Gastvrij Oost

New website BOOST

You are all welcome to check BOOST’s new website: WWW.BOOSTAMSTERDAM.NL! Here you can find our weekly timetable and agenda, and a brief explanation of the complete program. Language courses at different levels, language café, language theater, sports and games, workshops for women and children, workspace with coffee, tea and wifi for free, helping in the…

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New projects: OpStart and Tussenruimte

Gastvrij Oost collaborates with Stichting Veranders involved in two new projects: OpStart and Tussenruimte. OpStart is a building on the Zeeburgerdijk 258 for artisanal entrepreneurship. Here people can realize their dream to start a new company or work experience. We are working on Textile & Fashion, Wood and Furniture, Bicycle Repair, ICT and 3-D printing and Administration. Tussenruimte, a…

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Lots of people at Open Day BOOST Ringdijk

With more then 200 visitors BOOST’ first open day was a great succes!         


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Dialogue at the Anne Frank House

In May every year the Netherlands remembers the time in  of fear and oppression, which the German occupation just is entailed. Every year we come together on May 4 to commemorate the victims and reflect on the fact that our freedom was not always so obvious. On these days you realize that such a situation…

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There is great interest in our small temporary shelter HOOST Mauritskade in Amsterdam East. Locals bring stuff and help, people calling from across the country, the press writes and broadcasts. We can also use your financial support! To cook for everyone daily, to build some showers and to travel to the locations where the asylum procedure…

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