I would like to ask your attention for two initiatives.
The first initiative is the 1% Club. Founded by a group of people who think that extreme poverty can me solved by cooperation of the world population. The idea behind this club is that if everyone invests ONE percent of their time, knowledge and or money in helping the poor in this world, world poverty can become history. It is not unrealistic to believe in this concept, I know for sure this can be done. Because, as they say at the one percent club: If we can write an encyclopedia together (wikipedia), why can't we work together to end poverty?
Here's their website: http://www.1procentclub.nl/ Make sure to check out the report on the 1% Event that took place on the fifth of June!
Another initiative that I came across on facebook is a website called "Wij blijven hier!". A blog edited by young muslims who want to stay in the Netherlands, despite all the negative voices concerning the Islam in Dutch politics and society. A refreshing and inspiring view! Please see their website: http://www.wijblijvenhier.nl/