Quid is a women-led not-for-profit cooperative tackling unemployment among disadvantaged women in Italy through fashion.
Founded in Verona in 2013 Quid has been providing stable and fair employment opportunities to those who struggle most to access the Italian job market through its own fashion brand, Progetto Quid – changing Italy’s job market, one dress at a time.
While enabling vulnerable individuals to redesign their future, Quid aims to redesign Made in Italy fashion. Not only Progetto Quid produces its own collections recovering textile overstock, it also supplies established Made in Italy partner brands with ethical collections.
With 118 employees, 5 stores in the North of Italy, a distribution network of over 90 multibrand stores across the country, and 8 continuing collaborations with brands like Calzedonia, Intimissimi, Quid is scaling-up.
Makers Unite is a social enterprise that provides opportunities to newcomers through the making of creative products and assignments.
Creating a stage to showcase the talent of their creative
participants, Makers Unite aims to raise awareness about the importance of equality and social Inclusion.
Connecting people by making products with a story that matter
Makers Unite has designed an effective social inclusion program based on creating sustainable products together. The act of making simple things in a group stimulates the collaborative engagement of participants.
It enables dialogues that step by step build trust. In the program of Makers Unite, we use these conversations to learn more about participants talents, develop their professional presentation for employers and introduce them to new opportunities as educational training, internships and employment.
The Language Project is a nonprofit organization providing help to vulnerable social groups, such as refugees and migrants, by developing and implementing innovative educational programs and cultural events, seminars and workshops focusing mainly on foreign languages, translation, interpretation and cultural mediation. It started as a cultural and educational initiative supported by START – Create Cultural Change and evolved to become the first Greek NGO promoting efficient cross-cultural communication, smooth integration and enhanced employability for everyone, providing as well translation, interpreting and cultural mediation services to the humanitarian field.