Tag: #Beneficiaries

Prehistoric society Fibula

Early 2018 saw the ínaugruation of the new timber building of the prehistoric society Fornföreningen Fibula in Vikingabyn. Built with hand-hewn 9-meter beams from Bolstaholm, the exterior of the building resonates the same Iron Age…

27 April 2018

Safety and companionship at sea

Ålands sjöräddningssällskap Work in the rescue services can be tough and demanding. On an everyday basis it involves drills, preventive work and assignments that are not in themselves dangerous. Åland’s Sea Rescue Company has…

14 December 2016

Motion for life

Folkhälsan på Åland Folkhälsan on Åland is a local association with the basic aim of contributing to a better quality of everyday life and health. In the association’s Allaktivitetshus, or activity house, there is…

14 December 2016

Work on your own terms

  Fixtjänst In the employment market there are lots of people searching to fit in. People who need a place where they feel needed and important. Fixtjänst is a workshop enterprise for people with…

14 December 2016

Half a century of the volunteer coastguard

Breakdowns, vessels running aground, ambulance services, repairs, sea search operations– regardless of the weather the coastguard are ready to help, provide assistance and carry out rescue operations in local waters. Ålands Sjöräddningssällskap was founded in…

14 December 2016

A colorful lighthouse continues to shine

When the association Regnbågsfyren (en. Rainbow Lighthouse) was established on Åland in 2004, it was hard to imagine that ten years later 1,500 people would parade through the streets of Mariehamn in support of the…

14 December 2016

A joyful pet project

A hand strokes the fur, a soft nose pokes at the fingers. A voice that has been quiet wants to speak again. A smile appears in an absent face. It may only be a small…

14 December 2016