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Why EVS volunteering? Stefka Blagoeva [...]

  EN  My name is Stefka Blagoeva and I am a Roma woman from Bulgaria. My Roma group is the one of the Burgudzhii – Roma smiths. This year I was the first woman from my ethnic group to obtain a Bachelor degree. I graduated Primary Pedagogy with French. Now, together with “Phiren Amenca” Budapest, [...]

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EVS in Barcelona! What Seo thinks about it [...]

My name is Seo Cizmic, I am Roma and born in Italy. I am the son of immigrants from ex-Yugoslavia who came to Italy in the seventies. I have an education as a swimming teacher, an intercultural mediator, and studied art at college in Genova. This allowed me to develop my work as a swimming [...]

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I am eager to listen and learn, as well as discover what I can offer to the Phiren Amenca organization

Sziastok! My name is Charlotte Flynn and I just began my year as a volunteer in Budapest. I’m part of a program through the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) called Young Adults in Global Mission (YAGM). My program has had a partnership with Phiren Amenca for many years now, and I am excited to [...]

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Spread the voice around the world[...]

Hello I am Angela coming from Romania from a small town called Petrosani. I studied at the University of Political Sciences and Administration in Bucharest, but also I worked for 6 years with a Roma NGO with a television program where I learned how to defend human rights through media and antidiscrimination campaigns. I was also [...]

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Krisztina in Romano Centro

Krisztina Kőszegi-”I decided to look for another option…”

Hi everyone, my name is Krisztina Kőszegi. I was born in South Hungry, close to the Croatian border, in a mix family. My father is Beás and my mother is non-Roma. Because my parents have always considered our education with my little brother, education as one of the most important things, they offered me to [...]

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Márió Kőszegi-” I am very excited….”

My name is Mario Koszegi. I come from Hungary and I am 23 years old. I am a student ‘Geography’, with a specialisation in ‘Settlement and Development’ at the University of Pécs. Before I joined Roma Active Albania (RAA), I was the head of ‘Wlislocki Henrik Student’s College’. This union mainly works with Roma university [...]

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Julianne Lindner-”Volunteering has always been essential for me…”

In June 2015, I completed a master in ‘Peace and Developmental Work’ at the Linnaeus University’ in Sweden, together with a bachelor in ‘Arts and Political Culture’ at Maastricht University in the Netherlands. Volunteering has always been essential for me as a way to increase my self-confidence and also as an important way to obtain [...]

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Buzás Géza – ” I have always been interested in Roma language…”

My name is Buzás Géza and I am 22 years old. I am a student at the University of Pécs, where I study ‘Romology’ and ‘Pedagogy’. Next to my studies, I have worked part-time as a teacher in Romani language at a secondary school in Budapest, Hungary, between 2013 and 2015. Additionally, I have also [...]

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Adèle – Volunteering in Uzhgorod, Ukraine

My name is Adèle, I am French and I am doing a volunteering in Uzghorod, in Ukraine, for nine months. I studied Psychology in Paris, Lyon and Brussels, with a specialisation in Social and Intercultural Psychology during my master’s degree. My objective was to work in the social field or international cooperation. I had the opportunity [...]

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VIDEO: My life as a volunteer – Andi’s EVS in Berlin

In my life, volunteering is really important. I started to volunteer 15 years ago. I like to be a volunteer because I like to help others, to think about solutions, and I feel really happy when I can support other people to take an opportunity. I have received a lot of help from everyone and I know [...]

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