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Monday, 06 March 2017 - No. 10
News & Interviews
Poverty image. Photo: Pixabay
The ethics of using images from Humanitarian aid NGOs

Fundraising campaigns often use photos and themes that conjure up images of horror and destruction. But where do we draw the line between appealing to our emotions and the so-called “poverty porn”?

Fèlix Casanellas, winner of the m4Social Inclusive Housing Challenge.
Fèlix Casanellas: “Technology must solve people’s problems”

Nonius is a technological solution project conceived by Fèlix Casanellas, who won the m4Social Inclusive Housing Challenge. In this interview he tells us about the project and his views on how technology can help society.

Crowdfunding image. Image: Vimeo
10 fundraising tools to take into consideration in 2017

Mobile devices and Apps are offering new opportunities for non-profit organisations. Launching a fundraising campaign is not easy, for that reason we present some useful tools.

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 will live a 2017 full of activities as the European Capital of Culture while it prepares to take over from Sligo. Let’s find out how volunteering is in this Northern European city.

Bikes. Photo: Wikipedia
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.  

Opinion
Donor retention starts at home

What makes a good donor retention? Danielle Johnson-Vermenton shares her knowledge with us through this opinion article.

Energy transition, a pressing matter

Any palliative solution will not change the structural causes of the disempowerment of citizens, write Mònica Guiteras and Lourdes Berdié.

Volunteering: self-benefit or real help?

Laura Casas shares her thoughts on the true motivations of many volunteers and the non-profit organisations hosting them.

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