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Games and leisure activities beyond barriers of spoken language and culture
Start date: Aug 1, 2010,

Volunteers will support the Chilese Chepela Special School in Kasama, Zambia. This school is a special school for children at the age of 7-20 years old who are deaf or have a hearing disability. In the early stage two youngsters will volunteer for a period of 12 months.They will support the teachers during class-time by general training. Furthermore, they will organise and arrange extra activities to give those people the opportunity to integrate in society, to feel themselves valuable and to give them self-confidence and joy in life. They will also contribute to the awareness of healthy people that people with a hearing disability are as worthy as themselves.The volunteers will give attention to a youth movement - if possible even start up a pilot project -furthermore they will spend a lot of time at the organisation of special courses - f.i. sign language -culture, art, music, dance, games, ...Type : Among and with young people with a hearing disability, support in education, other way of spending leisuretime by different activities, art and culture, music and dance, inclusion of these young people in society.Themes: disablity, education through sports or other outdoor activities, art and culture, minoritiesObjectives : create awareness that not every place on earth is heaven, cultural exchange, broaden horizon, give motivation and awareness that working as a volunteer can give satisfaction.
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