WE RI GREEN
- chantiers 1-3 semaines
- Code : GL03
- Dispo : 1M (Total Part 9)
- Langue du Projet : ENG / GER
- Age : 18 - 99
Grenzenlos is an Austrian NGO based in Vienna. It is independent of religions and political bodies. Grenzenlos is a non-profit association. Its main purpose is to promote world peace and respect between people through intercultural non-formal education programmes abroad which combine cultural integration with engagement at non-profit initiatives worldwide.The German word aeuroGrenzenlosaeurooemeans aeurono boundariesaeurooeand also aeurono limitsaeurooe. The word explains the basic mission of Grenzenlos: to promote the personal development of individuals (no limits) and inter-cultural understanding through international encounters, trainings, inter-cultural living and work experience (no boundaries).Grenzenlos offers a variety of international mobility programmes. These programmmes are dedicated to world peace through the promotion of inter-cultural exchanges.
We will work together with the institution aeurooeLebenshilfeaeuro (Life Help) which works mainly with people with physical and mental disabilities (clients). During this camp we will work and cooperate as well with 3 environmental institutions in the community: aeurooeLEiVaeuro (Verein Lebende Erde), aeurooeBerg- and amp; Naturwachtaeuro (environmental organisation in charge of the mountain and nature rescue) and aeurooeBauerngolfaeuro (solidarity ecological project and life style). Our work will start on Monday the 31st of July with an introduction from some of the institution and the work we will do. You will have an international evening at the beginning of the camp where you can present your country for the local partners and guests. Be ready to bring food, drinks and specialties from your country (be creative). We will work in the forest making houses for birds, cutting aeurooeNeophytesaeuro which destroys the local plants, work with hay and if there is enough time we will build protective fences for the plants. During the first week we will help as well with the organisation and during the aeurooeBlauracken Festaeuro (which is a festival in the town). The second week we will work more with the Lebenshilfe (working directly with the clients) and the Bauerngolf in a aeurooeGolf-Tournieraeuro activity. The work is around 6 hours a day. We will include in the project 3 refugees living in the area to work and participate with us during the camp. In your free time you have the opportunity to explore the region and make excursions to nearby places of interest. Straden is situated in the countryside of south-eastern Austria.
Accommodation: We will be hosted in a school in Straden. Things to bring with you: You need to bring with you a sleeping bag (we have mats in the house), working clothes, working shoes, raincoat, swimming suit, sun protection. If you require any medications (e.g. because of an allergy), donaeurot forget to bring them with you. Weaeuroll work in nature and the natural habitat of ticks. Thereaeuros a small risk of tick borne encephalitis. Make sure you protect yourself with repellent or a vaccination.Food: We will cook for ourselves. (Please inform us whether you require a special diet). Your accommodation and food are covered aeuro( however, we recommend you to bring some pocket money: the currency used in Austria is Euros. Furthermore we invite you to bring typical food, spices, drinks, games and music from your country (for an intercultural evening) aeuro( and a lot of motivation.
The international camp will take place in Straden (Styria).
During the international camp we will only have insurance for accidents. Nevertheless, you need a full insurance (medical) for your travel and the time in Austria; donaeurot forget to arrange your insurance prior to your departure
Grenzenlos is an NPO and NGO and is neither dependent on any political party, nor on any religious confession. The board of management consists mainly of returnees from Grenzenlos programmes. The organization is based in Vienna.