Hi @Ikong James Thanks for ur comment! Actually the clubs are organic so the idea is to scale it by inviting other people to replicate the clubs. This is working in Radio ambulante. In order to engage people we will create a fb group to share experiences and lessons learned from all the clubs (Organizations like Chicas Poderosas have proven to be successful following this system) and of course we will invest in communication using social media. This way, the clubs belong to the people. ����
@Sultan Hussein hi and thanks for asking Sorry for our late reply :) Regarding the language barrier, this project is being implemented with refugees who speak the language .it’s not a bottom up latin centered idea but on the contrary, syrians who got here and do speak the language are participating. besides, the kind of activity we are proposing allow people who do not speak the same language to communicate in other ways. Lastly, immersion is a pretty good way to learn the language and get to know other people. As we mentioned in the proposal, syrians refugee usually get here and they only know their caller or other Newcomers in the same situation which makes pretty complicated learning the language.
regarding xenophobia, the idea itself is targeting it because people get to share a common ground independently what their situation (migrant or not) is. We have experience building a safe place. We apply methods that allow people to get together and unlearn which allows to deconstruct fake assumptions. Usually, we observed that when people with completely opposite ways of understanding the world (politically for example which is a major issue in argentina) work under a common objective that is not related to the topic of conflict, they get to know each other and build links. We will be present in the club’s activities while prototyping to improve the idea too.