Sustainable development and Environmental stewardship

Sustainable development and Environmental stewardship in any society would not take place, unless the populace has a keen understanding as to why such is important. We believe education and knowledge plays a fundamental component in this regard. Therefore, for the past few years, we have been concentrating on key components that would facilitate education and knowledge, which in turn leads to self empowerment. We have concentrated on items such a reuse of personal computers, reuse of text books, reuse of eye glasses in local and international arena with reputed non profit organizations. We believe a resource such as personal computers, text books, eye glasses that have already been produced should have its useful life extended, wherever and whenever possible. We also believe these components are a few of the fundamental tools for education and knowledge.
By providing the components mentioned above to those who otherwise would not have access to such due to lack of access and affordability and no cost to the recipient, starts the journey of self empowerment of the vulnerable in our global society. This empowerment of the most vulnerable has a cascading effect in society that enriches the process towards Sustainable development and Environmental stewardship. We believe this application has relevance in any community throughout the world.

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Soy Marcela Orsingher, tengo 25 años, soy Scout desde pequeña hoy trabajo en psicologia social dando talleres a jovenes en villas, quiero participar en voluntariados, mi fortaleza es el trabajo con jovenes y sigo buscando donde participar... mi experiencia no es mucha desde lo que es efectivamente un voluntario, si bien hoy no estoy activa dentro del grupo scout en el que me forme, sigo siendo una scout y por lo tanto estoy dispuesta a servir, a crecer y aprender con otros.

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tener 14 años y trbajar con estudiantes de mi colegio en total 24 por el cuidado del medio ambiente haciendo manualidades de reciclaje , charlas de reciclaje, limpieza de payas,huertos,siembra de plantas fuera y dentro del colegio, hacer mingas e el coligo y proximamanete vamso a intentar y se que lo podemos lograr hacer una RED de jovenes POR EL CUIDADO DEL MEDIO AMBIENTE en al pronvincia de santa elena-ecuador

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Turning tools of war into tools of assistance

Everything started as some of our volunteers turned their childhood dream of becoming firefighters into reality. They collected their first experiences through local voluntary firefighter brigades, later integrating their passion for special vehicles to develop a fleet of special vehicles able to transport rescue units and equipment into difficult to access disaster zones. We started turning military tanks into rescue vehicles, using them to extinguish forest fires, break ice on frozen rivers to save villages from flooding, evacuate people from flooded communities and much more.. These unique vehicles are adapted to use in rescue operations and are able to master muddy or flooded terrain, as well as sand. New ideas for their tunning and upgrades pop up constantly as we gather more experience in missions. The scale of our activities thus encompasses renovation and refurbishment of old military vehicles, trucks and tanks into modern rescue tools, but also supporting surrounding communities in becoming more resilient to disasters and teaching children how to protect themselves and their loved ones in emergencies. We train our units and exercise our modules alongside other professional and voluntary rescue services in order to be able to effectively support intervention in emergencies with unique and unmatched resources, enhancing the mobility of rescue units, the accessiblity of their services and the effectiveness of their intervention. The core mission of our voluntary association is to protect lives, health and property in emergencies. More info about us at www.dhztt.sk :)

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I have been involved in humanitarian activities science 2005 , when a devastation earth quake hit Pakistan. During this earth quake i was involved in volunteer activities to work for a social cause , after that i was working in Disaster preparedness and emergency response unit of an organization which has run its relief and rehabilitation project which was executed by me . I was also involved in implementation and monitoring of all relief and rehabilitation projects .

Now I want to open up horizon for me to learn more in this field and to interact with other actors to refine my knowledge and skills for better action and planning for the future . Therefore i am applying here to get a chance to work in a multi cultural society to have a fair idea to deal with different culture and environments .

I want to help the people who suffer from these disaster now and then .

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I commit to promoting Agenda 21 and accelarating implementation of it worldwide, through supporting the Rio+21 campaign. Read more about the campaign on facebook https://www.facebook.com/rioplus21 (see the handing over of a badge to ES of UNV at rio on June 20th on the page).

The Rio + 21 partnerships process is a call for collaborative actions over the next 21 months by citizens, local, regional and national governments, NGOs, Business, Trade Unions and all stakeholders to accelerate implementation on global commitments towards sustainable development made at the first and second Earth Summits in Rio in 1992 and 2012.

It is being spearheaded by an alliance of like-minded supporting organisations who have been active in the Rio+20 process and are committed to turn “words into actions” and build multi stakeholder partnerships in 150 countries and 2015 localities ( provinces, districts, regions, cities) and 20150 communities around the world.

Let’s make the 21st birthday celebrations of Agenda 21 in 2013 a year full of accelerating national and local implementation of Agenda 21, well integrated into our MDG attainment & acceleration efforts.

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My name is Nkiruka Nnaemego. I run an NGO - Fresh & Young Brains Development Initiative, based in Nigeria. We focus mainly on Volunteerism and mentoring for children and youth. On December 5, 2010, our Book 'A Tookit for Volunteerism' produced with support from UNV, NNVS was launched by the Nigerian Government and is currently on UNV/UNDP site. In commemoration of the Tenth Anniversary of International Year of Volunteers (IYV+10), our Volunteer For Life (VFL) Project was launched by the Federal Government of Nigeria in collaboration with United Nations Volunteers, UNDP, UNMC, ECOWAS Commission at Sheraton Hotel & Towers, Abuja. March 29, 2011. This project has been shared in Sweden and Germany and has reached over 10,000 people globally. This has led to awards and international recognition. Through the project, we are on the Resource Team of the African Union Youth Volunteer Corp and recently participated in the UNV Youth Volunteer Strategy Workshop in Bonn. Our project which cuts across all borders aims to build and promote a culture of volunteerism regardless of age, gender, class, religion, ability, etc. Through the project, our volunteers have initiated projects on Green Economy & Sustainable Development, Agriculture and Livelihoods, Climate Change Adaptation, Gender and Disaster Risk Reduction for children and youth, leadership and character development, mentoring, among others. The project has been adopted as a best practice within and outside Nigeria. As a result of the impact of the VFL Project, the Nigerian Government decided to re-launch the project in celebration of this year's IVD. The best and cheapest to achieve the MDGs and SDGs is VOLUNTEERISM. So, join us in the Volunteer For Life (VFL) Project For us, we believe that 'As children, the Society invested in us through her agents of socialization. therefore, as young adults, we are to give back to society the returns of her investment in us'. Volunteerism is to the Secular World what Charity is to the Religious'. Visit www.freshbrainsinitiativeng.org or call 234(0)7066817374

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The Power to the People Nepal in collaboration with local NGO - Sanjivan participated in International Volunteer Day 2011 by conducting a river cleaning campaign and awareness raising program at World Heritage Site - Guheshwori Temple. This year Power to the People and Sanjivan will be celebrating International Volunteer Day by holding Mass Gathering to raise awareness against plastic bags and polluting the river Baghmati and involves cleaning camp at Teku, Kathmandu which is recognized among 100 Most Endangered Sites in the World by World Monument Fund in 2002.

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I created www.AfroEthiopiaTour.com to connect tourists to do some volunteer job opportunities while visiting my country Africa, specailly to plant trees, ecology conservation, etc.

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Save the Baaghmati Campaign An Awareness, Advocacy and Pressure Group WE want to see Baaghmati without any garbage, concrete walls, squatters, dumping of construction of materials, people washing their clothing with detergent, car washing, and throwing of any things in the name of religion.

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