Apart from my EVS project objective, which is raising awareness of recycling, reusing and best ecological practices, it also aims to develop social and personal skills of children, youth and adults based on the principles of non-formal education. Once in a while, I as a volunteer help my hosting Organization with their local activities. One … More From Machico with love
This week we finally started to design the doors: On a wooden board painted with white paint, we contoured a drawing of a projector and decorate it with pieces of cans. It seems easy but it is not, it takes a lot of patience and many hours of work. That is why this week we … More Start the design of doors
When you are very far from your country, you think more, you feel more, you see more… FROM HERE I can find out better, what is good or bad about my tradition, mentality, people and to be Georgian, as well… I have big opportunity to compare, what is common things and differences between GEORGIA, PORTUGAL and … More “Discovering common roots of Iberia” – is a good way to find yourself !
Today, for the first time in my life I visited a wooden factory. At this point of the project, when the ideas are already formulated, we needed to find wooden platforms that would become our canvas. That’s why we went to the wooden factory of Madeira. How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck … More Measure Twice, Cut Once!
This week there have been fun moments in Metaphora theater, as we are not always cutting, washing or collecting cans. Besides working we had a good time discussing things from our countries, listening to music, eating ice cream, decorating the wall with photo frames or drinking Orujo, among other things. Also this week Ani has … More Not everything is cutting cans
I just woke up, woke up in another country, here, in Madeira, Camara De lobos. YES, it is like waking up and u are realizing that the place, where u are now, at the moment, is another place of the world, very, very far away from your home, but wait… here is one, two and … More Happiness – is here, very emotional week
Last Sunday the environmental organization of Mdeira “Zero Waste” organized an event to gather people to clean the beach of Almirante Reis in Funchal. The day was hot and sunny. We started at 15:00 p.m. and finished at 18:00 p.m. and we managed to collect a lot of waste thanks to the participation of the … More Almirante Reis beach cleanning