Seeking Solutions as a Community

Seeking Solutions as a Community

In Voluntario Global's latest volunteers meeting we gathered around a table filled with snacks and mate to spend the afternoon and get to know each other, while discussing social and political topics and trying to figure out solutions to different problems that we now face within our society.

Fighting to Keep the Retirement Income for Housewives in Argentina

Fighting to Keep the Retirement Income for Housewives in Argentina

On July 16th 2015, Argentina created a temporary retirement policy for informal workers, commonly known as “retirement income for housewives”.

The Importance of the Social Economy

The Importance of the Social Economy

The importance of the social economy in many community projects is often overlooked however, in this community radio project in La Boca is a prime example of how social objectives are achieved through community work and cooperation.

Cooperatives in Argentina

La coopérative de blanchisserie «Su lavandería»

En période de récession, lorsque l'économie ne crée pas suffisamment d'emplois pour soutenir l'ensemble de la population, l'économie sociale joue souvent un rôle important en garantissant que les travailleurs peuvent toujours trouver des emplois raisonnables.

Community Values can Broaden your Perspective on your own Problems?

How do Community Values can Broaden your Perspective on your own Problems?

We asked our volunteers the following question: Do the values of the community that you have surrounded yourself with, broaden your perspective of your own problems?

Redefining Concepts in Terms of Solidarity Economy

Redefining Concepts in Terms of Solidarity Economy: Questions to be asked

From Pacheco Community, as well as from many social organizations, we believe that some terms and concepts must be questioned and resignified: economic growth, progress, development, just to mention a few.

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VOLUNTARIO GLOBAL

Voluntario Global helps local communities by being available to discuss anything that local organizations need, and offering ideas for further change and development.
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Location: General Pacheco. Buenos Aires. Argentina
Email: jfranco@voluntarioglobal.org

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