1 Projet Trouvé
ICYE STEPS / CENTRO DE EDUCAÇÃO AMBIENTAL 2018
200.00 Frais d’inscription : 200.00 EUR
370.00 Eur Frais supp : 370.00 Eur
ICYE STEPS aren't group projects. You will be with 2 or 3 volunteers. Those are permanents projects, open all year, free arrival date. Minimum 4 weeks - Maximum 16 weeks. Participation fee for 4 weeks : 370€ and 80€ for each additionnal week.
- Code : BRA-13/2018
- Dispo : 3M / 2F (Total Part 5)
- Langue du Projet : ENG / POR
- Age : 18 - 99
BRIEF DESCRIPTION AND MAIN AIMS : Founded in 1996 by a group of women from the Vila Pinto community led by Marli Medeiros, who decided to unite to transform the conditions they were submitted to live in and seek alternative solutions that would ensure them freedom and quality of life. Marli and her family endured the poverty and violence of Vila Pinto, which was dominated by drug traffickers, but it was the lack of opportunities available to the children in the community that spurred Marli to action. “I could see that the women were forced to work as drug mules and complained about the violence of the men,” It was then that she decided to stand her ground and fight. Problem was finding a legal way of earning money that also fostered community spirit.”Marli began organizing meetings to discuss the state of affairs in the community. “I believed that we could reduce the negative factors that existed in Vila Pinto through some type of collective action,” she recalls. “The residents had to make money somehow, whether it was by begging, drug trafficking or petty theft. The problem was finding a legal way of earning money that also fostered community spirit. She found a 2,500-sq.m site near a low-income housing project, right in the middle of Vila Pinto. MAIN ACTIVITIES : Today CEA administers several projects. The Screening Center of Vila Pinto (CTVP) which has 65 members who make their living from the separation and sale of recyclable materials. The James Kulisz Cultural Center.
The volunteer will be living with a host family.
Participation fee for 4 weeks : 370€ and 80€ for each additionnal week. The volunteers need to be open-minded, high motivated, mature, and willing to work with children at risk. No intake on public holidays, no pick-up after 22:00 PM. The programs start usually on the 1st Monday of each month.