We have now seen hundreds of innovative projects that helped to manage the secondary effects of the coronavirus crisis. In this section, our team has chosen those projects that inspired them most.
To ensure that those who may be not familiar with a country’s national language get all the necessary information regarding Covid-19, 40 immigrant associations set up Whatsapp groups in different languages.
The Polish city of Otwock installed six cabins equipped with a computer, microphone, camera and multifunction device to keep up government services.
To ensure that all students are provided with laptops for digital learning, a US county gives free laptops to students in need.
The city of Essen set up a “Situation Centre Summer Holidays” with the aim to develop childcare, leisure activities and education for Essen’s children and young people for the 2020 summer holidays.
The social distancing measures implemented, are challenging for many people. To counter feelings of loneliness and isolation, a telephone project was initiated by the community on San Lazzaro (Italy). Community members are contacted and can share their feelings and needs or just have a quick exchange of words.