International Cooperation

Benjamin Mathes, CEO of Urban Confessional. Image: Urban Confessional

Urban Confessional organises an event to be hosted in cities around the US and abroad. At the moment they already have 2000 US-based volunteers.

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Mum feeding his baby. Photo: Save the Children

The "Underprivileged" report examines five key areas in which it noted inequalities in the development of children: work, social security, housing, education and health.

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Poverty image. Photo: Pixabay

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”?

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Donald Trump, President of the US. Photo: Michael Vardon, Flickr

The organisation protecting human rights claims that Trump’s decisions, which judge people according to their religion, promote a rhetoric of hate.

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Bikes. Photo: Wikipedia

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.

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Female genital mutilation. Photo: MONUSCO Photos, Flickr

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.  

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Class in Mozambique / Photo: Fisiàfrica

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.

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Contest image. Image: OnGood

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

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Cooperants internacionals de "La Caixa" - Font: premsa.lacaixa.es

Sergi Burrull, Program Coordinator of CooperantsCaixa, explains what is the Programme on International Volunteering (Corporate Volunteering for Development) and what are its characteristics.   

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