NGO

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Two translation NGOs merge to break down linguistic barriers

Translators Without Borders and The Rosetta Foundation, the leading NGOs in the field of translation worldwide, start an integration process while keeping independent spaces.  

Xavier Costa on the right side. Photo: Vols

Xavier Costa: “The existence of so many NGOs means that there are too many things that are not working”

The NGO Vols is a volunteering association for cooperation and solidarity with children and youth in developing countries. Their working scope is mainly education.

Volunteer or You’ll Lose Everything!

As long as we are truthful about our ads, why can’t we use some marketing techniques to recruit volunteers?

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”?

Girl drinking water in a disco. Image: FCC

#TournéeMinérale, the campaign to fight cancer in Belgium

The Belgian Foundation against Cancer is promoting an initiative that invites participants to not drink alcohol at all for 28 days.

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.  

Antina Sander, Deputy Executive Director at RGI, at the 5th European Grid Conference / Photograph: RGI

Antina Sander: "For the enterprises, NGOs are a source of expertise that they often don’t have but urgently need"

We have talked with the Deputy Executive Director of the Renewables Grid Initiative about the situation of the renewable energies in Europe and the work of this organization.

Richard Wainwright, Fern communications manager

Richard Wainwright: "We want a European Union looking after forests rather than burning them in the name of renewable energy"

Fern is a NGO which keeps track of the European Union’s involvement in forests and coordinates NGO activities at the European level. Richard Wainwright explains some of their challenges, successes and future goals. 

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Nonprofit, a new portal on the third sector and volunteering

The portal aims to be a meeting point for international non-profit and third sector leaders, professionals and other interested stakeholders.