Europe

UNITED IN DIVERSITY

We are living in a world that is constantly facing difficulties, wars, violence, and fights between different populations. For instance, in 2017 a total of 378 conflicts across the world has been registered, 186 of which represented by violent crises and 20 high-intensity wars. And it looks like it is getting worse and worse every…

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Testimonials

SENECA

Can ancient philosophy still improve our approach to life? If we read the works by one of the most famous ancient philosophers, Seneca, we will discover many modern teachings. In his 124 “Moral Letters to Lucilius”, we can find different topics of discussion about life, seen from the point of view of the “wise man”.…

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Community

EMPORI SOLIDALI

“Empori solidali”: a direct experience of volunteering deeply rooted in the territory. The reality of “Empori solidali”, “Solidarity stores”, is widely spread. They are a sort of special grocery store, managed by volunteers and different associations. People living in difficult situations can come and take, through a peculiar system of payment, whatever they need, especially…

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Ethical travel

COVID-19 IN EUROPE: SECOND WAVE IN SIGHT?

France, Spain, Germany, Italy, and the UK, after the lockdowns and the slowdown in the number of contagions, are dealing with a new rise of the curve. New measures are being adopted, from the shutdown of discos in Italy to the compulsory use of masks in France, to mass testing for travelers. However, there’s still…

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Community

EUGENIO IN VIA DI GIOIA

The indie group “Eugenio in Via di Gioia”, through its unusual and deep lyrics, casts a glance on the world and on our society, investigating and uncovering its issues. Is it possible to use music for spreading and sharing philosophical contents, values, and care towards nature? Definitely! The musical production by “Eugenio in Via di…

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Africa

SAVE AFRICA

Save Africa is an orphanage in Usa River, near Arusha, Tanzania, founded ten years ago by Francis Raimond with Vaileth Urassa and Mery Leonard. Currently, it gives a home, education, and cures to more than 60 children, and the other 40 attend classes at Save Africa during the day. This association provides education and supports…

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Ethical travel

SEEK DISCOMFORT

“Seek discomfort”: an original and active attitude to embrace life, learning to live it at its fullest. We tend to spend our daily lives within our bubble of securities and comfort. Sometimes we react negatively to change, maybe because we don’t see it as a chance. We rather prefer to settle down and continue with…

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Medical & healthcare

A TANGIBLE HELP FOR RWANDA: ONE FAMILY HEALTH

In Rwanda, most of the population lives in rural areas, where it is difficult to reach hospitals and comprehensive clinics. One Family Health is an organisation founded by Dr. Gunther L. Faber. The organisation aim is to open nurse run entry-level primary healthcare clinics in rural communities aimed at increasing health access to people who…

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Ethical travel

HOW TO MAKE SAFE VOLUNTEERING DURING THE PANDEMIC

From the beginning of 2020, we are dealing with the coronavirus pandemic, which has caused many deaths due to the lack of precautions. Volunteering is an act of giving: time, money, and help but it is important to consider one’s own health before anything else. Our suggestions to our volunteers are, to research well the destination…

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Community

TENT OF NATIONS: A FARM WHERE RELATIONS ARE CULTIVATED

Daoud Nassar’s Christian-Palestinian family owns a farm, called “Tent of Nations”, situated 9 km southwest of Bethlehem, in the occupied region of West Bank. Despite the continuous threats and the many difficulties of living in such a dangerous environment, the family resiliently continues to live and work there. They resist injustice, violence, and hate, spreading…

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