social exclusion

Individually, we live in our comfort zone and find it hard to leave it and actively work towards a change in our surroundings. 

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L'Olivera produces wines and oils promoting the employment of people with disabilities. Source: 7accents.cat

The lack of public transport, geographic isolation and the loss of inhabitants causes many organizations being discriminated in obtaining public resources.

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The International Volunteer Day is a good opportunity to give a voice to people who have committed to social projects to improve an environment where society does not manage to do so.

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The Catalonia-Lebanon Association works to explain the political, social and cultural situation in Lebanon here in Catalonia and disseminate the solidarity and cooperation actions carried out from Catalonia.

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The 20th November, Universal Children’s Day, is a good opportunity to continue giving a voice to all those children who are voiceless and to reclaim that if we fail to protect children we will have no present and no future.

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To end energy injustice we need to guarantee rights, because vulnerability comes hand-in-hand with difficulties to access housing, and access to other basic services and utilities such as electricity, gas, running water, telephone services or the internet.

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Every year thousands of people from rich countries travel to poor countries in search of a solidary vacation. They want to make a difference, be part of social change and make a contribution to the welfare of humanity, and that desire is exploited by the market in the form of tourism volunteerism or voluntourism.

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Simbra, one of the girls who will take part in the project.   Source: Fundació Germina

A part of the project Open Your Borders will be funded through a crowdfunding campaign aiming to raise €1,500.

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Circular economy.

Circular economy supports managing resources more sustainably. Extending the life of products and recycling are just two proposals to achieve this.

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We maintain that any goal to eradicate poverty must first and foremost be based on a radical change of approach and be inspired by the intelligence and resistance of people who have been excluded.

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Homeless person. Photo: Flickr

Since 1990, many non-profit organisations are offering training activities, education and service provision aimed at the participation and empowerment of people.

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