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Tsvetelina, the Bulgarian Volunteer that Spent 8 Months in Marseille

Tsevetelina, our Bulgarian volunteer! Tsvetelina is one of the volunteers we have sent to an EVS abroad in a project coordinated by our partner Eurocircle in Marseille. She spent 8 months in the French city of Marseille. It is the second largest city in France, holding a lot of traditions and a…


Taste&Share Fourth Edition

On the 7 of February 2019, we had our fourth edition of “Taste & Share” at the place “Yo-Ho-Hostel”. This time, we were about 50 people, very interested to know more about different cultures and to taste food. This edition we had the possibility to know more about Belgium, Nigeria, and France.…


Young People Become Volunteers With Full Support Under the European Programme For the First Time in Bulgaria

Logo of the Association FOR YOU In January, the newest volunteering project of the Association For You “Become a Volunteer! Change the World” started as a part of the European Solidarity Corps Programme. This project includes 11 young people from Bulgaria who will do their volunteering service in…


2 Bulgarians Share Their Experience in Sicily during the Youth Exchange ‘CulturART’

Last year, in June 2018, a few Bulgarian youngsters went to Sicily to take part of a Youth Exchange, ‘CulturART’, organised by Associazione InformaGiovani which was about migration and art as a way of mutual understanding. I asked the participants some questions. Here is how they feel about this…


Our Old French Friends From the MFR du Bergeracois Were With Us In Varna

Our intern, volunteer and French partners in visit of Burgas Last week, we welcomed our French partners in Varna from the MFR Du Bergeracois. The week was about looking for new partnerships for several projects regarding culture, social work and trainees. Patrick, Loïc, and Salomé from Bergerac…


5 Young Interns From France Were In Varna

Association For You : Hi Léna, Pauline, Simon and Sophie! Nice to meet you! Can you introduce yourself, please? Pauline: Hi my name is Pauline and I am 20 years old. I am a student in BTS Assistant Manager in the first year in Bordeaux, alternating at the CFA. Léna: Hi!  My name is Léna and I’m…


Two Young Bulgarian Youngsters Share Their Experience During Their Youth Exchange in Bucharest, Romania

In mid-October 2018, some youngsters from Bulgaria went to Bucharest in Romania for 9 days to take part in a Youth Exchange project named “For Youth People”, targeted at youth workers. The main goal was to develop their skills in non-formal education and foster the occupational integration of young…


A Week in Bordeaux Visiting Our Friends at the MFR du Bergeracois

At the end of November, three members of the association FOR YOU went to La Force, France. They participated to the “Semaine de l’Europe” hosted by the MFR (Maison Familiale Rurale) du Bergeracois. Most of the European partners present during the week. Erasmus+ European Mobility Professionals The…


5 Young Bulgarians Share Their Experiences During the Youth Exchange 'Yes, I Can'

Our young people in Torun. A few youngsters from Varna have participated in the Youth Exchange “Yes, I can” in Torun, Poland from 29th October to 7th of November 2018. This was an international project about increasing the quality of life of disabled people, learn how to express themselves through…


The European Gateway in Action: Bulgarian Interns in Bordeaux

In March 10 people from Bulgaria went to Bordeaux for a two-week professional mobility within the frame of Erasmus + Programme. There were youngsters in a disadvantaged situation as well as representatives of various youth organisations from Varna. These associations were the Alternative Space,…


The European Gateway in Action: Meet Marie, a French Intern in Alliance Francaise Varna

February 2018 was a busy month for the whole team of the association! We have worked on hosting 40 French students in different organisation and businesses in Varna. The youngsters were here to do short term international professional mobility within the Erasmus Plus programme. We have already…


The European Gateway in Action: Meet Nicolas from France Intern in Cafe Ole, Varna

2 years ago we have started working on The European Gateway project along with 7 other organisations from 5 European countries. Our main goal is to create a universal frame of work that will let professionals to easily find, prepare, and implement internships abroad. This led to the visit of 40…


Being an Elf in Finland at Christmas, or the True Story of Detelina and her EVS Project

Detelina, the Christmas elf in Finland! Being a volunteer in a foreign country can change your life forever! This happened to Detelina who has spent several weeks in Finland and worked as ... elf :). See what it is to help make such a magical project come true! Hello! Could you please tell us a few…


About BULGARIA in a few words.

To come by bus from Poland to Bulgaria you need 30h. This is how I happened to visit this extremely fascinating country for the first time. Destination? Veliko Tarnovo - historical capital of Bulgaria City decorated by Yantra river which changes colours depending on the weather. First impressions?…


Taste & Share Christmas Edition

Yesterday (the 19th of December 2017) we had our third event “Taste & Share“ at the “Place For You“ and again it gathered a lot of people, which were interested to know more about other cultures and to taste different food. :) This time we had the possibility to know more about 2 big cities in…


Professionals and Students Met in Varna to Discuss Good Practices in International Professional Mobilities

On the 23rd of November, the “Association FOR YOU” organised a Workshop “International transfer of good professional practices”. It took place in a cosy, non-formal environment, at a youth space for different events and social initiatives – “HALE3”, Varna. Representatives of businesses, as well as…


Volunteering? Saskia talks about her experience.

Saskia Grieser (29) is a volunteer from Germany. She came to Varna in May and I remember when I met her for the first time during Sonia’s personal project without realising the fact that actually she is the new volunteer we were waiting for. She has big experience in youth and volunteering sector.…


FINDING EVS IN 5 STEPS

  1,2,3,4,5 … LET’S GO FOR THE EVS ! You want to do an EVS in Europe, here are the 5 tips to find your host organization: 1 – DEFINE YOUR PROJECT EVS gives you the opportunity to participate in different projects: - No need for professional experience - No need for diploma! Just motivation! -…


Youth Exchanges, EVS and Other Things...

Some time ago you had a chance to read about a youth exchange in Kranevo where we briefly presented participants from Varna. Now, you can get to know one of them. He will talk not just about youth exchanges but also about other projects in which he participated. Tell us something about yourself. I…


Bulgarian Meals Cooking Workshop in a Place For You

On the 7th of October we had a cooking workshop in a new home for social activities „Place For You“. The place is well prepared for such initiatives and the spacious kitchen can fit a lot of cooks :) The workshop was open for everyone. As always, some of the participants were youngsters with…