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SUMMARY

The final external evaluation of the Voice of Adversity Project was carried out in the period June-August 2022, with the participation of the Equilibrium Association team, heads of partner organizations in five pilot districts of the country (Vidin, Plovdiv, Ruse, Sofia and Shumen), mentors and people whose voices are heard – children, youth and parents involved in the project due to the need for support from the child protection system, social services and programs. A team of…

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In Bulgaria it is difficult to openly and visibly engage with disadvantaged children and families.
It is difficult to be totally transparent about difficulties they face and to create public awareness of their needs and aspirations.

Link: https://www.epaper.dk/velux01/mscw_deinstitutio_wp2021/?fbclid=IwAR0t7DcPtXveHiqvrcrTb-qSkBKoj3ZxdPbI1GqyvPBOEXmp35dZhYZ49m0

The Velux Foundations (Denmark) have invested generously in Bulgaria in the context of their programme ‘Social Initiatives – International’. In the winter of 2020, EQ’s David Bisset was invited to contribute to the organization’s series of publications on the subject of systemic change. The book – Deinstitutionalization in Bulgaria: Making Systemic Change Work – is the result of the Danish / Bulgarian cooperation. Reference is also made to parallel undertakings in Romania and Moldova.

It was a daunting…

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Christmas Gift – a charity Christmas campaign of the Equilibrium

 You can make Christmas for children and families at risk more beautiful and happier!

Choose a Christmas Gift for your relatives and friends!

 

 

How can you do this?

 

Decide which Christmas gifts you would like to buy on behalf of your relatives and friends. We will then send you an electronic voucher for each selected Christmas Gift. You can give it as a gift instead of…

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This film presents the activities of project “Tactile Workshop for Equal Opportunities in the Community”, undertaken by Equilibrium in Ruse Regional History Museum.

Equilibium’s Family Centre (FC) in Rousse is an interactive family centre operating “in the world of early childhood” created for the benefit of families, pedagogues and social workers. The centre is the result of the project: Parenting Creatively – Creation of Bulgaria’s first Early Childhood Resource Centre (Serving Families + Educators + Childcare Professionals)

This evaluation aims to answer the following questions:

  1. What is the benefit to users that comes from contact with the FC? Do the…

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What is it about?

It involves conducting play-oriented, group sessions in a club format with children and their parents (or other adult relatives) in Seljametya neighbourhood with a high number proportion of Roma families.

The approach involves learning through experience using the strengths of children and parents, and the diverse range of intelligence that each child possesses. Using games and a variety of subtle methods, facilitators encourage parents and children to engage with the idea of learning but in circumstances…

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