Based in Castel San Giorgio, Italy, Cooperativa Sociale DESY is a social enterprise that works on fostering communal housing models for less-privileged communities, more specifically, immigrants, young people and those with a low income.
The organization also works with the University of Salerno in order to build a tourism industry that helps to employ marginalized communities. The mission is done through a variety of practices including bed and breakfasts, catering services, art workshops and nature programs. Aside from the B&B, there's also a hostel and a country house, named Sir John House and Barony respectively. The goal is to create inclusive housing and promote human and social capital through their cooperative work in the area.
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Italian Communal Housing Models
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