Report: Workshop “Youth teaching youth: Why be a volunteer?”
On Saturday, 10th of February in Nautika (part of the cultural center “Nikola Djurkovic” in Kotor) the workshop titled “Youth teaching youth: Why be a volunteer?” was held. At the gathering the speakers where youth from NGO Our action, Katarina Vukadinovic in front of the Youth club Budva/Office for youth, and Ana Asanin in front of the Youth club Tivat. The workshops was attended by the students from the local elementary schools “Savo Ilic” and “Ivo Vizin” as well as the Kotor high school, representatives or the Office for prevention of dependency, foundation Budva 2020, as well as the representative of the Kotor Red Cross Ilko Markovic. Following the workshop the youth had a chance to meet and discuss ideas and exchange experiences. This was the first in a row of workshops planned for youth in Kotor as part of the project “Thru education and activism for a better town and brighter future”.
The sponsor of this project is the Municipality of Kotor. Immediately the day after the workshop young volunteers had the opportunity to participate in the organization of the Kotor winter carnival, as well as participate in face art stand. As a sign of gratitude our organization created a new little library in the open, the second such library for Kotor, and donated it to the cultural center for further use.