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Equilibrium is a pioneer in the reform of the Homes for Medical-Social Care for Children. In 2009 – 2011, together with the British organisation Hope and Homes for Children – UK, we closed the first of Bulgaria’s 32 baby homes. The facility was in Teteven and it contained 34 children (0 – 3).

We introduced a programme for ACTIVE family support to prevent other children from being placed there. We assessed the children, already placed in the home, and endeavoured to…

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On April 17th and 18th over 40 experts from 15 countries in Central and Eastern Europe gathered in Bucharest to discuss the issues of increased concern for children in families divided by work related migration.

Within two days a total of 11 speakers presented the regional perspectives on the situation in their home countries, the challenges for children left behind and professionals working with them, and different support and intervention models. Representative of National Network for Children, Bulgaria,…

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On 29th and 30th April, Velux Foundation hosted a conference designed to identify best practices in combating the results of poverty and social marginalization of the Roma population in South Eastern Europe.

The event brought together organisations from Bulgaria, Romania, Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic whose work brought them in direct contact with the Roma and whose experience enabled delegates to identify key issues and common patterns (things the that various countries have in common) while also…

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In the context of the project “Integrated Approach of the Municipality of Ruse for Integration of Roma and Other Vulnerable Groups on the Territory of Municipalities from Ruse District”, as a partner of Ruse municipality in the project implementation, Equilibrium conducted an advanced training for 22 pedagogues from the kindergartens “Snejanka” and “Chervenata shapchica”.

The training focused on topics important to the pedagogues, e.g. establishing a positive care /learning environment for the children in kindergartens that encourages development and…

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An informational conference was held in the family centre of Equilibrium on 12th April, 2019. It focused on the results and perspectives of Bulgaria’s First Interactive Family Centre “In the world of early childhood” which was created under a project funded by the Velux Foundations.
David Bisset – the project manager – told the audience the story of the centre, inspired by the partnership with our Scottish and Swedish colleagues. More than 170 families have visited the centre since its…

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In the last day of the spring vacation the children from the family-type accommodation in Byala, managed by Equilibrium, were taken on an excursion to Lovech.

The zoo enchanted the children with its interesting and funny animals. The covered bridge, built by Kolio Ficheto, and the Vasil Levski museum impressed them, revealing the history and spirit of another era. The children had great fun in the Devetashka cave, too. All these experiences were interesting and intriguing for the children.
They…

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On 25th March, one of the largest and bright Christian holidays – Blagoveshteneie (Annunciation), the children from the day centre for children with disabilities “Slancho”, managed by Equilibrium, were treated to a special celebration.

The refreshments and treats were generously provided by “Berks Es “LTD, “Alekra” LTD and “Ulina” pastry shop.

We all had great fun together with the children at the celebration. They presented a programme of their own involving dancing and singing. The children drew together and…

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The traditional charity market of “Equilibrium” in Ruse Mall collected 1780 leva.

The funds will be used for medical supplies, baby supplies and other necessary things to support children and families at risk in 11 social services in Ruse and Byala, managed by “Equilibrium”.

We thank everyone who has chosen hand-made “martenitsy” by children, friends and partners.

Special thanks to the young people from the Professional High School of Clothing who, with their colorful and artistic presence, gave the charity…

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A water paradise for the children from the Pink House in Ruse

At the beginning of February 2019, representatives of one of the donor companies from the “Teddy bear” initiative – “Era”, visited the “Pink House” Family Based Center, run by “Equilibrium” and got to know the children. They helped to make contact with Mr. Rusev, the founder of the “Alexander Rusev” Foundation, which is dedicated to swimming. He also visited the Pink House, saw the children and committed himself…

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Siana Voykova, a girl in the 2nd grade, from “St. Konstantin-Cyril Philosopher” Secondary School of Ruse, dreams of helping children in disadvantaged situations.

But she does not just dream, she acts. She collects plastic caps, which today she gave to the Complex for Social Services for Children and Families in Ruse. Sisi continues with great diligence to collect more and more, promising to attract her peers for the cause. We hope that she will inflict enthusiasm and kindness in…

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