ICYE-STEPS / QUOTA INTERNATIONAL OF CEBU 2017
Participation : 4 semaines à 16 semaines. Frais supplémentaires : 350 € pour 4 semaines, 75 € pour chaque semaine additionnelle. Le projet est ouvert toute l’année, la date d’arrivée est libre.
- Code : PHL-48/2017
- Dispo : 3M / 2F (Total Part 5)
- Langue du Projet : ENG / ENG
- Age : 18 - 99
Brief description and main aims To education among day care poor children in different areas in Cebu City To improve the health of the sick and malnourished children after Typhoon Haiyan in devastated areas in Cebu Help improve the lives of poor communities especially after disasters through emergency relief operations Improve the quality of life if women and people with disabilities through livelihood activities and other programs Main Activities Day Care Services Livelihood Activities Disaster Relief Operation Community Organization Women and PWD Empowerment Volunteer tasks Help adopted day care center/s through tutorials of small children, basic lessons for toddlers, etc Involvement in community organizing, women and Persons with disabilities programs and activities Engage in Disaster Relief Operations
Cebu City, Philippines (Central Visayas Region) Quota International is a non-profit organization empowering women, children, the deaf, hard-of-hearing, and speech-impaired in local communities around the world. Founded in 1919, Quota International is one of the oldest international service organizations for women. Today, more than 5,600 men, women, and youth in North America, South America, the Caribbean, South Pacific, Southeast Asia, and Europe are changing lives in 269 communities in 12 countries. Quota’s motto, “We Share,” empowers members to develop friendships, encourage others, and promote international understanding. Quota is known especially for service empowering women and children and to people who are deaf, hard-of-hearing, and speech-impaired. The Quota International of Cebu Office and its partner areas are conveniently located near town/city centres. Public transportations are also readily available to visit department stores/malls, hospitals, schools, historical and cultural landmarks and other leisure areas. Cebu City is located on the central eastern part of Cebu Province, an island at the center of the Visayas in Southern Philippines. It is a highly-urbanized city. The population reached 799,762 people in 2007. source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cebu_City
Committed and dedicated Willing to be an agent for change Willing to learn and unlearn things Competence and creativity Sense of Community Have a bigger heart for the disadvantaged/less privileged Flexible, open-minded and able to adopt the local situation Independent and requires less supervision Innovative, industrious, adventurous and fun loving Understand the very limited physical presence or inability of Receiving Organization during monitoring &or evaluation Commitment to regular updates/reporting/monitoring through mobile, online communication
The Global Initiative for Exchange and Development Inc. (GIED) was established in 2015 with the primary aim to promote various meaningful collaborations in building local communities and empowering people to be partners in nation building. New breed but experienced social development professionals actively involved in different social development efforts in the Philippines and abroad conceptualized GIED. These social development professionals are armed with the professional background and passion to offer quality services to more communities in the country. Together, they pool more than a decade of experience in community development initiatives focusing on the most vulnerable sectors, children, youth, women, indigenous people, persons with disabilities among others. As a non-government and non-profit organization in the Philippines, GIED also seeks to establish its own relevance as it responds to the Philippinesâ€™ important national social policy frameworks and plans for sustainable human development. It is with this mindset that GIEDâ€™s advocacy on participation, empowerment, and development are emphasized to realize its vision on community development and global citizenship work. GIED aims to empower people-to-people connectivity through cross-cultural interaction and immersion within and across nations, international voluntary service and dynamic cooperation. It primarily focus its programs and services on social issues like access to education, health services, environmental sustainability, employment and livelihood opportunities as well as social exclusion. It also offers to serve the general public, regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, or gender.
GIED is an associate member of Network for Voluntary Development in Asia (NVDA), an official partner of the International Cultural Youth Exchange Federation (ICYE) and guest organization with Alliance of European Service Organizations. It is also a registered Youth Serving Organization of the National Youth Commission and a Resource Agency under the Department of Social Welfare and Development of the Philippine Government.