The City in collaboration with the coop. Black Elk of Mantua, has prepared a project to give the possibility to four refugees from Africa, three from Mali and one of Ghana, to perform community service. The four young Africans with reflective vest since this morning will be devoted to works of cleaning and maintenance of the green in the cemetery of Villa. Yesterday morning, in the Council Chamber, the four African refugees, equipped with reflective vest, were presented by the Mayor, by Councilor Claudia, the surveyor responsible for the technical department.
The four young Africans wearing safety vest held community work as volunteers. The insurance against any injuries was provided by the coop. Black Elk. “I thank the guys who voluntarily contribute to the country’s dignity – said the mayor – This project does not involve any cost to the City. The four African refugees were accommodated, for some months, in an apartment of Villa. The arrival of these migrants should not be viewed simplistically as a problem but it’s an opportunity for everyone, both for themselves, so that they do not feel “weight” but also for the communities that receive them. ”
The agreement signed between the Prefecture and municipalities, provides for the young guests with reflective jacket will be made available to the various local communities for a variety of activities: street cleaning, maintenance, public green, but also social integration projects, exhibitions, cultural events.