THIS IS PALESTINE
- chantiers 1-3 semaines
- Code : IPYL076
- Dispo : 7M / 8F (Total Part 15)
- Langue du Projet : ENG / ENG
- Age : 18 - 99
International Palestinian Youth League (IPYL) IPYL is an organization that empowers Palestinian youth through educational programs, intercultural learning, training, media literacy and youth leadership activities. Since its inception, IPYL has implemented hundreds of projects in a range of fields. These include 75 international voluntary work camps in Palestine and 65 in work camps in other Middle Eastern countries. The organization also carries out youth exchanges, geopolitical study trips, leadership seminars, youth and women think tank groups and community meetings. For more info about IPYL, please visit https://www.ipyl.org. Battir Landscape Eco-Museum Center: The Battir Landscape Eco-Museum Center is a local organization that aims to preserve Battir’s ancient sites following the village’s 2014 incorporation into the UNESCO World Heritage Program. The organization is active in renovation, landscaping and archeology. The club was established 6 years ago and now seeks help to renovate its old monuments and water canals that have survived for thousands of years. The landscape resembles the Babylon gardens. For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/BattirLandscapeEcomusuem
The work will include the following activities: Planting trees. Rehabilitating land. Activities with Palestinian children. Visits to the old cities in Hebron and Bethlehem. Renovation work within the village of Battir including its ancient water canals. Assisting the rebuilding of a wall in Battir that leads to an ancient water cistern at the edge of the village. This wall will help locals and internationals to reach the water cistern, establishing it as a touristic attraction. Renovation work in several locations beside the railway line that was established in the Ottoman Empire and that connected Turkey to Palestine. The railway line is intended to serve as a future border between Palestine and Israel.
the volunteers will be hosted in a rented flat in Bethlehem. will usually be prepared by the volunteers themselves in the flat’s kitchen facilities.
Hebron and Bethlehem The afternoon will be dedicated to educational activities that will expose volunteers to Palestinian culture and history, and that will help volunteers to understand the reality of life under occupation. The program will include lectures, documentaries, visits to refugee camps in the Bethlehem area and tours of other places of interest. The program will provide many opportunities for interaction with locals. Volunteers will have the opportunity to speak with Palestinian activists and to ask whatever questions they have about the situation in Palestine
For more information about IPYL, please visit www.ipyl.org