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Monday, 05 February 2018 / Published in News
Did you know that between 2008 and 2013 our foundation was among the first social enterprises in Romania supported by NESsT and, since 2015, we are partners in a project which, in turn, supports the development of other social enterprises in Romania? We fully support an participate in the planning, managing, and execution of the
Monday, 05 February 2018 / Published in News
On Wednesday, we've received the visit of a group of experts from Norway and Island in the social economy field, as part of their caravan in Romania with FRDS. Looking for concepts of work integration social enterprises, and ways to approach the need for social services in general.The group was introduced with the results of
Tuesday, 23 May 2017 / Published in News
During one week, throughout May 22-28 2017, the Close to You Foundation is developing a training in Busteni, the Prahova County, addressing 27 youth workers from 8 youth organizations from Europe, with respect to participative methods for evaluation and monitoring for assessing the impact of learning activities developed with young people. The mobility is taking
Friday, 12 May 2017 / Published in News
Between the 4th of May and the 7th of May, Close to You Foundation organised a team building for its employees to Baile Tusnad. Within this event, apart from the interknowledge and cohesion activities proposed by the Nice Gestures Committee of the foundation, training activities have been organised as well. We have chosen to invest
Wednesday, 22 February 2017 / Published in News
On February 16th, 2017, UtilDeco social enterprise, established within Close to You Foundation won first prize as “Social Entrepreneur of the Year 2016” within the only worldwide entrepreneurial competition, taking place in Romania as well, as of 2014. The “Entrepreneur of the Year” programme, organised by Ernst&Young, was set up in 1986, in the USA
Tuesday, 07 February 2017 / Published in News
Between the 1st and 8th of February, Maria Elisabeth Grimberg and Gilberto Ohta de Oliveira visited UtilDeco within “SUSY – Sustainable and Solidarity” Project. The project is co-financed by the European Union and it involves 26 organisations from 23 European countries designed to promote good practice models on social economy and solidarity in Europe and