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FAGAD MLTV5 NADOBA TOGO NadobaBoukoumbeTogo... CULT,ENVI 10/03/2023 31/12/2025

Protection and promotion of the Koutammakou site (an element of the world patrimony of UNESCO) | FAGAD MLTV5 NADOBA | 2023-03-10 - 2025-12-31 | CULT,ENVI | Age: 18 - 70

Our local partners are the Nadoba conservatory responsible for managing the site, the village development committee (VDC), the club for FAGAD children on the site and the ministry responsible for culture.

Work: Theme: Protection and promotion of the Koutammakou site (an element of the world patrimony of UNESCO) This village is one of the villages situated on the site of Koutammakou. The site is classed as an element of the world patrimony of UNESCO. The site has need of everyone for its protection and its promotion. Our program is designed to sensitize n population in order that the site is not declassified and above all, to ensure that this population does really benefit from this position. The show piece of this site is first of all the Tatas, the houses built of the locally available material, which are the trees of the area and the soil. The survival of the site will come above all from replanting trees and the sensitization of the population. The inhabitants will find a sense of existence for the When they will live in good conditions and with sustainable development projects on their area. Work to be done: sensitization for the protection and promotion of the site ; Arranging the barrage of water for the construction of shelter for animals and feeding them ; Assist the conservation of excellent management of the site; Planting trees and looking after them; Assist tourist guides in terms of welcoming tourists and study groups; Development of partnerships; Assist in the realization of projects with sustainable character. Participate to the demonstration of the new concept of TATA’s building Period: open all the year round. What the volunteer can bring: Items for school studies, pharmaceutical products, clothing, a little financial assistance. Cultural activities: Percussion (Djembé) and dance around the fire; Day with a family; a day of immersion in the life of an African family organized around the following themes: animism, the election of the village chief, traditional marriage, or a day in the field.

Accomodation and food: The volunteers live in the house often made available by the conservatory and the village. There is running water and electricity. WC and the shower relatively modern . FAGAD provide mattresses. The food is Togolese, African and European. All volunteers attend to tasks and can be assisted by local volunteers and ladies in the village

Location: NadobaBoukoumbeTogo

Location and Leisure: Location Koutammakou,Batammariba country, is 500 square kms and comprises 4 cantons; Nadoba, ( Koutammakou ), Koutougou, Warengo and Agbonté. Nadoba is some 620 lms from Lomé in Northern Togo. The site was classed as an element of the World Patrimony of UNESCO in 2004. Benin is 4 kms from Nadoba. The Batammariba are farmers and hunters. They live in earth houses built in the form of a castle ( “ château “ ), Tata on the basis of a very special architecture. .The language spoken by the Batammariba is calle Ditammari: by deformation it has become Tamberma. The principal belief of the Batammariba is animalisme. The fetiches, which they adore and are to be found at the entrance to the Tatas, take diverse forms. According to the form, they can represent simultaneously; their ancestors with whom they are in communication; major exploits of hunters, the members of the family still living; different ceremonies. In the case of the Batammariba, the living have a very deep link with the dead.In fact, they believe that every living being owes his life to breath of a dead person who wished for him to join him in the next Kingdom. It is possible to say a kind or reincarnation. The rites associated with mourning are linked to a return to life and the secret names of the dead hide a vital energy. Their traditioinal dances are often associated with these ceremonies. Leisure Cultural activities ; Percussion ( Djembé ) and dancing around the fire A day with a family ; a day’s immersion with an African family organized around the following themes: animism, putting the village chief in place, traditional marriage, a day in the camp site. Nearby touristic attractions: Make a walking excursion to discover Koutammakou ; visit the Tatas and Fetiche Tree; Visit the Sarakawa Animal Park; Visit Benin. OTHER POSSIBILITIES ; Possibility to discover southern Togo : excursion to Mt Agou ( the highest peak in Togo ( 986 m ), Mt Kloto, the town of Aneho on the road to Benin, whence it is possible to make an excursion to Togoville by way of trip on Lake Togo, one of the largest in Togo, and Togoville, whose history gives the name of Togo to the country.

Airport: LFW

Train/Bus station: we pick up at aeroport

Requirements: For these projects, the participation of 390 euros is monthly. To have the total of the participation costs you will multiply the 390 Euros by the number of months that you will do. hope to see soon motivated and fexible volunteers .NB: if you are not from partener association or from organisation member of CCIVS, you ll pay 170 euros more for registration fees and solidarity funds. Criminal record for individual without coming from partner association

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Language: fra

Extra Fee: 390 EUR

You can also spend one to two months on this project. it is according to your availability. The participation fee is 390 euros per month Nadoba is between Kandé ( Togo ) and Boukoumbé ( Benin )