Sterotypes and rumors

Stereotypes are part of our everyday life. People have to face imaginations of other people either they want or not. As a touristic place, also Lefkadian people have to face prejudices. Did you ever hear of Germans wearing socks in sandals, Austrians drinking loads of beers, English who are always sunburned, Norwegians who are easily[…]

The organic certification in Greece

Starting to work against the wrong imagination that “bio labels” are “all a lie, a fake cooperation company, not trust able etc”, the members of the W(e) DID workshop started to make a research in Lefkada´s supermarkets about biological products. We tried to find out, which ones are available and what signs are printed on[…]

Bio here, bio there, bio everywhere- but also INSIDE?

What does sustainable certification mean?   Sustainable standards implement a voluntary use of norms and standards that are linked to environmental, social, ethical and food safety issues. This idea started in the 1980s with the first “Ecolabels”, as well as organic food standards. The most important issues are environmental quality, social equity and economic prosperity.[…]

What W(e) DID about Lefkadian products and “green”consumption

The beginning of our workshop was all about collecting ideas of Greek and local products and to write them down on a mind map. Our group of 13 people different ages, was actively thinking of products or services around Greece that are strongly connected with local production, tourism or tradition. For the Greek products in[…]

What W(e) DID about women, advertisements and sexism

In the meeting yesterday a group of 14 people gathered to talk about women´s situation nowadays, the influence of media and the connection with society, the education of values for our children and  problems that occur through teenagers years.   In the beginning we watched a video and commented or talked about the chosen pictures.[…]

A message of love the day before Valentine

Saint Valentine. Admittedly in my home country people prepare for the “day of love” weeks before. A consumption hype developed the last years, just like the day of Christmas was turned into an “event”. The real meaning of these days got lost in hysterical shopping- trips. The shops are prepared with decoration of hearts, roses[…]

The road to democracy…

The word democracy derives from the Greek word „demos“ which means people and „kratos“  which means rule. So it means “rule of the people”. It is a political system with the right of co-determination. In ancient Greece, the folk was seen just to be adult, free men, which could participate at the people’s assembly, so[…]

Training Course On Sustainable Entrepreneurship via Origami _ Εκπαιδευτικό Σεμινάριο για την βιώσιμη επιχειρηματικότητα μέσω της τεχνικής Origami

From 11th – 20th October 2013 an European Seminar of Youth in Action, organized by the NGO Solidarity Tracks took place in Lefkada. Young people from 13 European countries, including Eastern Europe and the region of Caucasus, participated in the sense of gaining more knowledge in the area of entrepreneurship and sustainable development. Young leaders[…]