Open minds see no borders

Open minds see no borders

[let’s open our world]

Do you believe there is hope for the future? The world can be beautiful and open, if we want it. These children from around the world came together and discovered they are more alike than they ever imagined.

In the film “Dear mom and dad”, we document what happens when 48 children from 12 different countries meet at a CISV camp funded by momondo and run by CISV. We asked the children to write to their parents how they see the world in the beginning and the end of the camp. We are proud and honoured to have been able to document the beautiful feelings and thoughts shared by the children.

They don’t come from the same culture, speak the same language or wear the same clothes, but none of that matters: jokes are shared, hearts are opened and friendships across borders are made. READ MORE

To help spread the message beyond the camp, momondo has also created two FREE educational school activities, designed in partnership with CISV and based on activities run in CISV camps, to help children understand the importance of mutual tolerance and respect.  

The CLASSROOM  KITS are also available in Spanish, Portuguese, and Brazilian Portuguese (versions in other languages will be available in 2018), and you can download them HERE

Vocabulary chunks to learn from the video : 

• To my dear family
• I was terrified of being away from home
• I felt insecure and nervous
• So much more different
• Meet them for the first time
• Getting to know them
• We are more alike
• We all get along
• People from a lot  of different places
• It does not matter how we are outside
• We are all humans
• Respect is the key
• There is hope for the future