“La Città dei Ragazzi” - Model of Social Work in Rome Funded by American Donors

May 07, 2013 1300

The Boys and Girls Towns of Italy (BGTI) hosted a fundraiser this past weekend in San Francisco for an organization that is testament to Italy's real impact in the sphere of philanthropy. This remarkable nonprofit takes in refugee youth who have fled their homeland due to violence and extreme poverty and finds them secure, nurturing environments that empower them to become self-reliant adults. To do this, BGTI creates community bases for these young refugees which are self-governed by the youth themselves, giving them not only formal education and vocational training, but also real responsibility and ownership in creating positive community. 

 

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Fonte: San Francisco, Italy

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