Alternatives for Plastic

Alternatives for plastic All the talk about getting rid of plastic bags and stop using plastic in the household can seem like a big task to take on, since we are so used to plastic by now. But if you replace one thing at a time it isn’t so hard. For many people the...

The Importance of Responsible Volunteering

The Importance of ethical Volunteering Volunteering is a great way to make a positive impact. People usually take up the task with a good heart and pure intentions but it is important to remember that volunteering, like any other thing, should be done the right way to...

Poverty with dignity

Poverty with dignity Corinne and Mattia are from South Sicily and are relatives. They decided to do this programme together.  They just came home from Malawi, where they have been volunteering at  DAPP Amalika Teacher Training College for 6 months. Here you can read...

Report from our DI’s in Malawi.

Report from DI’s in Malawi. Pablo and Egle are following the 24-months programme and have just returned from Malawi. Here is a (gently shortened) report from their experiences during their 8 months in Malawi. First impressions We had a good first impression and first...

A Person I met in Malawi

A Person I met in Malawi An article about how Giovanna sees her older colleague Shake from Malawi and talks about him and his struggles. She was volunteering 6 months in Teacher Training Collage with her husband Lucio.Shake   If I have to think of a person I met in...

The Dying Bees

the bees are dying To some people the fact that our bees are dying in large numbers is completely new. To others it is a constant reminder that we are not taking action fast enough. The main reasons for the global bees-decline are industrial agriculture,...

Recycling clothes

Responsible fashion  80 billion items of new clothing are made every year globally. Since we are less than 8 billion people on the planet, and far from everybody get new clothes every year, some of us really need to have a look at our shopping habits. On average, we...

The time is now!

 The time is now! This is an interview with a former volunteer Karen Helga Hansen who took part in volunteer programme in age 65. An interensting read what will make us conclude that anyone can volunteer and best time to do it is now. Meet Karen. She decided to join...

Tvind Olympic Games

Olympic Games in Tvind 2019What if you could go to the Olympics and win a medal? The 13th and 14th we attended the Tvind Olympics in Denmark and had so much fun. Tvind Olympic Games is a big sports event with around 500 participants. This event is for children,...

September team Introduction

 September team has started  Welcome to our new September team. We are so happy to have you.You can follow their path in the next 3 months in Denmark and after that in their projects. Sabina from Romania My name is Sabina and I would like to become a Development...

Renewable energy … and the voice of reason.

Renewable energy … and the voice of reason.  Many times, when talking about renewable energy, we run into the same two arguments: - Why don’t we just switch completely to renewable energy right away? And: - The renewable energy pollutes a lot during production of...

Permaculture – The controlled chaos

the messy garden  In this article, we are talking about permaculture and why messy garden is actually good.Also we have some samples from our own garden, witch we are so proud off.  permaculture Maybe you have come across the word permaculture. But what does it...

Sara Testimonial – 24 Months Programme

 Sara Testimonial – 24 Months Programme In this article, you can read Sara´s experience. She has answered some questions about her time with us. Why did you decide to volunteer? I decided to do a volunteering experience for three different reasons: The first and...

Truths about Population

 Truths about Population  Listening to the main-stream media it is easy to panic thinking about overpopulation. The number of human inhabitants on this planet has been increasing rapidly since the 1800, where we reached 1 billion. Will there be enough room for all of...

Youth Day

 International Youth Day The United Nations General Assembly chose 12th of August as the first ever International Youth Day back in 1999. The day aims to celebrate and appreciate the role young women and men are playing in our society and their contribution to...