SDG: Decent Work and Economic Growth, Seite 3

  • Silver Linings

    The expertise of senior citizens is growing more important as European societies grow older. However, many old people lose their purpose in later life. SILVER LININGS aims to stop the waste of seniors’ experience and knowledge and at the same time prevent social disengagement in later life. It will facilitate a dialogue between senior citizens and designers to make older people active prosumers of easy–‐to–‐use, age–‐friendly products and services.

  • Out of box

    „Out of Box“ offers a more effective, economically more meaningful and humane way of treating delinquent young people in Austria. In close cooperation with the judiciary, we provide young people with a structure that qualifies them, supports them and promotes their development in order to lift them from the spiral of delinquency.


    Original text:

    „Out of Box“ bietet eine wirksamere, volkswirtschaftlich sinnvollere und humanere Möglichkeit an, wie in Österreich mit straffällig gewordenen Jugendlichen umgegangen wird. In enger Zusammenarbeit mit der Justiz bieten wir den Jugendlichen eine Struktur, die sie qualifiziert, unterstützt und in ihrer Entwicklung fördert um sie so aus der Spirale der Delinquenz zu holen.

  • Footprint

    FOOTPRINT is a non-governmental organization (NGO) headquartered in Vienna, which fights against the drastic human rights violation of trafficking in women and supports victims of trafficking in women in various ways. We work on the principle of informing all affected women about their rights and opportunities and to offer them the best possible options for improving their living situations. FOOTPRINT offers a broad range of services for trafficked women: emotional areas of retreat, counseling and care options, alternative therapy options, training and workout courses, and support for reintegration into society.


    Original text:

    FOOTPRINT ist eine nicht-staatliche Organisation (NGO) mit Hauptsitz in Wien, die sich gegen die drastische Menschenrechtsverletzung des Frauenhandels einsetzt und Betroffene von Frauenhandel in Österreich in unterschiedlicher Hinsicht unterstützt. Wir arbeiten nach dem Prinzip, jede betroffene Frau über die ihr zustehenden Rechte und Möglichkeiten aufzuklären und ihr die bestmöglichen Optionen zu bieten, ihre Lebenssituation zu verbessern. FOOTPRINT bietet ein umfassendes Angebot für Betroffene von Frauenhandel: Räumlichkeiten für den emotionalen Rückzug, Beratungs- und Betreuungsmöglichkeiten, alternative Therapie-Möglichkeiten, Fortbildungs- und Work-Out-Kurse, sowie Unterstützung bei der Re-Integration in die Gesellschaft.

  • Whatchado

    Whatchado – Regardless of your background, gender or age WHATCHADO provides guidance and orientation in the endless jungle of possible life and career paths. Let our STORIES inspire you and try out the WHATCHADO MATCHING to discover new career perspectives which fit your interests.

  • The Connection

    „the CONNECTION“ is a social enterprise – the profits of the company are used to solve a social problem in society. In this case: To promote the integration of young people with a migrant background.


    Original text:

    „the CONNECTION“ ist ein Sozial-Unternehmen – die Gewinne des Unternehmens werden zur Lösung eines sozialen Problems in der Gesellschaft eingesetzt. In diesem Fall: Die Integration von Jugendlichen mit Migrationshintergrund zu fördern.

  • Laoshi Lüxing

    Laoshi Lüxing – Lüxing Laoshi is the project of Ulrike Bronner and Clarissa Reikersdorfer. Their concept includes setting up craft training programs for Chinese migrant workers in „pop-up“ schools on construction sites. The intention is to give rural construction workers an education, which is intended to facilitate cooperation with, for example, western construction companies and also to lead to an improvement in the quality of construction. Furthermore, the workers shall be given the opportunity to improve their social status.


    Original text:

    Laoshi Lüxing – Lüxing Laoshi ist das Projekt von Ulrike Bronner und Clarissa Reikersdorfer. Ihr Konzept umfasst den Aufbau von handwerklichen Trainingsprogrammen für chinesische Wanderarbeiter in „pop-up“ Schulen auf den Baustellen. Die Intention ist es ländlichen Bauarbeitern eine Ausbildung zu geben, welche die Zusammenarbeit mit bspw. westlichen Baufirmen erleichtern und auch zu einer Verbesserung der Bauqualität führen soll. Weiteres soll den Arbeitern die Möglichkeit zur Verbesserung ihrer sozialen Stellung gegeben werden.

  • made IN made BY

    A Fashion Platform for Dialogue and Participation
    made IN – made BY (MIMB) is a Social Business that conducts clothing manufacture and offers fair working conditions to female immigrants living in the city of Vienna, and facing disadvantages or difficulties in meeting the requirements of the labour market. Through an empowerment approach, MIMB aims at encouraging women to find productive self-realisation in a protected environment.

  • Somaro

    Somaro – SOMARO collects products such as food and household essentials as well as clothing, shoes, etc. from various companies and sells them at symbolic, highly discounted prices to low-income customers. The entire product range in the SOMARO markets consists of products, which are 100 % suitable for consumption but cannot be sold in other stores due to damaged or soiled packaging, because the best-before date will soon be reached or for other reasons.
    SOMARO aims to be financially self-sufficient in its operations through its product sales. Since the products are donated, the beneficiaries are only paying the salaries of the staff and minimal overheads.

  • Project E

    Our mission is passing on the privilege of education from students to students. Through education we want to help Ethiopian women from disadvantaged backgrounds to activate their potential.