Glocal Cities aims to provide transparent information about its projects. Keep visiting this space again as we add to questions and answers.
Who is Glocal Cities ONLUS?
We are a registered associazione (essentially a not for profit entity) under the laws of the Republic of Italy. We have received the status of Onlus. Our tax code is 97971060583.
Are donations to you tax deductible?
Yes. With effect from 13th April 2018, Glocal Cities is registered under the Anagrafe del Onlus of the Agenzia delle Entrate di Lazio. Which means donations to us in Italy as deductable as allowed by the Italian tax code.
How is Glocal Cities connected to the UWC Iraq National Committee ?
Our founder and President, Vas Shenoy, attended the United World College of the Adriatic in Italy as a scholarship student. As the UWC Iraq National Committee is new and needs to raise last minute funds, Glocal Cities offered to host the fundraising at no cost. Any donations received go directly towards the Iraqi scholarship students needs.
Does Glocal Cities have other projects?
We have hit the ground running. Among projects we are developing are the reconstruction of a girls school in Al-Anbar province Iraq, the start of a school agriculture program with the Municipality of Mogadishu in Somalia among others. We launched our site earlier than anticipated to assist the UWC Iraq NC, so keep visiting...