Youth work (socio-educational) with Yéviépé’s children.
Description: With the aim of promoting socio-educational activities in the new Yéviépé village library, and to encourage the children of the village to give themselves to reading and educational activities; the NGO ASTOVOT organizes a project of socio-educational animation and school support for the students of Yéviépé. This project provides a framework for growth and also improve the level of children in several subjects (Mathematics, English and French) before the start of classes. It will also be an opportunity to discuss with parents and teachers about the education of children around meetings organized in partnership with the village development committee (CVD).
Type of Work: MAIN ACTIVITIES OF THE PROJECT The activities to be carried out will be divided into two parts:
- The first part will be devoted to support classes for primary students in the subjects in which they have the most difficulties with. The volunteers will intervene in the learning of the French language (reading, writing, conjugation, written and oral expression, etc.), in mathematics and also in English language.
- The second part will be devoted to games and various activities in the library of the village (contests for reading, drawing, singing and dancing ...) and showing films and documentaries to children. NB: School supplies and gifts will be distributed to students and the facility upon completion of activities. It is desirable that volunteers bring A4 sheets, colored pencils, not
Study Theme: - Organize recreational and educational activities (games, dances, songs, sports, reading) in the library for the benefit of the children of the village.
- Organize support classes (French, English, mathematics) to improve the level of children before the start of the school year.
- To fulfil a film-debate.
Accommodation: The volunteers will be housed together in the same house with several rooms (usually 2 to 4 rooms) and will live near the project site. Housing will be provided with plastic mats or straws but volunteers can however provide small inflatable mattresses or small floor mats (no bed), sleeping bag, mosquito nets etc. The kitchen will be organized by the volunteers themselves. FOOD Volunteers will cook and eat together their meals. In the kitchen, they will use the local products. There are many various vegetables and fruits in location, so vegetarian and vegan diets can be continued.
Language: The languages of the workcamp are English and French. But it’s important to note that the exchanges in English are very basic.
Approximate Location: Located 12 km from the town of Kpalimé on the road linking it to the village of Nyivé on the Togo- Ghana border, Yéviépé was founded at the end of the 18th century. With a population of about 3000 inhabitants, it is surrounded by the villages of Kpadape in the North, Kalakala in the East, Nyivé in the South and Womé in the West. The population is mainly agricultural and the activities are based on maize, beans, cassava, yams and rice. The village has a large number of children and young people of school age. There is a primary school and a college for students from six neighboring villages.
Notes: NB: Clean drinking water available.
Internet access and electricity are limited according to the areas of intervention of the projects. HOBBIES Apart from the activities to be carried out on the building site, you can enjoy walks, meetings with the particularly welcoming population, organize parties and excursions to visit the surrounding villages.