When there is no way

Тhe story of Yusef The experiences of 9-year-old Yusef* from Syria began in Bulgaria only a few months ago, but they are filled with a lot of intensity, pain and unexpected turns, and are also infinitely similar to many other stories of unaccompanied minors who seek international protection in our country . At first everything […]

“Emergency Fund for Assistance to Women and Children Victims of the War in Ukraine” 2022

Funding organization: Bulgarian Fund for Women / The Fund Duration: 01/05/2022 – 31/08/2022 Beneficiaries: Women and children displaced by the war in Ukraine. Overall objective: This project aims to implement psychosocial assessments and support women and children from Ukraine. A team of a social worker and an interpreter will meet, inform and assess the vulnerability […]

“Community support to asylum seekers and refugees in Bulgaria – 2022”

Budget Donor: United Nations High Commissionner for RefugeesDuration: 01/01/2022 – 31/12/2022 Beneficiaries: Asylum seekers, refugees and war-displaced nationals coming from Ukraine General objective: As a continuity of our 2020 project with UNHCR, this project seeks to facilitate the process of social adaptation/integration of beneficiaries of international protection (BIPs) and asylum seekers through advocacy interventions on […]

“Social Mediation and Community Support for Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Bulgaria”

Budget Donor: EU AMIF Programme (AMIF/AG/EMAS/0052) and co-funded by the UNHCR Duration: 01/09/2017 – 31/08/2018 Activities: Facilitation of the process of initial integration and adaptation of the persons granted with international protection through provision of services in the Social Mediation Programme and the Humanitarian Assistance Programme; introducing tolerance and understanding through advocacy and lobbying activities, […]

“Psychosocial Activities for Women and Children, Refugees and Asylum Seekers, accommodated in the centers of the State Agency for Refugees with the Council of Ministers”

Budget Donor: EU AMIF Program, through a service contract, granted by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Duration: 01/03/2018 – 31/12/2018 Activities: The project included thematic workshops in the Sofia Bread House involving women in activities such as bread making and talking on different topics, as well as group sessions for the provision of social […]

„Brave to be Yourself – groups for empowerment of teenage girls”

Budget Donor: Bulgarian Fund for Women Duration: 01/09/2018 – 31/12/2018 Activities: The project piloted a Program for empowerment of teenage girls coming from countries of armed conflicts, asylum seekers or beneficiaries of international protection. The Program comprised the following main topics concerning the period of growing in the teenage years: social contacts and relationship with peers, skills for social […]

“SAVE – Speak Out Against Violence”, phase I

Budget Donor: UNICEF Bulgaria Duration: 01/04/2018 – 31/08/2018 Activities: The project consisted of a series of awareness raising sessions for refugees and asylum seekers in the centers of the State Agency for Refugees with the Council of Ministers (in Sofia city) on the topics of gender based violence, gender equality, legal framework concerning perpetrators and […]

“SAVE – Speak out against violence”, phase II

Budget Donor: UNICEF Duration: 15/12/2018 – 30/09/2019 Beneficiaries: Refugees and asylum seekers (adults and children) Objectives: To target cases regarding gender-based violence (GBV) and other types of violence via direct programs (individual support and group awareness raising and GBV prevention activities) for survivors/or persons at risk. Activities: Social consultations, translation, accompanying; psychotherapeutic help and legal […]