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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.

Workeer: A digital job bank giving work to refugees in Germany / Image: workeer.de

A digital job bank giving work to refugees in Germany

Workeer was set up by two young Germans with the aim to facilitate access to the labour market for refugees.

Computer Keyboard (Marcie Casas, Flickr)

Virtual volunteering, what are my options?

Helping to disseminate campaigns, signing petitions, translating, giving advice to associations…there are a number of ways you can collaborate with non-profit organisations from home.

Representatives from the Sligo 2017 candidature celebrating the nomination / Photo: @VolunteerSligo, Twitter

Sligo to be the European Volunteering Capital in 2017

The Irish municipality will take over from London (2016) after beating six other candidates. The volunteering capital in 2018 will be Aarhus.  

To-Do List / Photograph: John Schultz, Flickr

5 free apps to manage your organisation’s tasks

Non-profit organisations need to manage their daily tasks. With these free tools you can delegate tasks and organise yourselves better. 

Supporters of the campaign

Civil society calls for Catalonia to become a land of welcome

The campaign “Casa nostra, casa vostra” (Our home is your home) aims at encouraging Catalan institutions to take action in light of the migration crisis.

Child Labor Free banner

A new label to identify child labour free clothing

Child Labor Free wants to make sure that big fashion brands and their suppliers do not work with children along the production chain.

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