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Experience and impression: three months with Roma Active Albania

Oct 17 2013 | Niccoleta Stara, Federica Scrimiei, Sarah Haupenthal and Sara Irin | RomaReact.org Roma Active Albania (RAA), our hosting organization for the European voluntary service, is a NGO founded in 2006 in Tirana. RAA deals with the topics of mobilization and coordination of Roma people in the fight against discrimination and for the protection of their […]

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Volunteer Profile: Attila Lakatos

In this interview, I talk about overcoming difficulties and how the lessons learned in Berlin during my volunteer experience will continue with me back here in Hungary. I grew up in an orphanage in a small town in Hungary. My world was pretty small and isolated before beginning this volunteer service program with Phiren Amenca […]

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Volunteer Profile: Marta Sappé Griot

My name is Marta, I’m 20 years old and I come from Italy. I’m doing my voluntary service in Germany, in the South-Western city of Karlsruhe, and I’m working with asylum-seekers and immigrants. In Karlsruhe there’s a big center where all asylum seekers coming to the region of Baden-Württemberg have to go to ask for […]

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Volunteer Profile: Judit Ignácz

Hi everyone, My name is Judit Ignácz and I’m 23 years old. I study French and Romani Studies at the University of Pécs in Hungary, and in the future I plan to be teacher or translator. Since October 2012, I have been a volunteer in France in a retirement home. I will stay here until […]

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Volunteer Profile: Zsuzsanna Kalányos

My name is Zsuzsanna Kalányos. I’m 22 years old and I’m studying to be social worker at the University of Pécs in Hungary. My host organisation is VISA-L’année diaconale, this organisation coordinates hosting projects across France (including associations, institutions, and organizations hosting volunteers) as well as the follow-up and the training of the volunteers throughout their […]

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Volunteer Profile: Slobodan Nikolic

My name is Slobodan Nikolic, I’m 22 years old and I come from Sremska Mitrovica, Serbia. My voluntary service began in September 2011 and will be finished in December 2012. I was a member of the Ecumenical Humanitarian Organization (EHO) of Novi Sad, Serbia. EHO is a non -profit citizens’ association that continues the work […]

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Volunteer Profile: Florian Brecht

Taves Baxtalo! Hello! I am Florian and I am a French EVS volunteer for 9 months in Barcelona. I am doing my volunteering at the Federation of Roma Associations of Catalonia, which gives support to all local Roma Associations, defends and promotes the rights and culture of the Roma people. I was not very aware of […]

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Volunteer Profile: Gosia Drewa

Hi, I’m Gosia Drewa from Poland, and I’m doing my voluntary service in Kosovo. I’ve been working here since September 2011 and I have to admit that I went to Kosovo a bit by accident. When I was looking for a voluntary project, I knew one thing: I want to go to Balkans or to […]

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Volunteer Profile: Merdjan Jakupov

My name is Merdjan Jakupov. I come from Macedonia and I’m 24 years old, and I was doing my voluntary service last year from January – December 2011 in Amaro Drom e.V. Berlin. I come from the north-east of Macedonia, a small town called Kratovo. In my home town I was a member of the […]

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Volunteer Profile: Georgi Ivanov

2012 is for me the year of new Experience, new Views and new Starts Until June 2011, I studied Social Pedagogy in Bulgaria. As social work varies greatly from country to country, I decided to raise my understanding of how colleagues in other countries cope with their work. I have chosen Germany for my voluntary service because I already speak the […]

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