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JOIN THE CREW 2012! Community, Reconciliation,Empowerment, Women
Start date: Oct 1, 2012,

The project Joint the Crew 2012: Community, Reconciliation, Empowerment, Women presented by Arcs, in cooperation with Sevota is the result of a strong partnership between the Italian and the Rwandan NGO. The project will give to two young volunteers the opportunity to work in Rwanda (district of Kigali and outskirts) for six months: from October, 1st 2012 to April, 1st 2013.Joint the Crew aims to support the Rwandan NGO in its local activities for promoting: community's development and reconciliation through youth and women's empowerment. Volunteers will work with Sevota members on projects addressed to specific target groups: orphans, children, youths committed in associative field, widows, single women head of family and victims of sexual assaults. After genocide, Rwandan community, through the action of Sevota, has worked with and towards those vulnerable collectives at risk of discrimination and marginalisation because of their social/economic position. By cooperating with the NGO, volunteers will: -know better Rwandan culture and people; -be involved in activities in order to increase the participation of the people (especially youths) in the civic life of the community and be responsible for communitarian welfare; -assist to projects' planning for urban/rural development (income-generating activities); -promote social inclusion and inclusive growth. Volunteers will cooperate in:-recreational/informative activities for children, women and youths;-meetings planning (local institutions and associative youth net, HO's partners)-planning and implementing the income-generating projects of the women's and youth's groups;-evaluating projects and results They will contribute concretely, by using non-formal/creative tools, to Sevota's mission for achieving community's reconciliation through peaceful resolution of conflicts and fighting any kind of violence or prejudice.
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