UOur storyU?Do you know what good brothers mean in Taiwan? Actually, they imply something you do not know.Do you know what water lantern releasing is? Do you know why people burn ghost money?Do you know ghost month starts on the first day of the seventh lunar month and ends on the last day of the seventh lunar month? What do we do during the ghost month?Join and learn with us.UProject DescriptionU?1.BackgroundTaichung Port, which is located in Wuqi District, Taichung, is the second largest international commercial port in Taiwan. It also ranks ninety-seventh in the world. MITSUI OUTLET PARK is the first seaport-themed shopping mall of its kind in Taichung port district in Taiwan. Our community, Dazhuang Community, is situated in Taichung port district. It has agricultural culture, and is the largest community in Wuqi District. The impacts of the urban and traditional cultures made Dazhuang Community such a unique cultural feature. Of all communities in Wuqi District, Dazhuang Community has the most the elderly and young population. One out of every nine people is an elder. Therefore, Dazhuang community has dedicated to taking care of the elderly for a long time, and is going to organize more plans and activities for teenagers in 2019. With more volunteers putting into this community, we hope that they can offer the elderly and the young better care and education and infuse much vigor in the community.Learn more about Taiwan:http://eng.taiwan.net.tw/Learn more about Taichung: http://travel.taichung.gov.tw/en-us/Home/IndexAims :1)Get to know Ghost Festival, release water lanterns, and help with setting up the venue for venerating.2)Volunteers can do some health promotion activities with the elders and share their exotic cultures with the children to let them gain the special experiences and broaden their horizons.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.Works:1)Accompany the elderly: Our community holds health activities three times a week. We expect the volunteers to take part, design some interesting games and prepare some performances, so the elders can experience different cultures, have fun, and learn new things from different perspectives.2)Hold an activity for the local elementary school students, bring the global info into their world, and intrigue them.3)Get to know ghost festival in Taiwan and share ghost-related festive culture in your countries with everyone.
1)All the volunteers will stay in the community center together. Volunteers need to bring toiletry and summer sleeping bag by themselves.2)Everyone will have a cabinet to deposit his/her luggage.3)Volunteers can hang and dry their clothes at the designated place on the third floor.4)We offer the hangers, the brushes and the washing soup. Volunteers can prepare these things by themselves if needed.
Dazhuang Community of Taichung City, TaiwanNo.1, Ln. 168, Wenhua St., Wuqi Dist., Taichung City 435, Taiwan Google Map: https://www.google.com/maps/place/E58FB0E4B8ADE7B8A3E6A2A7E6A3B2E98EAEE5A4A7E5BA84E7A4BEE58D80E799BCE5B195E58D94E69C83EFBC88E995B7E5A3BDE4BFB1E6A882E983A8EFBC89firstname.lastname@example.org,120.5407153,17z/data=3m14b14m53m41s0x346914db2e4c6917:0x1b4db9fa3d9e49bd8m23d24.24671694d120.542904
Dazhuang Community Development Association
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1)Get to know Ghost Festival, release water lanterns, and help with setting up the venue for venerating. 2)Volunteers can do some health promotion activities with the elders and share their exotic cultures with the children to let them gain the special experiences and broaden their horizons. 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.