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Chance to Change
Start date: Sep 15, 2016, End date: Feb 14, 2018 PROJECT  FINISHED 

Solidarity Tracks Organisation in partnership with the Elderly Care Center of Lefkas wishes to host 6 young volunteers from Spain, Romania and Tunisia for 12 months in Lefkas to carry out activities of support, development and awareness-raising, which have already launched by our organization with the help of former volunteers.Our project comprises 3 different activities:-The first one will take place at Elderly Care Center, where two of the above volunteers, the Spanish and the Romanian one, will continue launching various activities of leisure & support in the interest of the senior people in the «Cultural Café» which was created by ex-volunteers in view of enhancing the psycho-social support offered to the elderly people hosted in this Institution.-The second activity will take place in the frame of Solidarity Tracks. We will host 2 young volunteers from Tunisia. They will carry out various activities aimed at raising the youth’s and citizen’s awareness in matters of sustainable development (with all their social, economical and environmental aspects), for instance thru setting up workshops and targeted actions for the benefit of the young people, centered on environmentalism (recycling, water management, renewable energies), social solidarity and sustainable entrepreneurship with various target groups. They will also organize a permanent workshop about «environmental journalism» thru which they will run our e-magazine «Green o’clock» (http:// - The third activity will also be organized by Solidarity Tracks. We will host 2 young volunteers from Romania and from Spain, will continue the operation of our web radio - Orange Radio-Net-, in cooperation with the local youth. During the project they will broadcast the opinion of the young generation with creativity and expressive power so to grow postures that indicate "active citizens”. Orange R@dio-Net, will be the mirror of the local youth and will support the local development. Particular care and attention will be dedicated to promote voluntary activities of young Europeans and locals.All these activities will allow the young volunteers involved to take an active role in our community and reinforce the solidarity ties among the generations, as well as to mobilize the young people towards the processes of the sustainable development and environmental responsibility. Through this project, they will develop self-expression, convey their message, their concerns, their hopes and ambitions and improve their communication skills as well. Our project will allow these 6 volunteers to acquire social and technical skills, which will turn out to be useful for their future careers. They will assume active and responsible functions and competencies in the course of their service.Through their participation in this project, the volunteers will live a unique intercultural experience and work in cooperation with the team of our organization and our partners in order to effectively put all the predicted actions to practice and meet their learning objectives.
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