Youth workers from PRISM – Promozione Internazionale Sicilia-Mondo (Italy), Jaunatnes Iniciativu Centrs (Latvia), Volunteers for Community Development & Environment Education Organisation-V4D (Vietnam) have been hosted from 20 to 28 June 2015 in Hanoi and Ha Giang Province, in the frame of the job shadowing activity foreseen in the project “The Young side of the Moon”, funded with the support of the ERASMUS+ programme, Key Action 2: Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices – Capacity Building in the field of youth.
The job shadowing offered an opportunity for reciprocal learning, intercultural dialogue and exchange of experiences in the field of community development, by gaining insight into day-to-day activities of the hosting organization Volunteers for Community Development & Environment Education Organisation-V4D” and its network of partner organizations engaged in implementing community projects targeting young people.
Activities have been hosted at Hanoi city and at Ha Giang province, the oldest Shan tea area in Vietnam and one of most beautiful and breathtaking places in the World. The programme included visits to community projects on building capacity for ethnic minority groups, responsible and sustainable tourism in tea farmers, orientation training targeting hill-tribe teenagers and young people, eco-social enterprises and cultural tours in the Dong Van karst plateau Geopark.
Our deepest thanks to Ms Hong Tuoi Vu, Ms Tuyet, Mr Son Quang Trinh and all the V4D team in Ha Giang.
Click below to visit a selection of pictures from the job shadowing in Vietnam: