72 Hours - ZAK Celebration of Voluntary Work

Zghazagh Azzjoni Kattolika (ZAK) has launched a Youth in Action funded project; 72 Hours. This project focuses on the value of voluntary work in Malta, especially the work carried out by youth, and the importance of investing and promoting active citizenship amongst youth.

Zghazagh Azzjoni Kattolika (ZAK) will be inviting young people and other youth organisations to collaborate in this project. The project 72 Hours will consist of a number of seminars tackling the subjects of creativity, innovation, employment and entrepreneurship, and artistic competitions amongst others.

The main activity will be a 72 hour long marathon, organised between the 5th and the 8th of September 2013. Young people are being invited to carry out voluntary work in order to implement several different projects around the islands, both of a social and an environmental nature. The projects carried out can vary from organising a beach clean up to working with the elderly.

Zghazagh Azzjoni Kattolika (ZAK), the organisation coordinating the 72 Hours project, is an organisation that comprises of 700 members belonging to different groups around Malta. Every group meets on a weekly basis and not only has the opportunity to socialise but it also a process where the young people have the space to learn and grow. The youth have the possibility to experience educational opportunities based to develop the personal, social and spiritual identity of each individual.

For further information regarding 72 hours project or on Zghazagh Azzjoni Kattolika (ZAK), one can visit the site www.zakmalta.org/72hours or the Facebook page or follow us on Twitter “72 Hours Malta”.