Togo | Sociaal

Samen met 14 andere vrijwilligers ga je voor 19 dagen naar een sociaalproject.
Het project duurt van 30 juli t/m 18 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 A majority of Togolese are unaware of the simple gestures to help the victims of a road accident or other incidents. Everyday many accidents occur in the cities and villages of Togo. Realising that the situation is increasingly alarming, NGO ASTOVOT sets up the project "Gestures of first aids" which consists of raising awareness and training especially the moto-drivers “Zémidjan” and other road-users on life-saving skills (traumas, bleedings, and cardiac arrests). This isn't just about training the beneficiaries but also about preventing, limiting or excluding an imminent danger and to teach them how to alert emergency services. AIMS OF THE WORKCAMP – Training volunteers on the modules of "gestures of first aids"; – To raise awareness and to train the moto-drivers and other road-users; – To organize an event to raise awareness at a public place WORK IN THE PROJECT – Preparing the modules of training and awareness-raising with volunteers and coaches; – Identification of the places for training and awareness; – Implementation of the program. The gestures consist of stopping bleedings, avoiding cardiac arrest, to threating wounds and burns
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.
Situated at 110 km in the north-west of Lome (capital of Togo), the munuicipality of Agou is a remarquable city. It is a mountainous region which shelters the highest mountain of Togo: the "pic d'Agou" with its 986m altitude. This mountain offers a wonderful view over Togo and Ghana.The vast majority of the ten thousand citizens live from agriculture and cattle breeding. One can find cereals, root tuber, fruit (bananas, oranges, mangos, pineapples, avocados). The village is known for its legendary hospitality and rich cultural life ( folkloric groups named "Akpèssé" or "Bobobo").
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.

First Aid Gestures n°2




Soort werk





Aantal vrijwilligers

15 (7 mannen en 8 vrouwen)


18 t/m 99 jaar

Lokale bijdrage

€ 200



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