About the local hosting organizationASTOVOT (Association Togolaise des Volontaires au Travail) Project: With a view to encourage and promote the activities carried out in the new library of the village of Yeviépé, to encourage young pupils in the village to highlight the tools available to them for their own development (both for their general culture and to strengthen their intellectual capacity) and also to encourage them to better prepare for a new school year, the NGO-ASTOVOT organizes a project of social and educational animation and school support for the young children and pupils of Yeviépé. Objectives - Prepare young children for fun activities to start the next academic year. - Make children discover games and social activities and offer them a moment of fulfillment and relaxation.
About the volunteer workTasks to accomplish The activities will be divided in two parts: - The first part will be dedicated to courses intended to help the students of the elementary and the high school, especially in the subjects in which they have more difficulties. The volunteers will also support in teaching French (reading, writing, verbs conjugation, oral and written composition, etc.) and calculation (math). - The second part will be dedicated to games and entertainment activities, which will be held in the village's library (reading, drawing, singing and dancing competitions). N.B.: It would be nice if the volunteers could bring A4 papers, coloured pencils, exercise books, markers, kids games, some educational material for the kinder garden and everything else you think is necessary for the project's good realization.
Local accommodationHousing conditions are generally rudimentary. You will be lodged near the site of the camp. The whole group will be housed in the same house, the rooms will be shared, provide small inflatable mattresses or a small floor mat (no bed), sleeping bag, mosquito net ... The kitchen will be organized by the volunteers. Drinking water available.
About the project locationYEVIEPE Located 12 km from the town of Kpalimé, on the way to Nyivé village, which is close to the boundary with Ghana, Yéviépé has been founded at the end of the 18thcentury. With its population of about 3000 inhabitants, it is surrounded by Kpadapé at North, Kalakala at East, Nyivé at South and Womé at West. Mainly farmers, the villagers base their activities on the cultivation of corn, beans, manioc, yam (a tuber) and rice. The village has a huge amount of children and teenagers. There is a kinder garden; the elementary school and the high school are attended by the students of the six nearby villages. Apart being a charming village with a quite welcoming population, Yéviépé boasts a river and natural resources such as a wood, bamboo, etc. The village festival is organized every year in August. It is a traditional celebration, which gathers the whole village population and even some emigrated villagers. In this occasion cultural activities and traditional ceremonies are organized. Free time activities Beyond the workcamp hours you can enjoy the walks, meet the very hospitable local population, organize evenings and trips to visit the nearby villages and have fun at the beautiful waterfalls and mountains of the region.
Extra info about the projectparticipation fees : 200 €