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Different visuals in different countries

Different visuals in different countries (“FarklI ÜLKELER FARKLI KÖRKLÜKLER”)

SAMSUN, TURKEY

Views International offers you a new youth exchange project. This time it's Turkey (Samsun), which will welcome you from February 24 to March 2, 2020.
"Different visuals in different countries" aims to give young visually impaired and sighted people from Belgium, Azerbaijan, Palestine, Ukraine, Italy and Turkey the opportunity to meet around cultural activities. In all, the group will be formed by 30 people (5 people / group).
The aim of the project is to promote autonomy, social inclusion and solidarity, the spirit of initiative and intercultural dialogue through outdoor activities, presentations, debates, demonstrations, creative workshops, role plays and visits practice.

Composition of the Views International group:
- 4 places will be available for young people (between 18 and 30 years old)
- 1 place for the group leader (no age limit
The group of Belgian participants will include visually impaired and sighted people. Language of communication: English.

In practice :
- transport costs will be covered by the project to a maximum of € 275.00
- accommodation and food costs will be covered 100% by the project within the limits imposed by the subsidy received (for more details, please contact Views International at: office@viewsinternational.eu)

Please fill in the application form (see attachment) and send it to us by 03/01/2020 at the latest, at the following address: office@viewsinternational.eu A selection will be made and candidates will be informed of the results on 01/13/2020 at the latest.
You can find more info on this project by consulting the info pack (in English) attached.

Organiser:
We are the youth of the Social Life Support Group at Ondokuz Mayıs University in Samsun. From the conference to the trip, from scientific studies, we have done many visually impaired activities. We have realized projects that we create awareness as a community.
We enthusiastically aimed at a project to experience the experience of visually impaired people in different countries.
With our Project we wanna host you in our lovely city and create a multicultural friendly atmoshpere, creating lifelong friendships.

AIMS
Sharing visually impaired experiences with 5 partner countries
Perspectives of societies in different countries against vision disabled people
Different technology and app usages for vision disabled people
Increasing empathy
Independent movement and independent skills sharing for both disabled people and non disabled people

Date of activity: 24.02-02.03.2020
Pleace of activity: Samsun, Turkey
Total Number of Participants: 30
Five per partner: 2 blind pax + 2 non disabled pax+1 group leader
Partner Countries:
-Turkey
-Azerbaijan
-Palestine
-Ukraine
-Italy
-Belgium
Profıle of participants:
18-30 years old (no age limit for the group leader)
Open-minded, ready to discover the beauties of European culture
Interested in blindness and disability