A collaborative effort involving a broad stakeholder network created this innovative integration programme in Plovdiv, which has provided accommodation and services to nearly 5000 Ukrainian refugees.
Educational Programme for the Prevention of Violence Against Children
A programme for preventing all forms of violence and exploitation aims to protect children by developing their understanding and practical skills.
AVAILABLE – Hub of Opportunities
The first training centre specifically adapted to the needs of disabled people opens in Bulgaria, empowering them by increasing their skills, knowledge, and participation in the labour market.
One-Day Labour Contracts
Working conditions are protected in Bulgaria by a recent law, guaranteeing farm labourers proper pay and insurance through short-term work contracts.
Digitalisation of the Educational Processes in the Municipal Schools in Plovdiv
Cloud technologies in schools in Bulgaria enable higher-quality education, coordinated materials for teachers, and a good portion of virtual fun, boosting pupils’ interest.
Free Public Transportation
A Municipality in Bulgaria offers free public transport by purchasing its own buses instead of hiring a company to provide the service.
Res Exposures Prepared by the Children of Sevlievo
School competitions are making up for the disadvantages of children in rural areas and upgrade the educational content in various subjects.
Citizen Empowerment: problem solving in the community
A platform allows citizens to engage in a constructive dialogue with Tundzha Municipality and find agreements about regional projects.
Youth Empowerment: the voice of young people represented and executed in local government
Weekly, organised meetings in Pazardzhik, Bulgaria, give young people a voice, and let them discuss and bring ideas to the local Municipality.
Future of Citizenship: a local forum to promote an active society
A civil forum in the town of Dobrich mobilises the local society and professionals with a connection to the city, to create and develop beneficial projects.
Natural Resources Heating: using a mineral water spring for public school heating
A Bulgarian Municipality uses a geothermal water source to heat its schools and public buildings, and teaches the necessary know-how in a seminar.
Digital Culture: Heritage for the Future
The Municipality collaborates with cultural institutions to digitise the tangible and intangible history of Plovdiv with 50,000 digital objects, thus preserving local heritage.
DigitalKidZ STEM Club
Modern educational methods are used to improve the digital and media literacy of young people in Bulgaria.
Accessible Tourism for All
Tourists with disabilities can visit local sites of interest with the assistance of especially trained guides.
Innovative Schools: Improving Educational Quality
Innovative Schools are recognised for their inspiring work with a title, and encouraged to support other schools to follow in their footsteps.
The mobile centre at the library of Vratsa reduces information isolation by providing computer literacy training for older people.
The Wonder Garden: A Social Enterprise for More Opportunities
A local foundation provides people with intellectual disabilities with meaningful work at a flower garden.
Healthy Eating in Nurseries
An orchard and greenhouse provides fresh, healthy, and environmentally friendly fruit and vegetables for children.
Granny Residence: Closing the Gap between Generations
Young people from the city stay with older people in rural areas, to create lasting connections between generations, preserve cultural heritage, and develop young people’s sense of belonging.
Youth Centre For All
A multi-faceted youth centre in Plovdiv fosters social inclusion and provides education and training for all.