Euro – African Voluntary Service

EVS project in Africa (Mozambique, Nigeria, South Africa, Togo and Uganda)

Long-term volunteer placements from  January 2001 to July 2001

This EVS multilateral project aimed at providing opportunities of long-term voluntary service to young Europeans in five African countries. The project consisted of a variety of voluntary service organizations working with abandoned children, disabled children and youth, displaced people, and others carrying out programs of local development and was realized in cooperation with ICYE Nigeria, the Mpumalanga Youth Commission, AJUDE of Mozambique, Uganda Volunteers for Peace (UVP) and the Togo-based ATNU (Association Togolaise pour les Nations Unies).

EVS Multilateral Euro – Latin America 2001

EVS project in Latin America

Long-term volunteer placements from  January 2001 to July 2001

Through this project, a number of voluntary service opportunities have been offered to young European volunteers such as working in an income generating project in underprivileged communities in Ecuador, assisting in a Contemporary Art association in Quito, supporting street children in Puebla, Mexico, working in a housing estate of low income families in Mexico City and work camp organisation in Mexico etc. SIIJUVE – ICYE Mexico and “The Experiment in International Living Ecuador” as our partners in this EVS project greatly contributed to make this a successful experience for both volunteers and local communities involved.