Tag: 1% Pledge
Last week, Emakina.NL organised a Hackathon as part of its 1% Pledge Program. Every year, we donate 1% of our time and 1% of our profit to ‘do good’ by looking for ways to help others in our community and support charity. Accessibility & Inclusive Design This year’s Hackathon was initiated as a tool to […]
Look who’s knocking on our door: it’s Sinterklaas! And this year he spoils our colleagues’ children as well as kids in Amsterdam whose families are experiencing less fortunate financial times. Sinterklaas: a Dutch tradition Sinterklaas and the festivities around this remarkable person are a typical Dutch tradition. Every year Sinterklaas arrives in The Netherlands somewhere […]
13 motivated colleagues volunteered to exchange their desks for a day to help Staatsbosbeheer manage nature heritage in The Netherlands. Equipped with rakes, forks, and carriers, we worked the peat meadows in the Dutch Zaanstreek. Protecting Dutch nature Waterproof clothes and rain boots were no unnecessary luxury when we set off to help Jamie and […]
To put flesh on the bones of our 1% pledge, Emakina is helping MamaZoeloe to improve their website. MamaZoeloe offers support to unprivileged people in Tanzania. An amazing initiative which we love to help with our expertise.
Every year Emakina hosts a beach party: an afternoon and evening full of fun at the beach with all our colleagues. In 2019 the weather gods were kind to us. So we were lucky to soak up the sun while cleaning up the beach, attempting to paddle board and challenging colleagues in dance-offs.
Lots of our colleagues cycle to work, as proper Dutch people do. So when we heard we could raise money for CooP-Africa just by cycling to work, we were definitely in.