News archive 2015

18.12.2015. Children from the Centre for work with street children greeted Santa Claus with songs, poems and theater play. Good old man delighted them with gifts and many surprises. See more

01.12.2015. On the occasion of World Day against HIV/AIDS was played traditional basketball "Star Game" in Vidin, dedicated to the cause. Volunteers from Club "Phoenix" to Free Youth Centre participated by handing out materials, informing young people about ways of HIV infection and methods to prevent it. See more

02.11.2015. With much joy and imagination the children of Centre for Work with Street Children celebrating Halloween. The fest was celebrated for the first time more than 10 years ago, thanks to the enthusiasm of the American volunteers worked in FYC and since then has become traditional. See more

21-23.10.2015. In Krakow, Poland took place first partner meeting on the project "Together For Youth Not in Employment, Education or Training". The project brings together organizations from Albania, Bulgaria, Greece, Kosovo, Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Turkey and Montenegro and is funded by Erasmus+ Programme of the European Commission. See more

17.09.2015. Junior Chamber International - Bulgaria kindly donated three laptops to the Free Youth Centre. The laptops will be used for the purposes of the educational process with the children in the social service Centre for Work with Street Children.

28-30.06.2015. In Izvori monastery was organized a training workshop for volunteers from the club "Phoenix" to Free Youth Centre working under Component 7 of the Programme for Prevention and Control of HIV/AIDS. The course was aimed to enhance the knowledge, skills and competencies of volunteers and peer educators through individual and group work. See more

22.05.2015. The team of Centre for Work with Street Children made a study visit in the Day care center for street children, Bucharest, Romania, created by Foundation "Future of Romanian children". Guests from Vidin had the opportunity to learn about the organization of work in the day centre, to present their work too, as well as to discuss with the Romanian colleagues common challenges. See more

17.05.2015. In Vidin took place a campaign for the International Day of solidarity with those affected by HIV/AIDS. It was attended by volunteers from the Free Youth Centre, who planted a flower bed in the shape of a ribbon, symbolizing the fight against the disease. In this way they became part of the national campaign for sympathy, which took place across the country. See more

08.04.2015. Children from Street Children Centre participated in the procession on the occasion of the International Roma Day. It was solemnly celebrated by throwing flowers into the Danube river in memory of those Roma who died in the Holocaust.

03.04.2015. Children ftom Street Children Centre presented a play on the occasion of Lazarus. They recreated the folk custom "kumichene" and triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem. For their successful performance helped volunteers Ivo and Lily. See more

14.02.2015. Volunteers from club "Phoenix" to Free Youth Centre took part in the anti-AIDS campaign, dedicated to the celebration of love day in Vidin. Before and during the concert "Song of St. Valentine," they handed out condoms and balloons, consulted and motivated young people to get tested for HIV. See more

FYC Donors

European Commission (PHARE, ESF, EFRD, Socrates, Europe for Citizens, Youth/Youth in Action programmes), United Nation Development Programme, Council of Europe (European Youth Foundation), US Embassy, Royal Netherlands Embassy, USAID (Bulgaria Found), Peace Corps, National Democratic Institute (USA), Ministry of Labor and Social Policy,Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, Municipality of Vidin.