Kirjoittajan arkistot:KVT ry

Ympäristönkasvatusta Rauhanasemalla -Workshop on Environmental Education

As a part of the initiative an evening workshop on environmental education was held in Rauhanasema.The aim of the workshop was to involve some of our camphosts and guestspeakers alike. The idea to involve our camphosts came about very naturally, because we were having two workcamps running simultaneously in  Helsinki area in early July. The […]

Flashback from 1995

While browsing the book ”Maailmantalkoissa KVT 1947-1997 Kansainvälistä vapaaehtoistyötä ja työleirejä”, which is a collection of essays that detail the history of KVT in a chronologic order, I was happy to find the following picture  and a small explanation about the picture that dates back to 1995. KVT on osallistunut vuodesta 1995 lähtien SCI:n kansainväliseen […]

Meetings in our multicultural motherland

The Awakening Awareness project aims to gather people from different backgrounds together to work against prejudices and towards a better understanding. One of our central topics is migration and refugees, that we implement in co-operation with our partner organisations and immigrant volunteers. We intend to deal with these topics on the workshops, which will be […]

A turning point: Global Education Project in Hong Kong

This is the fifth year KVT will have an Global Education Initiative, of which we are of course very proud of here at KVT! However, as well as educating global citizen’s in Finland, our international volunteers have taken the skills and methods they have learned back home with them, and on occasion they have developed […]

Määränpäänä Lieksa!

MISSÄ JA MILLOIN? Lieksa on kaupunki Pielisen rannalla Itä-Suomessa, Pohjois-Karjalan alueella, jota asuttaa 12 568 asukkaan joukko. KVT:n Yhteistä Ymmärrystä -hanke järjesti kansainvälisen ihmisoikeusteemaleirin 4-18.8.2013, minne saapui vapaaehtoisia ympäri maailman. MIKSI? Lieksan katukuva on muuttunut moninaisemmaksi parin viime vuoden aikana. Suurimmat Lieksaan muuttaneet joukot ovat saapuneet Suomeen Somaliasta ja Irakin Kurdistanista. Ennen vuotta 2010, Lieksan alueen […]

Destination Lieksa!

WHERE & WHEN? Lieksa is a municipality located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the North Karelia region. The municipality has a population of 12,568 habitants. KVT’s Awakening Awareness initiative organized a human rights theme camp there between 4-18.8.2013, where volunteers from all around the world participated. WHY? Lieksa’s street view […]

Awakening Awareness, going around through pictures!

Check out the whole exposition HERE ! Visiting Kärsämäki Art and Culture Project 2.6.-15.6.         Tavastkenkä Village Festival 5.7.-16.7. Awakening Awareness in Lieksa 4.8-18.8. The exhibition was also present in: lammassaari summer party 1.6, Siuntio reception center – Open door day 18.6, Haapamäki locomotive park – open dance party 28.7, Worlds of women event in […]