Our mission

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Terra Vera Association for Sustainable Development has started as initiative of socially critical group of young people during the global crisis. We feel the need to create opportunities for interpersonal solidarity, integration, care for the environment and ethical economy. We foster the development of human potential in the field of sustainable management in rural areas, the social inclusion of vulnerable groups (especially refugees, migrants, Roma, unemployed youth, rural women) and cultural and ethnic minorities, the creation of new forms of cooperation and interest of integration between people and contributing to a higher quality of life in local communities. We develop innovative programs in the field of sustainable management, non formal learning, social inclusion, media education, craft and ethical entrepreneurship. We are engaged in the development and promotion of of fair trade, responsible tourism and social entrepreneurship. At the same time we are constantly committed to research, field work and awareness raising. Through various methods we encourage self-organization, use of local resources and sustainable management. We are agents of knowledge-share on all levels, from small local initiatives to academia, from municipal authorities to social entrepreneurship.  

Sustainable Development

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Evs

The project will mostly take place in Kostanjevica na Krki, historical town on the eastern part of Slovenia; however, some activities will be set in Ljubljana, the capital. From 1st October 2017 to 30th September 2018, 2 volunteers will gain competences on sustainable tourism, skill sharing, inclusion of migrants/ refugees and active citizenship. 

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summer plays

From 21-25 August 2017 summer plays came in the surroundings of Božidar Jakac Art Museum to take place under the shadows of treetops, on the banks of streams and edges of meadows. We were able to involve excellent young artists having specific skills needed to work with children which included characteristics of being professional, spontaneous,

Cooking workshops

By this programme - cooking workshops - we combined practical skills, creativity and critical thinking. We raised the awareness among children and young people about the importance of short food supply chain involving growers and consumers plus their positive contribution to the environment, health and local economy.

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