This is my archive

GHR Foundation: Why focus on family care?

From Sihanoukville, Cambodia to Makululu Compound in Zambia, we are seeing children reunited with their families. These communities, recovering from issues like conflict or the impact of HIV/AIDS, are getting stronger day-by-day. One fact is central to our work in these communities: Most children living in orphanages have at least one… Read More


The Istanbul95 programme is a mapping exercise, by the Bernard van Leer Foundation, conducted on young children in the city of Istanbul, the first step towards scaling up services aiming to reach more children in poverty. The maps, produced with the support… Read More

Communicating Philanthropy: who is listening?

I am taking the liberty to slightly rephrase the key question raised during the launch meeting of communications professionals in philanthropy, kindly hosted by the European Foundation Centre in Brussels on the 1st and the 2nd of March 2017, when some 20 communications professionals from charitable foundations across Europe met to exchange… Read More

Championing Philanthropy

”Championing Philanthropy” came to Philanthropy House from 15 November 2016 to 15 March 2017, bringing to life a wide range of projects devised and carried out by members of the EFC’s Governing Council. ‘Championing Philanthropy’ is both visually and mentally stimulating. The details of each project are varied, thought-provoking… Read More

My kitchen

A culinary universe designed to engage children in cooking in school and at home MY kitchen was introduced to schools across Denmark for the first time in the fall of 2014 as a culinary universe based on a free cookbook by the same name. By the autumn of 2016 the cookbook… Read More