”Benvenuti a Finocchio” want to give a chance to the population of the district that do not have the opportunity of travelling, to meet people from all over the world. Join us and let yourself be carried away by the social iniatives in favour of young and adult people living everyday the reality of this part of Rome.
During the workcamp, volunteers will follow the daily work of each center
– Distibute the food and cloths
– Manage the popular canteen
– Organize activities and workshops with the teenagers
Volunteers will be involve on different work in order to retrain urban space
– Renovation of an info point
– Beautification of the playground
ACCOMMODATION AND FOOD: The group of volunteers will be host in the youth center "Il Muretto". Three big rooms will be in diposition with seprate toilet and shower. The kitchen of the center will be at dispostion ofthe volunteers.
During the dinner service of the popular canteen, volunteers will eat with the users.
LOCATION AND LEISURES: The Finocchio disctrict is situated in the suburb of Rome and is now easily reachable from Rome thanks to new metro lines (metro C).This disctrict do not have a lot of cultural and social activities to propose to the young people, that's why we want with the workcamp to activitate and give new stimulation to the young population.
PROJECT: This project will be involve in several associations working in the suburb of Rome names of "Borgata Finocchio".
One of this associations is the Youth center "Il Muretto" manage by the cooperative Santi Pietro e Paolo. The youth center host each day young people from 10 to 23 y.o. The center organize activities and workshop with the users of the center (music, theater, support homework, …). This center offer a socio-educative service to foster the socialization of the young population of the disctrict and to preven the marginalisation.
The house of the Misericordia is an other association of the subrub and it manage by the church Santa Maria della Fiducia. The House of the Misericordia run different activities:
– Collect of cloths and food in order to distribute it to people with few opportiunities of the district.
– Popular canteen: Four days a week they cook and offer dinner to the people with need.
– Provide hygienic service (Bathroom, toilet and shower)
During the workcamp , volunteers will be in contact with other reality of the territory and will have the opporitnuty to collaborate with other association of the district, as the "Collina della Pace" that manage the bibliotheque of the disctrict.