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Petya Petrova, clinical psychologist: I am looking forward to the next challenge as a volunteer for the European Solidarity Corps

The Association FOR YOU joined in October 2023 with a group of eight participants another youth exchange under the Erasmus+ program – “Let Me Do It 3”. The aim of the project with partners from Latvia, Bulgaria, Poland, Italy and Portugal is to promote the intercultural dialogue and sharing…


Empowering Young People with Disabilities Through Sports for Inclusion, Equality and Non-Discrimination

Association "FOR YOU" has the privilege of being part of a new and extremely valuable initiative that addresses an important and urgent problem in society - to create a more equal social environment without discrimination and to bring a positive change in the lives of young people with disabilities…


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Association FOR YOU becomes a partner in an equine therapy project

For the next 20 months, Association FOR YOU will be a partner in an interesting project of the Paint and Quarter Horse Bulgaria Foundation. It aims to bring together organizations from different sectors and improve the quality of work, activities and practices in the field of youth participation…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


Youth Exchange "Youth For Social Change" in Varna, Bulgaria

Youth For Social Change is a youth exchange project that was held in Varna between 27th September and 3rd of October 2019. Main Goals of the Youth Exchange Through the project Youth for Social Change, we addressed the issue of insufficient available information about social entrepreneurship and the…


Youth Exchange "In Your Shoes" in Varna, Bulgaria

From 20th to 27th October in Varna, Association For You hosted the international Youth Exchange “In Your Shoes” funded by Erasmus + program. In total there were 24 participants with different abilities, their accompanying persons and group leaders coming from 4 different countries - Bulgaria,…


Meet Axel - Our Wonderful Intern from Brussels, Belgium

  Axel was sent in Varna by Actiris Brussels and did a 6 months internship at the office of Association FOR YOU. He helped us a lot with our communication, as well as with various tasks, including writing an application for a Youth Exchange! We keep our fingers crossed for his project to be…


Intentional Erasmus+ Night at Hale 3

On April 18, 2019, the team of Association FOR YOU gathered foreign volunteers, trainees, and Erasmus students from the University of Economics and the University of Management in Varna in Hale 3. More than 70 people came to the international event. What happened that night? The participants…


Meet Emma - Our French EVS Volunteer From Avignon

Emma joined our team as an EVS volunteer in early October 2018 on a project by Eurocircle, our French partners from Marseille. Today, almost at the end of her voluntary service, Emma shares with us what volunteerism and life away from home have for her. Who are you? Where do you come from ? and…


Tsvetelina, the Bulgarian Volunteer that Spent 8 Months in Marseille

Tsevetelina, our Bulgarian volunteer! Tsvetelina is one of the volunteers we have sent to an EVS abroad in a project coordinated by our partner Eurocircle in Marseille. She spent 8 months in the French city of Marseille. It is the second largest city in France, holding a lot of traditions and a…


Youth Exchanges, EVS and Other Things...

Some time ago you had a chance to read about a youth exchange in Kranevo where we briefly presented participants from Varna. Now, you can get to know one of them. He will talk not just about youth exchanges but also about other projects in which he participated. Tell us something about yourself. I…


The Sport and the City Vol. 1 - Skate Park Mladost

The Summer is finally in Varna and the city welcomes the new season with more and more alternative youth initiatives and events. One of them occurred this Saturday in the skate park Mladost and was open for participants of all ages. The organisers planned four events, which together form the…


The Summary About International Steering Committee in Varna For the Project 'The European Gateway'

On the 11th and 12th of May 2017, the Association FOR YOU organised an international steering committee. It included all the organisations and partners involved in the project The European Gateway,  Erasmus+, K2. You can read more about the purposes and aims of European Gateway in a previous post…


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…