OASI project meeting in Castelletto Ticino, Italy

Between the 13th and 14th of October, the OASI team held a project meeting in Castelletto Ticino, Italy. The partners from Bulgaria, Slovakia, Romania and Italy embarked on discussion of recent events organised within the scope of OASI, stakeholder follow up and comparison of in-country realities. The highlight of the meeting, however, was the event ”Games with no barriers” On […]

The first few days – creating a connection

In our last post, it was mentioned how we got in Messina. Airplanes, bus rides, additional rides and what not. And although it was exhausting at the end of the day, it was worth it. The first few days were dedicated to creating a connection among the participants. After having our first breakfast in Messina, we set out to discuss […]

YE ”Living European Stories” – The beginning

Wow, what a week it has been! But let us start from the very beginning of our travel. The first meeting within the Bulgarian group, the participants developed a connection among each other which helped us support each other all throughout the journey. It took us two flights, one bus trip and an additional 20 minute ride, but we finally […]

Pre-departure meeting in Plovdiv

On the 22nd of August, the Courage Foundation team organised a pre-departure meeting for the participants who will be representing the Bulgarian national team throughout the exchange ”Living European Books” from the 6th to 14th September in Messina, Italy. European Living Books Stories is a youth exchange which is co-funded by the Erasmus + programme. The main objectives consist in […]

ESCAPE project meeting in Alessandria, Italy

After a short pause, the ESCAPE project team was warmly welcomed in Alessandria, Italy. The Partners from Courage Foundation, Orbi Bulgaria, Silta Valamenus, Stara Zagora Prison, Alessandria prison and la casa di Roma spent the days from 17th to 19th July gaining an insight of the local justice system. At the San Michelle House of Detention, we observed the prison’s […]

Youth Exchange “Living European Books stories” in Messina, Italy

Courage foundation is glad to announce that it will be partnering in an Erasmus + youth exchange in Messina, Italy this upcoming September! The project will be held between the dates of 6th to 14th September 2023 and the main objective is to combat hate speech and discrimination by sharing experiences and opinions in a safe environment among participants. The […]

Skopje – A bridge to the old and the new

Have you ever seen Skopje? If not, you shouldn’t miss out on such a good travel opportunity!  Let our guide lead the way: SEE and Hear Guide – Skopje Standing on the banks of the Vardar River amid mountainous country, Skopje began as ancient Scupi, an Illyrian tribal centre. It became the capital of the district of Dardania (part of […]

Възможност за вълнуващи преживявания за млади жени от Пловдив на възраст 18-30! Стани част от нашия проект!

Екипът на фондация “Кураж” активно търси млади жени от Пловдив на възраст 18-30, които да вземат участие в нашия въпросник по проект “Fit Balkans”. Всяка от участвалите в анкетата ще има шанса да спечели участие в едноседмичен международен обмен в Сицилия през септември тази година Линк към въпросника: https://forms.gle/KPD68qKyVcNTriuW6 Fit Balkans е проект, съфинансиран от Европейската Комисия, чиято основна цел […]

SEE and Hear – Stara Zagora – The city of Roman experience

Do you sometimes wish time could stop or bring us back to ancient time, just to observe history? If Yes, then Stara Zagora is the perfect place to do that. The city is also very old, and has borne several different names: Beroe, Eski Zagra, Augusta Traiana and Irene Polis.  Confused where to begin from when going to Stara Zagora? […]

See and Hear – Edirne, the city of many sights

Have you ever heard of Hadrianople? How about Uskuduama? A city, mysterious and known as the Ottoman Empire’s capital city and nowadays famous for its spacious bazaars, mosques and cheese called ‘’peynir’’. That is right! This is no other than Edirne whose history also starts with the Thracian inhabitants. Long after emperor Hadrian’s rule, the city was captured by the […]