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Stop Using Drugs Among Teenagers

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Land
Togo
Soort werk
Onderwijs, Sociaal
Projectduur
27 juli t/m 17 augustus
Aantal deelnemers
10 (5 mannen en 5 vrouwen)

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In Togo, the use of narcotics such as cannabis and Tramadol has become a real scourge because of the serious dependence it creates among Togo's adolescents and young people, especially students in the 12-24 age group. In Kpalimé, drug use is on the increase in almost every district of the town. Today, this scourge in schools and neighbourhoods is almost a public health problem, accompanied by violence and failure at school among adolescents and young people, as detox centres are virtually non-existent. Through this project, ASTOVOT wants to launch a door-to-door and public awareness (information and education) programme aimed at adolescents and young people in the neighbourhoods of Kpalimé on the dangers of drugs.

OBJECTIVE
To contribute to reducing the rate of consumption of psychoactive substances among adolescents and young people in the neighbourhoods of the town of Kpalimé through an information and education programme;
Produce a report and/or a plea at the end of the awareness-raising programme to the relevant authorities to effectively combat drug use in the town of Kpalimé;
TASKS TO BE CARRIED OUT BY THE VOLUNTEERS :
Identify targets in the different districts of the town of Kpalimé;
Set up an awareness-raising programme (topics to be covered, planning, tools);
Preparation and design of awareness-raising tools;
Implementation of door-to-door and public awareness campaigns;
Organisation of a small football gala with young people and follow-up of awareness-raising sessions;
For ASTOVOT, the aim is to adopt an efficient approach to communicating with young people, using new technologies to raise awareness of the harmful effects of drugs on public health and safety. The project will not be limited to a short-lived awareness campaign. Action is also planned to establish and strengthen anti-drug committees within the communities and authorities concerned.
WORKING TOOLS :
 Audiovisual aids: prevention campaigns on drug use or driving under the influence of drugs;
 Documentaries on the effects of drugs on the brain and the risks of addiction;
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Accommodation is generally basic, simple and specific to the project location. On site, volunteers are accommodated in groups of three or four people per room. The number of people per room depends on how the volunteers themselves organise the group. In some places, volunteers can use dry toilets and showers without water inside. This means that volunteers will have to fetch water from a fountain or well. The association provides volunteers with plastic or foam mats. Volunteers who have sleeping bags can bring them with them if possible. Access to drinking water on site.
During the work camp, the volunteers will cook their own meals. An internal organisation will create groups that will alternate to carry out the various domestic tasks domestic tasks, including cooking. The food products used for cooking are imported, local and organic. The diet of each volunteer will be taken into taken into account when preparing meals. Volunteers will have access to tropical fruit such as bananas, oranges, pineapples, mangoes, avocados, papayas, etc.
Along side the main activities of the work camp, other activities are organised, such as discovery walks, hikes, festive outings and cultural encounters. These activities enable the volunteers to come into contact with the local population and to discover Togolese culture.

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Kpalimé is about an hour and a half's drive from Lomé and is set in a beautiful natural environment. Located in south-west Togo, the area surrounding the town is lush and fertile, encircled by thickly wooded hills, deep valleys and small farming villages. Kpalimé is also the country's most important craft centre, home to a large number of artists and craftsmen: woodcarvers, batikeur, potters, weavers, calabash-makers, etc. The many "nature" walks and hikes take you along the paths to discover the daily life of the local people, who live mainly from agriculture.

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The NGO Association Togolaise des Volontaires au Travail (ASTOVOT) has more than 60 years of experience in international voluntary service. Each year, it welcomes many volunteers from all over the world on short, medium and long term volunteer projects (3 weeks to 12 months) in Togo. These projects allow the national volunteers (about 200) to work hand in hand with the international volunteers and to create a real intercultural exchange throughout the year. ASTOVOT is a member of the Coordinating Committee for International Voluntary Service (CCIVSUNESCO) and of the Network of Africa Voluntary Organizations (NAVO), and is in partnership with several volunteer organizations in Europe, Asia, the United States, Canada and Africa. Its projects focus on community development through the promotion of education and citizenship, health, social, environmental protection and intercultural learning, renovation and construction of socio-community infrastructures.

Aangezien je in dit project met kinderen gaat werken, stellen wij het verplicht om een VOG (Verklaring Omtrent Gedrag) aan te vragen.

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This project requires specific qualities from volunteers: motivation, patience, team spirit, solidarity, sharing and listening,

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The NGO ASTOVOT, like all associations in Togo, receives no subsidy from the Togolese government. It is the volunteers' participation fees that enable ASTOVOT to finance its projects. The cost of participation in volunteer work camps is €220 per person for 2 to 3 weeks. This contribution covers: accommodation costs; food; accompaniment of the group; administrative costs; purchase of materials and equipment for the project, and other steps involved in setting up volunteers on the project site. The funds contributed by the volunteers are divided as follows: 3/4 for the organisation of project activities and 1/4 for the administrative management of ASTOVOT.

The languages of the project are French and then English. However, we recommend that volunteers who are not French-speaking have a basic knowledge of French before they arrive, as the official language of Togo is French. The vast majority of local volunteers and local communities have a very poor level of English.

Het inschrijfgeld voor dit project bedraagt € 345, exclusief € 50 korting voor studenten en jongeren onder de 18.

Let op: naast het inschrijfgeld betaal je ter plekke nog een lokale bijdrage van € 220.

Projectnaam

Stop Using Drugs Among Teenagers

Projectcode

ASTO 05

Continent

Land

Soort werk

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Startdatum

27-7-2024

Einddatum

17-8-2024

Aantal vrijwilligers

10 (5 mannen en 5 vrouwen)

Leeftijd

18 t/m 75 jaar

Lokale bijdrage

€ 220

Taal

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