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  • Ppp For Fundraiser Gc

    1. 1. Kako ste/si? (How are you?) <ul><li>(Note: you're supposed to roll your &quot;r&quot;s) </li></ul>(Note: the &quot;i&quot; sounds like a &quot;long e&quot; as in “see”) Dobar Dan! (Good day!) Zdravo (Hi!)
    2. 2. Why Beyond Borders? <ul><li>Aspirations: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Work alongside NGOs/ NPOs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Become an elementary teacher </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Program’s Competitive Advantage </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Educational component (1.5 credits) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Volunteering, Networking & Local Involvement </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(The Working Center, Intercodia Canada) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Peers (Like-mined ppl from diverse faculties) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Seminars (4 total) & Reintegration in August </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(Intercordia Canada) </li></ul></ul></ul>
    3. 3. Beyond Borders <ul><li>Mission Statement: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>“ provides educational and local and international service experience for undergraduates interested in putting their education to use in the pursuit of a more just and peaceable world” </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Placements: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Bosnia-Herzegovina, Ukraine, Ecuador, Honduras, Peru, Ghana, Malawi, Botswana, Nicaragua and Kenya. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>vary from teaching English to promoting AIDS awareness in schools, and working in sustainable agriculture to supporting abandoned or disabled orphans. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Partners: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Intercordia Canada & World University Service of Canada (WUSC) </li></ul></ul></ul>
    4. 4. GORNJI VAKUF/USKOPLJE Bosnia Herzegovina Location: South-eastern Europe on Balkan Peninsula Surrounding Countries: Croatia (N&W); Serbia (E); Montenegro (S) Capital: Sarajevo Placement: Gornji Vakuf/Uskoplje (W of Sarajevo) Diverse ethnicity: Bosnians; Croatians; & Serbians
    5. 5. Bosnia Herzegovina
    6. 6. Bosnian War: <ul><li>After WWI (1929): Bosnia became a part of Yugoslavia </li></ul><ul><li>1940s (WWII): Josip Broz Tito helped free Bosnia from German control and created communist-ruled Yugoslavia </li></ul><ul><li>1980: Tito died & federation fell apart </li></ul><ul><li>1992: BiH claimed independence & ethnic war followed </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Serbs wanted to reunite all Yugoslav territories but eliminate non-Serbs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>1995: divided BiH into Serb Republika Srpska & the Federation of BiH </li></ul>
    7. 7. Bosnian Conflict <ul><li>Bosnian War: 1992-1995 </li></ul><ul><li>March 1995 Dayton Peace Agreement = uneasy peace </li></ul><ul><li>Major town taken over by opposing ethnicity & smaller towns were divided </li></ul><ul><li>1993- present: Gornji Vakuf split in the middle (lower part “Uskoplje”: Croats, upper part: Muslims) </li></ul><ul><li>Result: city, especially Muslim area, was destroyed </li></ul><ul><li>City split created primarily homogenized areas, apart from the previously formed cross-cultural families </li></ul><ul><li>Economy has crumbled since the war </li></ul>
    8. 8. Post- War <ul><li>Violence hasn’t erupted since 2004; however, the mixing of ethnic groups isn’t has prominent </li></ul><ul><li>Separate city structures: city councils (2); mayors (2); post offices (2); schools systems (2); & health centers (2) </li></ul><ul><li>Mixed city structures: bus station; police force; & public market (both sides shop on Wednesdays) </li></ul>
    9. 9. Bosnia Herzegovina July 13, 2006
    10. 10. Omladinsky Centar <ul><li>Founded: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Spring 1996 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Location: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Middle of Gornji Vakuf, central Bosnia </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Formal front line where the war of Muslims & Croats fought </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Major Organizations Involved: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Local NGO; National NGO; International NGO; & Local Leaders </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Project for: UMCOR (United Methodist Committee on Relief); UNDP (U.N. Development Project) until 1997; and locals </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Runs without government assistance, in order to work towards multi-culturalism </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>~12 staff members & 15 volunteers </li></ul></ul></ul>
    11. 11. Omladinsky Centar Cont’d <ul><li>Goal: “Encourage youth to take major roles in peace building” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A location where students, teachers and parents can safely interact cross-culturally </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Target Demographic: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>500+ 7-18 yr olds take part in the educational and recreational programs </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Hours of Operation: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>9am-8pm </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Although small in proximity, it has a “tight schedule of activities” </li></ul>
    12. 12. Programs Offered at Gornji Vakuf- Uskoplje Youth Center <ul><li>Some programs and courses offered at the center: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>4 Computer classes in computer lab for 10-17 yr olds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>English & German </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Photography </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Drama </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Conflict Resolution & Non-Violent </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Currently, classes are intermixed </li></ul>
    13. 13. Omladinsky Centar
    14. 14. Canada Day at Omladinsky Centar &quot;Banana is Unite!&quot; Massive Cdn Word Search Canadian Family Feud Fear Factor
    15. 15. Doviđenja ( Bye!) <ul><li>(Note: &quot;đ&quot; makes the &quot;dg&quot; sound) </li></ul>Hvala ( Thank You!)
    16. 16. Please Take a Look at the Silent Auction in the Bar Area Door Prizes/Raffle
    17. 17. A Special Thank You <ul><li>Zio’s Italian Restaurant </li></ul><ul><li>North Star Dry Cleaners </li></ul><ul><li>Guardian Pharm Assist </li></ul><ul><li>Casa Lena </li></ul><ul><li>McMaster's Meat &Deli </li></ul><ul><li>The Wood Heron Studio Gallery </li></ul><ul><li>Capina Family Eatery </li></ul><ul><li>Copperfield Band </li></ul><ul><li>Jason Rowbottom, Jen & Ruby from BB </li></ul><ul><li>Parents </li></ul><ul><li>Everyone Who Came Out to Support Me </li></ul>
    18. 18. Auction Items: <ul><li>Kenneth Cole Watch </li></ul><ul><li>Trendz Spa Items </li></ul><ul><li>Medium sized Table-Hockey </li></ul><ul><li>Book “Luxe” by Anna Godbeisen </li></ul><ul><li>Best Western: One Night Accommedation for Two Bonus: Breakfast for Two </li></ul><ul><li>Ultra golf balls worth $100 </li></ul><ul><li>10,000 Villages Fair Trade Coffee + ScotiaBank mug & pen </li></ul><ul><li>McMaster’s (Butcher) $25 Gift Card </li></ul><ul><li>18pc Tumbler set </li></ul><ul><li>E-Lite Electric Leaf Blower/Weed Eater </li></ul>
    19. 19. Auction Items Cont’d: <ul><li>Black & Dekker Auto. Jar Openner </li></ul><ul><li>Pepsi Standley Cup JerseyTeam Canada Jersey </li></ul><ul><li>Package: Cargo seat cover, 3pc BBQ tool set, & Molson Cdn Bag </li></ul><ul><li>Standley cup playoff hats (2pc) </li></ul><ul><li>Blue Flame Duffle </li></ul><ul><li>Print: “Garden Gate” from local artist </li></ul><ul><li>Curves package including 1month free membership, T-shirt & pedometer </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Photo Frame </li></ul><ul><li>Metro (A&P: grocery store) $25 gift certificate </li></ul><ul><li>ETC. !!! </li></ul>

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