Global Pro Bono Summit 2019

During the first week of May our pro bono intermediaries partners attended the Global Pro Bono Summit in New York City. This event is the gathering of all the worldwide members of the Global Pro Bono Network, the association where Pro Bono Lab, ÖKA, Time Heroes and Work for Social met. The aim of this…

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Campus Pro Bono in France

In France, two short-terme pro bono programmes (Pro Bono Sprint) have been done the 27th April with the NGOs Plastic Odyssey and EIAPIC. Plastic Odyssey, who is going around the world on a boat powered solely by plastic waste, needed a pro bono consultancy to recruit volunteers and create their path (animation and loyalty). The…

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Campus Pro Bono in Porto

On 24th April our partners from Porto University organised their first pro bono programme pilot with their students. The type of Campus Pro Bono programme was the Pro Bono Marathon: one day event of 8 hours where students, together with corporate volunteers and professors, worked on a NGO challenge. For this day, the NGO selected…

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Campus Pro Bono Program in Bulgaria

On April 20, our partners TimeHeroes and UNWE, organized the first Campus Pro Bono Programme – Sprint (short-term) pro bono pilot in Sofia, Bulgaria. The pilot was focused on improving online marketing and communications of three non-profit organization. Within 5 hours, 9 students and 3 mentors worked together divided into three groups, to help three…

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I LATAM Pro Bono Summit

From the 27th to the 29th our partners from Work for Social could attend the first edition of the LATAM Pro Bono Summit in Mexico City, the regional encounter of the Global Pro Bono Network, where 4 of our partners met. This Summit was hosted by Pro Bono Venture and Impact Hub Mexico City and…

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Corporate Volunteering through pro bono at universities

Last week our partners of Work for Social (Spain) presented our project at Punto de Voluntariado, organised by Voluntare (a platform that promotes corporate volunteering at Spain and LATAM). More than 80 enterprises could learn how our pro bono programs for students can also bring value to their organisations. Therefore, by participating in these programs,…

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Porto travel journal

Last week our members of Porto University hosted all members of the BEESE Pro Bono Project to work on the next steps of the activities. It was the second physical meeting of the group (after the kick-off meeting in Madrid in October 2018) and it aimed to exchange the work done by the members and…

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Launch of our Research on students motivations to do pro bono

With the aim of implementing successful pro bono programmes in European HE Institutions, in the framework of the BEESE Pro Bono Project, we are currently conducting a deep research on students motivations to do pro bono work. Coordinated by the Autonoma University of Madrid (UAM, faculty of psychology, department of social psychology) and executed by the…

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Visit to Globono Budapest

This week our partners from Hungary Önkéntes Központ Alapítvány (ÖKA) participated at the request of Globono Budapest in a round table conversation, where they could speak with university students about the benefit and importance of pro bono volunteering and the work of our BEESE Project. Thank you for the invitation, the meaningful conversation and the students’ interest in the subject! We’ll…

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Why civil associations should find more Pro Bono support?

It is a reality that most civil society organizations require a lot of support to be able to face great social challenges, one of their principal needs its adequate the human talent to achieve their personal goals. Mexico City, January – At the beginning of this year Google.org announced its Pro Bono program with which…

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