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Partners Families
Families can find in our program a kind of a safe place

When Covid-19 pandemic hit Spain, Fundación Tomillo quickly realized that the families they assist needed extraordinary support both economically and emotionally. To better respond to their needs, they kept a continuous contact with families while asking them periodic feedback about the activities made. Discover more in this interview with Tomas, the project coordinator at Fundación Tomillo.

Partners Families
It is everyone’s responsibility to ensure that no one is left behind

Despair, and a deep loneliness that was already there before 14th of March is now much greater, and much more difficult to bear for the vulnerable families. This is what Felipe, who leads THSN partner ITACA activities in the outskirts of Barcelona, says about the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. In cities that were built to be consumed and not to be lived, what these families and their children need most is information, help to cover their basic needs but also psychological and educational support.

Partners Families
Vulnerable families are in a worse situation than before, and we wish to stay on their side

Even in the post-lock-down period, the needs of the vulnerable families are the same, but their situation is getting worse day after day. That's why Laurent, who leads Intermèdes Robinson activities in the southern Parisian region, says: 'We could not stop our activities. On the contrary, we had to multiply them. We focus on the essential needs: food, basic hygiene materials, and products for babies.'

Partners Families
Seize the opportunity, give time!

Lukas Fuhs, Sales consultant from Vienna, encourages his colleges to join The Human Safety Net

Partners Refugee startups
Refugee entrepreneurs just keep going because they are used to difficult situations

Because they are used to fight against bad circumstances, entrepreneurs with a refugee background have an ability and the mindset to overcome the most adverse circumstances. Olaf, head of the Social Impact Lab in Munich and THSN partner for Refugee Start-Ups in Germany is optimistic. He thinks that it might take more time for refugee entrepreneurs to understand if their business works, but they will make it also through this challenge.

Partners Families
Families can text or call us if they have any doubt, or if they need someone to listen to them.

The most urgent need for families is to be safe, well-fed, warm, and supported. In Argentina, Covid-19 pandemics is developing when the winter season is approaching, on top of a deep economic crisis. So THSN partner Haciendo Camino had to act quickly to adapt. But Mariana, executive director of the organization that runs 12 children centres supporting in total 1,500 families in Northern Argentina says that ‘we are so used to work in crisis and dealing with difficult situations that the whole team was very ready to face all the changes'. Discover more in this interview with Mariana, executive director of local THSN partner Haciendo Camino.

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