TRIS (Girls’ Rights in Society)

TRIS is today one of the country’s largest non-profit organizations working with performance-oriented prevention efforts against honor-related violence and oppression and uses sports as a tool for integration. They also provide young girls help with studies....

Salvation Army

The Salvation Army is a Christian church with a great social commitment. For them, care of all people is a central part of their faith and business. Around the country, the Salvation Army operates corps – congregations and also various social activities....

Nyby Vision

Nyby Vision implement language training and provides support for jobseekers with immigrant backgrounds. Website: www.nybyvision.se 

Red Cross

Swedish Red Cross was founded in 1865 and is today the largest humanitarian charitable organisation. The Red Cross in Sweden consists of over 30 000 volunteers within nearly 1000 Red Cross branches spread over the country. They work hard to save lives and give hope...

Folkuniversitetet in Uppsala

Integration Officer at Folkuniversitetet Uppsala. Folkuniversitetet is an adult educational association that offers a wide range of adult education all over Sweden. Website: www.folkuniversitetet.se...

Uppsala University

Researcher Uppsala University. Uppsala University is a research university in Uppsala, and is the oldest university in Sweden and all of the Nordic countries still in operation, founded in 1477 Website: www.uu.se

Almi Företagspartner Uppsala AB

Entrepreneurship trainer at Almi (Uppsala) Almi Företagspartner AB is owned by the Swedish government and is the parent company of a group consisting of 16 regional subsidiaries, Almi Invest AB and IFS Rådgivning AB. They have 40 offices across Sweden. Almi’s...

Public employment services in Uppsala

Job coach at Public employment services in Uppsala. Arbetsförmedlingen has 280 local employment offices, organised into 10 market areas spanning across the whole country. Among our 14,000 employees, the list of professions is long: psychologists, system developers,...

Public employment services in Uppsala

Intercultural mediators at Public employment services in Uppsala; Public employment services provide employment services to both jobseekers and employers, prioritising those who are furthest removed from the labour market....

Folkuniversitetet in Västerås

Training specialist at Folkuniversitetet in Västerås (Södermanland county); Folkuniversitetet is an adult educational association that offers a wide range of adult education all over Sweden. Website: www.folkuniversitetet.se...

United African Women Organization Greece

The Organization’s main objectives are to create awareness on various issues concerning the African women and their children living in Greece, to support and fight for our rights especially for the second generation in general, to create mutual bonds of...

Nigerian Women Organisation In Greece

The Nigerian Womwen Organisation’s vision is to bring or gather together all the Nigerian women in Greece irrespective of opinion, location, academic and family background so as to achieve the desired goals, yearnings and aspirations of the Nigerian woman and...

PRAKSIS

PRAKSIS (PROGRAMS OF DEVELOPMENT, SOCIAL SUPPORT AND MEDICAL COOPERATION) is an independent Non Governmental Organization whose main goal is the design, application and implementation of humanitarian programs and medical interventions. Its main goal is the elimination...

METAdrasi

METAdrasi – Action for Migration and Development, is a Greek NGO founded in 2010 that focuses on services not covered by the Public Authorities or other NGOs in Greece and is the only organization that retains a permanent front-line presence in all key entry and exit...

ANASA Cultural Center

ANASA Cultural Center is an Non Govenmental and Non Profit Organisation that aims at eliminating racism, exclusion and discimination, and promoting multiculturalism and intercultural dialogue. Its actions focus on facilitating integration of young Africans, who were...

Municipal Library of Nea Philadelphia

The Municipal Library of Nea Philadelphia is currently impelemtning actions and programmes in order to integrate migrants and refugees to the local society. Some of its provisions include Greek language courses, guides with useful information, and free access to...

Hellenic Red Cross

Hellenic Red Cross, the largest NGO in Greece, conducts multidimensional work that is based on volunteering action and immediate response of citizens. It is mobilized in order to relief human pain, supporting the wounded and the elderly, patients, refugees, people in...

Greek Forum of Migrants (GFM)

Its objective is to contribute to the difficult and long process of integration of immigrants into the Greek society Website: http://www.migrant.gr Email: info@migrant.gr

Greek Council for Refugees

Aims to develop a set of activities to promote employment such as assistance to solving practical problems (issue of social security number, work permit), skill strengthening (Greek lessons, training programmes), referrals to employers etc....

International Organization for Migration Office in Greece

IOM in Greece aims at offering expert advice, research, technical cooperation and operational assistance to partners in order to build national capacities and facilitate international, regional and bilateral cooperation on migration matters e.g. re-integration on...

EGTC Efxini Poli

EGTC Efxini Poli – Network of European Cities for Sustainable Development consists in the evolution of a network of Greek local authorities aiming at its members’ social, cultural, environmental, touristic and agricultural development. EGTC EFXINI POLI in strong...

Parcours A Venir

Parcours A Venir has for vocation to accompany women and men living in shelters or (and) accompanied by an insertion structure to a trade they have chosen. Website: https://paravenir.wordpress.com/...

Food 2 Rue

Food2Rue thus has the mission of accompanying women who are distant from employment to the business of catering and entrepreneurship. Our objective is to create in France the first solidarity franchise in the field of street cooking. Website: http://www.food2rue.org/...

Les alchimistes

They are contributing to innovative, credible social initiatives transforming themselves into structural, economically viable and promising projects. Education, Experimentation and Innovation are the three key components of the equation....

Baba

The Baba is a traveling canteen. Aboard the trailers of the migrant chiefs offer the specialties of their countries. It is not a question of investing a fixed place but of meeting the inhabitants of the different districts....

ADIE

Adie is a recognized association of public utility which helps people who are distant from the labor market and the banking system to set up their own business and thus their own employment thanks to microcredit....

SIAD

The SIAD is a unique organization that supports economic initiatives, in France and in Africa. It promotes self-entrepreneurship and supports project leaders (both in Africa and members of the diaspora) in their entrepreneurship. Website: http://www.siad.asso.fr/...

GRDR Migration-Citizenship-Development

Grdr Migration-Citizenship-Development campaigns for a world where citizens, wherever they are, are the first actors in their territory of life. Thus, since 1969, it has been acting in favor of the local development of the territories while at the same time...

Projet-19

Active since 1997, Projets-19 is a local development association located in the 18th and 19th arrondissements of Paris. Projects-19 contributes to the strengthening of social ties in the northeast districts of Paris by supporting and supporting citizen initiatives...

Performances-Interculturelles

Performances-Interculturelles advises, guides and trains decision-makers and employees so that they can understand the intercultural keys that foster business success, better live together and well-being in Africa and specifically in Senegal....

Wise Foundation

WISE Foundation is a non- profit, non-denominational, non-government organization promoting social cohesion and social justice for women. Website: http://www.wisefoundation-eu.org/...

I.D.s The Intercultural Project

I.D.s aims to develop cultural intelligence and improve intercultural communication to better live and work together. This will facilitate exchanges between people in order to reduce discrimination and identity crises. Website: https://www.facebook.com/theidsproject/...

Yes We Camp

Since 2013, Yes We Camp has been active in exploring opportunities to build and provide innovative, temporary, shared facilities and spaces of a highly functional and inclusive nature. Currently around 20 people based in Paris and Marseilles contribute their skills in...

Aurore Association

Created in 1871, the association Aurore hosts, cares and accompanies close to 30,000 people in a situation of precariousness or exclusion towards social and professional integration. Aurore relies on its experience to propose and experiment innovative forms of care,...

Asante Onlus

The Asante Onlus Association is a free no-profit social Association which actively works across the entire Sicilian territory, in the reception field of MSNA (unaccompanied foreign minors). The Asante Association, which was founded in February 2015 by a group of young...

Donne di Benincity

A group of Nigerian immigrated women has created in Palermo an association “Women of Benin city”. These women mostly former victims of human trafficking and forced prostitution, aim to offer mutual support and alternatives to the other victims , their...

Istituto Valdese La Noce – Corridoi Umanitari

The Istituto Valdese is a church organization with civil recognition. Its services are mainly oriented towards children and families of origin, aimed at empowering the individual through the overcoming of social, cultural and psycho-physical difficulties, prevention...

Associazione Logiche Meticce

Logic Meticce is a social promotion association that deals with research and action. It was recently born in the Quarter “Albergheria” in the historic centre of Palermo. Website: https://www.facebook.com/logichemeticce/...

Refugees Welcome

With Refugees Welcome Italia Onlus dozens of refugees live today with someone who has welcomed them and helps them feel at home, even away from home.Refugees Welcome Italy Onlus is the association that promotes hospitality throughout Italy for refugee families and...

Sartoria Sociale Cooperativa Al Reves

Is a multi-purpose social cooperative born of the creative and professional restlessness of those who have for years worked socially and from the ethical point of view to respond concretely and creatively to the need for change of those who have experienced feelings...

HRYO Human Rights Youth Organization

H.R.Y.O. implements educational youth projects: at local level they organize seminars, workshops, and educative courses for promoting human rights and other democratic, European values. They involve young people with fewer opportunities in our activities. At...

Centro Studi Opera Don Calabria

The centrality of the person is the key point of all the intervention carried out by Don Calabria Institute. It works for many years in the field of youths and adult disadvantage. It develops ad hoc actions addressed to the specified target through the management of...

Istituto di formazione politica Pedro Arrupe

This institute has since 1986 specific skills in the active citizenship labs, education and research especially in difficult areas and with disadvantaged people, with formal, not formal and informal methodologies. It has managed courses of political formation, it has...

CLEDU CLINICA LEGALE PER I DIRITTI UMANI

The Legal Clinic for Human Rights of the University of Palermo (CLEDU) is the result of the agreement between the Department of Law of the University of Palermo and the l’Altro Diritto onlus. In September 2016, the Department of Law at the University of Palermo...

Cooperazione Senza Frontiere

This organisation was born in the spring of 2010, within the academic world for the support of young people from different countries in the Euro-Mediterranean area. Its vision is based on the moral and cultural values of co-operation between peoples and aims to...

Associazione Moltivolti Capovolti

Blending European culture with the Mediterranean countries in Ballarò, combining professional skills and creating relationships: these are the goals of “Moltivolti”, a young initiative born thanks to the will of six young people from various nationalities...

C.R.E.S.M. Centro Ricerche Economiche e Sociali per il Meridione

CRESM is a non-profit organisation that promotes and implements projects to support local development, solidarity and cooperation for the weaker groups of society and in disadvantaged areas. It works to maximise participation, cooperation and local cohesion. At the...

Associazione EXTRA

Listening center for women and immigrant families Email: nadege.candeli@gmail.com

Associazione IntegrAzioni Sicilia

Main activities: Training for intercultural communication in a multiethnic context, Education for coexistence and mutual integration, Social Research, Planning and supervision of social interventions, Promoting training to cooperation. Email:...

Consorzio Comunità Nuova (SoL.Co)

The “Comunità Nuova” Consortium was constituted on May 14, 2003 on the initiative of three social cooperatives born as spin-offs of the Cooperative “Solidal Development”. The Consortium is in line with the principles of prevailing mutuality and...

Associazione multiculturale Nuovi Orizzonti

The Nuovi Orizzonti association is a non-profit organization, pursuing exclusively social-solidarity goals. It aims to improve the quality of life of the territory in which it operates, through associate activities, welfare, socio-cultural and professional development...

Centro Internazionale delle Culture Ubuntu

Association whose main mission is the socio-educational assistance directed to foreign and indigenous minors who are predominantly resident in the districts of the historic center of Palermo....

Associazione Santa Chiara

The Association was founded in 1995 for the will of the Salesians of the “S. Chiara” opera in Palermo. It is a voluntary association registered since 1997 at the regional volunteer register. They organise courses of italian language for migrants, they give...

CARITAS Centro Agape

Centro Agape is a centre settled in the historic centre of Palermo, whose main aim is to give support to migrants and disadvantaged people and respond to their needs addressed to social inclusion. They are parte of the religious CARITAS organisation....

Centro Astalli Centro di accoglienza per immigrati

The Astalli Palermo Center is a voluntary association that is part of the Jesuit Refugee Service’s territorial network in Italy: its spirit is to defend the rights, integration and inclusion of non-EU immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers . It was born in 2003...

LEA Produktionsschule Wörgl

The “LEA production school” is a learning place where work and learning are mutually dependent. Young people make learning experiences on “meaningful objects” (production and services). Practice and action orientation are the main focus. Young...

AMG TIROL

The institution offers support for people who need orientation and information on qualification in terms of the Austrian labour market. It is an easily accessible and free consultation and information service for all Tyroleans. Among many other projects, they offer...

ÖSB Consulting

ÖSB Consulting is a team of around 200 employees, which has grown for 30 years. Experts, consultants, case managers, executives and organizational staff provide consulting services at 13 locations in Austria dealing with labour market and social policy issues. ÖSB...

AMS TIROL

The Austrian Public Employment Service (AMS) offers support for entrepreneurs with its “Business Funding Program“ (duration: 6 months) implemented by ÖSB consulting. Once a month, an information evening for migrants is organised offering low-threshold information on...

AKIFAIR

AKIFAIR is a service for jobseekers as well as businesses. It helps people to integrate into the labour market by connecting people, offering active support for job search/applications, preparing clients for labour market requirements, etc. Moreover, AKIFAIR operates...

ZeMiT/AST (Center for migrant women/men in Tyrol)

ZeMiT offers confidential, independent, free and multilingual consultation for persons with a migration background in legal and social questions (in Innsbruck, and some districts of Tyrol). As a partner organization of the Austrian Public Employment Service (AMS),...

WKO “Mentoring für MigrantInnen”

In Tyrol, the project “Mentoring für MigrantInnen” supports labour market integration of qualified migrant women/men (mentees) by bringing them together with mentors. Moreover, they promote the internationalisation of Austrian businesses....

WKO Gründerservice

The Austrian Economic Chambers represent the interests of Austrian companies and support Austrian companies with expert knowledge in the fields of business idea analysis, taxes, social insurance or industrial law, as well as business registration. Through their...

Netzwerk Integration – Netwin 3

The Network Integration / Netwin 3 is a regional network supported through ESF and national funds. Being one out of 41 of regional networks altogether nationwide, it is aiming at supporting refugees in their access to labour market. A special focus is given to the...

Hannoverimpuls GmbH

The joint economic development agency of Hannover City and Region supports entrepreneurial commitment through services and projects, aiming at actively shaping the future of a modern economic region of Hannover. Website: www.hannoverimpuls.de Email:...

Sprotte e.V.

Sprotte is a social meeting center in the city of Nienburg. “Achieving more together” has been the highest work motto of Sprotte since their beginning in 2005. They work together with cooperation partners and 250 members with great commitment, extensive...

Flüchtlingsrat Niedersachsen e.V.

The Refugee Council of Lower Saxony was founded in 1984 and is registered as a charitable organization. It consists of a network of about 500 refugee initiatives, congregations, labour unions and individuals. The refugee council tries to tangibly improve the life...

Wirtschaftsförderung im Landkreis Nienburg / Weser GmbH

WIN Ltd has been active since 1 March 2008. Since then, they have been taking care of the sustainable development of the Mittelweser economic area. This central task is primarily linked to the goal of securing existing jobs and creating new ones. As a result, they are...

Koordinierungsstelle Frau & Wirtschaft im Landkreis Nienburg

The Coordination Office Woman&Economy in the county of Nienburg is the first point of contact for women who need advice on the following topics: Re-entering into the job after parental leave or care of relatives, professional reorientation and perspectives,...

Landkreis Nienburg / Fachdienst Migration & Teilhabe

The County of Nienburg is a district in central Lower Saxony. The Department for Migration & Participation is responsible for the coordination of migration and integration issues in the entire district and ist member municipalities. Website: www.lk-nienburg.de...
Restaurant Tempero – Alessandra Montagne

Restaurant Tempero – Alessandra Montagne

The young chef of the Tempero restaurant, born under the military dictatorship in Brazil, saw poverty and inequality. Today, she puts her warm character at the service of a popular but tasty cuisine, welcoming her customers in her little corner of paradise with a good...
The 16-Year-Old Algerian Artist Who Influenced Picasso and Matisse

The 16-Year-Old Algerian Artist Who Influenced Picasso and Matisse

The amazing story of 16-year-old girl that captured the minds of the art world’s elite. The self-taught Algerian artist, Baya Mahieddine (1931-1988) — known as Baya — is finally being celebrated in the first North American exhibition of her work, at NYU’s Grey Art...
ARISE enterprise example: Chickpeace

ARISE enterprise example: Chickpeace

What do you do when you’re new to a country, can not communicate, not knowing the culture? How do you pave the way for women who live alone or with their families in Hamburg? One cooks together, communicates with hands and feet, first shy, then courageous, eats...
ARISE enterprise example: Shopping Website

ARISE enterprise example: Shopping Website

Rasha Khouri, a Palestinian-Lebanese who founded the online luxury fashion shopping website, Dia Diwan (currently offline while she plans the company’s next step) is one of a small number of women information technology entrepreneurs who have relocated to the West in...
ARISE enterprise example: S&A FOODS

ARISE enterprise example: S&A FOODS

Perween Warsi, CBE, is the founder and chief executive of S&A Foods. Her company is one of the UK’s most successful independent food businesses, making up to 1.5 million chilled ready meals a week. Perween began her business after emigrating from India in the...
ARISE enterprise example: Raincombi

ARISE enterprise example: Raincombi

Oksana Stavrou is a trained lawyer from Ukraine, who moved to Austria in 2004. After obtaining her degree, she worked for an insurance company for a couple of years, married and has got two children. She had the idea for her future company when she observed that her...
ARISE enterprise example: Marrusch

ARISE enterprise example: Marrusch

This best practice portrays a Syrian family who fled to Tyrol two and a half years ago and now runs a small restaurant in Innsbruck. Mrs. and Mr. Al Toba founded together the Syrian restaurant Marrusch, named after their daughter. Locals can enjoy now every day...
ARISE enterprise example: BLITAB

ARISE enterprise example: BLITAB

BLITAB® is the first ever Braille tablet using a disruptive actuating technology developed by our company, to create tactile text and graphics in real time. People call it “The tablet for the blind”. Our novel invention is the cross-industry affordable technology (ICT...
ARISE enterprise example: Werdedigital.at

ARISE enterprise example: Werdedigital.at

Mrs. Meral Akin-Hecke was born in Istanbul Turkey, is the founder and head of WerdeDigital.at – initiative aiming to bring digital skills to all Austrians. As the initiator of WerdeDigital.at, Meral Akin-Hecke strives to bring digitization to the furthest corners of...
ARISE enterprise example: Younited Cultures

ARISE enterprise example: Younited Cultures

Andra Slaats and Iulia Mugescu, two Romanians living in Vienna, want to show what important role migration plays in all areas of society. Since early 2015, they sell attractive scarf creations under the label Younited Cultures, designed in cooperation with...
ARISE checking out business opportunities at the Hannovermesse

ARISE checking out business opportunities at the Hannovermesse

Checking out the business scene: On invitation of WIN, the regional business development service in Nienburg, participants from ARISE visited in April the world’s biggest industrial fair hannovermesse. Apart from insights into latest technological developments,...
6 Steps to Finance Your New Social Enterprise

6 Steps to Finance Your New Social Enterprise

You have a great business idea. All your friends say they would buy it. So now all you need is a little bit of capital to turn that idea to your first prototype. Raising money shouldn’t be that hard; it’s a great idea, right? Lisa Curtis is the founder of Kuli Kuli, a...
WOMEN AND GIRLS IN THE GLOBAL COMPACT ON REFUGEES

WOMEN AND GIRLS IN THE GLOBAL COMPACT ON REFUGEES

On 13th  February of 2018, National Governments started negotiations on the Global Compact on Refugees. The Compact is supposed to have four key elements: Easing pressures on countries that welcome and host refugees; Build self-reliance of refugees; Expand access to...
ARISE Training workshops for migrant women started in Palermo

ARISE Training workshops for migrant women started in Palermo

On 17th January, ARISE training path for migrant and refugee women in Italy started in Palermo. Italian future women entrepreneurs started to know each other and work on their personal skills and communication, thanks to the help and enjoyful exercises coordinated by...