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Monday, 06 February 2017 - No. 9
News & Interviews
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5 ways to make your organisation’s report more attractive

Annual reports don’t always have to be cumbersome and boring.

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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!

Baiba Plume in the middle. Photo: Twitter
Baiba Plume: “We are the only charity in the UK to fund research in more than 200 cancers”

She is the Internal Communications and PR Manager for Cancer Research UK charity shops. In this interview, Plume explains the work done in order to fund research in this disease.

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. 

Sergei Stroitelev. Photo: Facebook
Sergei Stroitelev: “I am convinced that social photography can change people lives by raising awareness”

The Russian photographer has won the 20th International Prize for Humanitarian Photography Luis Valtueña, organized every year by Doctors of the World. The winning project shows how terminally ill children try to survive every day in a hospice in Saint Petersburg.

Rebeca Segura, director of Central Parc / Photo: Central Parc
Rebeca Segura: “We recover unused land to redistribute wealth and generate jobs in organic farming”

The cooperative Central Parc in San Boi “rescues” abandoned spaces in the Parc Agrari del Baix Llobregat (Baix Llobregat Agricultural Park) near Barcelona and uses it for social economy projects. The cooperative’s director explains this initiative.

Opinion
Volunteer rights and obligations

Susan J. Ellis explains rights and obligations that volunteers should comply with. Want to know more about it? 

The enthusiasm of getting started

The excitement at starting a new project, the nostalgia for projects that come to an end and the stamina to continue volunteering and enjoying it. All of this and a little more in this article by Joan Rosinach.

Communicate for a (r)evolution

Communicating is much more than just sending a message: we define who we are. And doing this well is a challenge that may turn into a strength that can help organisations in their battle for a social and cultural change. By Laura Casas Clarà.

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