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Bikes, the means of transport integrating refugees in London

The Bike Project reuses second-hand bikes, repairs them and gives them to people who are fleeing their countries of origin. Every year, 13,500 asylum seekers arrive in the British capital. 27,500 bikes are abandoned during the same time period.

Female genital mutilation. Photo: MONUSCO Photos, Flickr

European network of NGOs to prevent female genital mutilation

Doctors of the World is one of the 15 organisations involved in the project, aiming to ensure sustainable European action to end female circumcision all over the world.  

Located in the east of Denmark, Aarhus is the second most populated city in the country, with around 320,000 inhabitants / Photo: Gonzalo Pineda Zuniga, Flickr

Aarhus, waiting to become the European Volunteering Capital

Denmark’s second largest city lived a 2017 full of activities as the European Capital of Culture and this year it holds the European Volunteering Capital. Let’s find out how volunteering is in this Northern European city.

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8 awareness and fundraising initiatives started in oncology wards

Many solidarity initiatives have started in oncology wards, here are a few of them!

Colour, an important aspect when creating images. Image: Pixabay

How to create visual content for NGO?

Before images and videos can be shared on social media, they have to be built.

Class in Mozambique / Photo: Fisiàfrica

Physiotherapy that saves lives

The project Fisiàfrica emerged in the Xarxa Vives d’Universitats (Vives University Network) and aims to reinforce the healthcare systems in the Gambia and Mozambique by training professionals and setting up a physiotherapy system.

Notfairbnb.es platform. Image: Notfairbnb.be

Belgian NGO launches a website to raise awareness on homeless people

Notfairbnb.be mimics the look of Airbnb and offers sleeping over soiled mattresses or plush canal side terraces to attract funds. 

Cold wave. Photo: Twitter

Cold snap becomes dangerous for refugees in Greece

Harsh weather conditions make it unsustainable for hundreds of asylum seekers living in camps.  

Golfo Azzurro sailed on 24 December / Photo: Oriol CanalsGolfo Azzurro

No rest for Proactiva Open Arms during Christmas

The Catalan NGO, on a new and larger vessel than Astral, plans to rescue 35,000 people in the Mediterranean this winter, a figure that is similar to last year’s.

Contest image. Image: OnGood

Cherish Foundation wins #IndiaForGood Contest

The India-based non-profit organisation, which runs an orphanage in Hyderabad, is awarded by receiving 4.200 euros.

Crowdfunding. Image: Wikimedia

The generations of donors: from matures to Millennials

It is not a rocket science that different generations of donors might also have different motivations when making a donation. A computer graphic shows the key differences in the features of donors to nonprofit organisations, based on their age.  

Corporate tax evasion, one of the main causes behind inequalities / Photo: Pixabay

Oxfam denounces that 5 of the 15 most aggressive tax havens in the world are in Europe

The report “Tax Battles” also highlights that the average corporate tax in countries around the world has dropped four points in 10 years.

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