social exclusion

'Voluntourism': love for the other or love for oneself

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.

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

The Fundació Germina starts a documentary to explain the experiences of refugees

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

Circular economy.

7 European projects on the reuse of materials for social benefit

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

Leaving no one behind

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.

Homeless person. Photo: Flickr

An European anti-poverty network aims to eradicate social exclusion in the EU

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