Sat, 24 Apr|
Erasmus + Youth Exchange in Veli Iž, Croatia
Time & Location
24 Apr 2021, 19:00 CEST – 30 Apr 2021, 09:00 CEST
Veli Iž, Veli Iž, Croatia
About the Event
Small changes in practice and habits of youth can lead to great effect of having a
healthy and active life. This project will focus on discovering and building healthy
habits of youth by gardening, learning how producing one's own food is not so
hard and understanding how vegetables and plants gives many benefits to
oneself and the surrounding environment. Moreover, it will focus on the question
of how gardens can become attractive places for younger generations and have a
sustainable influence on their way of living.
The objectives of the project are:
1. To improve the knowledge and skills of youth with fewer opportunities in
gardening practice by providing them with an opportunity to peer-learn about
urban and organic gardening, permaculture and seed saving.
2. To promote a healthy lifestyle and habits of youth through contact with nature
while gardening, doing manual work and have outdoor activities;
3. To raise awareness of youth on pollution issues such as pesticides and plastic
pollution in agricultural practice, and its effects on human health and
environment by reconnecting youth with the origins of food through gardening
Youth between 21 and 29 years old coming from Las Palmas and
rural parts of Gran Canaria Island in Spain, Madeira Island in Portugal, rural regions
and islands of Greece and Croatia.
Food & Accommodation
Participants will be allocated in two, three and four bedrooms in apartments. It is
important to know that there is no water supply on the island of Iz and that
rainwater is the main source of water for household purposes. Therefore,
responsible behavior towards water resources is required.
Food (breakfast, lunch, dinner, coffee breaks), accommodation and materials
necessary for carrying out the activities will be provided by the coordinating
organization according to the rules of Erasmus + program.
More Info : https://drive.google.com/file/d/1-5_s7_GuGrbOo7FNVlGsPFrGg8yNYzEq/view?usp=sharing