World Cultural Heritage Project
- Accommodation and food: 20.00 Euro
- Transportation: 20.00 Euro
- Activities: 100.00 Euro
- Hosting organisation support: 10 Euro
Description: Oke Idanre Hill consists of high plain with several spectacular valleys interspersed of about 3,000 ft above sea level. Its physical attributes include Owa’s Palace, Shrines, Old Court, Belfry, Agboorogun foot print, thunder water (Omi Aopara) and burial mounds and grounds. It also has diverse and variegated eco-systems of flora and fauna. Oke Idanre contains very important bio-physical and land from features whose interaction with the physical features created an enduring cultural landscape within the setting.
Type of Work: VWAN history of engagement in World Heritage Volunteers campaign started in 2010 when a group of local and international volunteers were led to Idanre Hill to proactively engage themselves in restoration of the archaeological works of traditional value. Locally made trash bins for disposable and waste will be mounted in a conspicuous corner or points of the site. Also a Non Formal Education activities will be conducted with the support of literary materials from CCIVS and WHC in Paris. Volunteers will do self-catering and living together in the camp. Volunteers should be ready to mix up with the community and various youth groups during intercultural sessions.
Study Theme: ARTS / ARCHAEOLOGICAL / WORLD CULTURAL HERITAGE PROJECT
Accommodation: Living will be in a mini apartment provided by the Community within the project. The Mini Hostel is located at the top of the mountain where subsistence means of living is experienced in a natural way.
Language: Fair knowledge of English but not compulsory
Requirements: There will be social nights and cultural weekends. Intercultural activities to exhibit different cultural habits will be in vogue. Please kindly come with Music, Games and other local materials to exhibit during the workcamp (if available but not compulsory).
Approximate Location: The project is located at Odode Town in Idanre Community area of Ondo State. Volunteers will depart from Lagos together for the project. There is no extra cost for this travel.
Notes: Pick up and drop-off at the Airport is free of charge and at no extra cost.