This toolkit is developed in collaboration with its Originator with the purpose to enable as many people as possible to take action for shrinking villages and urban areas.

About the project

Colour village is a global project to use colour and conversation with inhabitants to revive shrinking villages in rural areas. In one example of this the inhabitants painted the village with murals of stories from the elders to collect the oral history of a place.


KEY IMPACT PARAMETERS

Why this project matters, and who it is for

Origin: Multiple🌎🌍🌏
Time: 2-4 weeks
Type of Action:
Urban Intervention
Difficulty: Low
Investment need: $ $ – – –
Impact:
Reverse the shrinkage of a village or urban area with a creative intervention.

This project
is perfect for you if…
you know of a village or area that is getting smaller over time because young people are leaving.


In this toolkit you’ll find:
  • Step-by-step guide
  • Inputs to adapt this model to your community
  • Tips & tricks
  • Presentation template for fundraising
  • Graphic materials.
JOIN THE NEXT PROJECT TRAINING:

You like this project but you don’t feel 100% ready? We’ve got you covered! Twice a year, we run a training program to support our community to get started. Join the next batch!


More about the project

Villages around the world are getting smaller because young people leave to big cities where there are more opportunities. This can be seen around the world in Indonesia, Brazil, and even Norway. To change the story of a village this project makes places beautiful and worth visiting and living in; this can reverse the flow of people and bring economic growth to a village anywhere in the world.


Join the movement today

How does it work:
Choose a project
Preview the toolkit and learn about requirements
Start the replication and complete self-assessment
Review agreements and get going
JOIN THE NEXT PROJECT TRAINING:

You like this project but you don’t feel 100% ready? We’ve got you covered! Twice a year, we run a training program to support our community to get started. Join the next batch!

“With just a little bit of paint and time you can save a village”


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