The Pink mushroom farm and shelter aids victims of domestic violence by providing jobs, work-skill training & rehabilitation in a safe environment. This creates opportunities for survivors to attain financial independence whilst gaining life skills training,education & employment opportunities.
Uganda Peace Foundation combines poverty eradication and peace building efforts for realization of sustainable peace in Uganda and the entire world.This strategy can be replicated in other countries in a similar situation.This strategy is referred to by Prof.Dave Ulrich as Big,Hairy,Audacious, Goal(BHAG).
Yoga is a proven therapy for PTSD, Anxiety, depression, hopelessness, and self-esteem. By providing Yoga to Domestic Violence survivors we are investing in a positive way for them to heal from their trauma. We are also infusing survivors with the confidence and emotional/psychological tools necessary to end the cycle of abuse in their own lives. Sponsoring 1 woman for 1 yoga class can change the life of survivors in our community.
“Be More Than a Bystander” is a groundbreaking initiative between EVA BC and the BC Lions to increase understanding of the impact of men’s violence against women. Sports icons from the BC Lions are using their status and public profile to create awareness about violence and talk to youth. The program is breaking the silence surrounding violence against women and girls by providing tools, language and practical ideas about how to be more than a bystander, how to speak up and how to communicate that violence and abuse is not acceptable.
This social business has been founded recently by two young women in Villeneuve, in a neighbourhood that suffers from juvenile delinquency, unemployement, petty crimes and fight with the police. The goal of this project is to provide a meeting space (organized as a restaurant) where people could relearn to speak with each other and focus on positive subject.
For that matters, the two entrepreneurs organize activities to restaure a social stability and human warmth in the area.