Where:Gilutongan, Cordova, Cebu
Number of volunteers:15
The Local Government of Barangay Gilutungan, Cordova will co-organize the Hand in Hand project with GIED in order to support the existing program of the community that focus on the solid waste management and education campaign to the locals about the proper waste disposal and other related activities that may help the improvement of the current environmental situation of the community. In this project volunteers will help raise environmental awareness and be an inspiration to locals. Health and nutrition will likewise be undertaken during this project to improve health and hygiene of local community.
1. Undertake environmental activities like coastal/marine clean-up, make garbage disposal area and advocacy. 2. Assist in the provision of nutrition, health care and wellness to local children and youth 3. Interact with the local children and youth through art, sports and team building activities 4. Exchange of culture through music, games, food, language, etc.
LOCATION: Gilutungan Island is one of the poor Island barangay of Cordova. Cordova is located in Mactan Island, near the centre east coast of the Province of Cebu and compromises the Island of Mactan. It is small Island but populous island with very limited resources of daily needs like electricity and water & food supply. LEISURE TIME: Marine sports with white sand, Island hopping near Gilutungan Island, Heritage in Mactan and Cebu.
The international participants will be accommodated in a bungalow house made of bamboo. Supply of electricity is only available during 7 PM to 10 PM powered by a generator; water supply is also very limited in the island. No shower in bathrooms, pale and water dipper is available in the bathroom. Personal sleeping bag is needed. Filipino food will be served.
Closest Terminal: Jeepney Terminal MEPZ, Near Airport, Lapu-Lapu City / V-hire Terminal, SM Cebu City, North Bus Terminal in Mandaue City Closest International Airport: Mactan Cebu International Airport, Lapu-lapu City, Cebu, Philippines Special Requirements: May bring sport materials, art materials and own country’s food and costume. Used educational books if possible may be possible as well. FEE: 250 Euro
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