Weavers support family and informal carers by connecting them with a volunteer ‘Weaver’, they are experienced and trained former carers that can walk alongside them on the caring journey.
Weavers help carers:
- Navigate and negotiate the service maze
- Stay connected and involve others
- Work through emotional challenges
- Sustain things for themselves
It has been designed by carers for carers in the city of Adelaide (South Australia) and the process has been facilitated by The Australian Centre for Social Innovation (TACSI).
TheGoodData is the first data coop. It improves people's privacy while doing some social good. Its browser extension blocks trackers and anonymously process and trades a small part of data for charities. In exchange, users become the sole owners of the company.
TheGoodData has started supporting users to effectively own their browsing data, but is expected to develop new features to regain ownership of other sets of data: mobile, financial, etc.