Togo | Festival en cultuur

Samen met 19 andere vrijwilligers ga je voor 19 dagen naar een festival en cultuurproject.
Het project duurt van 24 juli t/m 12 augustus.

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Let op: naast het inschrijfgeld betaal je ter plekke nog een lokale bijdrage van EUR 200.
SUMMARY OF THE PROJECT This project initiated by the NGO ASTOVOT in 2016 promotes the Togolese culture through different artist groups every summer. With the aim to highlight the educational, social and artistic dimensions of local folklore this year's edition has the topic "Culture promotes peace and non -violence". This festival offers the opportunity for citizens to be heard and the possibility for them to express themselves. AIMS OF THE WORKCAMP The aim of the festival is to promote local artistic and folklore groups, offering them a place for expression. Sensitizing the public, they can exploit their talents. This year's activities will focus on the thematic of peace and non-violence. WORK IN THE PROJECT – Organize workshops on the thematic; – Raise awareness for peace and non-violence in the village; – Support the artistic and folkloric groups in the preparation for the festival; – Organize the festival: communication and logistics; – Arrangement of the hall of the spectacle; – Installation of stands; – Planning of the program and organization of the staff
ACCOMMODATION The housing conditions are generally rudimental. The volunteers will be accommodated together in a single house with several bedrooms (usually 2 to 4 rooms). They will reside near the project site. Volunteers will sleep on mats made out of plastics or straw. But they can buy or bring along small airbeds or little floor-mats, and a mosquito net… In addition to the project activities, the volunteers can organize rides, meetings with local communities, parties and excursions in the surrounding villages. NB: Internet access and Electricity are limited according to areas of the project. FOOD Volunteers will cook and eat together their meals. In the kitchen, they will use the local products. There are many various vegetables and fruits in location, so vegetarian and vegan diets can be continued. NB: Clean drinking water available.
Agomé-Tomégbé is situated about 15 miles outside of Kpalimé. It was built behind a river called "Agato" and is surrounded by hills and mountains (mount Kloto). The population is about 4000 inhabitants with a very high youth rate. Several coffee and cocoa plantations can be found in the village. It has immense cultural resources too and provides many touristic spots (i.e.: bathing in the waterfalls of Agbatui and Kpoéta) Agomé-Tomégbé is known for its untouched and humid nature.
ASTOVOT is an educational, apolitical, non-profit association, created in 1957. It is recognized as an association of young volunteers and as an NGO. Our goal is to foster and promote local development and the ideas of the International Solidarity. ASTOVOT enables a flow of ideas through International and intercultural exchanges in order to arouse the mutual comprehension and the peace promotion.

Kékéli 3rd Edition (Festival of Popular Education: Culture and Peace)




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Aantal vrijwilligers

20 (10 mannen en 10 vrouwen)


18 t/m 99 jaar

Lokale bijdrage

€ 200



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