Blinking Christmas lights, plastic fir-trees and “Mi Burrito Sabanero” on repeat – here in Costa Rica, the Christmas preparations have already been up and running since October. For us, Leah and Michelle, this exciting year, 2018, is coming slowly to an end. Meanwhile, we’ve lived for almost four months now in our beachfront-WG on the Pacific coast, carrying out our weltwärts volunteer service. For all those interested and for future potential volunteers out there, here is a
Christmas is coming! That’s also the case here at VISIONEERS. This year we have a very special Advent Calendar, created together with young people from our project "Fair Sewing and Understanding". The project, funded by Engagement Global, the Stiftung Nord-Süd-Brücken and Brot für die Welt, aims to promote young people's understanding of sustainable consumption in line with SDG 12 of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. More on this topic we’ve reported on here.
Today we would like to give you some insight into our project "Fair Sewing and Understanding". The project is financed by Engagement Global, the Stiftung Nord-Süd-Brücken and Brot für die Welt. The project is aimed at young people of all backgrounds and seeks to inform them regarding the United Nations (UN)’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In 2015, the UN issued 17 Sustainable Development Goals under the 2030 Agenda. These 17 goals are addressed to all states worldwide