11 October Oct 2017 1757 11 October 2017
10 October Oct 2017 1600 10 October 2017
Here are the toughest places in the world for a girl to get an education
A new report by The One Campaign reveals the ten toughest countries and highlights some of the many unique barriers girls face
10 October Oct 2017 1303 10 October 2017
Money from the ECB invested into gambling, oil and weapons
Everybody talks about it. But what is Quantitative Easing? And where does the money go? Corporate Europe Observatory has made a list of the beneficiaries of the European Central Bank’s corporate bond purchasing scheme. The results are disturbing, unless you think that oil, fancy cars, motorways, champagne, and gambling are a good place to put public money...
5 October Oct 2017 1535 05 October 2017
Change Please, when the homeless become baristas
The entrepreneur Cemal Ezel and The Big Issue, the world's most widely circulated street newspaper sold by homeless people, have launched a social enterprise helping the homeless, training them as baristas.
2 October Oct 2017 1640 02 October 2017
Porto, youth and seniors together to build change
It’s called Aconchego and it’s the intergenerational programme of the city of Porto: elderly people who suffer from loneliness and isolation provide housing in their homes to university students, who need accommodation at low prices. The model has been replicated in Lisbon and Coimbra
28 September Sep 2017 1630 28 September 2017
Nikosia. Free radio, free minds
It’s called Nikosia and it’s the first radio in Spain produced by people suffering from mental problems. The aim? FIght against the stigma surrounding psychiatric problems. Radio Nikosia is supported by many personalities. Among them singer and activist Manu Chao.
25 September Sep 2017 1400 25 September 2017
The ship Aquarius rescues 371 people in a day: here’s how it went
The story of Daniele Biella, journalist of Vita, of the last days on board of the ship Aquarius of the Ngo Sos Méditerranée
21 September Sep 2017 1650 21 September 2017
Social Enterprise World Forum arrives in New Zealand
Since its 2008 debut in Scotland, it has been a mainstay for the global sector. The Social Enterprise World Forum is the annual international event for social enterprises from all over the world to come together, share wisdom, build networks and discuss how to create a more sustainable future
20 September Sep 2017 1248 20 September 2017
A forest is planted in Zambia thanks to internet users’ gifts
It is an initiative of the startup Anona, specialist of the “free gift” on the internet, that has launched a campaign to finance the planting of a forest in Zambia. In only one day the amount to plant 6400 trees has been collected.
19 September Sep 2017 1451 19 September 2017
Farmerline, the app helping African farmers
Farmerline is a start up founded in Ghana in 2013 by computer scientist Alloysius Attah. It sends voice messages to over 200,000 farmers in 10 different countries.