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Escolinhas de Verão, Espaço Jovem
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Escolinhas de Verão, Espaço Jovem

ORGANISATION BACKGROUND AND LOCAL CONTEXT

Espaço Jovem (EJ) is a civil society organization based in São Vicente Island in Cape Verde. The organization seeks to prevent youth violence working with local communities from two community centers in periph-eral neighborhoods - Pedra Rolada and Ribeira de Craquinha. People living in booth neighborhoods face dailly challenges related to unem-ployment and poverty such as violence, gang crime, prostitution and ilegal trade business. Escolinhas de Verão is an EJ anual initiative during school holidays aiming to offer local community children a secure, fun and learning space for them to spend free time.

ACTIVITIES

Espaço Jovem can host a  group visit/informal training experience for 3 up to 30 days. The group can engage in all organisation activities in-cluding::

  • Introductory briefing on the organization and local context;
  • Training on Team work and Youth work taking local challenges into consideration;
  • Engaging Escolinhas de Verão facilitators training;
  • Engaging Escolinhas de Verão activities with children as a facilitator (drama and music workshops, sports, artistic expression);
  • Visits to local communities and other local organization;
  • Engaging community centers daily activities;
  • Proposing and facilitating relevant training to EJ staff;
  • Final meeting with EJ staff..

THIS EXPERIENCE WILL ALLOW YOU TO:

  • Learn about youth work in vulnerable contexts from Espaço Jovem experience;
  • Engage with youth and chil-dren attending Espaço Jovem community centers as well as learning activities.

LOGISTICS

Transportation: public transporta-tion (bus); taxi; rent-a-car.
Accommodation: hotels, Airbnb (in Mindelo); private houses, etc.
Language: Portuguese and Cape Verdean Creole
Currency: Cape Verdean Escudo

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