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Volunteering in Catalonia

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Social volunteering began to be developed and known in Catalonia at the end of the 19th century. However, it was not until the 20th century that the people undertaking such social action were called "volunteers".

The question that always comes to our minds is: why were the organisations created and run by volunteers born? The answer is quite simple: it was done in order to try to bring welfare and solutions to specific needs and matters that society of that time was facing.

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