PLACE: international volunteering in the gardening and social inclusion field

20 young people, 5 countries, + 25 workshops carried out, + 500 youngsters involved in educational and gardening activities: these are a few numbers of the European Voluntary Services within the project “Planting Cities” (Erasmus+, Key Action 2 – Capacity Building in...

The Alessandro’s experience in India

For me the EVS experience was fantastic. Very constructive and I would say, enlightening; First, because every single day seemed to be always surrounded by something magical, in a way, or another, but in the end I was also pleased with the minor inconveniences, such...

Chinese seeds – Three months for discovering China through EVS experience

I was born in Europe, but I am feeling daughter of this earth. When I was a child I dreamed about countries around the world several times and I imagined to move from my home with an essential backpack, to board a ship and to land somewhere. Probably, too much...

Five months full of color, life and love in India

I arrived in Bhubaneswar (India) full of fears, uncertainties, everything around me was unknown but with the curiosity of a little girl on her first day of school. the first days were a complete shock, I had to get used to any situation, even the most banal thing...

A Chinese volunteer in Palermo – Ye Wu’s Experience

I am Ye Wu from China, an EVS volunteer hosted by CESIE in Palermo (Italy) within the project Planting Cities (Erasmus +, KA2 – Capacity Building in the field of youth). Before I came here, I was attending university in China and I always wanted to challenge myself...

PLAnting CitiEs (PLACE) is a 2-year capacity building project in the field of youth which involve 5 partners:2 from Programme Countries (Italy & Slovenia) & 3 from Partner ones (Nepal, India & China).

Totally agreeing that social exclusion is one of the crucial problems & key challenge that affects today’s society, PLACE’s consortium fully believes in the importance to invest in young people to support community development based on three key dimension: social, environmental & economic.

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