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Surfing off summer with aqua sports for children with special needs

The 12th of September was the day to discover aqua sport! Indeed, Niki Surf Sport as well as For You and other partners (mention below) have organized an event in Aspurohovo beach. Perfect time and perfect weather to discover new sports, such as Kayak, for young disadvantaged Bulgarians and their…


Angelo from Italy shares his experience in Bulgaria!

Today we introduce you to a young idealist man from Italy who came here to find new ways of development. How did his internship in Bulgaria go and does he plan to stay - read in his interview! Hello, how are you!? I am fine! It’s already almost two months that I am here but it looks like I have…


Enjoying the little things - Catherine from the SOS Foundation

Today we introduce you to Catherine - a young woman who, from an early age, is confident in his vocation and follows it closely. However, her worldview has changed after her volunteer project and new events / people have inspired her - find out in her interview! :) Hello, how are you? Hello. I'm…


"We don't have time to be ugly!" - Gabo from the SOS Foundation

Hello, how are you? Aloha, I'm fine despite the disgusting weather outside, sun, songs, and fun are in my soul. Introduce yourself! I am Gabriel, 23 years old, I graduated from Medical University - Varna, majoring in Speech Therapy. Before that, I graduated from the National Art High School in…


Fanny from France tells us about her volunteering in Bulgaria!

Today we introduce you to Fanny - an extremely kind, smiling and responsive young person who accidentally chooses Bulgaria as part of her development path. Hello, please introduce yourself! Hi, My name is Fanny Schupfer. I grew up in Strasbourg, in the east part of France but I'm currently living…


"Very strong hullabaloo" in Hale 3 with Stoyan!

Stoyan is one of those versatile personalities who rise in various fields and they make you wonder - when do they have time to sleep? But maybe here comes the charm of being young and full of desire to create! Learn where Stoyan's volunteer experience begins, what inspires him to create new things…


What lessons does the alternative environment teach us - Ivan from Hale 3 tells us about it!

Finding the right path is not an easy task. Perhaps the reason is that there is no such thing as a right or wrong path - everything we experience is important for us to become who we are. Ivan from Hale 3 tells us about the lessons he learned on his way, what led him to the Alternative Space and…


The 9th of May: Europe Day, Unity is strength 

The 9th of May 2021 was Europe day! A way to celebrate European history but most of all solidarity and peace. To celebrate this day, let's rediscover or discover the important historical facts about the European Union🇪🇺 But first, what's Europe Day?  Europe day is an international…


Dilyana shares more wonderful stories from her ESC project - part two!

We introduced you to the sunny and positive Dilyana in her previous blog post,  which you can read HERE.   Her experience is extremely rich and intriguing, so we continue the conversation with her in the second part! She shares her thoughts on the challenges of life, how to make the most of life’s…


A varied adventure in Germany with Dilyana - part one!

Meet Dilyana, or as she describes herself "a loving, creative, curious, adventurous, but also an anxious person who has a hard time saying" no "and who is working towards his improvement". She shares her story and experience as a volunteer in Germany and as part of the Jugendwerk der AWO…


"Let's do important things for others!" - Nicole, a volunteer in The Voice of Youth

Nicole, who took part in the Voice of Youth project, called on young people to take a step forward in their development. She tells us why she believes that even the wrong steps are an important part of our development. She also tells us about what inspires her, what she likes about working with…


What are the benefits of spending a GAP year?

  It is important to be successful, to have direction in our lives, and to make the right decisions. However, the truth is that all these expectations can be quite stressful, especially for a young person who has to decide his fate. Although surrounded by countless possibilities, research…


Preslava from "SOS - families at risk" tells us about the positives and challenges of working with children!

Today we will present you- Preslava - a volunteer at the SOS Foundation - Families at Risk . She tells us about how our plans don’t always happen, but sometimes it leads to even better results that change our views of the world :). Hello, how are you? I feel good! Today was extremely dynamic and…


4 Skills You Can Develop During Your Volunteering Time

Volunteering is known to be a rich experience, but did you know that it can help you find a job? During this time volunteering abroad, you will gain some skills that are going to be useful for your future! Here are 4 skills you will be able to develop during your volunteering and how they are…


Mariela from "SOS-families at risk" tells us about her passion for working with children!

Although she is still very young, Mariela, who is a volunteer at the SOS Families at Risk Foundation, knows what she wants to do with her life - work with children. Filled with a lot of energy and positive charge, she is committed to volunteering because she does exactly what she loves. Find out…


Did Volunteering Practices Evolve Through the Twenty-One Century? Let’s Find out Together

  In June 2020, the Plan of Action to Integrate Volunteering into the 2030 Agenda for the Global Technical Meeting on Volunteering 2020, published a study on volunteering practices in the twenty-first century. This study suggests that volunteering practices have evolved due to technological…


What It's Like To Work With Your Friends - Eli from HALE 3 Tells Us About It

Each of us probably knows a positive and invigorating, always smiling person - this is Ellie from Hale 3! She is one of those artistic personalities who see the world differently and inspire us. If you want your day to be sunny, read her interview 🙂 Hello Eli. Please introduce yourself…


9 Steps to Preparing a Resume if You Have No Experience

When you have no experience in a field or any previous work experience at all, it is important that your resume corresponds to the job advertisement or internship for which you are applying. Focus on the qualities required for a successful career in the sector. Whether it would be soft or hard…


Genata from HALE 3 Tells How Extreme Sports and Volunteering Are Combined

Hello Genata, how are you! Hi, I'm fine. Well, I just tried a skate trick, one try turned out good, the other didn't… Introduce yourself in a few words! I am Evgeni Penkov, from Sofia and I am a skateboard, ski, rollerblade, snowboard instructor, and some other sports when necessary. I am a…


Meet Elitza - Our Environmentally-Friendly Volunteer in Marseille

Elitza is one of these youngsters that make you smile from the first time you see her - always positive, full of energy, and passionate about the environment. Last year she headed to Marseille to become a volunteer in the office of our partner Eurocircle as part of REVE - a project within the…