is an independent lay non-governmental Italian organisation that was founded in Bologna in 1971. It is active in international cooperation with complex intervention strategies: from humanitarian aid for populations hit by natural disaster and conflict to reconstruction, from health to food security, from rural development to education, and from protection for women to support during childhood
Who we are
This toolkit has come into being as part of the Technical Assistance project ‘More and better EU Aid Volunteers: enhancing technical capacity of European organisations and improving opportunities for EU citizens to participate in humanitarian aid actions’, devised by Gruppo di Volontariato Civile GVC (Italy) within a consortium with another eight European organisations
The underpinning aim of the project is to provide information to and actively involve 3 platforms and at least 38 European organisations, reinforcing their capacities in the humanitarian aid and EU Aid Volunteers contexts through online training, residential training of coaches involving 18 experts, national-level training held in 9 countries, an online toolkit, staff exchanges between certified and aspiring organisations, public conferences and awareness activities such as university events, promotional videos and other communication material.