Project “Nations and Generations”, Rezekne, Latvia
The aim of this project is to promote intergenerational understanding of cultural diversity and to promote tolerance and mutual understanding among people, as well as to develop intercultural dialogue and cooperation between foreign young people and local inhabitants of Rezekne. In this way we want to improve the understanding of youth and surrounding people about European awareness and involve them into European social processes by giving an opportunity to communicate and get to know other European cultures.
Eloy from Spain worked in Rezekne Pensioner Social and Health Care Canter. He taught Spanish language, helped in sports activities with seniors. He participated in local events, promoted EVS programme and his project.
All project activities are based on non-formal education methods, thus allowing young people to acquire new knowledge, skills, competences, to learn new things, develop themselves both professionally and personally.Volunteers communication with local young people made a great contribution in their education process. Project had a great importance in social integration, promotion of motivation of young people from Latvia to participate in European youth projects.