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Alliance Spain CAT12 RENO 01.08.2008 14.08.2008 18-30



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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

to 30


In the 1930s, Barcelona was one of the sceneries of the Spanish Civil War. The fact that the city was under attack

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

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Alliance Spain CAT13 SOCI 01.08.2008 14.08.2008 18-30



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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

facing.


Accomodation: In a local school.

Location: Barcelona

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.

Partner org: Fundació Escolta Josep Carol

Nearest airport: El Prat, BARCELONA

Special Requirements: Motivation letter required.

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