This toolkit is developed in collaboration with its Originator with the purpose to enable as many people as possible to take action for shrinking villages and urban areas.
About the project
Colour village is a global project to use colour and conversation with inhabitants to revive shrinking villages in rural areas. In one example of this the inhabitants painted the village with murals of stories from the elders to collect the oral history of a place.
KEY IMPACT PARAMETERS
Why this project matters, and who it is for
is perfect for you if… you know of a village or area that is getting smaller over time because young people are leaving.
In this toolkit you’ll find:
- Step-by-step guide
- Inputs to adapt this model to your community
- Tips & tricks
- Presentation template for fundraising
- Graphic materials.
More about the project
Villages around the world are getting smaller because young people leave to big cities where there are more opportunities. This can be seen around the world in Indonesia, Brazil, and even Norway. To change the story of a village this project makes places beautiful and worth visiting and living in; this can reverse the flow of people and bring economic growth to a village anywhere in the world.
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How does it work:
“With just a little bit of paint and time you can save a village”
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