Mums for the Environment
I Share my Knowledge and Have an Active iMPACT on my Community
For our third Erasmus+ project - I Share my Knowledge and Have an Active iMPACT on my Community - we have partnered up with our long-term partners U Thrive Europe from Belgium.
This is our first Erasmus+ project for adults created for women aged 29-65. Specifically, iMPACT will give an opportunity to 10 mothers to build a healthier and more sustainable relationship with the environment and to become a factor of change by encouraging others (especially the members of their family) to engage in more environmentally-friendly behaviors.
The participants will spend seven days at the summer retreat in Šibenik, Croatia, where they will, with the help of professional mentors, learn about environmental protection and sustainable development and have an opportunity to improve their leadership and advocacy skills. During the retreat the participants will be encouraged to analyze the behavior of their families and to come up with creative solutions for adopting more environmentally-friendly practices.
After the summer retreat, the participants will create Guidelines for Understanding Environmental Protection and Economic Sustainability in order to share what has been learned with fellow mothers and other young people.
We will consider all female applicants who fall under the required age group (29-65) and are either planning on having children in the future, are currently raising children or whose children are already independent. After the application period five women from Croatia and five women from Belgium will be given an opportunity to participate in the project.
The project has been funded with support from the European Commission.
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