Replacing the Burnt Books
Comandău (Romania) – In the beginning of this year, a school and its library was burned down in a Hungarian village. Hungarian Baptist Aid is helping to replace its books.
Warm Clothes and Financial Aid Across Border
In Transcarpathia (Ukraine), Transylvania (Romania) and Vojvodina (Serbia)
Call for Consultancy
Hungarian Baptist Aid is seeking consultancy to create a guidance document to support NGOs in becoming EUAV national focal points.
Psychosocial support and awareness raising in the light of migration crisis
A new regional project supported by the International Visegrad Fund
Volonteurope Newsletter November 2016
Editorial Laura de Bonfils, Volonteurope Policy and Advocacy Coordinator
Surveying the Situation in Iraq to Prepare a Mission
Erbil (Irak) – A three-member expert group of Hungarian Baptist Aid (HBAid) travelled to Iraq to be informed about the humanitarian situation after the offensive in Mosul that caused three thousand families to leave their homes. They met with leaders of local refugee camps, with local representatives of international aid organizations, with Peshmerga military leaders and with Hungarian officials operating in Erbil.
Hope for disabled children in Vietnam
Living with moving disability in Vietnam carries a stigma and is almost definitely bring poverty to the family. The mother or grandmother needs to stay home to provide 24-hour care to the child who can not move, eat, dress and do all every day activities we take for granted. People living in this South East Asian poor, but developing country, struggle enough to earn living when all family members including all children work. When somebody can not work that makes a painful debt in the financial security of the family.
EU Aid Volunteers – We care, we act! Update directly from Nantes!
16 organisations (half of which are Volonteurope members) from 9 European countries* embarked on the tailored technical assistance that will guide them along their path for accreditation within new EU initiative – EU Aid Volunteers.
Providing Technical Assistance to European Organisations to Send Volunteers to Countries Outside Europe
16 organisations (half of which are Volonteurope members) embarked on the tailored technical assistance that will guide them along their path for accreditation within new EU initiative – EU Aid Volunteers. This new initiative has the aim of opening new opportunities for sending volunteers from across Europe into third-countries (non-EU countries) and fostering new partnerships with non-EU – hosting organisations.
Volonteurope’s Annual General Meeting
This year, Volonteurope's Annual General Meeting is being held in Nantes (France), ahead of the 25th annual conference called 'Apathy or Action: Young Europeans Take a Stand'.