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The Fiori di Campo Project, Libera-Mente Onlus
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The Fiori di Campo Project, Libera-Mente Onlus

ORGANISATION BACKGROUND AND LOCAL CONTEXT

The Fiori di Campo project aims at raising awareness on Anti-Mafia and Anti-corruption practices. The location of the project is far 300 metres from the sea within a property confiscated from the Mafia and converted into an EcoVillage by thousands of volunteers coming from all over the world.

ACTIVITIES

This is a one - week training/visit which will be conducted in Cinisi (Sicily) at the Fiori di Campo Eco-Village within the context of the abovemen-tioned project of Libera-Mente Onlus. Main activities include:

  • Presentation of Libera-Mente Social Cooperative;
  • “Io rifiuto”: workshop to raise awareness on waste management and handycraft creation activities by using waste material;
  • “Miseria Ladra”: working groups and raising awareness on mission and activities of the Emmaus Mouvement in Italy;
  • “Fiori di Campo”: working groups, study of the Fiori di Campo Start-up’s case (business plan, etc.);
  • Memory hiking along the “Centopassi” (Cinisi) and “Quadrilatero della memoria”’s paths (Palermo);
  • Testimonials of volunteering and civil commitment against Mafia and racket ;
  • Projections of docufilms (films will be selected by participants);
  • Team building, leisure and culinary activities (participants will prepare food together).

THIS EXPERIENCE WILL ALLOW YOU TO:

  • Enhance knowledge and understanding on Anti-corruption practices;
  • Acquire good understanding on the damages of corrup-tion and Mafia in the local endeavor of Sicily;
  • Acknowledge best practices techniques in the field of waste-management and recycling.

LOGISTICS

Transportation:  organised by the project staff (cars and/or minibus) from/to Palermo Airport-Fiori di Campo in Cinisi.
Accommodation: organized by the project staff in Cinisi.
Language: Italian
Currency: Euro

FOR MORE INFORMATION

LIBERA-MENTE Onlus

Email:  ecovillaggio.fioridicampo@gmail.com
Phone: +39 339 248 54 55

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