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VWA-NG – TM01 NIGERIA Apode Area of Eruwa Town, Oyo State Agriculture/Environment Project 17/04/2022 30/04/2022

VWA-NG – TM01
Agriculture/Environment Project
Start Date : 17 April 2022
End Date : 30 April 2022
Project Name : Community Planting / Cultivation
Project Title : Agriculture / Environment
Camp Location : Apode Area of Eruwa Town, Oyo State
Local Community : Multi-ethnic society
Project Objective : Food Basket / Poverty Alleviation project
No. of volunteers : 10 volunteers
Project Community: Eruwa derived its name from the way in which hawkers
advertised roasted yams to the northern caravans who constantly congregated in the town .
The method of hawking employed was Eru wa nibi o i.e. (pieces of yam are available
here). The four quarters in Eruwa at that time; Anko, Oke Oba, Isaba and Aborerin settled
on Ilewu hill which offered greater protection and security during the period wars in
Yoruba land (from 1830's to 1890's). The indigenous economic activity of the people of
Eruwa revolves around agriculture which includes farming , hunting and animal
husbandry . The town now have many higher institutions engaging the young school
leavers to improve their education and advance to the higher level through tertiary
education.
Main camp activities
 Gathering of seeds and making ridges and trenches
 Planting of varieties of crops and nurturing the plantation
 Group dynamics and active youth participation.
Accommodation
Volunteers will stay together in Accommodation provided near the project. Cooking will
be done in turns and all other activities will be done together
What to carry
Working clothes, tents, mosquito nets, charts / books, tools and gloves, mosquito
repellant lotion, sleeping bag, spread, pillow and water purifying tablets. Games like
chess, playing cards and musical instruments are welcomed.
Location: The workcamp will hold at Apode Area of Eruwa Town, Near YMCA
Agriculture Centre, in Ibarapa Local Government area of Oyo State.

EXTRA FEE:
250€ (Two Hundred and Fifty Euro) for each camp.