Courses

Socio-community development in São Vicente, Atelier Mar
Free

Socio-community development in São Vicente, Atelier Mar

ORGANISATION BACKGROUND AND LOCAL CONTEXT

Founded in 1979, the Cape-Verdean NGO Atelier Mar has been imple-menting several training programmes and doing research aimed at the supporting the development of arts and crafts, along with the promo-tion of community development in Cape Verde, particularly in the islands of São Vicente and Santo Antão. In a context of a high unem-ployment rate and many social needs, the project ‘Socio-community development in São Vicente’ aims at: i) improving community infrastruc-tures; ii) promoting information and raising awareness to an active and participatory community; iii) training and support the development of income-generating activities; and iv) reinforcing an active citizenship and the empowerment of the populations living in S. Pedro, Salamansa, Norte de Baía and Lameirão villages.

ACTIVITIES

This is a two weeks’ to a month training experience. Activities include:

  • Briefing on both local context and project background;
  • Support the organisation and/or participate in training and aware-ness raising activities;
  • Organise debates on gender-related issues;
  • Organise group dynamics with children;
  • Visits to the project’s intervention areas;
  • Concrete proposals made by the group of participants (negotiated between both parties)..

THIS EXPERIENCE WILL ALLOW YOU TO:

  • Aquire or strengthen knowledge about the specificities of the labour market in Cape Verde;
  • Acquire or consolidate expertise in the areas of employability, local development and active citizen-ship;
  • Acknowledge the importance of using and valuing endogenous resources.

LOGISTICS

Transportation:  organised by pro-ject staff  
Accommodation:  guest houses, hotels, etc
Language: Cape-Verdean, Portu-guese
Currency: Cape Verde Escudo (CVE)

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Rosto Solidário

Email: cidadaniaglobal@rostosolidario.pt
           geral@rostosolidario.pt
Phone:
+351 256 336 001
Skype ID:
rsongd

Contact Us

OIKOS ONLUS – Organization for International KOoperation and Solidarity

Via Marano Lagunare 3, Udine (UD) – Italy

E-mail: info@oikosonlus.net

Tel: +39 0432 520803