interview

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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


What Inspires Alexandra From Sunny House Center to be a Social Worker!

Alex together with her colleagues Elis and Ivelina. Alexandra is a young specialist developing herself in the field of psychology and social work. She came back to the day center "The Sunny House" continuing her missing to help others. Learn more about what inspires her, what is her experience with…


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 a positive attitude. That's maybe because she is commited to social work, traveling around the world exploring new places and…


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…


What is it to be European Solidarity Corps volunteer in your own country?

Antonia (left) during christmas team building of NYF. Antonia was a volunteer with European Solidarity Corps as part of the team of National Youth Forum for six months. This experience brough her many challenges, lessons and unforgetable moments! Read below to see what she has to share about her…


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 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…


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,…