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7 Motivational Reasons to Volunteer!

In our busy day to day life, we often try to take more and more from life but how often do we help others? Luckily, there are some things we can do, in which the more we give, the more we receive. Engaging in voluntary activities is one of these things! In our post today we are going to tell you…


Meet Our Lovely Intern from France Lea!

Lea (to the left) together with the other volunteers from An Association FOR YOU and L'Alliance Française de Varna! Lea is from France and she joined Association FOR YOU's team as an intern last Autumn. She helped the activities at the social workshop Place FOR YOU for the last three months. See…


Skills developed as an intern in Bulgaria

Being a volunteer in another country is not an easy task - you meet up with lots of challenges and culture shock, but most importantly you learn many new things. See what is to be an intern in Bulgaria through the eyes of Claudia from Germany, who's been part of the team of Association FOR YOU…


What Happened During the YE Ecology Act

Between the 15th and 20th of October, ten young French people came to Varna for a youth exchange organised by Maison de l’Europe WIPSEE and Association For You. This exchange, called Ecology Act 1, aimed at raising awareness on the importance of ecology. It was also an opportunity for these young…


8 Reasons Why Lifelong Learning is Important

  We might not always realise it, but we’re always learning. Every day, we discover something new, whether it’s academic knowledge, how to do something, or knowledge on someone, yourself or even what’s in the dish you last ate. But what makes lifelong learning so important? And why should you…


Talking About the Passion for Volunteering with Hrisi from A Place FOR YOU

Hrisi - always positive and with a smile on her face! Hrisi is not a new face to our organization - she’s been participating as a volunteer in the social workshops, as well as in youth projects such as Youth For Social Change, In your Shoes, as well as our last youth exchange Ecology Act!, for…


7 Ways Artistic Activities Affect Mental Development

Nowadays, a lot of people believe that being smart is only a question of being good at maths and science. But there’s a good reason why many famous scientists are also great authors, painters and musicians. The best moment to teach children about the different artistic activities is early…


Volunteering Makes You Find Value in Small Things in Life - Ivilina from The Sunny house

Ivilina, holding a painting made during their workshops in the day center. Today we meet you with a sunny girl called Ivilina! She’s a volunteer in a program of the European Solidarity Corps in a project with our partners from Association “Day Center Maria” The Sunny House! Hello Ivi! Tell us who…


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Elis from The Sunny House shares how it feels to be a volunteer!

Elis with a painting made by the participants in the daytime activities of The Sunny House. How great it is to get the inspiration for volunteering back in your life? Elis, who is part of the Day Center “Sunny house” in Varna, tells us a little bit more about her experience in the European…


Floral workshop organized by A Place FOR YOU - a sunny afternoon at Hale 3

That's how our afternoon looked like! It’s summer - the season of new friendships, more free time, adventures and experiments. Who doesn’t love to be outside during this time, whether it be in the nature, somewhere on the seacoast or  Thanks to the lovely girls from A Place FOR YOU we organized a…


What is it to be European Solidarity Corps volunteer in your own country?

Antonia (left) during christmas team building of NYF. Antonia was a volunteer with European Solidarity Corps as part of the team of National Youth Forum for six months. This experience brough her many challenges, lessons and unforgetable moments! Read below to see what she has to share about her…


Victoriya's work and adventure experiences during European Solidarity Corps

Lovely Victoriya tell us more about her work and adventures during European Solidarity Corps in France. Read below to see what she has to share. Hello! Please introduce yourself - what is your name, where do you come from and what are you doing? My name is Victoria Mikova, I am 22 years old, born…


Be a Volunteer! Change the World! - Nikola

Our project "Be a volunteer! Change the world!" ends. It was one of the first projects under the European Solidarity Corps program, approved and implemented in Bulgaria. The project involved 12 volunteers from all over Bulgaria and we think it is nice to introduce you to these wonderful young…


A big youths project united youngsters, organizations, bussiness and artists from all over Bulgaria

During the last one year 12 young people from the whole country participated in the project "Be a Volunteer, Change the world". This was one of the first projects approved in Bulgaria for the new programme European Solidarity Corps. The volunteers supported the activities of few organizations in…


Meet the participants in the Youth Exchange In Your Shoes

Group photo with all participants from the youth exchange In Your Shoes In October, Association FOR YOU hosted the youth exchange In Your Shoes, which brought together 24 participants from 4 European countries. The main objective of the project was to support the social inclusion of young people…


Meet the Participants in the Youth For Social Change Project

At the end of last year, Association FOR YOU hosted the great youth exchange Youth for Social Change. The main theme of the project was social entrepreneurship. Over 20 people from 3 European countries engaged in the mobility. Today we want to introduce you to 3 of the participants - Axel, Chrissy,…


A sunny October's weekend at the European Capital of Culture

The end of summer is knocking on the window, however this did not stop us to pop around Plovdiv on 11th and 12th of October and make a cultural event! All additions Shak tuk-tam have something in common, but also every festival has something new to bring to the scene, and every city we visit also…


Shak tuk-tam Varna - 22th of September, a day with no automobiles on the streets

As a tradition on 22.09.2019 in Varna a few main streets turned completely into pedestrian areas with different kinds of fun activities both for youngsters and elders. We were very happy to take part of this with our fest Shak Tuk Tam as part of the European day with no automobiles in central part…


"Shak tuk-tam" in Burgas 26th and 27th of July in photos

A week passed after the youth festival “Shak tuk-tam” in Burgas, and after this few days of well-deserved rest it came the moment to share with you our incredible impressions of our visit of this beautiful Bulgaria city! What happened in Burgas on 26th and 27th of July? We are very happy, that…


Shak tuk-tam Dobrich 14-15th of June in pictures

Few days after out visit with the youth fest “Shak tuk-tam” in Dobrich we finally got enough power to share the thrilling experience with you! Incredibly welcoming city, that we are sure to have many more events organized together! We shared great moments with all of the local clubs and…