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"Radoso personibu klubs LIGZDA"

("Radošo personību klubs LIGZDA")

description of organisation

Association Ligzda is created with aim to promote every person's creative potential and skills without restrictions of age, gender, nationality, incomes and health condition. Ligzda promotes handicrafts skills among generations. The goals of association are to create creative environment for creative expressions. Ligzda promotes idea of recycling organizing different creative workshops and implementing local projects on this topic. Association organizes wide range of creative workshops where everybody who is interested can discover and develop own creativity and handicrafts skills. Association locates in the historical building in the centre of Tukums town. There meet different generations and together learn traditional and moder handicrafts and arts. All activities at organization are organized by volunteers - members of Ligzda and young local volunteers.Association on a regular bases organizes:- workshops for children (both individually and groups). Association is open for every child. Often there come children who don't have place where to spend their free time and most of time they spend in the street. In Association they spend their time with volunteers in different creative workshops like handicrafts, drawing, shewing, decoupage etc.- Creative workshops for adults (both individually and groups) for example, work with different materials, knitting, crochet, sewing, drawing etc. Association is specialized in bears sewing, dolls making and different toys and souvenirs creating, emphasizing idea of recycling. Ligzda works in partnership with other organizations for different activities and projects implementation and is supported by Tukums municipality. Every year Association cooperates with Tukums Museum and organization is one of the stop at Museums night. Ligzda organizes creative workshops or performances at town celebration and other public events. Regularly in Ligzda there are exhibitions of drawings, paintings, modern arts and handicrafts, handmade dolls and bears, self-made musical instruments etc. Association cooperates with Tukums tourism information centre and invites inhabitants to participate in souvenir workshop where everyone can make own souvenir from Tukums. Ligzda creates souvenirs in this way promoting Latvia's image in the world. O rganization cooperates with local NGOs like "Pozitiva Doma" in youth work and voluntary work, A. Rancāna foundation in work with street children, local artists group, lady club, Zante Family Crises Centre etc. Association is member of Tukums NGO Association. Organization is open for partnership with schools. Groups of school children come to Ligzda and participate in creative workshops and results are displayed at exhibition.

Participants with fewer opportunities

  • This organisation has additional mentoring or other support suitable for young people with social obstacles, educational difficulties, cultural differences or similar.

inclusion topics

This organisation is willing to involve volunteers who face situations which make their participation in activities more difficult, from the following categories for different types of project:

Inclusion categoryReceiving projectsSending projectsCoordinating projects
Cultural differences
Geographical obstacles
Educational difficulties

Volunteering project

Project name Project Dates Deadline Status
Volunteering at association Creative People Club “Ligzda”
A total of 0 week(s) during the period
Feb 2017 to Aug 2017
01/02/2017 - 31/08/2017
12/09/2016 closed