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Strengthening local development by social enterprise in Kenya

The Siemens Stiftung has founded WE!Hub Victoria Ltd. (WeTu) in Kenya. Rolf Huber, Managing Director of the Siemens Stiftung, explains in this interview how the social enterprise intends to develop sustainable solutions and structures for drinking water and energy supply, as well as e-mobility solutions.

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Photo: Tilmann Straub/Siemens Stiftung
A call to policy makers in Europe

DAFNE and EFC present Philanthropy Manifesto with demands and promises

Donors and Foundations Networks in Europe and European Foundation Centre are launching the European Philanthropy Manifesto. It is a call to politicians in Europe to work towards a Single Market for Philanthropy.

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A call for a braver philanthropy!

Interview with Benjamin Bellegy, Executive Director of the Worldwide Initiatives for Grantmakers Support (WINGS): What will be the main driver of philanthropy globally over the next 10 years?

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Copyright: Worldwide Initiatives for Grantmaker Support (WINGS)
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