Ecuador: documentaries on the traditional means of subsistence of the aboriginal Tsa’chila community
Region: Santo Domingo de Los Colorados
Partner in Ecuador: Asociación Cristiana de Jovenes del Ecuador (ACJ)
ACJ Ecuador is an organization of the civil society fighting for social change, development and human rights in Ecuador. ACJ is a volunteer and ecumenical movement that belongs to the YMCA international movement.
Québécois Partner: The YMCAs of Québec
-Promote the Tsa’chila traditional means of subsistence
by developing the use of videos as an outreach tool.
-Develop the use of means of communication within the youth community of Tsa’chila ;
-Enable interns to develop practical cultural education knowledge in the field of communication for development.
Activities during the internship :
-Organise meetings of project planification with young people from the Tsa’chila
aboriginal community and the ACJ members ;
-Conduct a participatory research to prepare films on the thematics identified by the Tsa’Chila community : sustainable fisheries, health tourism (herbal medicinal products), cultural change related to economical development, the economical development of the Tsa’Chila woman ;
-In collaboration with the ACJ members and the Tsa’Chila youth community, write documentary films and planify their production ;
-Film and create 4 documentary films on the previously mentionned themes. In collaboration with the ACJ members and the Tsa’chila community youth ;
-Create awareness-raising workshops on the Tsa’chila traditional means of subsistence among the Ecuadorian community.
Number of participants: 7 interns and one coach
RECRUITEMENT PROCESS IS OVER. THE INTER GROUP IS FULL
Responsible in charge of internship programme :
(514) 982-6606 extansion 2237