Volunteer activity Gornja Lastva, Tivat

NGO Cultural-heritage society NAPREDAK from Gornja Lastva and NGO Our action (Nasa akcija) from Kotor organized a volunteer day (volunteer action) on the 29th of April, during which public spaces in the center of Gornja Lastva was cleaned and organized. Achievements from this day where: the clearing and organization of steps and pathways, grass and hey collected from the terraced fields along the main municipality building, the old mill walls as well as adjacent buildings where cleared of greenery and other rubbish, the interior of the mill was refreshed and reorganized as well as the adjacent building, and the pathways where cleared from roof tiling debris. Following the clean-up activity the NGO’s held a outdoor educational class with young people discussing the need of public space protection, as well as the roll of youth in protecting heritage cites, and their views on public spaces, youth and heritage. Additionally volunteers had a chance to have some fun and do some swimming. Over 30 participants joint this activity. Volunteer days was organized as part of the project named StroNGO which has a goal of strengthening civil society in the Bay of Kotor. Leading partner in the project is NGO Expeditio, while the rest of the 4 partners are Our action (Nasa akcija) from Kotor, Urban Nova from Herceg Novi, cultural-heritage society NAPREDAK from Gornja Lastva in Tivat, and Agora from Budva. The project is being realized thru the IPA 2014 Civil Society Facility Montenegro program managed by the delegation of the European Union. To all participants a great big thank you for a very successful action.

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