Monday, April 20, 2015


Noored Ühiskonna Heaks (NYH) is promoting a call for participants for a Youth Exchange called Don’t be Obese, Be Active which will take place in 9th until 16th May 2015 in Sorgun, Turkey.

One of the greatest problems in the world and our country is obesity. In today’s world unhealthy diet is one of the most significant problems of the youth. Physical activities decreased substantially with the development of the technology especially with the introduction of computers into our lives. The introduction of social media and sharing networks and increase in technology addiction not only let people share their daily activities but also affect what people eat or drink. Now the young keep in touch with their peers through social media, do shopping through internet.

Developing technology causes young people to lead a life deprived of routine and physical activities.  Our aim is to contribute to young people have healthy, balanced diet and adopt sports as a habit and behavior, to discuss in detail the unhealthy diet and sedentary life issues of the youth and its effects with the reasons, to perform different activities with institutes and organizations working on unhealthy nutrition and especially obesity, to decrease health problems which could appear in the young in the future due to nutrition to minimum, to decrease the time spent in indoor environment (in front of TV and computer) and the time spent in sedentary to minimum, to motivate them for active life and do sports, to inform them about diseases which can appear due to inadequate and unbalanced nutrition, to enable them to become more extroverted, more active, to establish more social relationships by involving them in sports activities.

This event will bring together 35 participants from Lithuania, Romania, Macedonia, Poland, Bulgaria and Estonia. The event will be held in English. There are 5 vacancies available and participants should have minimum 18 years old until 30 years old.

The Erasmus + Programme will cover 100% of the accommodation, food and activities and will reimburse 100% of the travel costs for the participants (up to 270 euros). There will be a participation fee of 40 Eur. per participant.

All the interested people should fill the application form below. The application form must be sent to marco@nyh.ee

Application deadline: 24th April 2015

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