Acorn collection action

On December 31, 2020, our young team traveled to Herceg Novi for the action of collecting acorns, one of the few specimens of oak still represented on the coast. This is the third year in a row that our organization finishes the year with this activity, with our now experienced collectors inspecting every acorn. Sufficient specimens were collected for seedlings and for donation to the ecological sections of primary schools “Njegos” and “Nikola Djurkovic” in Kotor. This activity is implemented as part of the program “Nature for physical and mental health of young people” implemented by the NGO Our Action and funded through institutional support of the European Endowment for Democracy, and aims to activate as many young people to spend their free time in nature. not only their health but also learn to love and respect their country.

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Building material delivery for the grade school in Radanovici

The second and third cargo of building materials for the refurbishing of grade school “Nikola Djurkovic” has been delivered to Radanovice, thanks to donations from the Municipality of Kotor and the Directorate for the arrangement and construction of Kotor, with the support of the European endowment for democracy. We hope that time will serve us and that the young NGO Our action will start work around 11 and finish by 18 January. The work will be difficult and extensive, and this may be the most difficult action our NGO has taken. Any help that the citizens want to give us will be gladly accepted. #Europeanendowementfordemocracy

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Construction of a greenhouse for the Mojkovac community

On Saturday, a young team of volunteers from the NGO Our action headed to the municipality of Mojkovac to support the Paradigm NGO project in the construction of greenhouses and vegetable towers for people in need in this municipality. Tough action at temperatures from zero to -7 was successful and it is our great pleasure to help in this feat. We joined this activity because it fits perfectly with our program “Nature for the physical and mental health of young people” which is supported by the European endowment for democracy. #novamoba #NVONasaakcija #NGOOuraction #EuropeanEndowmentForDemocracy #Natureandyouth #Youthmentalhealth

NGO Our action commemorated International Volunteer day

International Volunteer Day 2020 Young volunteers of the NGO Our action marked December 5, the International Day of Volunteerism with community work. Namely, 15 young people from our organization responded to the call of the Municipality of Kotor to help the municipal services with decorating for the upcoming holidays, and with a dozen young volunteers from high schools they finished their part of decorating, placed rows of lights on the ramparts and the Citadel and the bridge near the Port and Gurdic bridge.

NGO Our action congratulates all volunteer organizations on their work in building communities and developing volunteerism, and we thank all volunteers for donating their time, enthusiasm, heart and humanity for the betterment of our country, especially in this epidemiological situation. Volunteers are LOVE ON THE MOVE, the foundation of any strong free society, catalysts for change and the direction of a country’s development.

This activity was realized with the support of the Directorate for Construction of Kotor and the Municipality of Kotor, and partly through our program European Endowment for Democracy.

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November weekend in the work and education of young people

Last weekend, the young NGO Our action spent in the work and education of their peers. A workshop “Youth teaches youth: volunteerism to success!” Was held in Kotor on Saturday, November 7, in cooperation with the Youth Council of Kotor. led by Dejan Besovic, Katarina Vukadinovic, Dejana Vujkovic, Nadja Srdic and Dimitrije Vuckovic, in the desire to transfer their knowledge and experience to peers. The next day, this team of young people took part in the autumn planting in the youth house “Eco Center Muo”. In Podgorica, meanwhile, volunteers from Our Action joined the Gorica Lovers’ Association in clearing the terrain in Gorica. We invite all young people to become active and spend their free time and weekends in nature and socially useful work.

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Beach clean up Buljarica, Budva

On the first day of November, the NGO Our action organized an action of cleaning the beach Buljarica. 24 enthusiastic volunteers from Podgorica, Cetinje, Kotor and Tivat and representatives of the organization p.k. Squirrel and DMAD – Marine mammal research association, as well as other senior citizens, are half-hearted, ie. 1km of beach from a huge amount of waste in 32 large bags and a larger amount of broken beach furniture, pipes and construction materials. A friend of our organization, Rajko Papovic, and his family presented the volunteers with a fantastic meal in the shape of a fish soup, and there was also mulled wine. After the action, the team enjoyed socializing, swimming and making plans for the future, because it is necessary to clean another branch of the beach, which we did not reach in this action. We thank all the volunteers, especially Kirsi Hyvaerinen, the implementer of Green destinations. The action is realized through the project Youth for a Clean Adriatic, which is supported by BeMed and the Prince Albert II Foundation of Monaco, and locally the action would not be possible without the support of JP Morsko dobro.

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Day by the sea – work, education and entertainment for young people

On October 24, the young NGO Our action headed to Kalardovo beach in Tivat. We dedicated this wonderful day to the sea. As soon as we arrived we cleaned the beach and moves from the beach towards the island of Flowers and from the beach towards the airport. After the cleaning action, the last autumn sprint triathlon was held, in which one part of the team provided volunteer support and three of our members, Dejan Besovic, Slavo Bozovic and Dimitrija Vuckovic, took part in the relay. A short break on the beach followed with sandwiches and swimming, and we dedicated the rest of the day to the island of flowers and the Tivat salina, thus crowning this day. We also found bottles, cans and tires in the salina, so we cleaned it during the visit. This day was realized through the project “Youth for a Clean Adriatic” funded by BeMed and the Prince Albert II Foundation of Monaco, and through the program “Nature for Physical and Mental Health of Youth” implemented by the NGO Our Action and funded by institutional support European Endowment for Democracy.

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Humanitarian action with Arcadia Academy

Students and teachers of the Arcadia Academy from Kotor collect clothes, hygiene products and food every year as part of the Autumn Festival. One part of these donations this year, the school gives to the NGO Our action to distribute to families in Kotor, and the other part is sent to the north of Montenegro. Our young coordinators for Kotor, Nadja Srdic and Dejana Vujkovic, added donations and today blew up goods in MZ Muo, processing five households with packages of food and hygiene products, as well as some clothes and medicines.

Educational walking tour – Pestingrad and Ivanova korita

Under the expert guidance of the members of the mountaineering club Vjeverica Kotor, the NGO Our action organized an educational walking tour of Pestingrad and Ivanova korita on Sunday, October 18. Twenty young nature lovers headed to this rather difficult and somewhat slippery terrain, and the temperatures on Ivan’s riverbeds were quite low. This time, young people from Kotor and Podgorica took part in the tour, who had the opportunity to learn about this part of our country, about Boka and enjoy a beautiful autumn day. Educational walking tours are conducted as part of the program “Nature for the physical and mental health of young people” implemented by the NGO Our Action and funded through institutional support of the European Endowment for Democracy, and aims to activate as many young people to spend their free time in nature. they not only protect their health but also learn to love and respect their country.

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Educational hiking tour – canyon Moraca

In observance of World mental health day, NGO Our action realized a educational hiking tour through the magnificent canyon of the river Mrtvica on Sunday, October 11th. About thirty young nature lovers, passed the canyon route for the first time under the watchful eye of guides Stefan Jeremić, Luka Vulić, and Dejan Besović. During the trip, with a few breaks, the young people visited the Gate of Wishes, learned that the river springs under the mountain Sinjajevina and flows into Morača, visited the stone bridge that Prince Danilo II built in the 19th century in honor of his mother, visited the springs “Bijeli nerini”. passed through the beams and paused at the beach itself. The whole educational tour was held in a beautiful autumn setting, which was a special attraction for young people from Kotor, Cetinje, Danilovgrad and Podgorica. This event is implemented as part of the program “Nature for Physical and Mental Health of Youth” implemented by NGO Our Action and funded through the institutional support of the European Endowment for Democracy, and aims to activate as many young people to spend their free time in nature not only for their personal overall health but also to learn to love and respect their country.

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