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The Wikimedia Serbia Association has stood out on the Neprofitne.rs transparency assessment platform for some time as an example of good practice in improving and maintaining the trust of its community.

Among the organizations that have received one of the three badges confirming the level of transparency of their work, they have achieved the highest "distinction": the blue badge. As holders of this certificate that they carry out their activities completely transparently, their team also diligently fills out their profile and provides the public with details about their work, projects and changes that they achieve through valuable and daily efforts.

In this way, as their team explains, they present themselves as responsible initiators of change when it comes to spreading free knowledge in Serbia, which helps them to strengthen a good impression on potential partners and collaborators.

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More people donated money to charity and helped a stranger last year than in any year of the previous decade, according to the Charities Aid Foundation’s World Giving Index 2022. Around the world, 3 billion people helped someone they didn’t know last year, increasing by approximately half a billion compared to prior to the pandemic.  Around 200 million more people also donated money to charity worldwide, with donations rising by 10% in high-income economies.

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