Impact Journalism Day

A second life for waste

Just like nature creates a beautiful butterfly from an ordinary caterpillar, the pioneers behind the project “Papillon” morph unwanted items into something beautiful and useful.
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Horses that heal: equine therapy, an alternative treatment

Many ancient peoples understood that the horse was more than just an animal at their service for war, transportation and work. However, its therapeutic function had never been studied until the mid-twentieth century, when they began to be used for the rehabilitation of illnesses involving physical and mental disability.
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The miraculous tent offering shelter to refugees

For six years, a married homeless couple were separated and forced to live apart in Delhi, India. The husband was in one gender-segregated communal shelter and the wife in another. Last year, for the first time, they were able to move into their own “home”.
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A laundrette for the homeless

For several days now, the homeless of Athens have been able to keep their clothes clean even though they don’t have a home. A mobile laundrette has made its appearance on the streets of the capital where the homeless can get their clothes washed and dried and feel nice – albeit briefly – giving them the opportunity to pursue a brighter future on better terms.
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