ACtIV: Active Citizens through Initiatives and Volunteering

 
The project has been funded with the support from the European Commission under the Lifelong Learning Programme.

Projects accomplished within the "Stowarzyszenie Inicjatyw Lokalnych w Żeszczynce" 2012 - 2014

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Stowarzyszenie Inicjatyw Lokalnych w Żeszczynce 
 

     We have activated local society of Zeszczynka - a village in Poland well known for its milk production, near eastern border of EU - and supported their association in the creation, management and implementation of several new Grundtvig projects.

     We provided know-how in the very area of management and logistics as well as fresh human resources. One of the projects was ACtIV. The project has been implemented in 2012 - 2014. 

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Senior Volunteers Exchange.

 

     The main project activities included 3-week exchanges of senior volunteers from both partner organisations. The aim of the exchanges of the volunteers is to get them involved in statutory works of the host organisation. In the summer 2013 a group of 4 Romanian senior volunteers arrived at Zeszczynka, in Poland, for a period of 3 weeks to be involved in preparing and managing of the annual Milk Festival. 

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Delivering volunteer support abroad.

 

     Similarly, a group of 4 Polish senior volunteers departed to Romania for 3 weeks to be involved in preparation and management of the annual pilgrimage taking place in the region. On 21st May 2014 the group of 4 people chosen and prepared by SILWZ was sent to a partner organisation SOROS in Miercurea Ciuc/Csikszereda.

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Stowarzyszenie Inicjatyw Lokalnych w Żeszczynce 
 

    We have activated local society of Zeszczynka - a village in Poland well known for its milk production, near eastern border of EU - and supported their association in the creation, management and implementation of several new Grundtvig projects.

     We provided know-how in the very area of management and logistics as well as fresh human resources. One of the projects was "The Living Heritage". The project has been implemented in 2013 - 2015. 

"The Living Heritage" 
 
The project has been funded with the support from the European Commission under the Lifelong Learning Programme.
 
 
International events.


     Within the framework of the project we have developed several products and organized transnational meetings of project teams. 

     The international events were held in Poland, Malta, Italy (Sicily), Latvia and Greece. 

Intangible Cultural Heritage.


     The aim of the project was to preserve intangible cultural heritage carried by people in their local homelands by supporting their learning ad sharing of experience. During the project we have experienced a number of various local customs, living traditions, crafts and art.

 

"Questing - Adult Education in the Open Air"

 
The project has been funded with the support from the European Commission under the Lifelong Learning Programme.

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Stowarzyszenie Inicjatyw Lokalnych w Żeszczynce 
 

    We have activated local society of Zeszczynka - a village in Poland well known for its milk production, near eastern border of EU - and supported their association in the creation, management and implementation of several new Grundtvig projects.

     We provided know-how in the very area of management and logistics as well as fresh human resources. One of the projects was "Questing - adult education in the open air". The project has been implemented in 2012 - 2014. 

 

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International events.
 

     Team members from the partner organizations organized several multinational events in each partner country. The meetings were held in Poland, Czech Republic, Italy and United Kingdom (Northern Ireland).

     Within the project frameworks we have produced open-air educational games in the form of questing games. The games are based in each partners' region and promotes its cultural heritage and local values in an innovative way.

Increasing impact of local cultural events.


     The educational questing games are additionally promoting unique local values and cultural events.

     In Poland the game was based on local Milk festival. In Derry, Northern Ireland, local cultural heritage together with local unique Halloween traditions contributed to the game creation. In Czech Republic local vine making traditions were involved. In Italy the game is based on local values of Senigallia.

"Uniwersytet Ludowy Zeszczynki"

(Folk University of Zeszczynka)

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Stowarzyszenie Inicjatyw Lokalnych w Żeszczynce 

 

    We have activated local society of Zeszczynka - a village in Poland well known for its milk production, near eastern border of EU - and supported their association in the creation, management and implementation of several new Grundtvig projects.

     We provided know-how in the very area of management and logistics as well as fresh human resources. One of the projects was "Uniwersytet Ludowy Zeszczynki" (the folk university of Zeszczynka). The project has been implemented in 2013.

     Within the project framework we have provided support (by giving free legal advice, ICT, coaching,, volunteering etc.) to the local people at the age of 60+. The project was funded by the Polish ministry.