It’s not that Ubuntu doesn’t exist

by Lizel Shepherd A while ago I was one of a five-person South African team that participated in a cultural exchange programme abroad. Each time we were asked the seemingly straight-forward question about our traditional foods, heated and flavoured debates would erupt. Each of us had such different perspectives but our voices weren’t equally weighted.…

What does the culture of giving look like in Slovakia?

by Boris Strečanský Philanthropy in Slovakia, as well as in the Central and Eastern European region today, is a hybrid phenomenon with two faces: traditional and modern one – and that makes it unique. The traditional expressions perceive the concept of community as a community of known people tied together by family, kin, friendship and…