Association for local development Kamenica has won the first place on the regional forum “Philanthropy for Green Ideas” organized by Rockefeller Brothers Fund in the National Park Prokletije in Kosovo from 24. – 26.07.2015. Independent international jury (Germany, Japan, Jordan and Palestine) have awarded our project “Treehouse Camp” first place. The project goal is to revitalize and establish a youth camp on Kamenicki vis with a variety of ecologically sustainable cultural-sports activities, promotion of cultural-historical heritage of our local community and employment. The presentation was done by the president of the Association Kamenica mr Dejan Mitic. The second place was awarded to the association “Dobra zemlja” from Macedonia, and the third place to association “ECO Logic” from Montenegro.
Before the regional forum, there were competitions on the local level organized by partners of Rockefeller Brothers Fund – Trag foundation from Serbia, Forum of citizen initiatives of Kosovo, Fund for active citizenship of Montenegro, Abanija from Albania and Association of social innovations “ ARNO “ from Macedonia. With our association, two more ideas from Serbia also competed: “Eko camp Vukasovci” by Equesterian club Aranđelovac presented by Elena Santovac and “Dve stolice i majstorice” project of reparation and restauration of old wooden furniture by Mila Rosić from Belgrade.
During the two days of competition, 15 national finalists have presented a variety of ideas: production of plant soaps, cultivation and processing of herbs and aromatic plants, production of bio gas, construction of a prototype machine to make pellet from wood waste, economical empowerment of female victims of domestic abuse, organic egg production and such.
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