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Change the World through Online Volunteering

Online volunteering is a force for global development. The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme contributes to peace and development through volunteerism worldwide. Online volunteering allows organizations and volunteers to team up to address sustainable development challenges – anywhere in the world, from any device. Online volunteering is fast, easy – …

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McLain Association for Children (MAC) Georgia

McLain Association for Children, Georgia, provides support, education, and resources for vulnerable persons of all abilities while building the skills and knowledge of the families and communities that care for them. MAC provides the following services: PSYCHO-EDUCATIONAL SERVICES MAC Georgia’s psychologists provide expert consultation, diagnostic services, technical assistance, and professional development …

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Dog Organization Georgia (DOG)

DOG is a foundation that collects dogs in Georgia (country). There are about 25,000 stray dogs alone in the capital, causing nuisance through hunger and disease and are a danger to traffic. Because of this they are treated badly, hit or scavenged by the government. DOG has set itself the …

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BFC 2017 Social Award: Come and See

Come and See Recognising socially focused work Vino si Vezi (Come and See) center is located in Orhei, Moldova. This wonderful center is sponsored by the Dutch charitable organization ‘Kom Over en Help’ and provides an opportunity for children and young adults with special needs to fulfill their true potential. …

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“Uncharted” Learns How to Solve the Problems

Uncharted works with brave pioneers around the world who have the courage to chart new ways towards impact. Drawing from the vast network, Uncharted builds coordinated movements of people—ventures, companies, foundations, governments, policy makers, funders, and more—who are all positioned to make a dent in a problem. Their network brings …

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Social Gardening: Improving Student Outcomes Through Food Education

Leigh Marwick, an education professional based in New York, speaks about her experience leading a food education and gardening initiative. The programme aims to impart students with skills which both improve individual learning outcomes and deepen the strength of their community. Leigh will share insights into getting teenagers interested in …

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An Example of Social Business in Moldova

Art Story shop is launched by an NGO “Beginning of Life”. The main goal is to give a chance to those women who suffered from the justice that they faced in their lives. This social business project helps and supports this category of women. For a lot of them, art …

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Moldovan NGO EcoVisio for Environment

EcoVisio is a non-governamental organization from Moldova that focuses its work on empowerment and environmental education and action. The working fields are primarily ecological agriculture, transportation, energy efficiency, renewable energies, consumer awareness, urban/rural development and resource flows. The interdisciplinary team of EcoVisio combines experiences of civic involvement for democracy, social …

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Best Social Initiative

BFC Awards will be presented at the end of 2017 for Best Social Initiative and Best Kale Contribution. BFC will select a social initiative to be recognized for its impact, innovation, and inspiration related to living better. Nominate your favorite social initiative by posting about it on the iSHARE Facebook group by the end of …

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Let’s Play Together

BFC employee Tyler Green has volunteered at two McLain Association for Children (MAC) Let’s Play Together events, one in Poti and one in Terjola. He has also organized a fundraising event, with BFC support, which raised enough money to cover 1.5 future Let’s Play Together events costs. Founded in 2008, …

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