Elementary school students and users of the Sisak Home for the Elderly and Disabled participated in a volunteer action

13. December 2019.

Within the project “Future: for us and for you!” organized by the Local Democracy Agency Sisak  and elementary school Ivan Kukuljevic Sisak, another in a series of volunteer activities within the training program for sustainable development was held.

The volunteer action brought together 14 volunteer students and a dozen daycare users at the  Home for the Elderly and Disabled. The students, along with the volunteer coordinator and the school mentor, visited the beneficiaries and presented them with Christmas decorations that they had previously created at creative workshops in the school. Also, as part of one of the Sustainable Development Goals of “A World Without Inequality”, fourth grade students and users hung out playing board games and talking. The purpose of the volunteer action was to bring together different generations to further refine their skills of mutual appreciation and solidarity.

During the project, students will continue to participate in 3 training modules for sustainable development, namely student workshops, family workshops and family volunteer activities.  Workshops and volunteer activities follow global themes of sustainable development and provide the acquisition of skills that will help parents and students to work in the community in the area of ​​sustainable development.

The project “Future: For us and for you!” is co-financed by the Office for NGOs of the Government of the Republic of Croatia through the Swiss-Croatian Cooperation Program. The project leader is Čakovec Red Cross City Society and partners are Primary School Štrigova, ACT Group, Croatian Red Cross – Sisak Red Cross City Society, Ivan Kukuljevic Sisak Primary School, Local Democracy Agency Sisak (ALD Sisak), Croatian Red Cross – City Society Donja Stubica Red Cross, Matija Gupac Elementary School Gornja Stubica, Zagor Network.

The program is co-financed by the Office for NGOs of the Government of the Republic of Croatia.

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The views expressed in this material are the sole responsibility of the Local Democracy Agency of Sisak and do not reflect the position of the Office for NGOs of the Government of the Republic of Croatia.

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