The idea of the food boxes is not the idea of the association, it has been present in the country for years, but they would have liked to make this initiative available to local people as well. The boxes are 65x59x39 cm cabinets made of plastic with reinforced metal. The cabinet is made of waterproof and UV-protected material. Each box belongs to a volunteer team. The team visits the box several times a day in hot weather or at least once a day, checking the food in it. Volunteers also clean the boxes daily.
The Municipality of Kazincbarcika realizes a local community building and community development program in partnership with local NGOs, businesses and local governmental organizations, with the support of the European Union and the Government of Hungary.
With the slogan "Color City", the Kolorcity concept started in 2011, resulting in the creative painting of more than 30 facades of buildings; a number of new statues, street art works, and the yearly COLORFESTIVAL, sports and recreational events colored the city's everyday life.
The city of Vienna supports neighborhood and community gardens under the motto “gardening together” and thus creates a framework that facilitates access to nature for residents of the city. The citizens of Vienna are increasingly taking up their garden implements and creating little gems of communal, self-determined urban cultivation. Under the banners of “urban farming” and “urban gardening” a framework is being created that promotes closeness to nature within the city and self-initiatives.
Be it volunteering projects for children and teens, designing community gardens, parks, roads or squares, the development of boroughs, or even “private” district initiative projects by “Lokale Agenda 21” or urban renewal and neighbourhood management – in total, over 300 projects and dozens of events every month are included in Vienna’s Volunteering Database and constantly updated. To simplify the process, current volunteering events in Vienna are also communicated via facebook and twitter.
They have studied and gathered informationon the best practice, Hungarian and foreign, for local food supply chains. Through counselling and building networks, we have helped spread the best practices for local food supply chains, like community supported agriculture (CSAs) or shoppers communities, to help small local communities, empower small farms, and contribute to rural communities' development.
Casserole Club helps people share extra portions of home-cooked food with others in their area who might not always be able to cook for themselves. Like a local, community-led takeaway, members serve up meals to their neighbours, getting more people cooking fresh food while strengthening local neighbourhood relationships. Casserole Club helps those who are not online to order meals and connect with local people.
Yummber was launched in autumn 2015. It is a new Hungarian meal-sharing network that offers extra income for people willing to share their home cooked meals with others - and welcoming flats where people searching for old and new flavours can have a great breakfast, lunch or dinner.
Due to Wi-Free service of UPC telecommunication company now it is free to surf on the net even outside our homes in many parts of the country for our cable internet, UPC Mobile and UPC Mobile Internet customers. The wireless network is secure and completely independent of the clients own home Wi-Fi network system.
Fon is the Global WiFi Network With a unique crowdsourcing approach, Fon is built by people – for people. Fon’s goal is to blanket the world with WiFi. Find ‘Fon Spots’ wherever you go – walking down the street, having a coffee, or browsing around a shop.
Zaarly is the marketplace for small business owners who deliver superior customer service and are looking to grow. We connect you with quality customers, give you tools to grow your business, and provide personal, hands-on support.