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A French Christmas time in Varna with Manon!

Manon is our new intern from Bayonne, France. She joined the team of the workshop PLACE FOR YOU and Hale 3 for 3 months. During her time here, she is going to spend her first Christmas abroad. What an experience full of new challenges for Manon! Discover more about her experience in Varna and at…


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Success stories and International Volunteer Day!

Today is December 5 - International Volunteer Day! To celebrate it, we contacted three of our former volunteers - Pamela, Yoan and Matteo, who told us how their volunteer experience helped them be the people they are today. Did they include this experience in their CV, did it help them find a job…


"Internship abroad is a great way to grow" - Elomara from the Canary Islands

What makes a 22-year-old girl from the Canary Islands leave the golden beaches and go around the world during a pandemic? The desire to help others and improve yourself! Meet  Elomara! She chose Bulgaria to do an internship at a day center for people with disabilities. What challenges did she face…


A personal story about an unforgettable trip to France

Over the years, Association FOR YOU has organized dozens of youth exchanges. For some participants, they are a chance to get out of their homeland and to meet new cultures and different values. For some, it is the first time taking a flight, for others their first opportunity to communicate with…


"Beyond the fears and hesitations are the really good stories" - Katerina from "Uspelite"

Smiling, full of curiosity, and wanting to discover. This is Katerina, a volunteer under the European Solidarity Corps Project at  UspeliteBG. Good news hunter and storyteller. During her volunteering, she is an ambassador of positive example and takes her first steps in journalism. She believes…


"If not now, when?" Itahisa from the Canary Islands

Canary Islands - long strips of golden beaches and sunny weather… What makes a young woman want to separate for a few months this idyllic life to visit Bulgaria? The answer will be given by Itahisa - an intern under the Erasmus + program at the day center "Riviera" - Varna. 🙂 Hello, how…


"The young generation can give a lot…" - Polina from "Alzheimer Bulgaria"

It's time to meet Polly - another young woman from the team of  "Alzheimer's Bulgaria"! Today she tells us how and why she chose this volunteer cause, and if she found her place as part of it! 🙂 Hello, how are you!?  I feel great. Can you please introduce yourself ( where you come from,…


"Volunteering has the ability to create smiles" - Denitsa from "Uspelite"

This is Denitsa - a young woman with a non-common type of thinking for our current society. She is smart, creative, but most of all - POSITIVE. We hope that people like her are the future face of Bulgarian journalism! Denny is a volunteer in "the most positive media in Bulgaria", but let her tell…


"Now is the time to try new things!" - Kalina from "Alzheimer's Bulgaria"

Today Kalina tells her story - a young woman with various activities and interests! How she chooses her volunteer cause and what successes she has achieved, read in her interview 🙂 Hello! How are you? Hello! I feel good, motivated, and looking forward to my future. Introduce yourself in a…


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…


How volunteering changes lives - Yoan from the University of Economics-Varna!

Get ready for an interview full of revelations - Yoan from the International Department of the University of Economics-Varna tells us about his volunteer experience over the past year. From working with non-governmental organizations and international organizations, the development of personal…


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…