Recycling and Ecologic in Hobby Garden

Kilis Youth Center Eurodesk Contact Point

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Organisation:

Kilis Youth Center Eurodesk Contact Point

Country:

Türkiye

About organisation:

Kilis Youth Center, helping young people spend their free time, to direct young people to social, cultural, scientific and sports activities, to contribute to the personal, social and spiritual development of young people, to provide guidance and consultancy to young people, to raise awareness of young people against harmful abilities and to enable young people to gain social skills by taking part in various activities. It is a center that organizes various activities, historical and cultural trips, camps and sports activities for the purpose of sharing information.

Contact person:

Merve Nur SEZER

Title of the project

Recycling and Ecologic in Hobby Garden

Start date:

October 7, 2022

End date:

February 6, 2023

Source of funding:

Own resources

Objectives:

In Kilis, our children drew attention to the high rate of waste, causing different diseases and negatively affecting on the beauty of the city, and asked us to consult us to find a solution. As Kilis Youth Center, we give our children the opportunity to spend more time in our hobby garden that we use for recycling and ecology and making them use less digitalization and use their time more effectively, we teach them to make organic fertilizer by composting their household waste and contribute to recycling,we made tables and slats and from our endustry wastes paint it so that we can at least do our duty towards our nature. We gave trainings to young people about the environment first and explained information and methods to reduce their ecological footprint.By working in groups, it is aimed to gain the combination of different skills, development of cooperation skills, fast learning, increased responsibility and participation, diversity of ideas, increased motivation, shared responsibility, better decisions, saving time and resources, and development of social skills. It prevents the depletion of natural resources in Kilis district, saves energy, reduces the amount of waste garbage, provides environmental cleanliness, and contributes to the economy. It also allows them to interact socially.Finally, making time for exercise also helps children sleep better and you can plan outdoor activities instead of time spent with electronics.

Why does it correspond to the thematic category:

We have choosen this initiative (Youth Participation and Engagement) because honouring initiatives that effectively engage young people in the decision-making processes, encouraging active participation in European opportunities, and fostering a sense of ownership among the youth.

The impact the initiative had on young people and the local community:

It prevents the depletion of natural resources in Kilis district, saves energy, reduces the amount of waste garbage, provides environmental cleanliness, and contributes to the economy. It also allows them to interact socially. Finally, making time for exercise also helps children sleep better and you can plan outdoor activities instead of time spent with electronics.By working in groups, it is aimed to gain the combination of different skills, development of cooperation skills, fast learning, increased responsibility and participation, diversity of ideas, increased motivation, shared responsibility, better decisions, saving time and resources, and development of social skills.

How it ensured the visibility and promotion of Eurodesk:

This project aims to provide recycling and ecology education to Turkish and Syrian individuals under foreign protection status. Care has been taken to distribute the number of Turkish and Syrian students equally in the groups formed. Thus, it was aimed to prevent discrimination with equal opportunities. During the project,since our Center is a Eurodesk contact point, introductory and informative activities about Eurodesk were carried out and awareness was raised.

How it respected the green principles:

By using household waste we made organic fertilizer and use it in our agricultural jobes , and by using endustry wastes we made table and slat and use it in our garden.

In Kilis, our children drew attention to the high rate of waste, causing different diseases and negatively affecting on the beauty of the city, and asked us to consult us to find a solution. As Kilis Youth Center, we give our children the opportunity to spend more time in our hobby garden that we use for recycling and ecology and making them use less digitalization and use their time more effectively, we teach them to make organic fertilizer by composting their household waste and contribute to recycling,we made tables and slats and from our endustry wastes paint it so that we can at least do our duty towards our nature. We gave trainings to young people about the environment first and explained information and methods to reduce their ecological footprint.By working in groups, it is aimed to gain the combination of different skills, development of cooperation skills, fast learning, increased responsibility and participation, diversity of ideas, increased motivation, shared responsibility, better decisions, saving time and resources, and development of social skills. It prevents the depletion of natural resources in Kilis district, saves energy, reduces the amount of waste garbage, provides environmental cleanliness, and contributes to the economy. It also allows them to interact socially.Finally, making time for exercise also helps children sleep better and you can plan outdoor activities instead of time spent with electronics.