We are very happy about the success of the last meeting of our Travelers’ Club which was held on 28th November at the coworking centre КОНТОРА and gathered more than 30 people. The first part was presented by Arthur in the form of a little quizz, which constisted in 20 questions about the history and culture of the States ; the winner got her reward in cookies (Starbuck’s recipe). Далее »
For two months, Nastya, Ksenya, Karina and Veronika have been involved in their European Volunteer Service (EVS, in the framework of the Erasmus+ programme) in three European countries. Let’s get to know more about their projects and what their lives look like.
Two volunteers of Opora have participated to the 19th World Festival of Youth and Students (WFYS) which took place throughout Russia and in the seaside city of Sochi from 13th till 22nd October 2017.
For me the best thing about Tramplin is, that it’s a world on it’s own.
If you are not the person needing to organize everything and communicating with the ‘outer world’ all the time (about transport, food, …) Далее »
Opora is once again looking for volunteers to our summer camp in tents. This year the camp is divided into two parts: Scout Tramplin from 5th to 14th July, and Art Tramplin from 17th to 26th July.
The camp takes place on the bank of the Bolshaya Kokshaga river, about 90min from Yoshkar-Ola in the Mari El Republic, Russia.
Since 2005 the Regional Youth Public Organisation Opora in the Mari El Republic runs an international summer camp in tents, TRAMPLIN, for children from difficult social background.
The aim of the camp is to provide children from difficult social background with an opportunity to socialise through education and group activities organised by an international group of volunteers.
Last Thursday, the Youth Palace of the Mari El Republic has hosted the final evaluation of the project “Identity and globalization – challenges for youth initiatives”, Далее »
After getting knowledge and skills about tolerance, intercultural communication and the respect of culture, the participants of the project are now leading activities with youngsters of the Republic in schools and universities.
After taking part to a training on tackling stereotypes and promoting intercultural learning and tolerance, the participants of the project “Identity and globalization – challenges for youth initiatives” set off to visit ethnic villages of the Mari El Republic close to the city of Morki, where different ethnicities live together peacefully.