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BEZVESTS.LV needs sonar equipment to find missing people

Nov 20, 2020

We invite you to support BEZVESTS.LV the only volunteer organization providing missing persons search in Latvia since 2009. 130 people including alive persons and human remains have been found in more than 1381 search operations. Currently BEZVESTS.LV is looking for a financial support to obtain a special underwater sonar equipment that would help detect human remains in water.

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Swedbank launches co-creation space at TechHub Riga

Sep 15, 2020

On September 15, Swedbank launched a co-creation space "Startup House" at TechHub Riga premises. It is the second co-creation office Swedbank has opened for startups where innovative ideas, enterprising people and new technologies connect with experience and access to international markets.

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Help fight breast cancer

Sep 10, 2020

During 2020 the Pink Train Foundation has continued to provide support for women in Latvia diagnosed with breast cancer, covering the costs of counselling following diagnosis and during treatment and/or physiotherapy. This year also saw the launch of a new breast health awareness campaign, which recently received GOLD in the category of online advertising at the Baltic Best 2020 awards. Due to Covid-19 imposed restrictions the number of breast cancer patients the Foundation has helped so far this year has dropped slightly, but in general the number of women applying for help is on the rise. The Foundation will welcome any support, particularly financial.

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The Care Mobile in full swing

Sep 10, 2020

The Care Mobile, who suspended its operations during the lockdown, is working at the full capacity again and has already made 67 visits and provided 2460 medical consultations to children in need. Currently, the Care Mobile in cooperation with Rimi Baltija is holding a charity campaign with donation boxes being distributed in all Rimi Hypermarkets. The Care Mobile brings specialists from the Children's Clinical University Hospital to children, especially, in rural areas where they lack access to primary medical care. The Care Mobile's mission is to get doctors near children's homes to provide free medical consultations and improve the health of children.

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In need of sonar equipment to find missing people

Sep 09, 2020

BEZVESTS.LV, the only volunteer organization providing missing persons search in Latvia since 2009, is looking for donations for search operations and volunteers' education. Despite the complicated situation, they have organized around 35 search operations this year, and are looking to do some more. Currently BEZVESTS.LV is looking for a special underwater sonar equipment that would help find human remains in water. The sonar equipment successfully used in underwater search operations before is not always available, therefore either in-kind or financial support to obtain this much needed equipment will be appreciated.

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Donate for a happier childhood

Sep 07, 2020

SOS Children's Villages Latvia is grateful to many supporters, including AmCham members Bite Latvija, Radisson Blu Elizabete Hotel, Radisson Blu Latvia Conference & Spa Hotel and all other friendly companies who found a way to make kids happy when starting their new school year. SOS Children's' Villages would be thankful to receive any monetary donation in the future. You can also consider becoming a regular supporter of SOS children.

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Activities for bonding foster families

Sep 07, 2020

The Latvian Foster Family Association , who takes regular care of more than 200 families raising 356 children in different regions of Latvia, is looking for donations to organize a trip to a museum or facilitate an outdoor activity for foster families during this autumn.

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Developing math minds

Sep 04, 2020

Over the past decade, the American educational organization Khan Academy has transformed how millions of students perceive and approach math. Believing in the crucial role of math in the development of ICT leaders, the IT Education Foundation in Latvia has recently begun the adoption of a demo version of Khan Academy in Latvian. The foundation is now looking for companies who share their belief and would be ready to invest in this education project.

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Helping children and health professionals

Sep 04, 2020

During these turbulent times Novartis Baltics has given back to society by providing regular delivery of warm food to the Center of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases as well as by helping organize summer camps for children and Children's Foundation of Latvia.

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SEB Growth Program open for applications

Aug 03, 2020

Continuing the success of Growth Program, SEB bank welcomes applications from companies dedicated to business improvement. This time the program will take place virtually and participation in the program is free of charge. The purpose of the program is to prepare small and medium-sized (SME) companies for rapid growth through digital technologies and innovations. During three months, local and international experts and mentors help companies identify new business opportunities, create and test new business models and prepare a six-month action plan to reach their goals. SMEs are invited to apply by September 25, 2020.

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