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Art therapy – A bridge to social development

In recent years art therapy has become a significant tool when it comes to working with young people – many educational centers, schools and youth facilities have centered their efforts to build on creating a more stress-free environment where children and young people can express themselves through music and art. Between the 3rd and 7th of June, Courage Foundation hosted […]

Prison – comparative realities and reflection

As a part of the final training and dissemination activities of the Erasmus+ KA2 ESCAPE project, we visited the prison in Stara Zagora. Our meeting with representatives from different departments was enriching and inspired a space for reality comparisons among the 3 partners countries: Finland, Bulgaria and Italy. The Stara Zagora prison was built back in 1930. Nowadays it holds […]

Forum theatre as a way to address social issues

Forum theatre serves as an innovative lens through which to examine and address pressing social issues from diverse perspectives. As participants embody narratives, audiences are invited to observe and engage with the depicted scenarios, prompting them to contemplate alternative approaches and fostering post-performance discussions. This is what happened on the second day of the last meeting of the ESCAPE project, […]

GOALBALL

Sport has a different meaning for visually impaired people because it opens a new perspective for these people who meet many obstacles and live with the stress appearing because of the obstacles. Also, regardless of the type and degree of disability, moving, exercising, participating in sports activities delight the individual, and the pleasure of moving increase the individual’s motivation for […]

Courage Foundation Child and Women Protection policy

You can download the Courage Foundation Child and Women Protection policy in a word document from here: CHILD AND WOMAN PROTECTION POLICYThe main objective of child and woman protection policy is to protect children and women from abuse. Children and women need support and security, protection from the effects of poverty, harm, isolation and violence. DEFINITIONS OF CHILD AND WOMAN […]

Take a look at our Newsletter!

It has been a while since we have mentioned any update on the BONTS project. Yet, we have created this newsletter which aims to update interested sides about what we are currently engaged in: Apart from the ”My magic Childhood” event we held in Plovdiv, we’ve been actively working on a Recommendation manual for intergenerational adapted sport activities for families […]

2024 Calendar with a special message

To see the calendar, click HERE The year 2023 was marked by a series of educational and awareness-raising events, reaching beyond the emblematic boat journey across Lake Maggiore. The project WHISTLE, thanks to the leadership of the Courage Foundation, engaged participants in schools and throughout various municipalities, with each event aimed at fostering a culture that upholds respect and safety […]

The international day against violence towards women through a stafetta

In 2023, the Courage Foundation launched its fourth annual “WINGS STOP WHISTLE” campaign, a profound movement aimed at combating violence against women, an amazing follow up of the successful project “WINGS” run from 2020 to 2022. This initiative was marked by an emotional and educational journey, culminating in a series of events designed to raise awareness and provide support for […]

WHISTLE School Campaigns

In a compelling union of education, sport, and social advocacy, the Courage Foundation, under the auspices of the Erasmus+ Sport Programme and partner of the project WHISTLE, has coordinated educational workshops among the youth of “Ana Mai” school and Sports School “Vasil Levski” in Plovdiv. These workshops are the results of hope and action in the ongoing battle against verbal […]

Delicious week with Green Fork in Martin, Slovakia

What a delicious week it has been for us and our partners from Slovakia, North Macedonia and Italy! The meeting of the Green fork project was held in Martin, Slovakia between the 18th and 22nd of October. The schedule was varied, including activities which promoted sustainable cooking and activities which helped the participants explore the culture of locals. The aim […]