Community, Resources

Students Helping Refugees – Germany

Where: Germany. What: A language and mentoring programme called ‘Welcome - Students Helping Refugees’. Many students are volunteering their time to help refugees become integrated at German universities. Their efforts are contributing to the refugees’ academic success and social integration. These measures include, for example, buddy and mentoring programmes at several universities, as well as … Continue reading

Community, Employment & Training

Code your Future

Where: London and Glasgow. What: A non-profit organisation supporting refugees who have the dream of becoming software developers. Offering them a 6-month web development programme, coached by a group of professional developers. Organisation: Code Your Future. Start Date: Early October 2016. Success: In 2016 it launched the first cohort of its 6-month web development programme, … Continue reading

Employment & Training

Rittal – The System

Where: Region of Lahn-Dill, Germany. What: Creates job opportunities for refugees by helping them to acquire marketable skills via an internship at Rittal, the largest member company in the family-owned Friedhelm Loh Group. With the support of dedicated instructors/mentors, the interns acquire sufficient hands-on experience to begin a recognised multi-year training programme. Organisation: RITTAL - … Continue reading

Employment & Training

ReDi School

Where: Berlin. What: A non-profit digital school for tech-interested newcomers applying for asylum in Germany. Offers high-quality training and the chance to collaborate with the start-up and digital industry. Aims to provide students with valuable digital skills and a strong network of tech leaders, students and alumni to help create new opportunities for all those … Continue reading


Waka Waka, Share the Sun

Where: Worldwide. What: This organisation produces portable solar powered devices such as solar panels, solar lights and power banks. These devices are especially effective when combating the lack of power and safe light sources in refugee camps. WakaWaka’s Solar Power Station charges phones or tablets, or provides up to 40 hours of light in just … Continue reading


The School Bus Project

Where: UK and Europe. What: Providing life-changing education to refugees and vulnerable migrants through providing: mobile learning resources, training and advice for people wishing to support refugee education and lobbying for the refugee cause in the UK. Works internationally to highlight educational solutions where they are most needed. Organisation: The School Bus Project. Start date: … Continue reading