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NG-VWA 12.5 NIGERIA Odode Town in Idanre Community area of Ondo State Archaeology / Art / Cultural heritage 18/09/2020 30/09/2020

World Cultural Heritage Project 

This project is part of the SCI North South Programmes. Volunteers should be 20 years old, have previous volunteering experience and take part in the Preparation Workshops organised by their sending branch. More details from your sending branch.

Camp code:

NG-VWA 12.5

Country:

Nigeria

Start Date:

18 Sep 2020

End Date:

30 Sep 2020

Topic:

12: Art, culture and local history

Options:

Mixed Age Camp

Work Types:

Archaeology / Art / Cultural heritage

Number of volunteers:

15

International age:

18 - 99

National age:

16 - 99

Extra fee to be paid in the hosting country:

150.00 Euro [3016 Mexican Peso]  
Breakdown:

  1. Accommodation and food: 20.00 Euro
  2. Transportation: 20.00 Euro
  3. Activities: 100.00 Euro
  4. Hosting organisation support: 10 Euro

Purpose of extra costs:

Preparations, Feeding, Accommodation, On-arrival orientation, Evaluations, Mobility to the Camp site and maintenance of volunteers in the project.

Required Language:

English

Spoken Language:

English

Description: Oke Idanre Hill consists of high plain with several spectacular valleys interspersed of about 3,000 ft above sea level. Its physical attributes include Owa’s Palace, Shrines, Old Court, Belfry, Agboorogun foot print, thunder water (Omi Aopara) and burial mounds and grounds. It also has diverse and variegated eco-systems of flora and fauna. Oke Idanre contains very important bio-physical and land from features whose interaction with the physical features created an enduring cultural landscape within the setting.

Type of Work: VWAN history of engagement in World Heritage Volunteers campaign started in 2010 when a group of local and international volunteers were led to Idanre Hill to proactively engage themselves in restoration of the archaeological works of traditional value. Locally made trash bins for disposable and waste will be mounted in a conspicuous corner or points of the site. Also a Non Formal Education activities will be conducted with the support of literary materials from CCIVS and WHC in Paris. Volunteers will do self-catering and living together in the camp. Volunteers should be ready to mix up with the community and various youth groups during intercultural sessions.

Study Theme: ARTS / ARCHAEOLOGICAL / WORLD CULTURAL HERITAGE PROJECT

Accommodation: Living will be in a mini apartment provided by the Community within the project. The Mini Hostel is located at the top of the mountain where subsistence means of living is experienced in a natural way.

Language: Fair knowledge of English but not compulsory

Requirements: There will be social nights and cultural weekends. Intercultural activities to exhibit different cultural habits will be in vogue. Please kindly come with Music, Games and other local materials to exhibit during the workcamp (if available but not compulsory).

Approximate Location: The project is located at Odode Town in Idanre Community area of Ondo State. Volunteers will depart from Lagos together for the project. There is no extra cost for this travel.

Notes: Pick up and drop-off at the Airport is free of charge and at no extra cost.