MTÜ Rabarada (est. 2020) is non-governmental non-profit private educational organization located in Pärnamäe, ESTONIA (near capital Tallinn).

Objectives of MTÜ Rabarada are to foster and promote: STEM and environmental education for youth and adults; entrepreneurial mindset and sustainable, socially responsible and environmentally friendly entrepreneurship practices for youth and adults; healthy lifestyle, e.g sport and eating habits; local heritage, both tangible and intangible; collaboration with local communities, and support local initiatives for responsible citizenship.

To achieve it MTÜ Rabarada organizes walking tours and programs for schools and companies; initiates projects on local, national and international levels, applies for Erasmus+ grants, national Education Funds etc; provides educational programs and courses on-demand.

News

Youth Exchange Blog: "Palette of emotions" in Osijek, Croatia by Eleonora pilt
Youth Exchange Blog: "Palette of emotions" in Osijek, Croatia by Eleonora

I found this youth exchange from a group on Facebook and I decided to apply for it. The topic and the place seemed very interesting and exciting. A few months before that I was also in another Erasmus project, and I really liked it and wanted to do a second one. When going there, I didn’t have a lot...

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Youth Exchange Blog: "Palette of emotions" in Osijek, Croatia by Aleks pilt
Youth Exchange Blog: "Palette of emotions" in Osijek, Croatia by Aleks

I decided to participate in this youth exchange because it's interesting for me to learn something new about certain themes and other cultures. I have been part of Erasmus project before and my expectations were right. We made some activities by ourselves and presented them to other people, and be...

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Youth Exchange Blog: "Palette of emotions" in Osijek, Croatia by Eliise pilt
Youth Exchange Blog: "Palette of emotions" in Osijek, Croatia by Eliise

I decided to participate in this youth exchange because I am interested in psychology. “Palette of emotions” gave me an idea that we will be exploring human emotions on a deeper level. I had also never been to Croatia before, therefore I wanted to visit the country. As to all the Erasmus+ projects,...

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Projects

ERASMUS+ youth exchange "Palette of emotions" in Osijek, Croatia pilt
ERASMUS+ youth exchange "Palette of emotions" in Osijek, Croatia

Youth exchange will take place in Osijek, Croatia at 27th of June – 5th of July 2024. About the project. “Palette of emotions: exploration of emotional intelligence through art” will take place in Osijek, Croatia, a vibrant city located in eastern Croatia, nestled on the banks of the Drava River...

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ERASMUS+ KA152_2021 youth exchange project “Eat green, behave clean, and build the dream” pilt
ERASMUS+ KA152_2021 youth exchange project “Eat green, behave clean, and build the dream”

Youth exchange took place in May, 2022 in Belluno, Italy. Objectives of the project. Food lies at the heart of our lives. It is vital for our survival, and links us to our natural and social environment in a unique way. But our food system is unsustainable. Food insecurity and sustainability are...

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Erasmus+ KA151_2023 youth exchange project "Equestrian tourism" pilt
Erasmus+ KA151_2023 youth exchange project "Equestrian tourism"

Youth exchange will take place 29th of May to 7th of June 2024 in Pasarón de la Vera, Spain. Objectives of the project.

To promote cultural exchange and mutual understanding between young people from different European countries through participation in equestrian tourist activities Extremadur...

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About us

Rabarada's founder Heli

HELI ILLIPE (1974) is the senior manager of NGO Rabarada. She has been Erasmus+ projects’ manager at gymnasium since 2014, has initiated, written and managed many Erasmus+ projects. Heli is working as a biology teacher since 2012 and has been active in environmental and STEM education initiatives. She also has a training in entrepreneurship education for schools and is an entrepreneurial education coordinator. She is a board member of the Association of Estonia Biology Educators and active member of Estonian Science Teachers’ Union, contributing as project writer, communication officer and photographer. Heli is volunteering in local community promoting healthy and sustainable lifestyle and love for nature. She is an author of 9 children books and one poetry book. Heli is fluent in English and Russian languages.

Rabarada's co-founder Berit

BERIT JUHKAM (1996) is the communications manager of NGO Rabarada and finished her master's studies in food technology at the University of Life Sciences in 2022. Her daily job is in a biotechnology laboratory in Tartu. Berit has participated in many Erasmus+ projects, being both a participant and a group leader, and has also hosted international students. Berit is very creative - she has published three young adult fantasy books and in her free time she likes to write songs, sing and play the guitar. Berit is a great communicator and a real life of the party, with whom it’s always a thrill to go hiking or traveling to more distant places. She also likes going to the gym and swimming at any possible moment. She takes interest in anything nutrition- or cooking-related and is committed to promoting delicious and healthy home cooking. Berit is fluent in English and has also studied German.