It has become a tradition for the young clients of those services in Byala managed by Equilibrium to provide friends and supporters with martenitsi. Among the recipients were mayor, Mr. Slavov and head of child protection, Violeta Yordanova. Representatives of the police, local businesses and the general public also received tokens for March 1st, Baba Marta from Reni and Sevi from the small-group home.
Well done girls and Happy Baba Marta!
An Equilibrium gratitude certificate and an icon of the Holy Virgin were presented to the director of the Julia Vrevska clinic in Byala, Dimitar Dimitrov and medics from the local hospital. They were presented on behalf of the local centre for social rehabilitation and reintegration and the small-group home both managed by Equilibrium.
Equilibrium personnel thanked Pavlina Georgieva who heads the Julia Vrevska clinic for the care and treatment provided to the youngsters from the small-group home.
On January 3 – the last day of the festive break – 2 children from the small-group home in Byala acted on their own initiative and, with their friends from the neighborhood, cleaned the litter from parts of the neighbourhood known as Byala Station.
Here is what the youngsters have to say for themselves: “So yesterday we were walking around here and with other children from the neighborhood and I couldn’t help noticing that there was a lot of garbage…
The mayor of Byala Municipality, Mr. Slavov, received his first Christmas present and special messages on handmade cards made by the children.
Several fruit trees and beautiful rose bushes donated by local people were planted in the yard by the teenagers from the centre in his yard under the watchful guidance of the house manager, Ivaylo Minkov.
The young adults from the Centre for Family-Type Accommodation in Byala, managed by Equilibrium, went to summer camp in the village of Kranevo.
They stayed there from 10.08 until 15.08.2019. The children were accompanied by the manager of the centre, Mr. Ivaylo Minkov. Some of the children have never been to the seaside before and the feeling of seeing and touching the sea for the first time in their lives was beyond description. The girls and boys made a lot…
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.
On 15.11.2018, by invitation of the National Alliance for Social Responsibility and Targovishte Municipality, Galya Bisset and Nadya Petrova took part in a national conference ‘’Innovations in community-based social work: modern therapeutic and capacity building methods and approaches.”
The event was aimed at creating space and opportunities for transfer of knowledge and innovation in social practice in Bulgaria. The conference was attended by almost 100 people from 17 municipalities throughout the country: managers and specialists from social services, social work…
On 6th September, 2018 Equilibrium and the children from the Centre for Family-Type Accommodation in Byala celebrated 133 years since the Unification of the Principality of Bulgaria with Eastern Rumelia.
The ceremony was conducted by Reverend Serafim from the diocese of the Tarnovo Patriarchate.
The children got presents and sweets and a beautiful cake. The big surprise was two colourful parrots, who became the new members of the loving family.