What is this about?

FIVESTONES is a platform for a variety of programmes and projects which improve the coexistence of migrant groups and natives in Europe and worldwide – with methods that are young, creative and effective.

 

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Projects

I.D.E.A. – Integration By Fulfilling Work

The Questions What social and personal value does work have in Austria? In what cultural or legal ways does it differ from countries like Afghanistan? – Highly educated people from Afghanistan, who have successfully  integrated into the Austrian working environment themselvese, lead workshops for compatriots of all ages and genders. Together they elaborate on a …

Afghanistan.anders – A FIVESTONES Film Production

There is “the danger of a single story” about the large, diverse and complicated country Afghanistan and its people. Short video clips give insights into life in Afghanistan, which otherwise receive little attention, but are no less real. War and peace, wealth and poverty, joy and sorrow, hope and despair are not mutually exclusive, but …

About FIVESTONES

FIVESTONES
 
The title “FIVESTONES” refers to a skill game with five little stones popular with children in Afghanistan. The name of the plateform alludes to the ability to create something of value with creativity and skill. At the same time, the five stones symbolize the core values of the association: tolerance, creativity, empathy, commitment and authenticity.

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The Logo

The logo shows the number “5” in Arabic script on a colorful background. The Arabic five resembles a reversed heart symbol and represents the love with which the projects are implemented in FIVESTONES. The five different colors in the background symbolize the five core values of FIVESTONES: tolerance, creativity, commitment, authenticity and empathy.

 

 

feeding the good wolf

Legend has it that in every human being there is a lifelong battle for dominance between two wolves.

One is a bad wolf. It is hatred, rage, envy, pain, greed, arrogance, self-pitty.
The other is a good wolf: It is love, joy, peace, kindness, humility, goodwill, empathy.

Which wolf is going to win the battle and control our lives?

The winner will be the one we feed.

We want to feed the good wolf in us human beings, so it grows stronger and comes to light more and more.