#AlleanzaAgisce Collects and Shares Solidarity Efforts.

Italy | Europe #AlleanzaAgisce is an online platform that collects eclectic initiatives and concrete solidarity efforts implemented during the Covid-19 emergency by hundreds of Italian civil society organizations, members of the ASviS network. The platform highlights how diverse and widespread the solidarity actions have been and also offers dedicated news articles to describe the most […]

Iraqi Refugees Sew 14,000 Masks for Free

Luxembourg | Europe As the Covid-19 pandemic unfolded, Iraqi refugee Mohammed Alhashimi and his wife Smaher discussed how to help their new country of Luxembourg in return for taking in their family. Mohammed, son of a tailor, and Smaher, a seamstress, put their skills to use and sewed masks. They have produced 14,000 masks for […]

Yucatán Solidario Proves that Cooperation Across Sectors Provides Solutions

Mexico | Latin America The Covid-19 crisis has proven that cooperation is vital for solving global challenges. Yucatán Solidario has been a shining example of cooperation during the pandemic. Yucatan Solidario is a joint force including more than 30 companies and Civil Society Organizations that work in coordination with governmental agencies, along with the active […]

Beverage Company Leverages Operations and Materials to Support Covid-19 Response

Brazil | Latin America A Brazilian beverage company, Ambev, initiatted broad company-wide response effort. Through their project Together at a Distance, the company has taken many actions promoting solidarity during this crisis. Working with local partners, they expanded a hospital’s capacity by 100 hospital beds in São Paulo. By pivoting operations, they have produced 1.2 […]

Quid Ecuador Delivers Emergency Food Kits

Ecuador | Latin America By 18 May, Ecuador had 33,182 confirmed cases of COVID-19, with 2,736 deaths. The damages are already noticeable. Families have kept their dead relatives in their homes due to the lack of capacity to cremate them and hundreds of parents have been unable to feed their children for several days. These […]

Student Art Spaces Producing Teen-Curated Magazine: Art During a Pandemic

USA | North America Established in 2019 by two high school students in Seattle, Student Art Spaces (SAS) offers accessible studio space for youth involved in the creative arts. Their goal is to promote art equity by eliminating financial hurdles, along with racial and gender barriers for minority artists. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, […]

Bicycles Increase Healthcare Access in Rural Communities

Africa World Bicycle Relief knows that the lack of efficient, reliable transportation adversely affects economic and social development in regions where distance is a barrier, so their work focuses is rural and remote communities. These communities are extremely vulnerable to a global health crisis with healthcare systems overburdened and out of reach for many patients. […]

Belgian Sports Stars Unite in Action to Support Most Vulnerable

Belgium | Europe More than fifty football and sports stars from across Belgium have joined the citizens’ initiative Souliers du Coeur. Tlogehter, they support organisations caring for the most vulnerable groups during this pandemic, such as homeless, disabled people, vulnerable children and elderly. To date, they have supported more than 75 associations and distributed more […]

Youth Fundraises During Self-Isolation Climbing Equivalent of Mt. Longonot in Garden

Kenya | Africa Kenyan Youth, Kiyaan Kapila, has taken on the challenge of climbing the equivalent of Kenya’s Mt. Longonot by walking up and down 80 steep garden steps daily. Though he has struggled with coordination challenges, he has persisted in this effort, raising thousands of dollars for I Afrika, which cares for children living […]