City councils, citizens and civil society organisations are creating measures in neighbourhoods and communities to sustain social cohesion and to keep our spirits up.
An initiative set up the largest database of requests for medical facilities and retirement homes in Slovakia. Within one month of its founding, the initiative managed to provide protective equipment and devices worth 1.3 million EUR.
With the #SmartDevelopmentHack, the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development aims to support the development of digital solutions to overcome Covid-19-related challenges in developing countries. The best solutions receive funding to increase their impact in the long term.
Fabrique Citoyenne in Rennes, France set up a website highlighting how residents can support each other and their community.