Alliance Spain CAT12 RENO 01.08.2008 14.08.2008 18-30
CAT12 THREE HILLS, BUNKERS AND CANYONS II
THREE HILLS, BUNKERS AND CANYONS 01/08/2008 to 14/08/2008 Barcelona RENO CULT 22 VOLS from 18
turned it into a city with anti-aircraft batteries and anti-aircraft bunkers. Most of these batteries and shelters were
buried underneath buildings and forgotten. Fundació Escoltes Josep Carol is one among other associations that are
doing an effort to find and rehabilitate the bunkers in order to recover the historical memory of the city. Some of
these bunkers are placed in the “Parc dels Tres Turons” (The Park of the Three Hills), a strategic elevated location
from where you can get a good view over the city.
Work: Cleaning and renovating the area with the aim that in few years time the installation of a museum that tells
the story of the Spanish civil war with the the bunkers at The Three Hills as point of departure.
Accomodation: At the Pirineus School. The school has dorms, kitchen and dining room, toilets and showers.
Location: Barcelona, in the quarter of Can Baró
Free time activities: Activities related to the history and the historical memories of the civil war: visits at
museums, film projections and visiting important sites of Barcelona linked to its recent history…etc.
Partner org: Fundació Escolta Josep Carol
Nearest airport: El Prat, BARCELONA
Special Requirements: Motivation letter required
Alliance Spain CAT13 SOCI 01.08.2008 14.08.2008 18-30
CAT13COOPERATE WITH BARCELONA 01/08/2008 to 14/08/2008 Barcelona SOCI 22 vols from 18 to 30
The Ditrict of Ciutat Vella (The old city) is, as the name indicates, the oldest quarter in Barcelona and one of the
most damaged. The population – approx. 100.000 inhabitants – faces generally low education level and low income.
High % of unemployment which contributes to increase the level of poverty and exclusion. In recent years, Ciutat
Vella has also increased heavily its number of foreigners, single parents and elders. In this socio economic
context, 60% of the residences in the quarter need some kind of rehabilitation.
Work: Rehabilitation of apartments. The idea is also that the volunteers get to know the children and the families of
Ciutat Vella and to establish awareness about the problems the inhabitants, characterized as “fourth world”, are
Free time activities: The activities will be concentrated in the prospect of Barcelona and in its social and artistic
sphere (museums, art and architecture…) mixed with games, sports and workshops.
Special Requirements: Motivation letter required.