O2 por la vida

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, CN, Spain |

About Us

✔ “O2 por la vida” is an environmental association and as such is mostly focused on educational activities with children and youth on the topic of environmental protection, sustainability, and animal protection through workshops on nature and ecology as well as many other activities that promote a healthy lifestyle through sports and sustainable development. Our volunteers are students and young people from different universities who want to change the world and their future for the better acting first on a local community level and then jumping to the country or even global scale. Therefore, our organization promotes a healthy environment of volunteerism for future generations by organizing and promoting local and international camps. In the beginning, our members have experience in organizing local, regional, and national eco, sport and work camps for kids and youth. After very positive and rich experiences with each of them in small-scale projects, actions and camps we decided to go a step further and started to work together and become an NGO wiling to work on international projects.

✔ Educational workshops for children and youth about environmental protection and social topics

✔ Workshops with youth and kids in nature

✔ Activities connected with healthy lifestyle and habits

✔ Creative workshops with kids with physical or cognitive disabilities

✔ International eco, sport and work camps in the frame of international youth exchanges

Our target group for activities are first children in elementary schools and then youth and students of biology and ecology and others who are motivated to get new skills in a certain topic. Our principal goal is that children at the earliest ages can get in touch with nature and learn to care about sustainable development from at a very young age. Our secondary goal is to raise awareness about preserving the environment, promote a healthy lifestyle, and emphasize the importance of active volunteering, not only in the context of environmental protection but in all aspects. We are aware that by educating the young generations we are securing a better future for all of us. Our volunteers need new knowledge and skills to successfully work in this field and in our community, and that’s why we think that this project is a good opportunity for all of us.

Mission / Vision

At O2 por la vida, we stand united in our mission to spearhead positive transformation in the field of environmental conservation. With a team of dedicated members, each equipped with years of experience in ecology, mediation, and youth engagement, we bring forth a wealth of knowledge and a shared passion that fuels our projects.

Central to our ethos is the belief that the environment is not a solitary entity, but a complex web interconnecting communities and ecosystems. Through our innovative projects crafted specifically for youth, we forge environments conducive to learning, personal growth, and impactful action

  1. Revitalising Pluralistic Democracy: We understand that environmental issues are inseparably tied to broader societal concerns. Thus, we actively involve young people in democratic processes that shape environmental policies. In doing so, we instill a profound sense of ownership and responsibility, empowering them to be influential voices in their communities.
  2. Empowering Young Advocates: Our programs transcend theoretical knowledge. We are committed to empowering young individuals to become active agents of change. Through personalized mentorship and hands-on experiences, we nurture a generation of advocates who are not only knowledgeable but deeply passionate about the sustainability of our planet.
  3. Promoting Inclusive and Peaceful Societies: In our relentless pursuit of a greener world, inclusivity stands at the forefront. We create spaces where diverse voices converge, fostering an environment of understanding, unity, and collaboration among communities of varied backgrounds. Through this inclusive approach, we believe we can collectively address environmental challenges.
  4. Elevating Youth Work: With team members who have dedicated years to engaging with youth, we recognize the transformative potential of young leaders. Our projects provide platforms for them to take the lead, innovate, and effect tangible environmental impact. We believe that the energy and creativity of young minds are catalysts for positive change.
  5. Fostering Intergovernmental Cooperation: Collaboration is at the heart of our approach. We actively seek partnerships with governmental bodies, NGOs, and stakeholders in the environmental sector. Together, we endeavor to transcend borders, working towards policies that ensure a harmonized and effective approach to environmental conservation.

At O2 por la vida, we envision a future where environmental conservation is not a task for a few, but a collective endeavor that spans generations and communities. Through our work, we aim to leave a legacy of empowered, informed, and passionate individuals who will continue to champion the cause of sustainability.

Join us on this journey as we breathe life into our shared vision of a greener, more inclusive world.

✔ “O2 por la vida” is an environmental association and as such is mostly focused on educational activities with children and youth on the topic of environmental protection, sustainability, and animal protection through workshops on nature…

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