengthen their leadership skills, expand understanding on the pressing environmental issues of Mongolia, expand their network and learn to design and implement projects.
Education for Innovation Program (EIP)
GerHub in partnership with SOHO Impact is implementing the Education for Innovation Program (EIP). This program provides much needed growth opportunity for high school students who want to gain meaningful extracurricular experience and skills.
Community Space Building Project
GerHub and Rural Urban Lab with the support of University of Hong Kong is building the very first community space center in the ger area of Ulaanbaatar. This space will be used for variety of educational programs for ger area children and youth to show the potential positive impact of community spaces. In addition the community center building focuses on energy efficiency and innovate design.
Organizations we help sponsor:
GerHub is a non-profit social enterprise that seeks to find innovative and creative solutions to some of the most pressing issues in ger districts of Ulaanbaatar. GerHub partners with top universities and institutions globally in fields of architecture, design and innovative education. For more information, please visit www.gerhub.org
Zorig Foundation was founded in memory of the late Zorig Sanjaasuren in 1998. Zorig Foundation aims spread democratic values and ideals throughout Mongolia with a vision of shaping a society in which citizens are informed and are engaged and guided by democratic values and through effective partnerships and building of communities. For more information, please visit www.zorigsan.mn