The forest is our home
Description: During the 12 days the young people will participate in various activities of work, creation, responsibility and fellowship and interaction with the Population of Arrouquelas. It is a project that aims to help our village preserve its surrounding forest, and prevent fires. This project will leave results, due to the experience and ecological attitude that we intend to instill in young people, by the intercultural dynamism, but also by the work done, creating better conditions for the surveillance of our forest.
Type of Work: -Construction of a lookout post in the highest place in the village, this post will be for the future, being built in wood, with specialized technical assistance - Performing manual activities, painting; simple constructions; - Cleaning of some rural roads, which may be used in forest surveillance routes, roads that are obstructed by wild forest, due to the low utilization of them, and desertification of the rural environment; - Creation of surveillance routes; - Encouragement of cultural visits by the region, and by the main points of interest; - Creation of a facebook page, which will serve as a diary of the activities carried out and that will be invigorated by the participants; - Participation and promotion of a workshop related to awareness of fire prevention, etc
Accommodation: Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be provided to all participants during the project - but the dinner will be prepared each night by a group of participants , with the objective of creating intercultural night (the ingredients will be provided by H2O) The participants will be living in tends or one big house for all inside of the village. All participants should know that they will sleep in cantonment, or tents. They should collaborate in the confection of food, and the organization of meals. The place of accommodation is inside the village.
Requirements: All participants must respect each other, the institutions and the association. Working tools supplied by the association must be handled with proper care. Residences must be kept safe and clean for everyone. Portuguese rules and legislation shall be followed and respected. The participants gone leave together in tends or big house in village and they have to respect the other participants
Approximate Location: The Working Camp will take place in Arrouquelas, a small town near Rio Maior
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