Stairway to heaven

Months of work, tons of clay, multiple ceramic workshops, engagement of several volunteers, researching and exploring local nature, culture and traditions, countless hours spent on each tile and all this to complete the project of the stairway – Caminho de São Bernardino in Câmara de Lobos. It’s been amazing to be part of this project, … More Stairway to heaven

Welcome 2023!

New Year is here! It still doesn’t seem real and it will take a while for all of us to get used to writing the new date, but as always it was loudly celebrated in Funchal accompanied by an annual fireworks display. Although after about a month of hearing explosions every night and early morning … More Welcome 2023!

Art therapy for disable youth interactive and creative learning

Os jovens com deficiência devem poder participar na sociedade e ter os mesmos direitos que outros. As políticas para a inclusão social das pessoas com deficiência estão a passar propositadamente do apoio ao desenvolvimento das capacidades, ao desenvolvimento da independência, à integração nas comunidades locais e à promoção da vida social. No projeto “Art Therapy … More Art therapy for disable youth interactive and creative learning

Adios Madeira

I can’t believe this is my last article, I can’t believe that in a week I will be in France… Recently I’ve been thinking a lot about the changes in each volunteer, for example I find that the people who have changed the most are Magda and Pietro. When I look at pictures of them … More Adios Madeira

Want to be an ESC volunteer? See why you have to take a chance!

It is difficult to make a decision about becoming a volunteer. I remember when I was thinking about leaving home. It wasn’t easy – I was leaving for six months and going to a strange country, where I didn’t know anybody close. I had an interview with Lidia, my project coordinator, who tried to discourage … More Want to be an ESC volunteer? See why you have to take a chance!