non-formal education

5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Start Volunteering

You have decided to diversify your everyday life or maybe you want to meet new people? Perhaps you want to gain experience in a certain area? That’s all great! Volunteering is a path that gives a person the chance to find many answers both for oneself as well as for life in general. However,…


Claudia Tells Us More About Her Adventures in Varna, Passion for Social Work and Being an Intern During a Pandemic!

Claudia is one of the lovely interns that joined the team of An Association FOR YOU last fall. She is deffinately one of those energetic people, that fill you up with positive attitude. That's may be because she is commited to social work, travelling around the world exploring new places and…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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,…


Be a Volunteer! Save the World!

“Be a Volunteer, Save the World” is a voluntary project involving 11 Bulgarian youngsters volunteering in Varna. These young people support five different associations. This is among the first projects of the European Solidarity Corps to be implemented in Bulgaria.  Purpose of the Project The aim…