Barrio Obispo Angelelli, Province of Córdoba.
WE WORKED TO IMPROVE THE INFRASTRUCTURE OF A COMMUNITY MEETING SPACE.
WORK LINE: COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION
Esteban de Olmos
Encuentro de Organizaciones, Cooperativa de Carreros y Recicladores La Esperanza, EWB-Ar team in Houston, CEDA (Centro de Esperanza de Argentinos en Washington), Acerolatina, Holcim Argentina, Dicon, carpentry Moconá Maderas, Dock Central, Richetta, Marsh, Penta-Ka, Marsh, Sodimac, Expressbeer, EDISA, E-Nueva, GROPSA, Cámara de Industriales Metalúrgicos y de Componentes de Córdoba, individual funders and EWB-Ar volunteers.
What we have done
Together with the local community, we have built a room that is currently being used as the main venue for community gatherings and multiple neighborhood activities.
Obispo Angelelli neighborhood is part of a group of large suburban neighborhoods, termed “neighborhood cities”, resulting from a process of relocation of informal settlements. Located 10 km south of downtown Córdoba City, this area includes a space donated by Cooperativa de Carreros, used for a variety of community activities such as providing educational support and literacy and handing out meals and a glass of milk, all in one large room with infrastructure deficiencies.
With this project we
Promoted community ties by improving the conditions of the space used as a gathering place.
Fostered the development of new activities in the community room.
Encouraged voluntary service with EWB-Ar in Córdoba City.