busuu.com wins the European Language Label for innovative projects in language learning
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busuu.com is an online community for learning languages. Users can learn languages directly from native speakers around the world. In addition, it offers a huge variety of learning units for self-study purposes completely for free.
busuu.com has been awarded with the European Language Label! This prestigious award is co-ordinated by the European Commission and awared every year by the individual Member States of the European Union. busuu.com has received this prize in Spain.Here the official award notification in Spanish).
The award recognizes ”new initiatives in the field of teaching and learning languages, rewarding new techniques in language teaching, spreading the knowledge of their existence and thereby promoting good practice”.
The prize is compensated with 1,500 EUR and theyhave decided to donate this money to a NGO in Cameroon. The name from the website, Busuu, comes from a nearly extinct language from Cameroon, spoken by only 8 people. They have donated the money to the Cameroon Association for the Protection and Education of the Child (CAPEC). This wonderful NGO is involved in various projects to offer education to underpriviledged children in the region. As we from busuu.com fully believe, that education is the most effective way out of poverty, we are very pleased to support their activities. In specific, the money will be used to construct a school for children in the Nkolfoulou neighbourhood located in the Centre Province of Cameroon. If you are also interested in supporting this cause or even sponsor a child for a full school year, you find more information about their programs here.