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Month of Giving

written by Arne Bollinger on 14 de Diciembre de 2015 a las 12:39 in ecobasa

ecobasa is all about giving, because this changes the way people relate to each other, the world and to themselves in a healthy, natural and sustainable way!

We want to inspire as many people as possible, including you, to give something unconditionally, because this experience can light up your or somebodies life! Year long friendships emerged from every event or project we did with gift-economy!

To share the gift of giving with more people, we need your help – so this ...

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How to start a givebox

written by Arne Bollinger on 6 de Diciembre de 2015 a las 08:42 in ecobasa


We collected the following experiences to understand the main reasons for the success of the concept, as well as acquaint people with the Givebox concept. All details including the name and the construction guide is "open-source" and can be used or modified. 



Building the Givebox alone is honourable, doing it with friends, neighbours or strangers is real fun. Besides you get to know like-minded people and support for the start ...

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How to start gift-economy in your neighborhood

written by Arne Bollinger on 5 de Diciembre de 2015 a las 11:51 in ecobasa

This little feature film shows how a couple that got inspired from the traditional ways they experienced in nepal started to introduce gift-economy in their neighborhood.

It is so easy to do and after the initial scepticism it just feels so natural and heart warming. We hope this can get you inspired to start a little act of free giving yourself, just to get to know the warm feelings and start a chain of reactions :) Please don't hesitate to ...

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Gift: Big Book of Tiny Homes

written by Arne Bollinger on 4 de Diciembre de 2015 a las 11:40 in ecobasa

During our #MonthOfGiving‬ we will not only report about your giftings, but also give away gifts on every other day!
These gifts are unconditional, but of course we would be very happy if you would support us and our work, because your gifts keep us giving!
Today we have for you a free big book about Tiny Homes, that you can build yourself or with the help from some volunteers on 
Enjoy the read! ...

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Free Taxi Rides in Yerevan

written by Arne Bollinger on 3 de Diciembre de 2015 a las 12:27 in ecobasa

Vahagen and Ruben decided to drive through the streets of Yerevan in Armenia, to offer free taxi rides on #GivingTuesday, the start of ecobasa's #MonthOfGiving.

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We launched our Month of Giving with a Giftmob

written by Arne Bollinger on 2 de Diciembre de 2015 a las 11:50 in ecobasa

On Giving Tuesday (01.12.) we launched the #MonthOfGiving with a Giftmob at Alexanderplatz in Berlin.

What a nice day it was! It filled our hearts with nice moments and coincidences: We met a travelling nomad who was working on the christmas market. He doesn't use internet and didn't know about our initiative. 
He was very happy to connect to us as he wants to open up a nomad base on gift-economy to host fellow travellers!

A woman ...

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Newsletter: ecobasa launched!

written by Arne Bollinger on 18 de Noviembre de 2015 a las 10:08 in ecobasa

As you might have not subscribed to our gloriously inspiring newsletter, we share it with you openly as this is what we do for a living: sharing.
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We want to share the gift of giving creatively for a whole month and inspire many people to do the same. Only together we can create a wave of inspiration, generosity and gratefulness. Join us now and ...

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A gift from Nils - Yoga Lesson for Ecobasa

written by LiliDavid on 10 de Diciembre de 2014 a las 14:13 in ecobasa

Nils Jacob is one of the initiators of in the early stages of the project.
Although not part of the team anymore, he wanted to give his support by donating the money he was donated for one of his Yoga classes to ecobasa. Thank you, Nils!

We encourage you to discover your special gifts and super-powers, share them freely, and invite the receiving person to give money back to our network.
Everyone has something to offer that other ...

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Gifts for the Thinkfarm

written by LiliDavid on 8 de Diciembre de 2014 a las 16:51 in ecobasa

We have been given a solidarity place in the Thinkfarm in 2014. 
The Thinkfarm is a coworking space that was created 2013 by the sinnwerkstatt, our partner media agency and a few other projects and people. 
There we work together with now 40 different eco-social projects - Really cool and inspiring people, doing great stuff. 

Solidarity Place means we dont have to pay rent for a desk, like all the others. But because we are cool and working on gift-economy we ...

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