About the local hosting organizationFor this project, our local partners are: the local branch of FAGAD in Adéta, the children's club of FAGAD in Adéta and the village development committee
About the volunteer work3. Thème : Construction of a foyer FAGAD / Education and leisure pursuits for children. The objective of this work camp is : a. Allow the construction for the commune of Adeta, and in particular, for the youth, a place where they can meet and exchange knowledge, share their leisure periods and their joys. For FAGAD, it is a question of the creation of a center which can welcome seminaries, learning sessions, meetings and periods of celebration. b. Lead the children to discover others with their cultures and modes of life, and offer them ways of expressing themselves and providing the ways to relax and to express themselves in other ways than those they usually have, and liberate the parents for a few hours. Work to be done: Clean up the site, collect sand and bricks, seek water, construct walls…. Take charge of the children in several domains, organizing a program of games, artisanal activities, sketches, theatre, support for school studies and guided visits…
Local accommodationVolunteers will be housed in the FAGAD logde. Each volunteer will have a bed with mattress. Beds often stacked. There is running water and electricity. Wifi is available if volunteers contribute to the purchase of credit (18 euros for the month). The food is always international. We have Togolese dishes, African and European dishes. Everyone is invited to participate in housework and meal preparation. Volunteers are often helped by the local population. Our meals are always appreciated by volunteers
About the project locationLocation: Kpélé-Adéta Adéta is a town of some 15 000 habitants. It is the principal settlement of the Kpélé Préfecture and the headquarters of FAGAD are based there. It is situated on the cross roads Kpalimé – Atakpamé , Notsé – Danyi. There is a post office, and police commissariat and a medical – social center. The nearest hospital is the American Baptiste hospital, 4 kms from Adeta. Leisure Touristic sites to visit ; the Dzanipé Falls with their beautiful waterfalls, the Kpioné Falls, the Plateau of Dyani ( visit to the Monastery of Dzogbegan and it’s circular chapel constructed of wood ), Mount Kloto ( whence it is possible to glimpse Lake Volta in Ghana on a clear day ), the village of Kuma Konda together with the château Viale, Mount Agou ( the summit is the highest point in Togo; 986 m ); Possibility of discovering as well the north of Togo ( the large towns like Atakpamé, Sokodé, and Kara, the rock cutting of Alédjo ( the road passes through a cutting in an enormous rock ), the region of Tamberma, the Naimtougou Falls…) and the Nangbéto Dam with the lake where hippopotamuses live; Artistic activities: learn the techniques associated with batik, and sculpture; Cultural activities: percussion ( Djembé drums ) and dancing around the fire; A day with a family: a day steeped in the daily life of an African family organized around the following themes: animism, putting the village chief on his throne, traditional marriage, a day in the fields.
Requirementshope to see soon motivated and fexible volunteers .NB: if you are not from organisation member of CCIVS, you'll pay 100 euros more
Extra info about the projectKpélé Adéta is on the national road N ° 5 and it is at 150 km of lomé the capital of Togo. It is distant from the town of kpalimé of 28 km.