Background and Host Org:Rinan Community of Dajia District which is located in the northernmost part of Taichung city. Before development of industrial zones, most of residents was developing agriculture production. They planted rice and taro, fed ducks and chickens etc. After the development of industrial zone, factories hire a lot of foreign workers to produce labor work. But at the same time, the population of the prime outflowed seriously, and many elderly and children still in the community. Our community become lacking vitality and creativity. Also, our community is in the rural areas, few foreigners can enter the community and interact with the residents. We hope that the joining of volunteers will make the community more vital and enable young people in the community to expand their international outlook.Objective:1)Get to know more information about Rina community and help with designing our communityU s logo and draw the well.2)Volunteers can do some health promotion activities with the elders.3)We hope that the young generation in the community can introduce our features to international volunteers, and they can be much more interested in participating in activities in our community during and after the volunteering workcamp.Work:1)Accompany with the elder: our community hold health activities once a week. We expect the volunteers to take part, design interesting activities, so that the elder can experience different cultures, have fun, and learn new things from different perspectives.2)Help to clean the environment: our community live a lot of elders, some of them need help to clean their house. Also, we will go Tieh-Chen mountain to see the view, at the same time we will clean the mountain area.3)Do some art works: Observing our community and design a symbolic logo for our community. And use your imagination and ability to paint to draw a well.4)Cultural exchange activities: we will have a time let volunteers to show their culture tradition with each other. To let the activities smoothly, volunteers can prepare some activities to let us know more about your cultures.
1)All the volunteers will stay in the community center together. Volunteers need to bring toiletries by themselves.2)Most of food will be provided by community, and some time we will combine activities (for example: visit night market) with meal, at that time we will provide money to volunteers.
Rinan Community Activity Center (Adress:437 No.3 lane, You 2nd -Qing 3rd, Dajia district, Taichung city)Google Map: Rinan Community Activity Centerhttps://www.google.com.tw/maps/place/E697A5E58D97E7A4BEE58D80E6B4BBE58B95E4B8ADE5BF83firstname.lastname@example.org,120.6431832,16z/data=4m81m22m11z5pel5Y2X56S-5Y2A3m41s0x34690eea12494cfb:0x54f59bd99d766db28m23d24.40500594d120.6475606?hl=zh-TWVolunteers can spend one day to travel around Taiwan by themselves (suggest go travel in groups, do not go by himself or herself) If facing some problem, volunteers can call to camp for help. In free day, volunteers should back to the camp at 9p.m.
Rinan Community Development Association
1)Get to know more information about Rina community and help with designing our communityU s logo and draw the well. 2)Volunteers can do some health promotion activities with the elders. 3)We hope that the young generation in the community can introduce our features to international volunteers, and they can be much more interested in participating in activities in our community during and after the volunteering workcamp.