Seed for Growth 2 is an EVS Project involving 5 group EVS activities. 2 Hosting Activities will be hosted in Parana’, Brazil, 2 will be hosted in Passignano sul Trasimeno, Italy and 1 in Puebla, Messico. In total it will involve 14 volunteers, 10 from Programme Countries and 4 from Partner Countries, of which some with fewer opportunities. The volunteers will carry out their services between September 2012 and June 2013.The themes of the project are environment and urban/rural development.The objectives of the project are to offer the volunteers an intercultural experience where they will acquire skills and knowledge regarding global environmental challenges and inclusion of marginalised communities into the mainstream of society. The volunteers will be carrying activities that will benefit the local communities and the volunteers in particular. The activities will vary. The services in Brazil will last 5 months (organised in 2 shifts starting from September 2012). The volunteers involved in these hosting activities will be from Italy, Poland and France and they will be working with marginalised communities of indigenous people (indios). They will use theatre and creative arts in nature as a means of involving these communities in educating and understanding their rights and duties as active citizens.In Italy, 2 shifts of 4 volunteers will be hosted, the volunteers involved in these hosting activities will be from Poland, France, Messico and Brazil. The activities will be related to eco-farming which will provide them enhance their respect and understanding of environment. They will carry out specific manual activities in an intercultural environment. In Messico 2 volunteers will be hosted: 1 from Poland and 1 from Italy. They will be involved in environmental education and projects related to sustainable development.
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