8 February Feb 2019 1734 08 February 2019
Migrateful, when cooking supports the integration of refugees
Migrateful is a social enterprise based in London that gives asylum seekers and refugees looking for a job a space to share the recipes of their countries, their culture and stories, giving them professional training and English lessons. In 2017 Jess Thompson, founder of Migrateful, was awarded for the project by Unltd, the Foundation for Social Entrepreneurs
15 March Mar 2018 1147 15 March 2018
HIGGS, first incubator for NGOs in Greece
Founded in 2015, HIGGS is a non-profit organisation aiming to reinforce other NGOs operating in Greece, through specialised educational and training programs, activities and events. Interview with Katerina Matiatou, Manager of the HIGGS Incubator.
19 January Jan 2018 1503 19 January 2018
Greece, a coding school for refugees and unemployed
It is called Revive Greece and it’s «the first non-profit initiative focusing on teaching computer programming to the most vulnerable groups in Greece», as the website says. Interview with the managing director of Revive Greece, Theodore Dimakarakos.
4 May May 2017 1515 04 May 2017
Singa, the association making refugees feel at home
Singa is an association, that was born as citizen movement in France in 2012, promoting the meeting between refugees and the hosting country, thanks to their passions and to different projects.
18 April Apr 2017 1525 18 April 2017
Central African Republic: Civilians pay the price of renewed, brutal fighting
In the past weeks, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams have witnessed summary executions and terror among civilians
1 March Mar 2017 1610 01 March 2017
Virtuous Triangle, a model of integration of refugees in Turkey
Virtuous Triangle is a model of integration that creates a triangular ecosystem formed by a Turkish primary school child, a refugee pupil and a university student. The model is based on principles of reciprocity, profitability and mutual understanding.
24 February Feb 2017 1115 24 February 2017
Solidarity Salt, integrating migrants thanks to salt
Solidarity salt is a new social enterprise empowering women refugees in Greece through selling sea salt, developing at the same time the local economy.
16 February Feb 2017 1436 16 February 2017
Les Cuistots Migrateurs, the migrants' catering
2 Parisian entrepreneurs put together a team of chefs refugees , “to change the view on migrants and to enhance the cultural background they bring, their competence and their authentic and unknown cuisines”.
14 February Feb 2017 1247 14 February 2017
Riace, a utopia turned into reality
A boat full of migrants arrives on the shores of the Calabrian village of Riace, historic place of migration. The little town welcomes the migrants, who are seen as a resource, not as a threaten. This is the story told in the documentary "Un paese di Calabria" (“ A village of Calabria”).
20 January Jan 2017 1559 20 January 2017
Caritas helps vulnerable people suffering from cold winter
Winter time clearly highlights the vulnerable situation of people who struggle to deal with extreme weather conditions. This is particularly true for migrants and refugees. And this year this is truer than ever as the situation in Greece and Serbia shows. Read the post written by Silvia Sinibaldi, Caritas Europa's Humanitarian Director.