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Our Small Family is Getting Bigger and Bigger - Meet Miranda From Cyprus

Miranda is a 26 years old volunteer from Cyprus who came to Bulgaria in February. She is here already for a few months and helps in Младежки дом together with Sonia (you could read about her experience last time). They already have a new helper there, the new volunteer from Germany - Saskia (you…


Sonia Golini - the French Volunteer of Varna European Youth Capital 2017

Sonia, French volunteer for Varna 2017. Sonia is a 24 years old French volunteer who came to Varna few months before us (and here I mean the bigger part of youth who participate in the project Get Ready – Varna 2017 and myself). This is why, I am sure, she has much more to share with you, as she…


No, You Don’t Have a Deja Vu. Joeri is One of the Twins Who Do Their Internship in Varna

Joeri is a 20 years old Belgian guy who came to Bulgaria in February to do his internship. You had a chance to read an interview with his twin brother Jan. The guys are leaving at the end of May so you have the last chance to get to know them!   Just one month of your internship in Varna…


Interview With Laura - Our Creative Graphic Designer, Who Likes to Combine Work in the Office With Outdoor Activities

Laura is a 29 years old volunteer from Lithuania. We are just sitting in the office and discussing her age, as she doesn’t look like being almost in her thirties. I think it is because she likes to spend so much time outside. She has also another theory. She thinks that it may be because of…


You Should Not Base Your Expectations on Your Past Experiences - What Else Our French Volunteer, Marie Gabrielle, Has to Say About Her EVS in Varna?

No, we do not sit in a nice restaurant drinking small coffee (where the hell is a big “normal” coffee hidden in this country?). Marie and I actually didn’t even have a regular conversation. But hey, let’s imagine we did. It shouldn’t be so difficult, because Marie-Gabrielle happens to be my…


Lively Moments From Our Intercultural Event "Varna, Get Ready: Taste & Share!" at Yo-Ho-Hostel

On the 18th of March Association FOR YOU organized an intercultural event at Yo-Ho-Hostel. Volunteers and interns, who are part of our new project Get Ready! Varna European Youth Capital 2017, presented their countries and prepared delicious meals from their national cuisines. We think, that it is…


Meet Jan Muller - Our Belgian Intern, Balancing Between Office Work and Creative Activities

By Daria Howicka After an exciting game evening in our cozy common room in the apartment for volunteers, Jan and I sat down and had a nice conversation. Of course we had to start somehow, so to warm Jan up I asked him to describe his experience in Varna with one word. Seemed to be easy, but…


From Student to Experienced Teacher - Pavel Talks About His EVS Service in Poland

Last summer we have posted an announcement about a volunteering position in Poland on our Facebook Page. We received so many inquiries that it seemed impossible to choose the right person. Until we got the letter from Pavel. He knew very well what he wanted and why he was applying for this project.…


First Meeting EVS "Get Ready! Varna European Youth Capital 2017!"

On the 9th of February, there was the first meeting between some of the volunteers and interns in Varna and their coordinator Dilyana. The association FOR YOU wanted to welcome all of them in their office ;) Daria from Poland, Marie-Gabrielle from France, Laura from Lithuania, Assia from Germany…


Blogs, Robotics, and Working with Children – the Amazing Spanish EVS Experience of Our Volunteer Maya!

Meet Maya from Bulgaria! She searched the right EVS project for herself for a quite long time before leaving for Spain. However, after our interview with her, it was more than obvious, that the wait was worth it! You can read about her life and service in Spain and see for yourself why we think…


The European Gateway – Creating Better Conditions for International Professional Mobility of Youth

September 2016 was the official start of The European Gateway. This is a project which aims to change the way both professionals and young people view, implement and experience international professional mobility for youth. Association FOR YOU, Bulgaria, joined 7 other partners from 4 European…


Weird Self-Interview by and with Michele, the EVS Italian Volunteer from Matera

Hi Michele! This is a bit embarrassing: how do you feel being interviewed by yourself? Something like bipolar or borderline, maybe?  Hi Michele! Actually not at all! You know me better than everyone else so you know perfectly how much I like questioning myself all the time. At least today I can…


EVS Chronicles in Foreign Countries Pt.2: Living in Lisbon

Hi Dilyana, just to follow the usual protocol tell us who you are: where are you from, what are you doing and where are you going. Hello, I’m Dilyana from Varna, Bulgaria. I am a volunteer in European NGO Mais Cidadania (more citizenship) in Lisbon, Portugal. I work in a relations department and…


Interview with Anda, the New Latvian Trainee of FOR YOU

Hi Anda! Just to begin our interview, speaking about yourself: who you are, where are you from and where are you going. Hello! I'm a positive, open-minded person who is a big ice cream lover and sometimes lives in a small world in which there is just me and myself, with no countries and races.…


Interview with Dovilé, the Lithuanian Girl Who Works for the University of Varna

Hi Dovilé! Please introduce yourself speaking briefly about who you are, where are you from and where are you going ("it's a long story" won't be accepted as a valid answer).  Hello, Micky and everybody who is reading this text! As Micky already mentioned my name is Dovilė Uždavinytė. I came from…


Interview with Vincent, the French Volunteer from Reims

..Hi Vincent. Please introduce briefly yourself speaking about your life, your country and your hometown. Oi, I’m Vincent, a 24 years old non-completely grown-up boy. I’m from Reims, the capital of Champagne, in France. Baguette.  Taking inspiration of the famous quote of Charles De Gaulle about…


Interview with Fotini, the Greek EVS Volunteer Who Works for a Solidarity Shelter

Hi Fotini! I'm glad you accepted to have this interview. Usually, you are more elusive and enigmatic than Thomas Pynchon and De Chirico mixed together! Just to introduce you to us speak briefly and with your usual enthusiasm about yourself: who you are, where are you from and where are you going.…


Interview with Nuria, the Spanish Volunteer Working for the Social Tea House

We've already presented some of the volunteers which association FOR YOU brought to the Social Teahouse. Today we want to share our intriguing conversation with Nuria - the positive and enthusiastic volunteer from Spain.  Hi Nuria, just to begin to tell us some general information about you and…


Interview With Beñat, the French Journalist of the Urban-Route Magazine

Hi Beñat, just to introduce yourself speak briefly about your life: who you are, where are you from and where are you going. My name is Beñat Thomas. I am from the south-west of France, in the Basque country. I never lived out of Europe and I do not really know where my next step will take place in…


Interview with Sefallah, the French Trainee of the Association FOR YOU

Hi Sefallah! Just to begin the interview tell us briefly about yourself: who you are, where are you from and where are you going. My name is Sefallah Mahamat, I’m from France, more exactly from Mont-de-Marsan, a small city located in the West South. I’m a student at Bordeaux University. What did…