Nadia Lodato with “Cotti in Fragranza”: a success story enhanced by the project Pandora

Before Nadia took on the responsibility of developing the entrepreneurial business project Cotti in Fragranza, she studied international political science and humanitarian aid in Florence and in Rome and participated in several youth work projects abroad. When she returned to Sicily and began working within the penal system, she helped former convicts with social reintegration … Continue reading Nadia Lodato with “Cotti in Fragranza”: a success story enhanced by the project Pandora

Massimo Milano with Quir: a success story enhanced by the project Pandora

Massimo and Gino represent much more than founders of a boutique. Massimo originally from Rome, and Gino from Milan, they have been an LGBTI couple for 40 years now, and together they decided to found Quir in Palermo 25 years ago, in the historical district of Ballarò. Quir specializes in the manufacturing of leather products, … Continue reading Massimo Milano with Quir: a success story enhanced by the project Pandora

Laura Di Fatta with Sartoria Sociale: a success story enhanced by the project Pandora

  Laura Di Fatta and her co-workers truly are an example of how social work can go hand in hand with entrepreneurial business projects and personal development. They founded the social enterprise Sartoria Sociale in 2012 with the mission of transforming discarded textiles into resources by creating new clothes and items to be revitalized on … Continue reading Laura Di Fatta with Sartoria Sociale: a success story enhanced by the project Pandora

“U-Civic” project: innovation in civic education for young people of Europe and Latin America

U-Civic is a project implemented by Human Rights Youth Organisation (HRYO) in Italy, Asociación Civil Gurises Unidos in Uruguay, Centro de Estudios Paraguayos Antonio Guasch (CEPAG) in Paraguay and Biderbost, Boscán & Rochin (BB&R) in Spain. It falls within the framework of key action 2, namely cooperation for innovation and the good practices exchange, and … Continue reading ”U-Civic” project: innovation in civic education for young people of Europe and Latin America

(Italiano) Saffron from the UK tells us about her impressions of IRETI project

Arriving to and being in Palermo is a strange, yet wonderful experience. An authentic robust city, filled to the brim with loud, rich culture. Palermo seems somehow untouched by society and the greater world, and I’ve been told quite a few times that Palermo is the closest thing, in terms of living, to Africa.   … Continue reading (Italiano) Saffron from the UK tells us about her impressions of IRETI project

(Italiano) Tina from Romania shares her first impressions of IRETI project

There is no doubt that the idea of volunteering abroad is a big leap of faith into the unknown, so when I first heard about "IRETI- Empowering Women and Strengthening Socioeconomic Integration" project in Palermo, I just said "No". I thought I had multiple reasons to refuse: I was feeling I was too old to … Continue reading (Italiano) Tina from Romania shares her first impressions of IRETI project

Good Practice Exchange on eParticipation Platforms among European Youth

Good Practice Exchange on eParticipation Platforms among European Youth (2016-2-ES02-KA205-008260) is a project financed from the Erasmus+ Programme and implemented by the organization Biderborst, Boscán & Rochín (BB&R) in collaboration with H.R.Y.O. Human Rights Youth Organization and Momentum World. The project focuses on generate and exchange information, data and Best Practices between Spain, Italy and the UK regarding eParticipation Platforms to empower young Europeans on civic education.  The development of technology … Continue reading Good Practice Exchange on eParticipation Platforms among European Youth

(Italiano) Ka2 – Capacity Building in the Field of Youth – ” Gender Sensitive Journalism and Reporting”

Our team has gone to discover a new culture and new meetings between Europeans in Belgrade in Serbia. During a week full of experience, learning and intercultural exchanges, we shared our opinions on the issues of women's representation in the media. This project’s overall objective is to raise the standards of reporting while making people … Continue reading (Italiano) Ka2 – Capacity Building in the Field of Youth – ” Gender Sensitive Journalism and Reporting”