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Sowing the future

26 Dec , 2017  

While preparing the 4th edition of “Biologia a Plantar o Futuro”, the Parents Association of Schools of Aveiro proposed us an unexpected challenge! Agora Aveiro was invited to develop an activity targeted at the children of the Santiago Scholar Center.  We accepted the challenge and decided to make “seed bombs” – little balls of clay and…

Sustainable Development

Agora went to plant the future

20 Dec , 2017  

This year, Agora Aveiro joined the environmental organization BioLiving and the Comissão de Faina de Biologia for the 4th edition of “Biologia a Plantar o Futuro”. A project that stands for the conservation and promotion of the Portuguese native forests.   Born in 2014, by the hands of the biology students from the University of Aveiro, the project challenges young students…

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Buy Nothing Day – the day without shopping

30 Nov , 2017  

On November 24th, athought there was a rain forecast, we went out to the streets, not to celebrate Black Friday, but Buy Nothing Day instead. Buy Nothing Day is an international day of protest against comsumerism, founded by the artist Ted Dave in Canada in 1992. This day strategically coincides with Black Friday, where stores…

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An explosion of shapes and colors

12 Nov , 2017  

On the 11th of November past, and in the spirit of “World Origami Day”, Agora Aveiro held an origami workshop in its headquarters. This activity, which joined our volunters with the community, is part of our “Origami Art Attack” project, included in our “Art and culture” department, with the aim of developing creativity and artistic…

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In case of love at first sight

14 Feb , 2017  

While some were still debating if love, at first sight, is a real thing, we jumped over that conversation and got straight into action. Those who walked around Aveiro on the 14th of February could find a new emergency system. Our volunteers woke up at 5 in the morning to spread 60 red boxes instructing…

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Language Exchange Meetings em Aveiro

14 Oct , 2016  

Language Exchange meetings in Aveiro

Os voluntários SVE da Agora Aveiro organizaram o primeiro Language Exchange Meeting em Aveiro. Na passada quarta-feira, mostraram à comunidade local como explorar o mundo ao conhecer novas línguas. Flora Lewis, jornalista americana especializada em relações internacionais, disse que “Aprender uma nova língua não é apenas aprender diferentes palavras para as mesmas coisas. É também…

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Agora Aveiro coordinates an EVS project for MATERNURA

16 Jul , 2016  

Agora Aveiro coordinates an EVS project for MATERNURA

We would like to share some exciting news: for the first time Agora Aveiro will coordinate an EVS project for another institution, Maternura from Ilhavo, that will receive 2 EVS volunteers in 2016/17. The project was granted by Erasmus+ program and it’s entitled “PeeKaBoo: improving key competences while working with children”. Agora Aveiro has been…

Events

Six youngsters represent Agora Aveiro in Croatia

20 Sep , 2015  

Six youngsters will represent Agora Aveiro in Croatia. They will participate in Erasmus+ funded training course entitled „Entrepreneurship School for Youth Workers – empowering for combating unemployment of youth in local communities“ that will take place in Croatian island Krk, this September. Thanks to the Erasmus plus program and to fruitful partnership between Croatian Forum for…

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Agora Aveiro

7 Aug , 2013