BridgeS of Solidarity

Erasmus + Youth Mobility
2018-3-EL02-KA105-004474

BridgeS is a project co-financed by the European Community under the ERASMUS PLUS program for youth mobility designed by the Achaia Adult Education Institute of Patras, Greece. The project aims to build bridges between different cultures and thus to build a cultural puzzle in order to teach young people the value of solidarity and cultural understanding through active European citizenship.

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Youth Exchange – 8/17 July 2019 Patras, Greece

From 8 to 17 July 2019 in Patras, Greece, the “Bridges of Solidarity” Youth Exchange, organized by the Achaia Adult Education Institute, took place. Ten boys and girls from 17 to 21 years old, from Fondazione Toscana Sostenibile, partecipated to this Erasmus+ project, living a…

Preparatory activity

29th of June 2019 – All the participants from FTS, Italy, met for the first time and together with Gloria Dei, their trainer, started working to Erasmus+ Bridges of Solidarity. They are all so enthusiastic about being able to be protagonist of this exciting experience.The…

Bridges of Solidarity

Erasmus + Youth Mobility
2018-3-EL02-KA105-004474.

The project brings together 6 nations, Greece, Italy, Spain, Turkey, Serbia and Romania and includes two phases: an Advanced Planning Visit (APV) in Patras from 5 to 7 April 2019 and the youth exchange from 8 to 17 July next. The “Bridges of Solidarity” project allows 30 young people aged 18 to 27 to meet, live, work together under one roof and share experiences on cultural diversity and migration issues, for 9 days in Patras, Greece. This project allows each participant to acquire and develop intercultural skills, in order to live in a society with social inclusion, solidarity, without xenophobia, discrimination and racism. The project promises not only to improve but also to broaden the horizons and create a space where the dignity of the individual finds its place in a heterogeneous community. NKey will be involved in the project by providing technical and intellectual support to FTS, the Italian partner.

The outcome

The young people who participated in the Youth Exchange in July 2019 have acquired new skills related to intercultural dialogue and respect for diversity and increased their collaborative skills by working in mixed international groups. Thanks to this experience, young people will inform and share their personal experience with others once they return to their countries of origin.

The team of Italian kids has created a book on human rights translated into the languages of the project to give to all participants of the exchange and you can download it for free from THIS LINK

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