Social, Multicultural and Inclusive Life in Europe, “S.M.I.L.E.”
01.07.2015 – 01.10.2016
LDA Local Democracy Agency Verteneglio
ASSOCIAZIONE CULTURALE LINK, Italy
CEMEA FRANCHE COMTE, France
ASSOCIATION FOR EDUCATION MLADIINFO INTERNATIONAL, Macedonia
Association for Democratic Prosperity – Zid, Montenegro
The EVS took place in Brtonigla (working-place) and Buje(living place), from September 2015 until July 2016. The activities took place in Brtonigla, Buje, Umag, and other local Istrian municipalities. The volunteers were able to choose their activities, based on their interests and needs. They were able to work in the LDA office and assist in the project preparation and organization and do general administrative work. Furthermore, they gave free language courses, promoted EVS and Erasmus+, volunteered at the schools of Umag and worked in Buje at a center for people with disabilities. The volunteers learned the formal languages (Croatian & Italian) in a formal, language course, and informal way, get in contact with locals. During the EVS the got to know cultural diversity and tolerance by living together with people from four different countries and backgrounds.