Here we are: Emma, Inès, Susana!

Welcome! We are the new H.Y.R.O. volunteers working for the project “Alter 2.0.”, and we will be staying in Palermo for six months. Our backgrounds are pretty different; we have Inès from Orléans, France. She is 23 years old and studied Linguistics in Spanish and English. The next volunteer is Susanna from Lisbon, Portugal; she … Continue reading Here we are: Emma, Inès, Susana!

If you believe in something, it will happen!

Since 14th of May I started my mobility, within the Erasmus + program, in Salamanca (Spain) where I spent two months, it was in fact until July. There, I have been working as assistant project of several European project such as uCivic and Siep, but the principal one was the project called “IRETI -Empowering Women … Continue reading If you believe in something, it will happen!

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