Dar El Kalimat – The Promotion of Social Inclusion in Milan

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ICEI – Institute for International Economic Cooperation, partner of the ME4Change program, strongly believes in Migrants’ Associations’ pivotal role and contribution in promoting social inclusion and integration in the city of Milan. On this purpose, ICEI keeps on working with many entities working at local level developing different activities to support migrants.   As a Read more

ME4Change Entrepreneurship training in Berlin – first impressions

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The ME4Change training sessions in Berlin were launched by a Design Thinking workshop on Saturday 7th April! A diverse group of migrants joined us at the beautiful Migration Hub premises, originating all the way from Columbia to Iraq. Friederike Möller, a freelance consultant who is focused on combining data driven with user-centered innovation, led the Read more

Mshikamano: Solidarity!

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Mshikamano, which means “solidarity” in Swahili, is an association of solidarity between migrants, asylum seekers and Italians, whose goal is to build solidarity jobs for a dignified life for all.   Local cuisine is their main project. Several times a week in the space Ri-Make (a social collective situated in the periphery of Milan, near Read more

Barikama: Migrant Entrepreneurs creating Social Inclusion

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Barikama is a social cooperative founded in 2011 by 7 African boys residing in Rome:  Suleman, Aboubakar, Cheikh, Sidiki, Modibo, Seydou e Ismael. The meaning of Barikama is resistance.  This association of social promotion is based on a micro-income project that aims to foster social inclusion through the sale of organic vegetables and yogurt. The aim of this cooperative Read more