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„Acceptance Bakery” Social Cooperative

„Acceptance Bakery” Social Cooperative

The „Acceptance Bakery” Social Cooperative is a social enterprise producing home-made sweets and cakes from natural ingredients. Through the bakery, they create valuable work opportunities for local women in the segregated settlement of Monor, Hungary. They also contribute to increased cooperation and understanding between citizens of the segregated slum and the residents of the rest of the town.

You can read more about the Social Cooperative (here) and the community work of the Hungarian Charity Service of the Order of Malta in the Monor settlement (here).

Association of Charitable Foundations (ACF)

Association of Charitable Foundations (ACF)

The Badur Foundation is a member of ACF, the membership body for UK foundations and grant-making charities. Driven by a belief that foundations are a vital source for social good, ACF’s mission is to support foundations to be ambitious and effective in the way that they use their resources. ACF have over 370 members, collectively holding assets of around £50bn and giving over £2.5bn annually.

You can read more about ACF (here) and its members (here).

Association of Roma Minority Representatives and Spokespeople of Nógrád County

Association of Roma Minority Representatives and Spokespeople of Nógrád County

​Founded in 1996, the mission of the Association of Roma Minority Representatives and Spokespeople of Nógrád County is to reduce child poverty through providing assistance to families in need. Their activities target both children and their parents. They offer learning support and leisure time activities to children and organise training, employment opportunities and community events for adults. The Association has a regional focus and is active throughout Northern Hungary.

Please click here to read more about the Association.

BAGázs Association

BAGázs Association

BAGázs is a public benefit association that has been working since 2011 to contribute to an inclusive and accepting society in which Roma people have a chance to achieve their goals. BAGázs provides resources for Roma communities to enable them to recognise and articulate their needs. In parallel, the Association sensitises members of mainstream society to become more accepting of Roma communities. The Association implements their activities in two Roma settlements (Bag, Dány).

Please click here for more information about BAGázs.

Buddhist Heritage Project

Buddhist Heritage Project

The Buddhist Heritage Project was founded in 2006 to initiate, organise and survey activities in the field of culture, conservation, education and research, and to assist Buddhist life in the monasteries. Since its inception, it has brought together groups of concerned and committed people and organisations through collaborations with important institutions of research, foreign governments and charitable foundations.

Buddhist Heritage Project is an association established by the Buddhist Sangha (community) of Luang Prabang and conducts activities entirely for charitable purposes on a not for profit basis.

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Csodamuhely Association

Csodamuhely Association

The Afterschool programme in Csobánka was initiated by local volunteers and disadvantaged Roma parents in 2012, in order to support disadvantaged students in their studies. Csodaműhely Association was established in 2015 by volunteers of the Csepp Afterschool programme and by the parents of the students. The Association was founded to promote the work of the Afterschool and to broaden its activities. From the very beginning, keeping good relationships with the families, local social-welfare institutions and surrounding schools has been a fundamental part of their work. To increase engagement with these groups, the Association organises: a mothers’ club for disadvantaged mothers with small children, training/workshops for volunteers and most recently they formed a Civil Network together with social workers, schools and local civil actors to support and enhance integrated education in the surrounding schools.

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The European Venture Philanthropy Association (EVPA)

The European Venture Philanthropy Association (EVPA)

The Badur Foundation is a member of The European Venture Philanthropy Association (EVPA), a global community of organisations sharing the same vision and a common goal: creating positive societal impact through venture philanthropy. Venture philanthropy and social investment are about matching the soul of philanthropy with the spirit of investment, resulting in high-engagement and a long-term approach to creating social impact.

Independent Theater

Independent Theater

The Independent Theater was established in 2004 in order to produce and manage high quality artistic products based on Roma and inter-ethnic topics. The Theater aims to prove that Roma integration can be developed in the frame of socially active and financially sustainable enterprises, which can produce valuable products of art.

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Jai Bhim Buddhist Network

Jai Bhim Buddhist Network

The Jai Bhim Buddhist Network is a religious association of young Roma Buddhists which was established in 2007. The Jai Bhim Network is based on the liberation movement started in India during the 1950’s. The movement was led by Dr. Ambedkar who called for the end of discrimination against the lower castes and the fulfilment of their human rights.

The mission of the Jai Bhim Buddhist Network is to provide high quality education to some of the most disadvantaged communities in Hungary which are typically overrepresented by Roma, in order to enable them to change their status within society. Apart from their core educational activities, the Network also implements cultural, social, health, religious, child and youth protection programmes.

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Mahájána Foundation

Mahájána Foundation

The Mahájána Foundation works in the disadvantaged district of Csörög situated north of Budapest. Its first project provided tutoring programmes to help local Roma children maintain their learning standards so that they could complete primary school and move on to secondary school. Mahajáná recognised that in order to help these children more effectively and break the cycle of inter-generational poverty, they also needed to work with the parents to improve the overall living standards of each family. To do this, Mahajáná has initiated a number of local community projects including a community garden, biomass briquette project and small social enterprises. The team also strives to promote partnerships with local businesses, public sector and civil society organisations in order to build better relationships with the Roma community.

Please click here for more information.

National Association of the 21st Century Roma Women

National Association of the 21st Century Roma Women

The Association was established by Roma and non-Roma women in 2016 in order to fight for the equal and fair treatment of Roma communities by decreasing prejudices and creating opportunities in employment and training. Their work revolves around community-building, empowerment, talent development and advocacy. The Association is based in Nyíregyháza and works mainly in the city and the surrounding villages.

Please click here for more information about their work.

No Bad Kids // Pressley Ridge Hungary Foundation

No Bad Kids // Pressley Ridge Hungary Foundation

The main target population of the organisation is young people with serious behavioural problems and their families. The organisation provides an array of services to keep children and families together so that youngsters with challenging behaviours can remain, integrate and thrive in their homes, schools and communities. Using trauma-sensitive approaches, through a collection of non-formal and experiential education methodologies and by providing a field to use real life-skills, they offer a recovery and self-healing opportunity to participating kids. In addition, the organisation provides training and consultation to various governmental units, schools, child protection agencies and other NGOs and facilitates programme and institutional development.

Please click here for more information about their work.

Nottingham Potential

Nottingham Potential

Nottingham Potential is the University of Nottingham’s outreach initiative which aims to support young people living in disadvantaged areas of Nottingham reach their educational potential. The initiative works with children from primary school age right up to university level entry through a number of interventions which take place at the University campus, in participating schools and in three learning centres which are operated in conjunction with Into University.

Please click here for more information on the Nottingham Potential programme.

SIMPACT

SIMPACT

SIMPACT Nonprofit Ltd. is operating in 5 countries and working with consultants who have business, as well as not-for-profit expertise. SIMPACT is specialised in providing capacity building to social enterprises and non-profit organisations. They focus on maximising the social impact of selected organisations via providing support in a variety of fields, in particular increasing the efficiency of operational processes, developing key entrepreneurial skills and facilitating business planning.

Please click here for more information about SIMPACT.

Think for the Future

Think for the Future

Think for the Future (TFTF) was established in 2012 to use a data-driven approach to tackle social and emotional barriers to learning. They are a social enterprise working in partnership with national organisations to provide schools with innovative solutions to ensure that young people reach their full educational potential. TFTF mentors and workshop facilitators use the power of their real-life experiences overcoming social and emotional barriers to relate to young people and deliver engaging sessions that inspire positive change.

Find out more about TFTF, here.

Well Grounded Jobs C.I.C

Well Grounded Jobs C.I.C

Well Grounded is a Speciality Coffee Training Academy, changing lives. They link people looking for work with an industry looking for talent. As London’s first social enterprise solely focused on developing talent within the speciality coffee industry, Well Grounded is on a mission to support Londoners furthest from the labour market into employment as Baristas.

Please click here to find out more about their work.

With the Power of Humanity

With the Power of Humanity

The “With the Power of Humanity” Foundation was formed in 2006 to take part in the creation of a democratic and solidary society where human dignity and human rights are respected. The NGO is active in human rights education offering workshops, innovating methodological tools and putting a great emphasis on shared learning of like-minded organisations. Additionally, it runs an after school programme for mostly Roma children with fewer opportunities in a segregated part of the city of Pécs. The Foundation also offers free-time programmes and personal mentoring for parents and other adults, and supports the identification of community issues and advocacy.

Please click here for more information about the Foundation.