Global warming and native fauna were the topics addressed this week with our boys and girls. Activities such as recognizing endemic species of Colombia, screening documentaries, active participation, and idea generation were conducted. This made the morning of learning very enjoyable.
This week, young people from the leadership project carried out various recreational activities aimed at strengthening civic participation, taking into account the opinions of team members, which contribute to a higher likelihood of effective and efficient solutions to a specific problem.
During this session, the boys and girls from the foundation contributed to environmental conservation. Recycled paper allows giving a second life to this material, primarily composed of cellulose fibers from tree wood. Additionally, they learned about psychoeducational topics such as assertive conflict resolution, cooperative play, and teamwork.
The youth participating in the project “Community Leaders of Southwest Barranquilla” have a training manual that includes all the content of the training workshops, presented in a creative and graphic manner, with language adapted to the youth population. This manual incorporates various pedagogical elements that facilitate the development of communication skills and provide comprehensive care pathways to protect human rights and promote civic participation.
In this environmental leaders session, responsibility, teamwork, and perseverance were emphasized. Groups were assigned to plant seeds and maintain the workshop area, as well as to monitor the growing plants. The seeds planted included cilantro, lettuce, bell pepper, and eggplant.
During this session at our Lipaya headquarters, activities related to communication, reading comprehension, and leadership were carried out. These activities were conducted in a playful and pedagogical manner, reinforcing life skills, and had the enthusiastic participation of our beneficiaries.
This week, along with the team of environmental guardians, we continued with sessions of preparation, monitoring, and transplanting of seedlings in the garden. In addition, we carried out playful and pedagogical activities led by the youth environmental guardians for our children’s group, strengthening the development of life skills such as empathy and interpersonal relationships.
The first Orientation and Awareness Workshop for parents and guardians of our affiliates was held, with the aim of providing various spaces where they could reflect on parenting guidelines and the management of ICT, as well as the importance of recycling and global warming. Additionally, they participated in a healthy cooking workshop, where they learned about the importance of mindful and balanced eating and tasted different recipes.