3) Job creation tools Back to News overview 3) Job creation tools Bangladesh has very few women entrepreneurs, as they face different challenges than men. For example, the balancing of work and family results in conflicts caused by incompatible pressures from society and families. Also, unequal access to education, gender based discrimination for financing, lack […]

4) Community space creation Back to News overview 4) Community space creation There is already some experience in Bangladesh with creating centres and hubs, although primarily in urban areas. Currently there is a lack of spaces where job market information, skills trainings, and mentoring is available for youngsters living on the countryside. Especially for women, […]

2) Safe mentoring & peer learning models Back to News overview 2) Safe mentoring & peer learning models The concept of mentoring, especially young female mentors, is relatively new. In particular in rural areas, there is a silent presence of women entrepreneurs who could act as mentors. The few mentors that do exist mostly focus […]

1) Safe mobility Back to News overview 1) Safe mobility Social norms and practices are male-dominated and limit the roles and responsibilities of women to domestic work. Consequently, families are less interested to continue the education of their daughters, and grant them less freedom of movement. Also gender based violence and sense of insecurity contributes […]

Meet our committee of experts 29/12/2016 Back to News overview Meet our committee of experts Meet our expert committee to map, select and validate solutions to set up rural Hubs. Rizwaan Khambata is in the middle. Rizwaan is a development professional who believes that youth entrepreneurship and employment are the keys to sustainable development. His primary […]

Theory of Change E-Motive 14/09/2016 Back to News overview Theory of Change E-Motive We’d like to present you the updated Theory of Change for a new project between Europe and the Global South about the polarization of migrants. We are excited about this project and hopefully the EC DEAR will be as well. Currently we are designing and writing the full […]

External evaluation forum group – Maartje Smits University Utrecht Back to News overview External evaluation forum group – Maartje Smits University Utrecht The external evaluation took place in the last 3 months (febr- April 2016) They interviewed the consortium members and collect their stories in a forum group. Maartje Smits, researcher of the University Utrecht […]

External evaluation forum group Poland told by Aneta 20/06/2016 Back to News overview External evaluation forum group Poland told by Aneta The external evaluation took place in Poland during the last 3months (February- April 2016) . There were interviews, stories and a forumgroup. Listen to the summary of the project leader Aneta Cruz-Kaciak from Jeden […]

Linking global changemakers 26/05/2016 Back to News overview Linking global changemakers Based on the experiences of the last 3 year E-motive develop in 2015 divers pilots and design workshop to be prepared for the future. After the external evaluation and research we designed this brochure E-motive Going Global. Do not hesitate if you have further […]

External evaluation forum NL – Bea Stalenhoef 04/05/2016 Back to News overview External evaluation forum NL – Bea Stalenhoef “Most important thing people said was that E-Motive is not top down. It creates open spaces for learning…” External evaluators have interviewed 46 people, all connected to E-Motive. The highlights of the outcomes have been discussed […]

External evaluator – Talent Nyathi Back to News overview External evaluator – Talent Nyathi Overwhelming positive evaluation about the last 3 years’ E-Motive! 46 video/audio stories have been gathered from our stakeholders from the global North & the global South. Each story tells the significant change each one has experienced. And these stories will be […]

Lebo Ramafoko inspired Innoversity Parade 14/04/2016 Back to News overview Lebo Ramafoko inspired Innoversity Parade Lebo Ramafoko, CEO of Soul City Institute (active E-Motive PARTNER), inspired Innoversity Parade in Amsterdam. She was one of the key speakers; the highlight of the day. “Many guests informed us that they thought you were the most inspirational speaker […]

Blog post: Poor and Rich People 13/04/2016 Back to News overview Blog post: Poor and Rich People “Just pay, and it’ll be over,” says the police officer. We stifle a response. It’s unjust, but we get no choice. Our driver is adamant. When we don’t yield to his outrageous demands, we’ll be taken to the […]

CEAL-Network; 6 European organizations team build up a new educational model for a community-based Entrepeneurship 08/04/2016 Back to News overview CEAL-Network; 6 European organizations team build up a new educational model for a community-based Entrepeneurship The Community-based Entrepreneurship Action-Learning Network (CEAL-network) is running 6 community/ action learning programs in 5 countries around Europe in 2015/2106. 2 […]

The Other Perspective 07/03/2016 Back to News overview The Other Perspective After three years of the successful European E-Motive program with projects from all over the world, it was time to share our secrets with you… Conference location the EGG in Brussels was the place to be for sharing knowledge on global education. To give […]

E-motive is Going Global 04/03/2016 Back to News overview E-motive is Going Global How will E-motive continue, now that this part of the project has come to an end? The participants discussed the history and achievements in recent years and then moved on to discuss the new set-up and collect thoughts on what would be […]

Tête a Tête: the power of theatre Back to News overview Tête a Tête: the power of theatre Very inspirational kick-off at The Other Perspective Conference: Palestine, Israel & Dutch tête à tête “Theatre is the non violent weapon for peace.” “Lots learned from Combatants of peace in the Middle East, brought to Rotterdam to […]

Storify • Make the web tell a story! Back to News overview Storify • Make the web tell a story! Mellouki Cadat, senior advisor Movisie, used ‪#‎TheOther16‬ to create this compelling story, based upon what our participants of the E-Motive’s Conference ‘The Other Perspective’ posted on social media. The story shows a collection of the […]

Storytelling Back to News overview Storytelling Do you have difficulties to quantify the impact of your program ? Our special guest, storyteller pur sang Simon Hodges (UK) leads you through the world of possibilities in storytelling in showing impact for NGOs! But before that he is the facilitator of the masterclass ‘the art of storytelling!’ […]

Community Radio Back to News overview Community Radio Making our own radio program without interruptions. La Trama Comunicacion (Argentina) actually is not a radio station. It’s a community communications platform trying to give anyone the choice of having a program. It is a critical political project that started on radio with journalists from the University of Buenos Aires […]

Emancipating and empowering minorities Back to News overview Emancipating and empowering minorities The queer muslim movement What is your definition of sexuality? Your relationship with muslims? And is constitutional protection enough for a queer person to access and express his fundamental human rights? We all guess not… An interactive introduction of the case study on […]

Can you copy paste tools or methodologies from one context to another? Back to News overview Can you copy paste tools or methodologies from one context to another? That was the key question during a lively debate between four partners involved in the Deepening Democracy program. Starting point for experimenting copy pasting, was the pilot phase of the program. […]

Talent makes the world go round by YiP/ Elos Back to News overview Talent makes the world go round by YiP/ Elos How to focus and awaken talent and potential of people through creativity and imagination in social context? Answer: Use games; laugh at mistakes; how fascinating! A method used to make failure positive. YIP […]

Fruitful Labs: E-Motive going global Back to News overview Fruitful Labs: E-Motive going global Is E-Motive solutions driven? So to speak: does it take complex problems underlying the issues the network works on enough into account? Does E-motive only focus on topics and forgets about contexts, to make life easier? Since the summer of 2015, four researchers […]

E-Motive’s promotion video from Spain Back to News overview E-Motive’s promotion video from Spain EmotiveProgram: because every social innovation deserves a place to flourish People from different parts of the world have more in common than they imagine. E-Motive helps bringing together great solutions to common problems to make beautiful things flourish. This is how […]

Stories of Impact 15/02/2016 Back to News overview Stories of Impact Learn more about this Story of Impact! It’s about Youth influencing the agenda in Uganda, Netherlands and Brazil. But how? The resulting Youth Employment Manifesto as a very successful tool to influence the political agenda. Through the Emotive network, Netwerk Democratie and Movisie were interested […]

Theatre allows you to see conflict situations from various perspectives 08/01/2016 Back to News overview Theatre allows you to see conflict situations from various perspectives Interview with Combatants for Peace (Chen Alon, Rima Jawabra, Maayan Rahamim) and Formaat (Luc Opdebeeck) What is Combatants for peace? Maayan: “Combatants for Peace is a Palestinian-Israeli activist movement in […]

Interview Niels Koldewijn, Elos 23/12/2015 Back to News overview Interview Niels Koldewijn, Elos How was the E-mpulse Festival that took place on 28 and 29 November in Madrid ? Over 80 people attended the 2 day festival. The central theme was collaboration from the E-Motive perspective. Five guest speakers from all over the world brought […]

Interview with Emmanuel Oluka, CEW-IT, Uganda 23/11/2015 Back to News overview Interview with Emmanuel Oluka, CEW-IT, Uganda “We are doing things that are going to improve the lives of so many young people, and the young people are the future generation.“ says Emmanuel Oluka, ICT officer of the Ugandan partner organization CEW-IT, who visited the Netherlands in the […]

Tradition, nature and active citizenship 21/11/2015 Back to News overview Tradition, nature and active citizenship Natural resources and traditional handicraft may be a great foundation for sustainable development and community building. The challenge is to make use of what is local, typical and traditional. Two groups of experts: from Kirghizia (Min Kiyal Foundation) and Poland (Fundacja […]

International Symposium “Green solutions for reducing antibiotics” 17/11/2015 Back to News overview International Symposium “Green solutions for reducing antibiotics” During a vibrant international event in the city council hall of the province of Overijssel in Zwolle, the Dutch platform ‘Natuurlijke Veehouderij’ and the international association for Natural Livestock Farming was launched on 1 October 2015. […]

Youth influence, going Ushahidi – Afrikadag 2015 11/11/2015 Back to News overview Youth influence, going Ushahidi – Afrikadag 2015 Afrikadag 2015 was a great success. More than 1000 visitors where present at the KIT in Amsterdam. We where pleased to have Emmanuel Oluka (Cew-it) over from Uganda to provide the workshop about Youth Manifesto, together […]

Successful ROM Review Back to News overview Successful ROM Review Last September, experts from the EU visited E-Motive partners and projects in The Netherlands, Spain and Poland to perform a ROM (Routine Outcome Monitoring) review on the project ´E-Motive: Learning from the South. Education for globalization´. Many people from NCDO, Movisie, Oxfam Novib, Stowarzyszenie Jeden Swiat, Coordinadora de […]

Report Workshop Youth Project in the Netherlands (in Dutch) 03/11/2015 Back to News overview Report Workshop Youth Project in the Netherlands (in Dutch) In the context of the E-Motive program ‘Deepening Democracy’, Netwerk Democratie works together with partner organisations from Uganda (CEW-IT) and Brazil (INESC). From 27th of September till 7th of October they visited the Netherlands in the framework of the pilot projects ‘Youth influencing the Policy Agenda’ (Youth Manifesto) […]

E-mpulse Festival 28-29 November 2015 Impact-Hub Madrid 30/10/2015 Back to News overview E-mpulse Festival 28-29 November 2015 Impact-Hub Madrid The time for the E-mpulse Festival is approaching! The E-mpulse Festival is a 2-day event bringing together leaders of change from all over the world to exchange innovative social solutions, develop skills, gain access to network […]

Interview ‘Collaboration for reducing youth recidivism’ 21/10/2015 Back to News overview Interview ‘Collaboration for reducing youth recidivism’ Collaboration for reducing youth recidivism “Of course the context is different, but youth is youth, no matter where you are.” says Lucy Waithaka from Kenya. She is one of the guests of the Good Youth Prison week, which […]

Budget monitoring in Emmerhout 07/10/2015 Back to News overview Budget monitoring in Emmerhout Emmerhout participates in the municipal experiment on citizen budget and budget monitoring. Saturday, October 3, 2015 there was an international exchange of experiences in this between people from Brazil, Uganda, Tunisia, Spain, South Africa and people from and connected to the district […]

Open Government 24/09/2015 Back to News overview Open Government Interview of Mellouki Cadat, first published in Dutch by the Netherlands Expertise Center Open Government Mellouki Cadat . The more Open Government the better Mellouki Cadat is a senior advisor linked to the Social Care team of Movisie, The Netherlands Center for Social Development. Of French-Algerian […]

The Youth Manifesto for Labour and Employment 22/09/2015 Back to News overview The Youth Manifesto for Labour and Employment Dozens of young people from various regions of the Federal District attended the launch of the Youth Manifesto for Labour and Employment, a manifesto that was delivered to managers of the federal government and of the […]

#GoodYouthPrison Week 2015 16/09/2015 Back to News overview #GoodYouthPrison Week 2015 Innovative solutions for  youth in conflict with the law, that is what the #GoodYouthPrison Week is about. In the Netherlands, for example, 51% of formerly incarcerated youth re offend. Youth recidivism is a worldwide challenge. Luckily there are many innovative projects all over the […]

Urban mobility activists debate budget monitoring in Brasilia 15/09/2015 Back to News overview Urban mobility activists debate budget monitoring in Brasilia The public budget in Distrito Federal promotes or violates rights? Activists from Nossa Brasília Movement got together Thursday night (18/6) in Brasilia to answer that question, debating urban mobility concepts, public policies and budget […]

Fábrica de cambios: an unforgettable experience 10/09/2015 Back to News overview Fábrica de cambios: an unforgettable experience From 7 to 9 August, the Crossborder Project with ONG’s Intered Castilla-La Mancha y Proyecto Kieu organized Fábrica de Cambios: Encuentro de Teatro, Educación y Comunidad.  The event has been full of meaningful moments for many of the […]

1-10-2015 Green solutions for reducing antibiotics International symposium 07/09/2015 Back to News overview 1-10-2015 Green solutions for reducing antibiotics International symposium Dutch Farm Experience organizes an International symposium about the use, promotion, validation and marketing of herbal products in dairy farming. This symposium will highlight the current state of knowledge on the use of herbal products, […]

Youth Manifesto: debating rehabilitation and unemployment between the youth 03/09/2015 Back to News overview Youth Manifesto: debating rehabilitation and unemployment between the youth The Youth Manifesto is developed by Inesc in partnership with CEW-It, from Uganda, and Netwerk Democratie and Movisie, both from Netherlands, through the E-Motive Plataform, and aims to exchange experiences on youth […]

E-mpulse Game has passed its midpoint 18/08/2015 Back to News overview E-mpulse Game has passed its midpoint The E-mpulse Game has passed its midpoint. At this moment, 30 participants of 15 different countries are playing together and collaborating in local and global level. These players of the E-mpulse Game are change makers and social entrepreneurs […]

E-Motive Going Global Pilots 13/08/2015 Back to News overview E-Motive Going Global Pilots E-Motive is growing and becoming more active and Global!   Here we present a brief resume of three of our pilots and their interactive communities.   Have a look, share and participate.   Click on the image to access the community webpage […]

E-Motive infographic is on-line! 04/08/2015 Back to News overview E-Motive infographic is on-line! We are proud to share our beautiful E-Motive infographic! It provides a visual resume of the E-Motive Program’s milestones and the principle steps it has gone over, along these years, from its start in 2006, through the present and towards 2018. This […]

The click, between North and South 30/07/2015 Back to News overview The click, between North and South This is a book published in 2012 to record several moments that touched and inspired participants. Personal moments, of people from the Netherlands, Brazil, South Africa and Ghana. Its aim is to touch people and inspire good actions […]

Prison Freedom Project: changing lives from the inside 23/07/2015 Back to News overview Prison Freedom Project: changing lives from the inside When something comes from the inside it really touches the heart.   Touching ♥ project ! #Yoga in #prison in #southafrica is changing the lives of many prisoners. http://t.co/WMbnceowHP pic.twitter.com/JMgW2QOg2G — E-Motive (@Emotiveprogram) julio […]

Kwanda Amsterdam, organising for social change 22/07/2015 Back to News overview Kwanda Amsterdam, organising for social change Kwanda was an innovative South African reality TV show on community transformation: The word “Kwanda”means ‘to grow’ and in 2009 the show ran on late-night SABC1, South Africa’s main television channel, attracting over a million viewers. The ‘community […]

Last year in Medina de Rioseco: video Back to News overview Last year in Medina de Rioseco: video The Cross Border Project is part of the European collective Flying Fish, made up of professionals who work between arts, education and social intervention. Ab Ovo from France, GUTs from Holland and Forum Company from Hungary are […]

16-10-20015 #GoodYouthPrison 16/07/2015 Back to News overview 16-10-20015 #GoodYouthPrison Is there such a thing as a #GoodYouthPrison? What innovative projects are currently being developed worldwide, for youth in conflict with the law? What can we learn from these projects? Is it possible to make these innovations relevant to the situation in the Netherlands? In the #GoodYouthPrison week […]

An online Community of Practise 14/07/2015 Back to News overview An online Community of Practise Worldwide, there are many children in prison without any hopes for the future. Their trust, in themselves and society, has been severely damaged. These children often lack a social safety net and recidivism is incredibly high. Young in Prison International […]

Taxi life in Kampala 09/07/2015 Back to News overview Taxi life in Kampala Kampala is the capital of Uganda, a country in East Africa. The city has 1.2 million inhabitants and is the economic center of the country. Mellouki Cadat stayed at the beginning of June 2015 in Kampala and he explored how taxi’s operate […]

An interview about homosexuality with Sheikh Assadullah Mwale, 02/07/2015 Back to News overview An interview about homosexuality with Sheikh Assadullah Mwale, In this interview, Sheikh Assadullah Mwale, grand Mufti fo Zambia, speaks about how people are stereotyped according to their vulnerabilities and their differences, nevertheless, he says: “You were created the way you are” and […]

Interview: Redouane Amine, moderator of the Neighbourhood Communities Program 30/06/2015 Back to News overview Interview: Redouane Amine, moderator of the Neighbourhood Communities Program Redouane Amine has been for two years moderator of the Neighbourhood Communities Program that the Indische Buurt Communities, Movisie, organise together with Pakhuis de Zwijger and Kracht in NL. Redouane has taken […]

Graphic recording of a Design Workshop 25/06/2015 Back to News overview Graphic recording of a Design Workshop In our latest Going Global design workshop in Madrid we had the opportunity to have with us Verity, Somos Más Community graphic Facilitator, who accompanied us in the three days of workshop helping the understanding and the synthesis […]

From antibiotics to herbs 23/06/2015 Back to News overview From antibiotics to herbs Because of restrictions on the use of antibiotics, livestock farmers are increasingly resorting to herbal remedies, bacterial drinks and other natural products to make and keep their animals healthy.   Read the full article in English ♦ Read the full article in […]