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(Registration closed) Act now! Senegal youth exchange
GIANGIO is offering 2 places in a EU-funded youth exchange that will take place in Senegal, Africa, from 3rd to 17th September 2022. This is the first activity of many within the long-term project «Greening International Youth Work».
Time & Location
03 set 2022, 19:00 – 17 set 2022, 19:00
About The Event
3rd and 17th are travel days. We will first spend a few days in Dakar, receiving information about the project and the reality in Senegal. We will then travel together to St.Louis, 280 km north of Dakar, where we will be conducting the mangrove regeneration project.
There will be 2 online meetings with the selected participants well prior departure, to clarify all the information regarding conditions at the destination, vaccinations needed, etc, and solve all possible doubts.
CONDITIONS FOR PARTICIPATION:
- Italian resident or Italian national;
- Between 18 and 30 years of age at the time of travel (you can be 30, but not 31) (only one person can be over 30, and this person should be a group leader);
- Have good command of either English or French language;
- Motivated to spend 12 days in Senegal helping regenerate mangrove forests;
- Physically fit to accomplish the project’s tasks (collect tree saplings, plant trees in muddy waters…)
You will be provided with basic but comfortable accommodation in Senegal during the project dates, as well as food and local transportation, at no cost for you. The local activities will also be organised at no cost for you.
Travel insurance will also be covered fully with the project grant, so at no cost for you.
In adition, 100% of your international travel costs will be refunded, up to 530 EUR. For this you will have to keep all your travel documents and boarding passes and send them to us after your return. For coherence with the project topic, only one return flight is allowed (direct flights).
The only cost for you will be a participation fee of between 50 and 120€, depending on what you can afford and what you consider that this experience is worth. We will use part of this fee to compensate your flight’s carbon emissions (1.154 kg CO2) through the Naturefriends Climate Fund, and the rest to contribute to the project administration costs. If this fee is an obstacle to your participation, please let us know.
HOW TO APPLY:
Fill in the form: https://forms.gle/DVLzXiuKCmVEky51A
explaining how you meet all the selection criteria and why you want to participate in this project. We will be calling the pre-selected participants during the third week of July. In case you are not choosen, you will recieve a rejection email.
Deadline to apply: Monday 12th July at midday.