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Labdoo is a non-profit global platform where people around the world collaborate to bring unused laptops loaded with powerful educational software to needy schools using CO2-neutral means. Labdoo is a global collaborative project founded in 2010 with the dream to make education accessible to every child on the planet by repurposing computer devices. Since then, Labdoo has spread to more than 135 countries helping more than 600 thousand students through hundreds of hubs and thousands of volunteers that engage by collecting, preparing and bringing educational devices to more than 2000 schools globally. Everyone involved in the Labdoo Project is a volunteer and none of our members receives any remuneration for the time contributed to the cause, other than the satisfaction of seeing the joy of a child receiving education. We are just ordinary people working for an extraordinary cause. Join us!
Our mission is to end patriarchal violence against women in our society, to strengthen the position of women and to promote the empowerment of women. We believe that violence against women is a consequence of unequal distribution of gender power. Our work is based on belief that the intervention of civil society organizations in the area of WAV should work to achieve the empowerment for all women.
The organization was established as a result of a spontaneous initiative and willingness to help the those people who are in need, who suffered from military actions in Ukraine. Our mission is the permanent and balanced integration of Ukraine with the European Union through the implementation of current tasks and long-term activities in the form of, among others: - Humanitarian actions - Social projects - International cooperation
1. Building an economy of knowledge and career opportunities for the young people in Bulgaria and Europe; 2. Integration, socialization and European perspective for the young people in Bulgaria and the Bulgarian communities from the historical diaspora; 3. Strengthening the perception for national identity among the youngest and preservation of the Bulgarian cultural and historical heritage; 4. Taking measures against the demographic crisis in Bulgaria.
The Parents' Association "Step by Step" is a non-governmental and non-profit association with the primary aim of promoting the values of a society focusing on the children - a society that considers the children its most precious wealth and, therefore, places their well-being, development and education as a priority, while the restoration of parenthood values is seen as a source of possibilities to resolve conflicts between working and taking care of children, doing everything in its power so that the role of parents is appreciated and eased. The main activity of the Association is promoting the rights of the children and their families to a decent life; cooperation with pre-school, school and other institutions which care for the children and the family; joint action of the members before national bodies and institutions, and local communities; organisation of seminars and public lectures; publishing activities; cooperation with national and foreign organisations and promoting donation and sponsorship activities. The purpose and scope of the Association's activities: encouraging and supporting an education policy that enables equal opportunities and access to quality primary education that is free and mandatory for all children. encouraging and supporting self-organisation and voluntary activities of parents to actively participate in all issues of significance for their children and families. encouraging and supporting the implementation of a methodology aimed at children in kindergartens and primary schools in order to create a learning environment where children learn happily, continuing to deepen their understanding of what they learn, as well as adopting democratic attitudes, values, and behaviour. encouraging working with adults, primarily parents, teachers, and educators in order to promote interculturalism, multiculturalism, inclusion, the prevention of child abuse, the prevention of different forms of addiction, and establishing quality standards and changes in practice that will lead to an improvement in the living conditions of children and adults. encouraging and advocating a partner relationship between the children and adults in all issues which affect their rights, encouraging a socially responsible business sector in order to better meet the needs of children and their parents. cooperation with national institutions and related associations in promoting the values of a society focused on children.
DESA is a civil society organization that works on sustainable social, economic, cultural and ecological empowerment and community building. DESA actively responds to the needs of citizens, and especially provides support to socially sensitive groups that it includes in the social life of the local community. DESA strengthens social capital, especially the role of women and young people as bearers of positive changes in society. DESA's mission is realized through information, awareness, lifelong learning and education, consulting, volunteering and direct work in the community.
The mission of Ayúdame3D is to create and provide 3D-printed prosthetic devices to people with limb differences, regardless of their socioeconomic status. The organization aims to promote a culture of inclusion, empowerment, and innovation, by leveraging technology, education, and community engagement. Ayúdame3D envisions a world where every person with a disability has access to affordable and functional assistive devices that enable them to live with dignity, independence, and full participation in society.
IGLYO - The International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersex (LGBTQI) Youth & Student Organisation is the world's largest LGBTQI youth and student network, counting more than 100 Member Organisations in over 40 countries across the Council of Europe Region. IGLYO's mission is to strengthen the rights of LGBTQI youth, fight for equality and inclusion, and empower LGBTQI youth voices. IGLYO represents the diverse rights and intersectional needs of LGBTQI young people and works hard to ensure that their futures are bright. We achieve our objectives through international training and events, targeted capacity building programmes, intercultural exchanges and peer learning, thematic research and advocacy actions, online tools and resources, digital story-telling and campaigning, networking activities, and more. Since our establishment in 1984, IGLYO has been growing steadily with new Members joining every year. Our Members are organisations who represent and/or support LGBTQI youth and/or students, work with LGBTQI youth or issues, comprise mainly of LGBTQI youth, or have a specific department working for/with youth.
I Wish is a volunteer led global initiative to inspire young females (aged 14-17) to explore a career in STEM. I Wish has evolved since its inception in 2015 from being a once a year Showcase to an all year-round showcase of opportunities in STEM. I Wish is now multi-faceted. It comprises of Showcase Events both in person and streamed virtually in addition to providing a STEM information resource for students and teachers campus weeks with 5 Higher Education Institutes, an alumni circle building stem bridges from primary to secondary and on to Higher Education and through our Survey a policy driver for government and stakeholders in STEM. The Showcase Events comprise: 1. a Conference Zone where the students hear from women and men forging careers in STEM, from groundbreaking researchers to entrepreneurs, data scientists and engineers; and 2. an interactive Exhibition Zone where the students can engage with STEM industries and higher education from leaders in their field like Dell, Trinity, ARUP, Aer Lingus, DIT to entrepreneurs and creatives working in STEM; 3. a Teach IT Zone designed as a resource for teachers; 4. a Create IT Zone demonstrating the creative side of STEM; 5. a Build IT Zone promoting female entrepreneurs in STEM. Since 2015 the I Wish Showcase Events have turned the heads of over 50,000 girls towards STEM and empowered them to become the next generation of thought leaders, innovators and game changers in our ever changing world.
By realizing its goals, the Association promotes basic human rights and the quality of life of blind and other disabled people, as well as children with developmental difficulties, creating conditions for their social inclusion in the community. The Association's mission is to raise society's awareness of the rights, possibilities and needs of people with disabilities, which contributes to the senzibilization of the community and the increase of the number of independent people, through improving their mobility and quality of everyday life. The association bases its work with individuals, informal groups and non-profit organizations, the business sector, local, regional and state authorities on the principles of empowerment, self-help, education, active involvement, launching positive initiatives, encouraging cooperation, mutual respect and respect for diversity, creating a sustainable model of organizational development civil society. It encourages and develops the self-advocacy role of its members in the promotion of human rights in the context of the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, legal regulations and national strategic documents. It provides mechanisms for the application of prescribed standards and criteria for the work of users with their assigned assistance dogs.
Bioteka' s mission is to effectively connect science and society. As of 2010, when our civil society organization has been formed, we are dedicated to educating and raising public awareness on the importance of scientific discoveries and results, STEM, nature/environmental protection, sustainable development, public health, and related areas. We specialize in bringing scientific language, methods, and facts to the wider public. Our work includes educational (workshops, educational camps etc.), popular science (content creation, article writing, public outreach), volunteering and research activities, as well as initiatives for raising the public's awareness of topics in the field of natural sciences, nature and environmental protection, climate change and sustainable development. Bioteka continually promotes critical thought, science, modern teaching methods, active citizenship, sustainable development, and implementation of nature-based solutions. We cooperate with scientists, educational institutions, the private sector, and the public and have so far successfully carried out more than 75 projects of local, national, and international character and importance.